The coordination is taken over by VCE (Vienna Consulting Engineers).
The coordinator has management responsibilities. He directs the day-to-day
coordination of the network, including the network
secretariat. The coordinator is the contact interface between the
commission and the network.
His tasks are:
of the Steering Committee Meetings and Network Meetings
organization of the workshops and summer academies.
of the Information Dissemination Centre
Guiding of the
End User Forum
VCE - Vienna Consulting Engineers
Dr. Helmut Wenzel
managing director of VCE
-Vienna Consulting Engineers is the coordinator of the SAMCO Network.
He has gained profounded experience with multi national, complex projects.
He has coordinated projects of 220000 man hours and has handeld the management
of large organizations.
High Tech Oriented Consulting
VCE is an independent, high tech oriented consulting firm with its head
office in Austria. VCE is among the world`s leading firms in Ambient
Vibration Monitoring and Assessment of bridges and is determined to
extend this technology to other structures. The company has been involved
in know-how transfer for a long time and provides expertise on safety
and structural dynamics world-wide. VCE is an SME with extensive experience
in managing medium to large size research and business contracts as well
as EC funded projects. VCE has major operations in Austria, Taiwan, Korea,
Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Principal Lines of Business
sector (including bridges, tunnels and railways)
and industrial sector (general design and management as well as specialized
technological expertise) and
and development sector (from R&D to feasibility and environmental
studies, financial engineering, to development aid).