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3 - 7 March 2019
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SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation 2019

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SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation showcases the latest research in advanced materials, electroactive polymers (EAP), bioinspiration and biomimetics for robotics design, along with energy harvesting, sensor networks, nondestructive evaluation (NDE) and structural health monitoring (SHM) for automotive, aerospace, civil infrastructure, smart factories, and Industry 4.0.

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26-30 April 2020
Anaheim, California, USA

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Hui Li   
Harbin Institute of Technology (China) 

Artificial Intelligence-based Structural Health Monitoring


Fred Hadaegh
Jet Propulsion Lab. (USA)

The Emerging Technologies for Future Space Missions



Susan Trolier-McKinstry
The Pennsylvania State Univ. (USA)

Piezoelectric Films for MEMS Applications


Tadeusz Uhl
AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland)

Structural Health Monitoring: A View of the Entrepreneur 


Michael Lowe
Imperial College London (United Kingdom)

Modeling for Research in Ultrasonic NDE


Wei-Hsin Liao
The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Journey From Energy Harvesting and 4D Printing to Medical Applications

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On advanced materials and nondestructive evaluation

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Nine conferences - over 650 papers of applicable content.

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Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD)
Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites
Nano-, Bio-, Info-Tech Sensors and 3D Systems
Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems
Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation
Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems
Smart Structures and NDE for Energy Sytems and Industry 4.0

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