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January 24, 2018

Delft, The Netherlands

The Department of Structural Reliability at TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) is organizing a workshop on the computational challenges and aspects in the reliability analysis of engineering structures. The particular focus of the workshop is reliability problems that are:
(i) high-dimensional (>40);
(ii) have multiple failure modes;
(iii) and have small failure probabilities (1e-3–1e-6 ).
The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and software developers from all over the world to discuss challenges related to this topic, share experience, learn from each other, and to jointly find ways of solving these challenges. The application area is intentionally broad, we expect practitioners and researchers from all branches of engineering who face the outlined challenges, e.g. civil, mechanical, aerospace, industrial, and mechatronics engineers.
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Bruno Sudret, Ph.D.
Professor, ETH Zurich
Iason Papaioannou, Ph.D.
Researcher, Technical University of Munich
Ziqi Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Guangzhou University
Edoardo Patelli, Ph.D.
Senior lecturer, University of Liverpool
Karl Breitung, Ph.D.
Researcher, Technical University of Munich
The workshop will be held at the Business Centre Delftech, Delftechpark 29, 2628 Delft, which is right next to the campus of TU Delft.
By car:
The TU Delft campus is easily accessible by car via the A13, exit Delft/Pijnacker and exit Delft Zuid/TU-wijk. Plan your route with Google Maps. Parking areas are indicated on this map.
By public transport:

If you come by public transport it is recommended to travel by train to Delft Central Station. There is a direct train connection between Schiphol airport and Delft. Afterwards take the bus towards the TU Campus.

  • Bus 40, 69, 174, get off at station ‘Sport & Cultuur’. From here it is an eight-minute walk to the location of the workshop.


Plan your trip with the travelling assistant.