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Bjorn Birgisson

Bjorn Birgisson

Texas A&M University
 
Biography
 
Dr. Bjorn Birgisson is currently a TEES Eminent Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. Formerly, he served as the inaugural Director of the Center for Infrastructure Renewal at Texas A&M University. He is a Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of the Engineering Sciences as well as the EU Academy of Science. He has published over 200 technical papers in journals and proceedings. Dr. Birgisson is also a High Level Foreign Expert at Tongji University. Prior to joining Texas A&M, he served as a Pro Vice-Chancellor for Aston University and the Executive Dean for the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Chaired Professor of Transport Science at Aston University from January 2014 to August, 2016. Prior to that, Dr. Bjorn Birgisson was the vice president for research and Chaired Professor of Highway and Railway Engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Birgisson has served on over 20 boards of centers, institutes and companies during the last 10 years. 

Birgisson was a member of the faculty at the University of Florida, where he earned his tenure in 2004, co-established the Center for Pavements and Infrastructure Materials (CPIM) and the Florida Center for Pavement Excellence (FCPE), both in 2001. Between 2006 and 2010, Birgisson led the development of the U.S. National Roadmap for Nanotechnology for Concrete-Based Materials. Dr. Birgisson led the creation of the TRB Task Force (AFN15T) for Nanotechnology-Based Concrete, the RILEM Technical Committee on Nanotechnology for Bituminous Materials, and most recently co-established the new Academy for Pavement Science and Engineering (APSE), which includes over 40 universities from all over the world, for which he serves on the executive board. 

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    October 25~27, 2019
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  • October 25, 2019
  • October 26, 2019
  • October 27, 2019
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  • Morning: Keynote Speech
  • Afternoon: Open discussion

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