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Preliminary Program

Center of Excellence in Structural Health Monitoring Fall Meeting
7-8 November 2007

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

State College, Pennsylvania

The final program and a registration form will be released in the next couple weeks. Please reply if you would like to reserve space for a poster or tabletop exhibit.

Preliminary Program

Wednesday Morning
About the Center
Wednesday Afternoon
Posters & Exhibits
Breakout Groups
Reception with Posters & Exhibits

Thursday Morning
Laboratory Tour
Thursday Afternoon
Advisory Board Meeting

Our speakers will come from government agencies, academia, and industry

Purpose of Meeting: 1) introduce new Center members, 2) showcase ongoing projects at Penn State, 3) provide membership information, 4) give attendees an opportunity to learn about the state of the art, recent breakthroughs, future directions, and technology needs for SHM

Center Mission: improve public safety, reduce maintenance costs, improve readiness, and foster a paradigm shift in design by advancing the state of the art in structural health monitoring and providing engineering technology for member companies

Definition of SHM: from Volume 1 of the journal Structural Health Monitoring… • continuous or regular monitoring of the condition of a structure or system using built-in or autonomous sensory systems, and any resultant intervention to preserve structural integrity • a broad multidisciplinary field both in terms of the diverse science and technology involved as well as its varied applications • implemented on diverse systems and structures such as aircraft, spacecraft, ships, helicopters, automobiles, bridges, buildings, civil infrastructure, power generating plants, pipelines, electrical systems, manufacturing and processing facilities, biological systems, and for the protection of the environment, and for defense

Cliff Lissenden, Director CoE SHM, Assoc. Prof. Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State, (814) 863-5754 office, (814) 574-1542 cell,

Ed Smith, Assoc. Director CoE SHM, Prof. Aerospace Engineering, Penn State, (814) 863-0966,

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