WSEAS Post-Conference Report
EE, CN and WHH Conferences ~ May 2006


  General

  Scientific Part

  Plenary Speakers

  Best Students Papers

  Social Part

  WSEAS

  The following international conferences co-organized by WSEAS and the Environmental Research Laboratory of TEI, in Chalkida, Evia Island, Greece from May 8 until May 13 of 2006.

* 2006 IASME / WSEAS Int.Conf. on ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS (EE'06) ~ May 8-10, 2006

* 2006 IASME / WSEAS Int.Conf. on CONTINUUM MECHANICS (CM'06) ~ May 11-13, 2006

* 2006 IASME / WSEAS Int.Conf. on WATER RESOURCES, HYDRAULICS & HYDROLOGY (WHH'06) ~ May 11-13, 2006

WSEAS thanks the following Chairmen-Organizers of the EE'06
Professor M. Gr. Vrachopoulos, Professor N. G. Orfanoudakis, Professor N. C. Markatos, Professor P. Demokritou,Professor N. Fytrolakis, Professor K. Antonopoulos, Professor M. Fytikas, Professor I. A. Stathopulos, Professor A. Alexandridis, Professor D. Agoris, Dr. M. K. Koukou

Also the WSEAS thanks the  following Chairmen-Organizers of the CM'06
Professor Nikolay Tutyshkin, Professor Ioannis Vardoulakis, Professor Sarka Necasova, Assist.Professor Sapountzakis Evangelos

and the  following Chairmen-Organizers of the WHH'06
Professor C. Memos, Professor David Staelin, Professor N.E.Kotsovinos, Professor Anastasios Stamou, Professor Sarka Necasova

 

Conference Statistics:

Submitted papers to the 3 conferences: 478
Accepted papers of the 3 conferences: 1
95






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SCIENTIFIC PART:

Review Process: Each paper was reviewed at least by 2 independent reviewers. The WSEAS Secretariat sent each paper to 4 reviewers. Some papers received reviews from 4 different referees. The WSEAS Secretariat forwarded these comments by personalized emails to the responsible for the correspondence author. The full list of the reviewers will be available in the web page: http://www.worldses.org/reviewers.htm

Only authors of those papers, which are found to have very positive response from 2 referees and which are modified sufficiently to take into account all the comments of (at least 2) referees of the conference are invited to send an extended version in the WSEAS Journals (WSEAS Transactions).

WSEAS sent a full report of the whole review process and the whole correspondence
to the following international indexes that have recognized officially the Validity and the Reputation
of the WSEAS Conferences:    (see also: www.worldses.org/indexes )

INDEXING
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The WSEAS Proceedings for this conference are indexed by:
1. ISI (ISINET).
2. INSPEC (IEE).
3. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts).
4. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database.
5. ZENTRALBLATT
6. ULRICH
7. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
8. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS
9. Directory of Published Proceedings.
10. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator (CSBA)
11. European Library in Paris (France)
12. DEST Database (Australia).
13. Engineering Information.
14. SCOPUS
15. EBSCO
16. British Library
17. National Library of Greece
18. German National Library of Science and Technology


The WSEAS Journals that published selected and invited papers from this multiconference are indexed by
1. ISI (ISINET) through INSPEC (IEE).
2. INSPEC (IEE).
3. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts).
4. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database.
5. ZENTRALBLATT
6. ULRICH
7. Swets Information Services
8. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
9. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS
10. Directory of Published Proceedings.
11. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator (CSBA)
12. European Library in Paris (France)
13. DEST Database (Australia).
14. Engineering Information.
15. SCOPUS
16. EBSCO
17. British Library
18. National Library of Greece
19. German National Library of Science and Technology
 

(see also: www.worldses.org/indexes )

 


Special Sessions attracted much attention between the academicians and industry practitioners



During the Minisymposium organized by Prof. Sarka Necasova

 


View of the town of Chalkida in front of the Hotel, 19:50 pm, 8 May 2006
 


View of the town of Chalkida in front of the Hotel, 19:50 pm, 8 May 2006


View of the Best Western Lucy, Hotel where the conference took place,
20:10 pm, 12 May 2006

 


View of the Chalkida (South Evoikos Bay) from the Town Railway, 20:15 pm, 12 May 2006
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PLENARY SPEAKERS
The following distinguished university Professors were the Plenary Speakers of the multiconference:

1) Professor P. Demokritou
Harvard University, USA

2) Professor Panayotis Razelos
Columbia University, USA

3) Professor Adelia Sequeira
Department of Mathematics and CEMAT/IST, Lisbon,
Portugal

4) Professor Sarka Necasova
Mathematical Institute, Academy of
Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

5) Professor C. D. Memos
School of
Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens,
Greece

6) Professor Evangelos Sapountzakis
School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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BEST STUDENT PAPERS
The Organizing Committee received the forms that the Session Chairmen filled in after the end of their Sessions and after additional evaluation and discussion decided the following.
The Criteria were
a) originality and scientific impact
b) good presentation
c) paper presented by a student

So, the results of this evaluation is:

The Best Student Paper Award for
 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
was given to Azam Karami for the paper:
Application of RGA to Optimal choice and Allocation of UPFC for Voltage Security Enhancement in Deregulated Power System

[Authors: A. Karami, M. Rashidinejad, A. A. Gharaveisi]

The Best Student Paper Award for CONTINUUM MECHANICS
was given to Volkmar Mehling for the paper:
Thermodynamical Modeling of Ferroelectric Polycrystalline Material Behavior

[Authors: Volkmar Mehling, Charalampos Tsakmakis, Dietmar Gross]

The Best Student Paper Award for 
WATER RESOURCES, HYDRAULICS & HYDROLOGY
was given to Abdolreza Bahremand for the paper:
Parameter Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of the WetSpa Model using PEST

[Authors: Abdolreza Bahremand, Florimond De Smedt]


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SOCIAL PART:

1. Coffee-Breaks: The conference attendees enjoyed 11 coffee-breaks with coffee, tea, cakes, sweets and apple-pies. During the Coffee-Breaks the attendees had several opportunities to exchange ideas and proposals for common projects and collaboration.

2. Banquets: The Conference Banquets (one in May 9 and another in May 12)  took place in the hotel in a special room: Greek Taverna. In addition to the greek menus, the participants had the opportunity of enjoying a live band with greek and international music.



The Multiconference provided 2 Banquets for all conference attendees. One Banquet in May 9 and another Banquet in May 11. The participants enjoy the live orchester of Mr. Kalocheris. In the photo above, Mrs. Katerina is singing, Mr. Nicholas is playing Bouzouki and Mr. Kalocheris is playing Synthesizer.

 



Special greek local delicacies from Evia island were offered in the two banquets of May
9 and May 12. Excellent local wine was offered unlimited to all.


 

Greek night with live Greek music with live Greek Dance in our  two banquets of May
9 and May 12.


 

Unforgettable Greek Nights in the Greek Taverna of the Hotel

 

Saying "Goodbye Chalkida and Goodbye Greece". The Photo is from our bus.
Chalkida is in the background.
In the foreground you can enjoy the South Evoikos Bay.
 

Saying "Goodbye Chalkida and Goodbye Greece": The Photo is from our bus. Chalkida is in the background. In the foreground you can enjoy the South Evoikos Bay.

The overall impression of the meeting was excellent. WSEAS Administrative Council thank each of you for increasing the WSEAS Reputation by these wonderful and important meetings.
See also:  http://www.worldses.org/feedback2005.txt
and http://www.worldses.org/feedback2006.txt


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