Conference Committees

Organising Committee

The conference is organised by the UKCMB management team:


Conference chairperson and responsible for publications:
Dr Yasemin D Aktas (UCL CEGE)
Scientific Committee chair:
Dr Hector Altamirano (UCL IEDE)
Responsible for paper submission system and dissemination:
Dr Valentina Marincioni (UCL IEDE)
Responsible for industry engagement:
Dr Peter Rickaby (UCL IEDE) & Dr Colin King


Area Chairs

Monitoring&modelling of moisture in buildings:
Dr Daniel Zirkelbach (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics) & Dr Valentina Marincioni
Ventilation, airtightness & moisture in buildings:
Dr Ian Mawditt (Four Walls)
Moisture in existing buildings & retrofit:
Dr Peter Rickaby
Flooding and escape of water:
Dr Jonathan Taylor (Tampere University, Finland) & Dr Colin King
Materials performance and building decay:
Dr Inge Rörig-Dalgaard (Technical University of Denmark) & Dr Hector Altamirano
Moisture in historic and traditional buildings:
Dr Scott Orr (UCL ISH) & Dr Yasemin D Aktas
Impact of moisture in buildings on health and wellbeing:
Dr Sani Dimitroulopoulou (Public Health England)


Scientific Committee

Dr David Allinson – Loughborough University, UK
Dr Julia Bachinger – Holzforschung, Austria
Prof Phil Banfill – Harriot Watt University, UK
Dr Nigel Blades – National Trust, UK
Prof Alessandra Bonazza – University of Bologna, Italy
Prof Peter Brimblecombe – City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Prof Tor Brostrom – Uppsala University, Sweden
Prof Jan Carmeliet – ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Dr Sophie Claude – ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Dr Thibaut Colinart – Université de Bretagne Sud, France
Prof Paul Cooper – University Wollongong, Australia
Dr Peter Cox – Carrig Conservation International, Ireland
Prof Dina D’Ayala – University College London (UCL), UK
Prof Miloš Drdácký – The Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics CAS (ITAM), Czechia
Dr Zeynep Durmus-Arsan – Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Prof Vasco Peixoto de Freitas – University of Porto, Portugal
Dr Julie Desarnaud – Belgium Building Research Institute (BBRI), Belgium
Dr Lorena Freitas Dutra – Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France
Dr Andrew Foster – University of Manchester, UK
Dr Sebastiaan Godts – Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Belgium
Dr Ipek Gursel-Dino – Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey
Dr Ruut Hannele Peuhkuri – Aalborg University, Denmark
Prof Lars-Erik Harderup – Lund University, Sweden
Prof David Hawksworth – Royal Botanic Gardens, UK
Dr Ioannis Ioannou – University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Dr Pernilla Johansson – RISE Research Institutes, Sweden
Prof Targo Kalamees – Talinn University of Technology, Estonia
Prof Hartwig Kuenzel – Fraunhofer-Institut für Bauphysik IBP, Germany
Dr Michael Lacasse – National Research Council Canada (NRCC), Canada
Prof Mohd Talib Latif – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia
Prof Yuguo Li – Hong Kong University, Hong Kong SAR
Dr Barbara Lubelli – Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Netherlands
Prof Anne Mette Madsen – National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Denmark
Prof Nathan Mendes – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC-PR), Brazil
Prof Dejan Mumovic – University College London (UCL), UK
Prof Nick Osborne – University of Brisbane, Australia
Dr Robyn Pender – Historic England, UK
Dr José M. Pérez-Bella – University of Zaragoza, Spain
Dr Ulrich Ruisinger – Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Dr Anand Shah – Imperial College, UK
Dr Fernando Sarce Thomann – Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Chile
Prof Nathan Van Den Bossche- Ghent University, Belgium
Dr Evy Vereecken – KU Leuven, Belgium
Dr Caroline Weeks – Building Research Establishment (BRE), UK
Dr Huibo Zhang – Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China