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Las Vegas, NV, United States
20 - 24 March 2016
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SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2016 now in Nevada. Plan to attend and hear the latest advancements in materials and sensor technologies.

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Attend Smart Structures/NDE 2016, the conference that is home to energy harvesting, civil infrastructure monitoring, and much more. A unique collaboration between engineers and researchers involved with the applied technologies of advanced materials, smart sensor networks, and non-destructive evaluation tools. Join us in our new Nevada location.

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 2016 Conferences Topic Areas
Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VI  
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XVIII  
Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems X  
Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites X
Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies X  
Nano-, Bio-, Info-Tech Sensors and Systems  
Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems  
Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure X
Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems X  
Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems ll 

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SS/NDE 2015 - Martin the Caiman Lizard

The 2015 San Diego Zoo Animal Ambassador, '
Martin' - a Caiman Lizard helped the staff from the Zoo's Centre for Bioinspiration promote the value of bioinspired engineering design. In an effort to connect international academic, public, and industrial sectors to accelerate innovation inspired by nature, the center conducts corporate innovation services, partnered development projects, education and outreach. More information and videos about this project

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2016 Important Dates

Author Notification
16 November 2015

Manuscripts Due  
22 February 2016

Early Registration Deadline
4 March 2016

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