9th International Conference on Mechanics of Composites

Porto, Portugal, 26-28 June 2024

Welcome to Mechcomp9, the 9th International Conference on Mechanics of Composites, following very successful first 8 editions around the world.

It will be held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal, from 26-28 June 2024.

Deadline for submitting abstracts = 31 January 2024, details on submission soon.

Discount fees until 28 February 2024 = 450 euro for online participation (zoom) and 650 euro for onsite participation (poster or oral presentations). After 28 February 2024, such fees increase by 200 euro each. 

Please register and pay your registration fees here:

Conference Chair Contacts:

Antonio Ferreira, Ph.D. Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Editor-in-Chief of Composite Structures @ Composites Part C: Open Access (Elsevier)

Editor-in-Chief @ Composite Structures (Elsevier)

Editor-in-Chief @ Journal on Teaching Engineering (University of Porto)

Co-Editor Proceedings in Engineering Mechanics (Springer)

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Departamento de Engenharia Mecanica

Rua Dr Roberto Frias 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Phone +351225081705, email:,

Please note the following:

1. Every abstract must have at least one payment of registration fees.

2. Payment of registration fees will be done online (credit card or bank transfer) or onsite (credit card only)

3.  Every presentation will be given 20 minutes including 5 minutes questions

4. There will be no Keynote presentations

5. Please prepare your online or onsite presentation in powerpoint or pdf

6. Posters allowed, A1 size preferred

7. Banquet is not included in the registration 

8, Coffee-breaks and lunches are included in the onsite registration fee 

Anthony Waas, University of Michigan, USA

Aurelio Araujo, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Bo Liu, Beihang University, China

Cristovão Mota Soares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Erasmo Carrera, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Fernando Fraternali, University of Salerno, Italy

Filipa Moleiro, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal

Francesco Tornabene, University of Salento, Italy

Heng Hu, Wuhan University, China

Huirong Le, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Jianqiao Ye, Lancaster University, UK

Jie Yang, RMIT University, Australia

Michele D'Ottavio, Université de Paris, France

Bruno Catanie, Université de Toulouse, France

Zhenjun Yang, Wuhan University, China

Jiye Chen, University of Portsmouth, UK

João Correia, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

João Reis, Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF, Brazil

Luciano Feo, University of Salerno, Italy

Luigi Solazzi, Università di Brescia, Italy

Marco Gigliotti, University of Poitiers - ISAE - ENSMA, France

Nicolae Crainic, Politecnica Timisoara, România

Olivier Polit, Univ. Paris X, France

Roberto Capozucca, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Salim Belouettar, Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, Luxembourg

Volnei Tita, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Xiao Chen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Xue Feng Yao, Tsinghua Univ., China

Yufeng Xing, Beihang University, China

Zhongyi Zhang, University of Portsmouth, UK

Krzysztof Kamil Żur, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

Francesco Ascione, University of Salerno, Italy

Word and latex abstract templates

word and latex templates to be downloaded and submitted to

Final Mechcomp9 program