Sustainable and Innovative Bridge Engineering Research Center

Brief Introduction

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During the past decades, with the need for sustainabledevelopment of human society to reduce energy consumption and protect theenvironment, a number of concepts such as life cycle, risk prevention,reliability, and innovation of materials and structure, have been increasinglyreceiving extensive concern and attention in the research, design, construction,and management of the engineering structure. Sustainable development andinnovation have become the trend of international civil engineering fields. The“Sustainable and Innovative Bridges Engineering Research Center, FujianProvince University” (SIBERC) is established in this context.

Inthe process of the establishment, SIBERCreceived strong support from the Administration of Foreign Experts of FujianProvince and State Administration of Foreign Experts, China. The OpeningCeremony of the Center was held in Fuzhou on 18 December, 2012 in presence of Mr. Chen Rongkai, the Vice-Governorof Fujian Province, and Mr. Zhang Jianguo, the Directorof the State Administration of Foreign Experts and Vice-Minister of HumanResources of China.

The Director of SIBERC, Prof. Bruno Briseghella from Italy, is responsible for the introduction and convergence of bridgeand structural experts around the world. The provincial research and innovationteam “Large-span Arch BridgeTechnology”, with Prof. Baochun Chen and Prof. Qingxiong Wu as leaders, constitutesthe main force of SIBERC. Withthe integration of domestic and international talents, SIBERC, which focuses on promoting China'ssustainable and innovative bridge research, talent cultivation, academicexchanges, and engineering applications, will strive to be abridge research institution having a certain influence in the internationalarena.


OpeningCeremony in Fuzhou

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