Conference Topics

Materials

  • Shape memory alloys
  • Ferroelectrics & piezoelectrics
  • Electroactive polymers
  • Electrostrictive and magnetostrictive materials
  • Electrorheological and magnetorheological fluids
  • Multifunctional materials
  • Smart composites
  • Smart textiles

Structural Systems and Solutions

  • Adaptive or smart structural systems
  • Active vibration control and reduction
  • Active/semi active/hybrid damping
  • Active noise control
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Shape and position control
  • Variable geometry structures
  • Nano/micro structures/systems

Tools and Methodologies

  • Coupled-field mechanics
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Numerical methods
  • Structural integration of sensors and actuators
  • Control methodologies
  • Integrated system design
  • Bioinspiration and biomimetics
  • Embodying intelligence

Applications

  • Aerospace, military, automotive and transportation
  • Renewable energy and sustainable buildings
  • Energy conversion
  • Energy harvesting
  • Compact hybrid actuation
  • Morphing structures
  • Structural health Monitoring
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Measurement and manufacturing systems
  • Medicine and bioengineering