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Call for Papers

The 2013 International Conference on Underground Space Technology (ICUST 2013)  is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Underground Space Technology. ICUST 2013 will bring together leading engineers and scientists in Underground Space Technology from around the world.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

Site investigations and rock mass characterization
Stress regime around underground openings
Testing of rocks to determine their physic-mechanical properties
Tunneling methods/ Methods of excavation
Design methodologies, with emphasis on numerical modeling
Rock reinforcement and ground improvement
Instrumentation and monitoring
Hazard assessment and analysis
Environmental management
Other peripheral issues

Important Dates

Last Round

Paper submission (Full Paper)                                           Before September 20, 2013
Notification of acceptance                                                           On October 10, 2013
Authors' Registration                                                             Before October 30, 2013
Final paper submission                                                          Before October 30, 2013 ICUST 2013 Conference Dates                                                 December 13-14, 2013 Academic Official Visit (Half Day)                                                  December 15, 2013



Submission Methods

1. Electronic Submission System; ( .pdf)


2013 International Conference on Underground Space Technology (ICUST 2013)