Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab

The Purdue University Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab is dedicated to research and education toward improving the ability of structures to resist both natural and man-made hazards. Educational and research efforts are integrated to facilitate advancing the relevant technologies and training the next generation of engineers in their effective use.

 

 

Latest News

Ali Imrak Ozdagli and Amin Maghareh won the 2013 NEES Simulation Competition in Reno, USA. The model can be found here.

8/1/2013

Tony Friedman successfully defended his PhD. The title of his dissertation is "Development and Experimental Validation of a New Control Strategy Considering Device Dynamics for Large-Scale MR Dampers using Real-Time Hybrid Simulatio."

11/20/2012

Xiuyu Gao successfully defended his PhD. The title of his dissertation is "Development of a Robust Framework for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation: From Dynamical System, Motion Control to Experimental Error Verification."

December 2012

Nestor E. Castaneda Aguilar successfully defended his PhD. The title of his dissertation is "Development and Validation of a Real-Time Computational Framework for Hybrid Simulation of Dynamically-Excited Steel Frame Structures".

December 2012

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Facilities

Six Degree of Freedom Shake Table

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Allowable motion ranges up to six degrees of freedom, including translation and rotation about the three orthogonal axes.

Cyber-physical Instrument for Real-time hybrid Structural Testing (CIRST)

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Real-time hybrid testing combines simulation and physical testing to help in assessing structural integrity in large scale civil infrastructures.

Small-scale Earthquake Simulator

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Constructed by Quanser Consulting
Used as the standard shake table of the UCISTconsortium

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Get Involved

Contact Information

BOWEN LAB:
1040 South River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2101
iisl@ecn.purdue.edu or amaghare@purdue.edu
(765) 494-9340

Graduate Students

Graduate assistantships (such as teaching assistantship and research assistantship) are available for qualified students for graduate degrees. To be considered students must first apply to the graduate program in the School of Mechanical or Civil Engineering.

ME Graduate Admissions

CE Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Students

The lab encourages undergraduate students to get involved in research next summer. Qualified undergraduate students will be hosted by the lab or the SURF program