On the 12th of July 2022, UPC presented the ASHVIN research results at the IABMAS 2022 conference organized in Barcelona, Spain. This international event on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management is directly related to ASHVIN demonstration case #1 “Bridges for High-Speed Railways in Spain).
The IABMAS (International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety) is to become the premier international organization for the advancement of the state-of-the-art in the fields of bridge maintenance, safety, and management. The 2022 edicition of the dealt with: bridge repair and rehabilitation issues; bridge management systems; needs of bridge owners, financial planning, whole life costing and investment for the future; bridge related safety, risk and economic issues. The implications and applications of Big Data and AI in the management of existing bridge stocks was also one of the relevant objectives.
With these goals in mind, Rolando Chacon, associate Professor at UPC, gave a presentation at the conference entitled “Ground-Based Interferometer radars for load tests of long-span arch bridges. Case study: Almonte and El Tajo Viaducts, Extremadura, Spain”.
Moreover, there will be a Special Issue of this conference in the Scientific Journal “Structures and Infrastructure Engineering”. This work was selected to be part of this special issue to be published.