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    Past Event Overview

    San Diego, California

    SPIE Smart Structures/NDE conference features the latest advances in smart materials, energy harvesting, sensor networks, soft actuators, non-destructive evaluation (NDE) and structural health monitoring (SHM) for civil infrastructure and energy systems, damage detection, electroactive polymers (EAP), bioinspiration, and biomimetics. Present. Publish. 

    Thank you for atttending. We look forward to seeing you in 2016 in Las Vegas.

     2015 Conferences Topic Areas Were
    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
    Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies 
    Nano-, Bio-, Info-Tech Sensors and Systems  
    Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems  
    Smart Sensors Phenomena, Technology, Networks, and Systems Integration  
    Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 
    Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 
    NEW- Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems  
     Inspired by Nature

    The San Diego Zoo 2015 - always a highlight.

    SS/NDE 2014 - Tipu the Anteater

    "The 2014 San Diego Zoo Animal Ambassador, 
    Tipu - The Anteater helped the staff from the Zoo's Centre for Bioinspriation demonstrate the application of "structural design from his strong yet flexible body, to his rotating ankles for easier scaling of surfaces, to his fur which acts like armor. This is part of an ongoing collaboration between SPIE and the San Diego Zoo to promote bioinspired engineering design. More information and videos about this project

     In the News:

    Photonics for a Better World: Smart Structures + Bioinspiration 

    Making Stuff: Smarter - Video 53.24 min - Courtesy of PBS.  

    Accepted Papers

    If accepted, your research will be published in the SPIE Digital Library

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    of optics and photonics research papers.

    Present at SPIE Smart Structures/NDE
    Dynamic | Diverse | Current | Collaborative

    Publish in SPIE Proceedings
    Timely | Relevant | Cited | Indexed