Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the organizing committee of the Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018 (EMI2018-IC, website:, we are very pleased to invite you, your colleagues and your collaborators to organize a mini-symposium as part of the EMI2018-IC which will be held at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, during November 2-4th, 2018.

The mini-symposium is composed of a number of sessions on a single topic in Engineering Mechanics. Each session may have 5-6 presentations (15-20 mins each) and every two sessions may have a keynote speech (30-40 mins). The mini-Symposium organizers will be in charge of the arrangement of the regular presentations and the keynote speeches.

We sincerely hope that you could accept our warm invitation. If you could, please then return the completed proposal form via email to the Secretariat of the EMI2018-IC at: or by Feb. 20th, 2018. Please kindly indicate in the subject of the email message: “EMI2018-IC Mini-Symposium Proposal”. (For proposal form, please click here.)

Your support and participation in the EMI2018-IC will be essential and among the highlights of the conference.

Sincerely yours,


Jie LI

Local Organizing Committee Chair of EMI2018-IC

Distinguished Professor & Institute Director

School of Civil Engineering, Tongji University


Xiaodan REN

Local Organizing Committee Secretariat of EMI2018-IC

Ph.D., Associate Professor

School of Civil Engineering, Tongji University

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