Awards

AWARDS

• Mr. Majowiecki won the A.C.A.I. (Italian Steel Association) Award in 1985 for the roof structures of the indoor stadium of Athens, Greece

• Mr. Majowiecki won the 1991 European Award for Steel Structures. The prize was conferred upon him by E.C.C.S. (European Convention for Constructional Steelwork) for the new “Delle Alpi” stadium in Turin, Italy.

• Mr. Majowiecki won the A.C.A.I. (Italian Steel Association) Award in 1993 for the roof covering of the indoor stadium of Pesaro, Italy

• Illustrious guest of the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman (RA) 1997;

• Mr. Majowiecki won the 1999 European Award for Steel Structures,. The prize was conferred upon him by E.C.C.S. (European Convention for Constructional Steelwork) for the new fair pavilion no. 19-20 of the Bologna fair district.

• Mr. Majowiecki won the 2002 Pioneer Award of the Space Structures Research Centre, UK during the fifth International Conference on Space Structures August 19-21, 2002.

• Member of the “Academia Nacional de Ingeniería de la Republica Argentina” 2004.

• Mr. Majowiecki was Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Conference Footbridge 2005, December 6-8, 2005, Venice, Italy.

• Mr. Majowiecki was Chairman of Scientific Committee of the IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007

• Laurea Honoris Causa in Architecture, University of Trieste, 6 October 2008.

• Mr. Majowiecki was Chairman of Scientific Committee of the IABSE Congress, Venice September 22-24, 2010.

• Decorate of the Torroja Medal from IASS – International Association of shell and space structures, Shangai, 2010.

CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES

He was invited to intervene in and lecture at several congresses and conferences, the most mentionworthy of which are the following:

• “Conferenza sulle tensostrutture” C.T.A. (Collegio Tecnico dell’Acciaio), Bologna 1971. Mr. Majowiecki’s paper was published in the review INARCOS, no. 313, January 1972.

• “International Congress on Space Structures” W-COSE 76- Montreal, Mr. Majowieski’s paper was titled “Geometrical configuration of pneumatic and tent structures obtained with interactive computer aided design”.

• International Congress on Pneumatic Structures CIB-ICITE- I.A.S.S., CNR, Venice 1977, Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Interactive computer aided design in the field of pneumatic structures”.

• Conference on “Structures pneumatiques de grande portée”, University of Liege, March 22, 1979, invited by the “Centre National des Recherches en Constructions Civiles” of Belgium.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress on Space Structures, 1979, Madrid, Mr. Majowiecki lectured based on two papers of his: “The roof structures of the new sport Arena in Athens” and “On the deformative state of pneumatic structures”.

• Conference on “Air Supported Structures”, October 23, 1979, Chambre Technique de Grèce, Athens, Greece.

• SOGESTA Conference on “Strutture a grande luce”, Urbino, Italy, September 29, 1980.

• Conference on “Progettazione automatica di strutture”, Meeting Aicographics, SAIE, October 1982.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress of 1982, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Interactive analysis of membrane grid shells: substructuring with the mixed method of analysis”.

• He attended a refresher course on “Tent structures, Pneumatic structures and membranes”, Permanent Education Plan, Politecnico di Milano, Director: Prof. Giulio Maier, Milan, Italy, May 25-27, 1983. Topics of the course:

• “Membranes: building, functional, economical aspects”;

• “Interactive, computer aided designing in the field of tent structures”;

• “Pneumatic structures: methods of analysis”.

• Conference on “Progettazione automatica delle strutture metalliche”, SAIE, October 1982.

• Conference on “Il C.A.D. nell’ingegneria strutturale”, Italsider, Bari, Italy, June 1984.

• International Congress on Space Structures, Guildford, London, U.K., September 1984, Mr. Majowiecki submitted the following papers:

• “On the elastic interaction between rope net and anchorage structures”;

• “The roof structures of the new sport hall in Athens: design, construction and performance”;

• “Static and dynamic analysis of multilevel building: a C.A.D. methodology”.

• Chairman of the I.A.S.S. Congress on “Shell, Membranes and Space Structures”, Osaka, Japan, September 1986.

• Congress of LSA 86, Sydney, Australia, August 1986; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “The design of the roof membrane for the Milano Fair, Italy”.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress, Madrid, Spain, September 1989; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “A new stadium for the 1990 World Football Games”.

• Eighth International Conference on Wind Engineering, London, Canada, July 1991, Mr. Majowiecki submitted the following papers:

o “Wind effects on large light weight structural systems”

o “Dynamical behaviour of the Olympic Stadium roof system (Rome)”.

• Conference on computational structures technology, Edinburgh, U.K., August 1991; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Linked interactive graphic software addressed to static and dynamic analysis of civil engineering structural systems”.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1991; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “The new suspended roof for the Olympic Stadium in Rome”.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress on Innovative Large Span Structure, Toronto, Canada, July 1992; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Conceptual design of some long span sport structures”.

• Congreso Internacional de Ingenieria Estructural y Tecnologia del Hormigon, Cordoba, Argentina, July 1993.

• Fourth International Conference on Space Structures, Guilford, London, England, September 1993; Mr. Majowiecki submitted the following papers “The aerodynamic advantages of a double-effect large span suspension bridge under wind loading” and “Linked interactive graphic software addressed to static and dynamic analysis of 3D structural Systems”.

• ASCE, Structures Congress XII and I.A.S.S. International Symposium ‘94, April 24-28, 1994, Atlanta, U.S.A.

• I.A.S.S. International Congress on “Spatial Structures: heritage, present and future”, June 5-9, 1995 Milano, Italy; Mr. Majowiecki submitted the following papers:

o “In service performance control and monitoring of the Torino Stadium roof structural system”

o “Conceptual design and reliability of long span structural systems”.

• “Lightweight structures in civil engineering”, September 25-29, 1995, Warsaw, Poland; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Conceptual design, experimental and theoretical analisys, detailing and performance of long span light weight structural systems”.

• Second International conference on mobile and rapidly assembled structures, June 1996, Seville, Spain; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Conceptual design and reliability of long-span light weight structure systems: observations concerning retractable roofs’.

• Conceptual design of structures, I.A.S.S. International Symposium, University of Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 7-11 1996; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Conceptual design of long span structures: a knowledge based synthetical approach’.

• Esperienze di progettazione strutturale, Graduate degree in Architectural Studies, “Lightweight structures”, June 1996, Venice, Italy.

• Interazione Architettura-Ingegneria, Chair of Construction Engineering, School of Architecture, May 1997, Ferrara, Italy.

• Second European & African Conference on Wind Engineering; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Snow and wind experimental analysis in the design of long-span sub-horizontal structures”, Genoa, Italy, June 22-26, 1997.

• C.T.A. – Collegio dei Tecnici dell’Acciaio, Giornate Italiane della costruzione in acciaio – Conferenza Relazione Generale biennale “Progettazione, Costruzione, Montaggio”, October 2-5, 1997, Ancona, Italy.

• Post-graduate course: Tensoestructuras, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Tucumám, October 13 – 25, 1997, Argentina.

• Course: “Le strutture in acciaio nelle costruzioni civili ed industriali. Grandi strutture”, October 24, 1997, Potenza, Italy.

• Master course on Lightweight structures, School of Architecture, Venice, 1998-1999.

• Invited speaker, International Symposium on wide span enclosures, Bath, UK. April 2000; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Concepts and reliability in the design of wide span structures”.

• Chairman of the “Bridge session” of the 6th Convegno Nazionale di ingegneria del Vento, In-Vento-2000, Genoa, Italy, June 18-21, 2000; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Effetto delle velocita` relative sull’analisi dinamica di una tensostruttura soggetta all’azione del vento”.

• Third International Conference on Mobile and Rapidly Assembled Structures, MARAS 2000, Madrid, June 2000; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Conceptual design of two mobile roof structures”.

• Textile roofs 2002, Technische Universitat Berlin, May 30-31, 2002. Mr. Majowiecki was invited to lecture on “Introducing Lightweight Structures”.

• Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2003, Barcelona, Spain, June 30 – July 2, 2003. Mr. Majowiecki was invited to lecture on “Wide Span Membrane Structures: Design assisted by experimental analysis”.

• Tensinet Symposium, Designing Tensile Structures; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “Stadia Roof Structures: design assisted by testing”, Brussels, Belgium, September 19-20, 2003.

• Convegno Dettaglio costruttivo e progetto Architettonico, University of Naples Federico II, School of Architecture, Sala Borsa, April 30, 2003; ; Mr. Majowiecki lectured on “Architettura strutturale e concezione strutturale”.

• Settimana dell’Architettura, Palazzo dei Congressi, “Architettura Strutturale ed Etica Tecnologica”, Ravenna, Italy, May 10 – 11, 2003.

• Workshop on “New Technologies and Materials in Civil Engineering” in conjunction with the “Second International Specialty Conference on The Conceptual Approach to Structural Design”; Mr. Majowiecki submitted a paper titled “New Materials and Theoretical & Experimental technologies in the field of lightweight structures”, Milan, Italy, June 30, 2003.

• XIX Congresso del Collegio dei Tecnici dell’Acciaio (CTA); Mr. Majowiecki lectured on “Il Ponte sullo Stretto di Messina”, Genoa, Italy, September 28-30, 2003.

• XXX Convegno Nazionale Animp, “Tavola rotonda sul Ponte di Messina”, Rapallo, Italy, October 30–31, 2003.

• XVIII JORNADAS ARGENTINAS DE INGENIERIA ESTRUCTURAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 15–17, 2004; Mr. Majowiecki lectured on “Diseno conceptual y analisis teorico-experimental de estructuras livianas para grande vanos”.

• Shell and spatial structures from models to realization, I.A.S.S. Symposium, September 20 – 24, 2004, Montpellier, France; Mr. Majowiecki lectured on “Experiences in Design and Realization of Wide Span Structures”.

• Konferenz “Wettkampf der Arenen”: “Structural Architecture for large roofs: concepts and realizations”, 17-18 Marz 2005.

• “Principi strutturali per un costruire leggero”, Università di Camerino, Ascoli Piceno, 31 Maggio 2005.Lectio Magistralis ,

• Symposium on Architecture of constructions, “Architettura & engineering, ethics in science and technology, IUAV, Venezia, 23 Giugno 2005.

• C. Borri, C. Costa, Majowiecki M., L. Salvatori, P. Spinelli (2005). Large suspension bridges to withstand wind loading. EURODYN 2005. 4-7 September 2005 PARIS, France

• Majowiecki M.”HS steels in tension structures”. 1st International Conference Super High Strength Steels. 2-4 November 2005 Rome, Italy (keynote lecture)

• M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, “Dynamic Aspects of the New Braga Stadium Large Span Roof”, Proc. of IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007.

• M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, C. Costa, “Wind Effects and Cables Damping at the Adige Cable Stay Bridge”, Proc. of IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007.

CONFERENCES AS KEYNOTE OR INVITED LECTURER

• Invitato all’International Symposium on wide span enclosures, Bath, UK. Aprile 2000 con l’articolo “Concepts e reliability in the design of wide span structures”.

• Chairman della sessione sui ponti, 6° Convegno Nazionale di ingegneria del Vento, In-Vento-2000, Genova, 18-21 Giugno 2000 , con l’articolo “Effetto delle velocità relative sull’analisi dinamica di una tensostruttura soggetta all’azione del vento”

• Invito alla Third International Conference on Mobile e Rapidly Assembled Structures, MARAS 2000, Madrid, Giugno 2000 con l’articolo “Conceptual design of two mobile roof structures”.

• Invitato al convegno “Wide span structures: from concept to detail design”, I Simposio Nacional sobre Tensoestruturas, 6-7 Maggio2001, San Paolo, Brasile.

• Session chairman e keynote lecturer con l’articolo “Experimental e reliability analysis in the field of wide span steel structures”, 4th National Conference on Steel Structures, Patras, Maggio 24-25, 2002.

• Invitato al convegno “Textile roofs 2002”, con l’articolo “Introducing Lightweight Structures”, Technische Universitat Berlin 30-31 Maggio, 2002.

• Invitato al convegno “Textile Composites e Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2003” con l’articolo “Wide Span Membrane Structures: Design assisted by experimental analysis” , Barcellona 30 Giugno – 2 Luglio 2003.

• Invito al Tensinet Symposium, Designing Tensile Structures, con l’articolo “ Stadia Roof Structures: design assisted by testing”, 19-20 Settembre 2003, Bruxelles.

• Invitato al convegno “Dettaglio costruttivo e progetto Architettonico” con l’articolo “ Architettura strutturale e concezione strutturale”, Università` degli Studi di Napoli Federico, Facolta` di Architettura di Napoli, Sala Borsa, 30 Aprile 2003.

• Settimana dell’Architettura, Palazzo dei Congressi, “Architettura Strutturale ed Etica Tecnologica”, Ravenna 10-11 Maggio 2003.

• Laboratorio su “Nuove Tecnologie e Materiali in Ingegneria Civile” in occasione della Seconda conferenza internazionale sull’approccio concettuale al Progetto Strutturale” con l’articolo “Nuovi materiali e tecnologie teoretiche e sperimentali nel campo delle strutture leggere”, 30 Giugno 2003, Milano.

• XIX Congresso del Collegio dei Tecnici dell’Acciaio (CTA), intervento alla tavola rotonda “Il Ponte sullo Stretto di Messina”, Genova , 28-30 Settembre 2003.

• XXX Convegno Nazionale Animp, invito alla Tavola rotonda sul Ponte di Messina, 30-31 Ottobre 2003, Rapallo.

• Corso di formazione: “Ingegneria antisismica: la progettazione basata sul metodo semiprobabilistico agli stati limite”, Bologna, Giugno 2004.

• Invitato a XVIII JORNADAS ARGENTINAS DE INGENIERIA ESTRUCTURAL con l’articolo “Diseno conceptual y analisis teorico-experimental de estructuras livianas para grande vanos”, 15 – 17 Settembre 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

• Invitato a SHELL AND SPATIAL STRUCTURES FROM MODELS TO REALIZATION con l’articolo “Experiences in Design and Realization of Wide Span Structures”, IASS Symposium, 20 – 24 Settembre 2004, Montpellier, France.

• Invited to the Konferenz “Wettkampf der Arenen”: “Structural Architecture for large roofs: concepts and realizations”, 17-18 Marz 2005.

• Una lezione di Massimo Majowiecki, “Principi strutturali per un costruire leggero”, Università di Camerino, Ascoli Piceno, 31 Maggio 2005.

• Convegno sulla Architettura della Costruzione, “Architettura ed ingegneria, scienza ed etica tecnologica, IUAV, Venezia, 23 Guigno 2005.

• Majowiecki M.”HS steels in tension structures”. 1st International Conference Super High Strength Steels. 2-4 November 2005 Rome, Italy (keynote lecture)

• Opening conference as President of the Scientific committee of the 2nd International Conference “Footbridge 2005”, December 6-8, 2005, Venice, Italy.

• Majowiecki M. (2006). Architecture & Structures: “ Ethics in Free Form Design, New Shell and Spatial Structures” – IASS 2006 Symposium. 16-19 October, Beijing, China, (invited lecture).

• M. Majowiecki “A Stainless Steel membrane for the new Fair of Rome”, Tensinet Symposium, 16 April 2007, Milano, (invited lecture).

• M. Majowiecki, “Ethics & Reliability in Free Form Design”, Proc. of IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007 (Chairman of Scientific Committee).

• M. Majowiecki, “The Free Form Design (FFD) in steel structural architecture”, Steel Construction, Volume 1, Issue n°1, September 2008 and, with the same paper, keynote lecture at Eurosteel 2008, Graz, 2-5 September,2008.

• M. Majowiecki, “Design assisted by wind tunnel testing: examples”, 6th Greek National Conference on Metal Structures, 2-4 October 2008 (keynote lecture).

• M. Majowiecki, C. Gkologiannis, C. Gantes, A. Athanasiadis, F. Zoulas, H. Schmidt, “Stuctural Design of the New Football Stadium of Panathinaikos F.C. in Votanikos, Greece”, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010

• M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, “Desgin Assisted By Wind Tunnel Testing”, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010

• M. Majowiecki, F. Ossola, S. Pinardi, “The new Juventus Stadium in Turin”, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010

• M. Majowiecki, S. Pinardi, “Reduced stress method for Class 4 steel section”, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010

• M. Majowiecki, M. Petrucci, “Structural Optimization and Free Form Design”, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010

• M. Majowiecki, “Personal experiences in Structural Architecture: from form finding to free form design”, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2010, Shanghai