Dear Friends and Colleagues,
On behalf of the Organizing Committee you are cordially invited to attend the XVII International Conference VSU’2017, which will take place on June 8 and 9, 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The topics of the conference cover almost all scientific fields related to construction and architecture - natural sciences, architecture, urban planning and urbanism, art and conservation of architectural heritage, structural mechanics, structural engineering, earthquake engineering, surveying and geotechnical engineering, road & railway engineering, tunneling, hydraulic engineering, building materials, technology, management and economics of construction, construction law, sustainable construction, energy efficiency and net-zero energy building, environmental engineering and environmental security, innovations in education, e-learning in architecture and engineering education.
The Conference will bring bring together scientists, working in the fields of architecture, civil engineering and related areas of research. All participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their innovative ideas, scientific research and practice oriented research through plenary lectures, presentations, posters and discussions.
The Organizing Committee expresses sincere thanks and high appreciations to the authors, participants and all others, who contributed to the organization of the conference.
We hope you will enjoy your staying in Sofia and you will benefit from to the new knowledge presented and discussed during the conference.
Prof. Eng. Doncho Partov, Ph.D.
Honorary Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Assoc. Prof. Eng. Ventseslav Stoyanov, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
University of Structural Engineering and Architecture
“Lyuben Karavelov”, Sofia