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9 - 13 March 2014
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Smart Structures/ NDE 2014 has now concluded

Final Program Available | SPIE Smart Structures/ NDE

Thank you for attending SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2014 a multidisciplinary conference devoted to: energy harvesting, non-destructive evaluation (NDE), damage detection, structural health monitoring (SHM), dielectric elastomers, actuators, shape memory alloys and polymers, magnetorheological fluids, electroactive polymers (EAP), bioinspired and robotic systems, and smart materials, sensors, systems, and networks. We appreciate your participation.

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2014 Final Technical Program
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2014 Technical Abstracts (PDF 2 MB) 

2014  Event 'Hot Topics'

2014 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 Sensor Phenomena, Technology, Networks, and Systems Integration
Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security
Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems
 When science imitates nature

The San Diego Zoo is back in 2014, and is always a highlight.

SS/NDE 2013 - Monty the Python

The 2013 San Diego Zoo Animal Ambassador, Monty, a 35-year-old python, helped the staff from the Zoo's Centre for Bioinspriation demonstrate the application of thermal sensors and mechanical propulsion systems. This is part of an ongoing collaboration between SPIE and the San Diego Zoo to promote bioinspired engineering design.

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2014 Important Dates

Abstracts Due
Post-Deadline submissions will be considered. Contact Megan Artz for information.

Author Notification
4 November 2013

Manuscripts Due  
10 February 2014

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