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Ph.D. Thesis

  • Contribution for sustainable management of reinforced concrete structures subjected to chloride penetration. Université de Nantes, 2010. (PDF) (Pres.)
  • Probabilistic service life model of RC structures subjected to the combined effect of chloride-induced corrosion and cyclic loading. Universidad de los Andes, 2009. (PDF) (Pres.)

Papers in refereed journals


  • Cárdenas-Gallo I, Akhavan-Tabatabaei R, Sanchez-Silva M, Bastidas-Arteaga E (2016). A Markov regime-switching framework to forecast El Niño Southern Oscillation patterns. Natural Hazards 81(2): 829-843. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-015-2106-y

  • Tran T-B, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F (2016). Improvement of Bayesian network configurations for random variables identification in deterioration modelling. Materials and Structures In press http://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-016-0818-4

  • Marquez-Peñaranda JF, Sanchez-Silva M, Husserl J, Bastidas-Arteaga E (2016). Effects of biodeterioration on the mechanical properties of concrete. Materials and Structures. In press. http://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0774-4

  • Tran T-B, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F (2016). Improved Bayesian Network Configurations for Probabilistic Identification of Degradation Mechanisms: Application to Chloride Ingress. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. In press. http://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2015.1086387

  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, and Stewart M G. (2016). Economic Assessment of Climate Adaptation Strategies for Existing RC Structures Subjected to Chloride-Induced Corrosion. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering 12(4): 432-449. http://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2015.1020499

  •  Bastidas-Arteaga E, and Stewart M G. (2015). Damage risks and economic assessment of climate adaptation strategies for design of new concrete structures subject to chloride-induced corrosion. Structural Safety 52: 40-53. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2014.10.005

  • Torres-Luque M, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Sánchez-Silva M, Osma JF. Non-destructive methods for measuring chloride ingress into concrete: State-of-the-art and future challenges. Constr. Build. Mater. 2014;68:68-81. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • de Larrard T, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Duprat F, Schoefs F. Effects of climate variations and global warming on the durability of RC structures subjected to carbonation. Civ. Eng. Environ. Syst. 2014;31:153-164. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Stewart MG, Wang X. Influence of global warming on durability of corroding RC structures: A probabilistic approach. Engineering Structures, 2013;51:259-266. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Stochastic improvement of inspection and maintenance of corroding reinforced concrete structures placed in unsaturated environments. Engineering Structures, 2012;41:50-62. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M, Bressolette Ph, Schoefs F. A comprehensive probabilistic model of chloride ingress in unsaturated concrete. Engineering Structures, 2011;33:720-30. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M, Capra B. Probabilistic evaluation of the sustainability of maintenance strategies for RC structures exposed to chloride ingress. International Journal of Engineering Under Uncertainty: Hazards, Assessment and Mitigation, 2010;2:61-74. (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M, Bressolette Ph, Schoefs F. Influence of weather and global warming in chloride ingress into concrete: a stochastic approach. Structural Safety, 2010;32:238-249. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Bressolette Ph, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M. Probabilistic lifetime assessment of RC structures under coupled corrosion-fatigue processes. Structural Safety 2009;31:84-96. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Sánchez-Silva M, Chateauneuf A, Ribas Silva M. Coupled reliability model of biodeterioration, chloride ingress and cracking for reinforced concrete structures. Structural Safety 2008;30:110-29. (DOI) (Preprint PDF)

Papers in national refereed journals

  • Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Barbot L. Projet MAREO : Evaluation probabiliste de la dégradation et des stratégies de maintenance durables de structures en béton armé en environnement maritime. Essais & Simulations 2011;107:24-32.

Papers in refereed international conferences


  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Stewart MG. Probabilistic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for New RC Structures Exposed to Chloride Ingress, in: 11th Int. Conf. Struct. Saf. Reliab., New York, USA: 2013.
  • de Larrard T, Duprat F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Effects of Climate Variations and Global Warming on the Durability of RC Structures Subjected to Carbonation, in: 11th Int. Conf. Struct. Saf. Reliab., New York, USA: 2013.
  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E. Risk-Based-optimization of geo-positioning of sensors in case of spatial fields of deterioration / properties, in: 11th Int. Conf. Struct. Saf. Reliab., New York, USA: 2013. 8pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Bonnet S, O'Connor AJ. Bayesian identification of uncertainties in chloride ingress modeling into reinforced concrete structures. In: Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Vienna, Austria; 2012. 8 pp.
  • Tran TV, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Bonnet S, O'Connor AJ, Lanata F. Structural reliability analysis of deteriorating RC bridges considering spatial variability. In: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Stresa, Italy; 2012. 8 pp.
  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X. Optimization of geo-positioning of sensors in case of spatial fields of deterioration/properties. In: 5th European Conference on structural control, Genoa, Italy; 2012. 11 pp.
  • Schoefs F, Tran TV, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X, O'Connor AJ, Bonnet S. Optimization of non destructive testing when assessing stationary stochastic processes: application to water and chloride content in concrete. In: ICDS12-International Conference on Durable Structures: From Construction to Rehabilitation, Lisbon, Portugal; 2012. 14 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Stewart MG. Considerations for probabilistic assessment of the effect of global warming on durability of corroding RC structures. In: 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICAPS 11, Zurich, Switzerland; 2011. p. 2102-10.
  • Schoefs F, Tran TV, Bastidas-Arteaga E. Optimization of inspection and monitoring of structures in case of spatial fields of deterioration/properties. In: 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICAPS 11, Zurich, Switzerland; 2011. p. 2249-2256.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Sánchez-Silva M. Probabilistic optimization of the management of corroding RC structures. ASCE Structures Congress, Las Vegas, USA. 2011. p. 1915-1924.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Nguyen MT, Schoefs F, Bonnet S. Identification bayésienne des paramètres de modélisation de la pénétration des ions chlorure dans le béton. Coastal and maritime mediterranean conference, Tanger, Maroc. 2011. p. 9-14.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Sustainable decision-making of deteriorating structures: application to maintenance of corroding RC structures. In: Proceedings of Fifth International Forum on Engineering Decision Making (IFED), Stoos, Switzerland. 2010. 17 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E., Schoefs F., Chateauneuf A. Sánchez-Silva M. (2010). Structural reliability of RC structures under the combined effect of chloride-induced corrosion, global warming and cyclic loading. 5th International AsraNet conference, Edinburgh, UK, June. 14-16, 10pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Leonel ED, Schoefs F, Attard C, Roche M. Use of image processing for structural computation updating during repair works of concrete structures. Structural Faults and Repair 2010, Edinburgh, UK, 2010. June 15-17, 7pp.
  • Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Aury F, Vilvoisin P, Menard N. Experience feedback of repair techniques for wharves in the tidal area: the MAREO project. Structural Faults and Repair 2010, Edinburgh, UK, 2010. June 15-17, 10pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Leonel E, Schoefs F. Characterization of depth cover randomness in reinforced concrete structures: Study of its influence on the probability of corrosion initiation induced by chlorides penetration. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications Heritage and Constructions in Coastal and Marine Environment MEDACHS'010, La Rochelle, France, 2010. p. 255-62.
  • Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Capra B. Modelling and sensitivity analysis of maintenance of chloride-contaminated RC structures by cover rebuilding. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications Heritage and Constructions in Coastal and Marine Environment MEDACHS'010, La Rochelle, France, 2010. p. 247-54.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Breysse D, Sheils E, O'Connor A. Stochastic approach for the optimization of inspection intervals of RC structures subjected to chloride penetration. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications Heritage and Constructions in Coastal and Marine Environment MEDACHS'010, La Rochelle, France, 2010. p. 221-28.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A. Sustainability of maintenance strategies for RC structures subjected to chloride ingress: Experimental data and probabilistic analysis within the MAREO Project. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications Heritage and Constructions in Coastal and Marine Environment MEDACHS'010, La Rochelle, France, 2010. p. 213-20.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M, Capra B. Probabilistic evaluation of the sustainability of maintenance strategies for RC structures exposed to chloride ingress. In: Proceedings of Fourth International Forum on Engineering Decision Making (IFED), Long-term Policy Makings for Sustainable Society, Kanagava, Japan. 2009. 16 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Sánchez-Silva M, Chateauneuf A, Bressolette Ph, Schoefs F. Stochastic assessment of chloride ingress into concrete matrix. In: 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability ICOSSAR, Osaka, Japan, 2009. p. 3247-54.
  • Aoues Y, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Chateauneuf A. Optimal design of corroded reinforced concrete structures by using time-variant reliability analysis. In: 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability ICOSSAR, Osaka, Japan, 2009. p. 1580-87.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Sánchez-Silva M, Bressolette Ph, Chateauneuf A, Raphael W. Assessment of the coupled effect of corrosion-fatigue on the reliability of RC bridges. In : 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS08, Seoul, Korea; 2008. 8 pp.
  • El Hassan J, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Chateauneuf A, Bressolette P, El-Tawil Kh. Reliability-based assessment of environmental conditions on corrosion of RC structures subjected to chloride ingress. In: Construction Heritage in Coastal and Marine Environments Damage, Diagnostics, Maintenance and Rehabilitation, MEDACHS08, Lisbon, Portugal; 2008. p. 1302-09.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Sánchez-Silva M, Chateauneuf A. Structural reliability of RC structures subject to biodeterioration, corrosion and concrete cracking. In: 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICAPS 10, Tokyo, Japan; 2007. p. 183-90.

Papers in refereed national conferences

  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X. Optimization of Geo-positioning of NDT measurements for Modeling spatial field of defects: a two stages procedure, in: 21ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Bordeaux, France: 2013.
  • Rakotovao Ravahatra N., Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, de Larrard T, Duprat F. Sensibilité des modèles simplifiés de chloration du béton vis-à-vis de leur capacité à propager des incertitudes, in: 21ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Bordeaux, France: 2013.
  • de Larrard T, Duprat F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Effects of climate variations and global warming on the durability of RC structures subjected to carbonation, in: Rencontres AUGC, Cachan, France: 2013. 14 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Bonnet S. Identification bayesienne des variables aleatoires pour la modelisation de la penetration des chlorures dans les structures en beton arme. In: 7èmes Journées Nationales de Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Stuctures JFMS, Chambéry, France, 2012. 8 pp.
  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X. Optimisation de controles CND lors de l'auscultation d'un champ stationnaire de proprietes aleatoires. In: 7èmes Journées Nationales de Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Stuctures JFMS, Chambéry, France, 2012. 13 pp.
  • Tran TV, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Considération des champs spatiaux des propriétés du matériau dans l'optimisation de l'inspection et du contrôle des structures. In: 20ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Besançon, France. 2011. 6 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Optimisation de la maintenance d'ouvrages en béton armé corrodés dans le cadre du développement durable. In: XXIXèmes rencontres AUGC, Tlemcen, Algérie. 2011. 8 pp.
  • Aoues Y, Bastidas-Arteaga E. Conception optimale des structures en béton armé soumises à la pénétration d'ions chlorure. In: XXIXèmes rencontres AUGC, Tlemcen, Algérie. 2011. 8 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Capra B. Contribution à une gestion durable de structures en béton arme soumises a la pénétration d'ions chlorure. In: Congrès LM17 : Maîtrise des Risques et sûreté de fonctionnement, La Rochelle, France, 2010. 7 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Sustainable management of RC structures subjected to chloride penetration. In: XXVIIIèmes rencontres AUGC, La Bourboule, France. 2010. 8 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Leonel E. Caractérisation de l'aléa de la profondeur de l'enrobage de structures en béton armé : étude de son influence sur la probabilité d'initiation de la corrosion induite par la pénétration des chlorures. In: 6èmes Journées Nationales de Fiabilité, Toulouse, France, 2010. 9 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Breysse D, Sheils E, O'Connor A. Approche stochastique pour l'optimisation de l'inspection de structures en béton armé soumises à la pénétration des ions chlorure. In: 6èmes Journées Nationales de Fiabilité, Toulouse, France, 2010. 12 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Bressolette Ph, Capra B. Résolution d'équations de diffusion/convection dans un cadre stochastique : application à la diffusion d'ions chlorure dans le béton. In: 19ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Marseille, France, 2009. 7 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M, Capra B. Projet MAREO : Evaluation probabiliste des stratégies de maintenance durables de structures en béton armé en environnement maritime. In: XXVIIèmes rencontres AUGC, Saint-Malo, France. 2009. 16 pp.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Bressolette Ph, Chateauneuf A, Sánchez-Silva M. Analyse probabiliste de la durée de vie des structures en béton armé soumises à la corrosion et à la fatigue. In: XXVèmes rencontres universitaires de génie civil 2007 " Conception et vie des ouvrages ", Atelier AUGC-AFM " Approches probabilistes et fiabilistes appliquées à la durée de vie des structures ", Bordeaux, France. 2007.

Conference Papers (without proceedings)


  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Stewart MG, Schoefs F. Probabilistic cost-benefit analysis of adaptation measures for existing RC structures subjected to chloride ingress and climate change, in: Seventh IFED Forum: Decision-Making for Uncertain Futures in a Changing Climate, Shoal Bay, Australia: 2013.
  • Moutou Pitti R, Malick D, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Aoues Y, Angellier N. ANR JCJC2013 - Projet CLIMBOIS: Impact des variations climatiques et mécaniques sur la durabilité des constructions bois, in: 2èmes Journées Sci. du GDR Sci. du Bois, Champs sur Marne, France: 2013.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Modélisation des mécanismes de dégradation des structures en environnement aléatoire: application aux structures en béton armé face au changement climatique, in: Journée Modélisation  UFR Sci. Tech. (Université Nantes), Nantes, France: 2013.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Evaluation probabiliste de l'influence du climat et du changement climatique sur la durabilité des ouvrages en béton armé en ambiance marine, in: Journées Thématiques GdR MeGe : Pérennité des formations naturelles et des ouvrages dans leur environnement, Saint-Nazaire, France: 2013.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Stewart MG, Schoefs F, Dravitzki S, Wang X. Cost-effectiveness of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for RC Structures Exposed to Chloride Ingress: Application to Existing Structures in France, in: 1st Eur. Clim. Chang. Adapt. Conf., Hamburg, Germany: 2013.
  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X, Idier J. Optimisation du positionnement de capteurs sur des structures à forte variabilité spatiale. In: Journée Scientifique SHM, l'instrumentation au service du suivi des structures, Nantes, France. 2012.
  • Tran TV, Schoefs F, Bastidas-Arteaga E, Villain G, Derobert X, Idier J. Optimization of NDT measurements for structural reliability assessment in case of spatial variability. In: International Workshop in Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation: Physics, Sensors, Materials and Information, Nantes, France. 2011.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F. Maintenance et outils d'aide à la décision dans un contexte de développement durable. 6ème Séminaire Transnational DuratiNet. Nantes, France. 2011.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Barbot L, Schoefs F. Projets FUI et européens de gestion des infrastructures portuaires: MAREO et MEDACHS. In: Colloque : Mer agitée, mer à gérer. Vers un aménagement de l'espace maritime. Journées Scientifiques de l'Université de Nantes, Nantes, France, Juin 2010.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E, Schoefs F, Bonnet S, Salta M. Prise en compte de l'erreur de mesure dans l'optimisation de l'auscultation de structures vieillissantes. Colloque : ECND-PdL : un exemple de projet collaboratif en Pays de Loire. Journées Scientifiques de l'Université de Nantes, Nantes, France, Juin 2010.

Keynote lectures


  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Adaptation des ouvrages en béton armé côtiers face au changement climatique. Université Technique de construction de Bucarest. Bucarest, Roumanie, 2014.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Evaluation of the effectiveness of adaptation techniques for existing structures under climate change: application to RC structures in marine environments in France. In: Workshop in durability of structures in marine environments. Barranquilla, Colombia, 2013.
  • Bastidas-Arteaga E. Reliability and probabilistic methods applied to maintenance of marine structures. In: Catedra Europa, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia. 2012.