We are pleased to participate in the Scientific Committee of the 13th International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment that will be held in Mykonos Island, Greece, from 3rd to 8th of July, 2016 (http://pre13.civil.auth.gr). The conference is organized by the Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, the Stevens Institute of Technology, USA, and the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly.