INSPIRE UTC Annual Meeting

Come visit the technical research presentations by the INSPIRE UTC faculty.

8:30 - 9:00AM : 

UAV-enabled Measurement for Spatial Magnetic Field of Smart Rocks in Bridge Scour Monitoring, Dr. Genda Chen, Missouri S&T

9:00 - 9:30AM:

Battery-free Antenna Sensors for Strain and Crack Monitoring of Bridge Structures, Dr. Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:30 - 10:00AM:

In-line Long Period Grating and Brillouin Scattering Fiber Optic Sensors for Strain, Temperature, Chloride Concentration, and Steel Mass Loss Measurement in Bridge Applications, Dr. Genda Chen, Missouri S&T

10:30 - 11:00AM:

3D Microwave Camera for Concrete Delamination and Steel Corrosion Detection, Dr. Reza Zoughi, Missouri S&T

11:00 - 11:30AM:

Hyperspectral Image Analysis for Mechanical and Chemical Properties of Concrete and Steel Surfaces, Dr. Genda Chen, Missouri S&T

11:30 - 12:00PM:

Quantitative Bridge Inspection Ratings Using Autonomous Robotic Systems, Dr. Anil Agrawal, The City College of New York

1:00 - 1:30PM:

Mobile-manipulating UAVs for Sensor Installation, Bridge Inspection and Maintenance, Dr. Paul Oh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

1:30 - 2:00PM:

Climbing Robots with Automated Deployment of Sensors and NDE Devices for Steel Bridge Inspection, Dr. Hung La, University of Nevada, Reno

2:00 - 2:30PM:

Autonomous Wall-climbing Robots for Inspection and Maintenance of Concrete Bridges, Dr. Jizhong Xiao, The City College of New York

3:00 - 3:30PM:

Training Framework of Robotic Operation and Image Analysis for Decision-Making in Bridge Inspection and Preservation, Dr. Ruwen Qin, Missouri S&T

3:30 - 4:00PM:

Developing a Robotic Simulator and Video Games for Professional and Public Training, Dr. Sushil Louis, University of Nevada, Reno

4:00 - 4:30PM:

Bridge Resilience Assessment with INSPIRE Data, Dr. Iris Tien, Georgia Institute of Technology



Tuesday, August 14 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, BCH 213
1401 N. Pine St., Rolla, MO 65409

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Meetings, Lectures and Conferences


College of Engineering and Computing, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering




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