Past Event Overview

Smart Structures/NDE is a multidisciplinary conference that seeks to advance research in adaptive structures and mechanisms, smart sensors, NDE, civil infrastructure, aerospace systems, energy harvesting, and more.

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Plenary Presentations


Can We LEAP Tall Buildings? Electroactive Polymers: An Alternative Platform for Bionic Devices

Gordon Wallace, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)


Structural Health Monitoring: A Stepping Stone to Design of Smart Structures

Fu-Kuo Chang, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Technology Opportunities for Wind Energy Systems

Jose Zayas, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Photonic Sensing for Structural Monitoring

Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield University
(United Kingdom)


Ways and Options for Getting Structural Health Monitoring into Engineering Applications

Christian Boller, et al., Fraunhofer Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Saarbrücken/Dresden and Saarland Univ., Saarbrücken (Germany)

Photos from 2010

SPIE Smart Structures/NDE - where case studies, emerging research agendas, and innovative new technologies will be presented.

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