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SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Researchers Look to Nature for Inspiration
Date:4/25/2013

Bellingham, Washington, and San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 25, 2013

From monitoring bridge corrosion using ultrasonic waves to sensing temperature based on the functioning of a snake’s nervous system, smart structures and nondestructive assessment technologies continue to provide new solutions to a broad variety of challenges. SPIE Smart Structures/NDE ? a 20-year-old event pairing the engineering fields of smart structures and materials with those of nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring ? again this year provided a forum for reports on new research. Dates were 10-14 March.

Held in San Diego, the annual event also provides a valuable opportunity for animal residents of the San Diego Zoo to help demonstrate how principles of biomimicry and bioinspiration are applied in developing engineering solutions.

This year’s “animal ambassador,” a 35-year-old python named Monty, helped staff from the Zoo’s Centre for Bioinspiration demonstrate a source of inspiration for thermal sensors and mechanical propulsion systems.

Larry Stambaugh, director of the Centre for Bioinspiration, gave one of five plenary talks. Others included:

  •      Dimitris Lagoudas (Texas A&M University), on “Characterization and modeling of shape memory alloys for smart structures applications”
  •     Karlheinz Bock (Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies, EMFT), on “Heterointegration of smart systems by co-integration of materials and processes”
  •     Tribikram Kundu (University of Arizona), on “U
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