Committees, boards and associations

Journals

Specialty Chief Editor, Frontiers in the Built Environment, Frontiers Publishing, Lausanne

Emeritus Editor of “Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics”, Elsevier, Oxford (Editor 1997-2012)

Specialty Editor of “Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering”, American Society of Civil Engineers

I am also on the following editorial boards :

  • Journal of Engineering with Computers, Springer, Berlin
  • Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design Analysis and Manufacturing” (AIEDAM), Cambridge University Press, New York (Associate Editor 1999-2011)
  • Journal of Design Sciences and Technology, EuropIA, Paris
  • Journal of Information Technologies in Construction, Sweden
  • The Open Civil Engineering Journal

Technical committees

Past-Chair of The European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering; Chair (1993-1999); Committee Member for Liaison with USA (2000 – 2006); Chair (2006 – 2013)

Past Chair of the Global Center for Excellence in Computing of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (Chair 2010 -2013)

Board member of the International Society on Computing in Civil and Structural Engineering (ISCCSE) (1996 -)

Council Member, International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure.

Member of the Committee of the European Association of Product and Process Modelling

Working Commission VI “Information Technology” of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering. Chair (1997-2001)

Executive Committee of the Technical Counicil on Computing and Information Technology, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Member (1999-2008)

Member of the Selection Board, Vanier Canada Scholarships (2008 – 2011), Banting Post-Graduate Scholarships (2009 – 2011)

Evaluation Group Member, Discovery Grants, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2009 – 2012)

Member of the Scientific Committee of IDIAP, Switzerland (1998-2002)

Member of the Scientific Committee of CREM, Switzerland (1999 – 2008)

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Special issues/conference proceedings where I was Guest Editor/Conference Chair are:

  • Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4200, Springer, 2006, 689p.
  • Human-Computer Interaction in Engineering Contexts, Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AIEDAM), 16(4), Cambridge University Press, 2002 (with I. Parmee)
  • Kunz, J.C., Smith, I.F.C. and Tomiyama, T. (eds.) “Introductory Special Issue”, Advance Engineering Informatics, Vol 16, No 1, Elsevier, 2002.
  • Smith, I. (ed.) “Artificial intelligence in structural engineering”, Computer Science, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1454, Springer, 1998, 496 pages.
  • Structural Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, 11(3) Elsevier, 1997
  • Advances in Case-Based Reasoning, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1168, Springer, 1996, 530p. (with B. Faltings, EPFL)
  • AI Applications in Structural / Construction Engineering, IEEE Expert and Intelligent Systems, Special Track, 11(3,4) IEEE, 1996 (with J. Garrett, CMU)
  • Reuse of Designs, Knowledge Based Systems, 9(2) Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996 (with P.M. Wognum, U of Twente)
  • Confict Management in Design, Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AIEDAM), 9(4), Cambridge University Press, 1995
  • Knowledge support systems in civil engineering, IABSE Report No 72, $ International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, Zurich, 1995, 319 pages
  • Applications of artificial intelligence in structural engineering, The European Group for Structural Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EG-SEA-AI), EPFL, 1994, 411 pages

Associations

I am currently a member of the following associations, groups and societies:

  • SIA – Swiss Professional Engineers Association
  • SATW – Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (Elected)
  • IABSE – International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (Fellow)
  • FIB – International Concrete Federation
  • EG-ICE – The European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering
  • ASCE – American Society of Civil Engineers (Fellow)
  • AAAI – American Association of Artificial Intelligence
  • IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • ACM – Association of Computing Machinery