Nikola Perkovic from the University of Zagreb Nikola Perković recently joined the CORE Group as a guest student to develop his thesis on the behaviour of glue-laminated hollow timber elements at ambient and fire conditions. During his stay, Nikola will be advised by Professor João Correia and Dr. João Firmo (IST) and supervised by Prof. Vlatka Rajčić from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Zagreb. He is joining our group between the 7th of September and the 31st of October 2021 after having previously been with us for a 3 weeks period in July. This STSM (Short Term Scientific Mission) was developed under the COST Action CA18120 (CERTBOND) and supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).
We welcome Vadimas Kitovas who is joining the CORE Group for a 5 months period (1 Sep 2021 to 1 Feb 2022) as a guest PhD student from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). Vadimas is developing his PhD studies on the topic of shear connections for flexural closed section composite members under the supervision of Professor Mindaugas Augonis (KUT) and co-supervision of Dr. Mário Arruda from the CORE Group. Vadimas Kitovas from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU).