Conference fee 850 €
The conference fee includes:
Access to all sessions
Reception on 23 June
Banquet on 25 June
Lunch, morning, and afternoon breaks 23-26 June

Accompanying person 250 €
The fee covers reception on 23 June and banquet on 25 June.

Registration deadline 1 April 2020.



We invite authors to submit an extended abstract (2 pages).
The authors must use this template:


Abstracts must be submitted by
1 February 2020.

Aerial photo of Trondheim




The research group SIMLab at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) hosts the 3rd International Conference on Impact Loading of Structures and Materials on 23-26 June 2020. 
The conference is the third in a series of international conferences organized by the International Society of Impact Engineering.

The list of topics includes but is not limited to:

  • Impact and failure of structures and materials under impact and blast loading
  • Systems for protection and absorption of impact and blast loading
  • Terminal ballistics
  • Dynamic material behaviour and failure
  • Stress waves
  • Structural crashworthiness
  • High-rate mechanical and forming processes
  • Impact, blast and high-rate loading/measurement techniques and their applications







Serge Abrate - University of Southern Illinois, USA
William Altenhof - University of Windsor, Canada
Marcílio Alves - University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Daniel Ambrosini - National University of Cuyo, Argentina
Pierre Jean Arnoux - IFSTTAR, France
Massimiliano Avalle - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Francesco Aymerich - Università di Cagliari, Italy
Mike Bambach - University of New South Wales, Australia
Giovanni Belingardi - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Ahmed Benallal - LMT Cachan, France
Nicola Bonora - Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy
Tore Borvik - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Ezio Cadoni - SUPSI, Switzerland
Wesley Cantwell - University of Liverpool, UK
Bruno Castanié - Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulose, France
Weinong Chen - Purdue University, USA
Duane Cronin - University of Waterloo, Canada
John P. Dear - Imperial College London, UK
Fabian Duddeck - Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany
Ahmed Elmarakbi - University of Sunderland, UK
Michael Gilchrist - University of Dublin, Ireland
Narinder Kumar Gupta - Indian Institute of Technology, India
Norman Jones - University of Liverpool, UK
Dora Karagiozova - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Ted Krauthammer - University of Florida, USA
Genevieve Langdon - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Bertrand Langrand - Onera, France
Magnus Langseth - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Valentina Lopresto - Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Guoxing Lu - Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Eric Markiewicz - Université de Valenciennes, France
Francesco Marulo - Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Roberta Massabò - Università di Genova, Italy
Dirk Mohr - Ecole Polytechnique, France
Gerald Nurick - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Nik Petrinic - University of Oxford, UK
Anthony Pickett - Universität Stuttgart, Germany
William G. Proud - Imperial College London, UK
Kaliat T. Ramesh - Johns Hopkins University, USA
Leonard E. Schwer - Schwer Engineering & Consulting Services, USA
Victor P.W. Shim - National University of Singapore, Singapore
Arun Shukla - University of Rhode Island, USA
Bill Stronge - University of Cambridge, UK
Reza Vaziri - The University of British Columbia, Canada
Patricia Verleysen - Ghent University, Belgium
Cheng Wang - Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Tomasz Wierzbicki - Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Michael Worswick - University of Waterloo, Canada
David Yankelevsky - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Tongxi Yu - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Han Zhao - LMT Cachan, France
Yulong Li- NPU, China