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Guest Editorial Advances in Structural Engineering 2019, Vol. 22(4) 849 The Author(s) 2019 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/1369433219825743 journals.sagepub.com/home/ase An increasing number of large-scale and complex civil In view of numerous high-quality presentations engineering structures, such as long-span bridges, high- delivered at the symposium, a special issue was orga- rise buildings, and large-space structures, have been nized in Advances in Structural Engineering. This spe- constructed in past decades in China, due to economic cial issue contains 14 selected papers of YSSCE-3 after booming. The exposure of civil infrastructure to natu- significant extensions and rigorous peer-review. Seven ral and man-made hazards may cause structural degra- papers focused on structural health monitoring and dation or damage. To prevent and mitigate disasters, damage detection, five studies on vibration of struc- innovative technologies have been developed and tures due to traffic or winds, and two on earthquake or applied by researchers and practitioners worldwide, control. These papers represent the latest advancement including young scholars. Under this background, the of young scholars in disaster prevention and mitigation 3rd Young Scholar Symposium on Disaster Prevention of civil infrastructure. and Mitigation in Civil Engineering (YSSCE-3) was The guest editors of this Special Issue would like to held at Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, express sincere appreciation to the authors for their China and co-organized by Tongji University, the preparation of the extended full papers and to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Sichuan reviewers for providing high-quality and timely Agricultural University on 25–26 November 2017, reviews. We would also like to thank Professor Jin- after the first successful YSSCE in Xiamen in 2013 and Guang Teng, the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Advances in the second in Wuhan in 2015. Structural Engineering, for approving the publication The symposium has attracted 56 young scholars of this Special Issue. This meaningful work was par- from 31 universities of China. A total of 11 keynote tially supported by the National Natural Science papers and 30 invited papers were delivered in the sym- Foundation of China for Distinguished Young posium to address technological developments in disas- Scholars (Grant No. 51525804), and the Sichuan ter prevention and mitigation for civil infrastructure Province Youth Science and Technology Innovation from the theoretical, numerical, experimental, and Team (Grant No. 2015TD0004). practical aspects. These papers covered the following Yongle Li topics: (1) structural health monitoring; (2) structural Southwest Jiaotong University, China vibration control; (3) smart materials and structures; Jun Chen (4) earthquake, wind, and wave multi-hazards; and (5) Tongji University, China structural rehabilitation, retrofitting, and strengthen- Yong Xia ing. In addition, two forums on the future research The Hong Kong Polytechnic development of the field and education of the next gen- University, Hong Kong eration have been discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Structural Engineering SAGE

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Advances in Structural Engineering 2019, Vol. 22(4) 849 The Author(s) 2019 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/1369433219825743 journals.sagepub.com/home/ase An increasing number of large-scale and complex civil In view of numerous high-quality presentations engineering structures, such as long-span bridges, high- delivered at the symposium, a special issue was orga- rise buildings, and large-space structures, have been nized in Advances in Structural Engineering. This spe- constructed in past decades in China, due to economic cial issue contains 14 selected papers of YSSCE-3 after booming. The exposure of civil infrastructure to natu- significant extensions and rigorous peer-review. Seven ral and man-made hazards may cause structural degra- papers focused on structural health monitoring and dation or damage. To prevent and mitigate disasters, damage detection, five studies on vibration of struc- innovative technologies have been developed and tures due to traffic or winds, and two on earthquake or applied by researchers and practitioners worldwide, control. These papers represent the latest advancement including young scholars. Under this background, the of young scholars in disaster prevention and mitigation 3rd Young Scholar Symposium on Disaster Prevention of civil infrastructure. and Mitigation in Civil Engineering (YSSCE-3) was The guest editors of this Special Issue would like to held at Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, express sincere appreciation to the authors for their China and co-organized by Tongji University, the preparation of the extended full papers and to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Sichuan reviewers for providing high-quality and timely Agricultural University on 25–26 November 2017, reviews. We would also like to thank Professor Jin- after the first successful YSSCE in Xiamen in 2013 and Guang Teng, the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Advances in the second in Wuhan in 2015. Structural Engineering, for approving the publication The symposium has attracted 56 young scholars of this Special Issue. This meaningful work was par- from 31 universities of China. A total of 11 keynote tially supported by the National Natural Science papers and 30 invited papers were delivered in the sym- Foundation of China for Distinguished Young posium to address technological developments in disas- Scholars (Grant No. 51525804), and the Sichuan ter prevention and mitigation for civil infrastructure Province Youth Science and Technology Innovation from the theoretical, numerical, experimental, and Team (Grant No. 2015TD0004). practical aspects. These papers covered the following Yongle Li topics: (1) structural health monitoring; (2) structural Southwest Jiaotong University, China vibration control; (3) smart materials and structures; Jun Chen (4) earthquake, wind, and wave multi-hazards; and (5) Tongji University, China structural rehabilitation, retrofitting, and strengthen- Yong Xia ing. In addition, two forums on the future research The Hong Kong Polytechnic development of the field and education of the next gen- University, Hong Kong eration have been discussed.

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