5th Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials

21st to 24th July, 2020
São Carlos (SP), Brazil





5th Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials

We are pleased to announce the upcoming BCCM 5 – 5th Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials, which will be held from July 21st to 24th, 2020, in Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The topics of interest are: Aeronautical composite materials and structures; Advanced numerical techniques; Analysis of wood and natural fibre composites; Applications of composites; Auxetic materials and structures; Beam, plate and shell theories and computational models for laminated composites; Composites in innovative applications; Composite structures; Composite structures in civil engineering; Delamination, damage and fracture; Design and application of composite structures; Durability of composite materials; Dynamics of composite materials; Electro-thermal properties of composite materials; Experimental methods; Failure of composites; FRP in concrete, steel and composite steel/concrete structures; FRP in historic masonry structures; Functionally graded materials and structures; Impact problems; Joints; Laminated composites with material uncertainties; Micromechanics; Modelling and characterization of CNT-polymer composites; Modelling, simulation and testing of sandwich and adaptive structures; Morphing of composites; Multiscale analysis of natural fibre composites; Multiscale modeling of graphene- and carbon nanotube-reinforced composites; Nano-composites; Natural fibre composites; Non-destructive inspection techniques for composite materials and structures; Optimization techniques and methods; Porous and cellular materials; Probabilistic modeling and reliability of composites; Smart composites; Stability of nano, micro and macro composite structures; Structural health monitoring in composite structures Thermal problems on composite structures; Variable axial composite laminates.

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September 30, 2019

Deadline for abstract submission
  It is mandatory to use the template
  Abstract submission form

October 28, 2019

Notification of abstract acceptance


November 25, 2019

Deadline for submission of full manuscripts

March 23, 2020

Notification of acceptance of full manuscripts


April 20, 2020

Deadline for submission of manuscripts in the final version

Organizing Committee

  • Volnei Tita (Chair)
    • EESC/University of São Paulo (USP)
  • José Ricardo Tarpani (Co-Chair)
    • EESC/University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Marcelo Leite Ribeiro
    • EESC/University of São Paulo (USP)

National Scientific Committee

  • To be announced

International Scientific Committee

  • To be announced

Conference Program

Find bellow a preliminary program

July 20 July 21 July 22 July 23 July 24
Morning Short Courses Keynotes Keynotes Keynotes Keynotes
Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations
Registration Close BCCM 5
- Lunch Lunch Lunch -
Afternoon Short Courses Keynotes Free Keynotes
Registration Presentations Presentations
Night Registration Cocktail Meeting Dinner

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The EESC-USP has 2500 undergraduate students and 1200 graduate. It offers 10 undergraduate programs, nine graduate programs and over 100 lines of research.

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Besides the EESC, the Campus São Carlos of USP has four other colleges in the areas of architectur, mathematics and computing, physics and chemistry.

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São Carlos is known as the Capital of Technology. It is a medium-sized city with 240 thousand inhabitants and it is located in the center of São Paulo State.

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Address – EESC/USP

The conference will take place at Sao Carlos School of Engineering - Sao Carlos - SP - Brazil