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Zhuoxiong "Charlie" Sun, PhD student in the School of Mechanical Engineering, made a research presentations during the 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering & 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology held jointly at the University of Illinois, August 1-2, 2015. The topic of the presentation was Wireless Structural Control Benchmark Problem

08/02/2015

Several graduate students from the Lyles School of Civil Engineering made presentations on their research during the 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering & 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology held jointly at the University of Illinois, August 1-2, 2015. The titles of the presentations are: 

RTHS with Concurrent Model Updating on A 
Distributed Platform, presented by Ge (Gaby) Ou 

Fragility Analysis of Structures incorporating 
Control Systems, presented by Alana Wilbee

Damped Hysteretic Resistance Identification 
of Bouc-Wen Model using Data-based 
Model-free Nonlinear Approach, presented by Seungwook Seok 

Effective Viscous Damping Ratio in Seismic 
Response of Reinforced Concrete Structures, presented by Pedram Khajeh Hesameddin 

Development and Evaluation of a Geographically 
Distributed Real-time Hybrid Simulation Platform, presented by Ali I. Ozdagli

Development of Adaptive Multi-rate Interface 
for Real-time Hybrid Simulation, presented by Amin Maghareh 

08/02/2015

A mini-symposium was held in Bowen lab at Purdue university. Nine vistors from top Chinese research universities and members of the IISL exchanged their latest research findings.

05/26/2015

Prof. Bin Xu published two conference papers: "Cracking Monitoring of RC Joints under Cyclic Loadings Based on Wavelet Packet Analysis on Embedded PZT Measurements" and "Icing Monitoring for a Wind Turbine Model Blade with Active PZT Technology" at the proceedings of the 14th ASCE International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction and Operations.

10/27/2014

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

8/1/2013

Amin Maghareh gave presentation in the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013. His presenetation was entitled, “Investigation of the effect of Transfer System Delay on Multi-degree of Freedom Real-time Hybrid Simulation.“

6/17/2013

Amin Maghareh gave presentation in the International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications, ICNC 2013. His presenetation was entitled, “Investigation of Uncertainties Associated with
Actuation Modeling Error and Sensor Noise on Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Performance
.“

1/28/2013

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

Ali Irmak Ozdagli gave presentation during the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, held September 24-28, 2012, in Lisbon, Portugal. His presentation was entitled “Verification of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation with Shake Table Tests”

9/24/2012

Prof. Shirley Dyke participated in the 2nd Workshop on China-US Collaboration for Disaster Evolution/Resilience of Civil Infrastructure and Urban Environment

Her plenary lecture was entitled "Emerging Opportunities in Real-time and Distributed Hybrid Simulation"

12/9/2011

Xiuyu Gao and Ali Irmak Ozdagli gave presentations during the Advances in Real-Time Hybrid Simulation workshop, held October 10-11, 2011, at the Lehigh Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) facility.

Xiuyu's presentation was entitled “Real Time Hybrid Testing from System, Control to Experimental Error"

Ali's presentation was entitled "Control-oriented System Identification of a Large Frame for RTHS”

10/10/2011

On Friday September 2nd we will be holding an Open House for the IISL Laboratory.

The event will be held at the Bowen Laboratory (see address below) from 3:00-6:00pm. It will include live demos geared towards learning what happens during an earthquake and how to test buildings to destruction!

Refreshments will be available. Please, no shorts or open toed shoes.

Address:
1040 South River Road West
Lafayette, IN 47907

9/2/2011

Xiuyu Gao and Wei Song presented papers "Application of pseudospectral method in stochastic optimal control of nonlinear structural systems" and "Experimental Validation of a Scaled Instrument for Real-time Hybrid Testing" respectively at the 2011 American Control Conference in San Francisco, CA.

6/29/2011

Gaby (Ge) Ou participated in holding the NEEShub Bootcamp webinar on   Friday, February 4th. She made a presentation focusing on how to upload data and use the collaborative tools within the NEEShub.

2/9/2011

Sriram Krishnan and Charlie (Zhuxiong) Sun participated in the recent Workshop on Cyber-Physical Co-Design of Wireless Monitoring and Control for Civil Infrastructure, held at the University of Illinois Seibel Center from February 17-18th. They each made presentations entitled Evaluating the Performance of Distributed Approaches (Krishnan) and for Modal Identification Review of Recent Smart Sensor Research for SHM using the Truss in the SSTL (Sun).

2/9/2011

Nestor Castaneda recently was awarded a SIRG fellowship from Purdue University's Cybercenter to partially support his education this year.

2/9/2011

Sriram Krishnan presented a paper entitled "Validation of a Multi-level Damage Detection Approach Using a Full Scale Highway Truss," at the SPIE Smart Structures and Nondestructive Evaluation Symposium, San Diego, California, March 15-18, 2011

3/20/2011