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Radio frequency identification tags linked to on board micro-electro-mechanical systems in a wireless, remote and intelligent monitoring and assessment system for the maintainance of constructed facilities.
 
 

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MEMSCON Facts

Contract No: 036887 

Project total cost:  4.632.430

EC contribution: 3.814.816

Project Start Date: 1/10/2008

Duration: 36 Months

Coordinator: Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Athens, Greece

Instrument: Specific Targeted Research Project

No of partners: 12

 

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MEMSCON Workshop 2012 - Agenda 


  

 Opening Session

Time

Title

Name

09:00–09:05

Welcome Address

Angelos Amditis (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, Greece)

09:05-09:15

Structural Monitoring for Post-Earthquake Decision Support on School Safety

Panagiotis Kerchoulas (President, Organization for School Buildings, Greece)

09:15-09:30

MEMSCON Project: Presentation of the Concept, Objectives and Potential Impact

Angelos Amditis (MEMSCON Project Coordinator)

Session 1: Advanced Sensing Technologies for Civil Engineering Structures

Chair: Daniele Zonta (University of Trento, Italy)

09:30-10:00

Keynote Speech: Wireless Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges: Technology Developments and Field Deployments

Jerome Lynch (University of Michigan, US)

10:00-10:30

Keynote Speech: Innovative monitoring technologies for underground infrastructure

Kenichi Soga (University of Cambridge, UK)

Coffee Break (30˘)

 

 

 Session 1A: Advanced Sensing Technologies for Civil Engineering Structures

Chair: Jerome Lynch (University of Michigan, US)

11:00-11:20

Mobile Acoustic Sensing for the Subsurface Profile of Pavement

Ming Wang (Northeastern University, US)

11:20-11:40

Acoustic Sensors for Structural Monitoring in Construction

Athanasios Anastasopoulos (ENVIROCOUSTICS- member of MISTRAS group, Greece)

11:40-12:00

Low Power Wireless Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings using MEMS Strain Sensors and Accelerometers

Tom Torfs (IMEC, Belgium)

12:00-12:20

Ultra Low Power Wireless Sensing for Long-Term Structural Monitoring of Civil Engineering Structures

Juan Santana (IMEC-NL)

Session 1B: Advanced Sensing Technologies for Civil Engineering Structures

Chair: Kenichi Soga (University of Cambridge, UK)

11:00-11:20

MEMS Accelerometers for Building Structural Health Monitoring Systems

Nicolas Bertsch (MEMSCAP SA, France)

11:20-11:40

MEMS-Based Strain Sensors for Structural Monitoring of Civil Engineering Structures

Vincent Spiering (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., NL)

11:40-12:00

Controlling structural vibrations via smart variable dampers: experimental investigations and possible applications

Antonio Occhiuzzi (University of Naples ˇParthenope˘, Italy)

12:00-12:20

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring

Daniele Inaudi (Smartec S.A., Switzerland)

 

Lunch Break (1h)

 

Session 2: Monitoring-Based Assessment of Structural Condition and Maintenance/Repair Management in Construction

Chair: Nicolas Bertsch (Memscap SA, France)

13:20-13:50

Keynote Speech: Simple but effective SHM: The sceptic-practitioner view of what works well, what doesn˘t and where we should direct our efforts

James Brownjohn (University of Sheffield, UK)

13:50-14:20

Keynote Speech: Non-Stationary Random Vibration Identification and Its Use in SHM

Spilios Fassois (University of Patras, Greece)

Session 2A

Chair: James Brownjohn (University of Sheffield, UK)

14:20-14:40

Expert system for proactive maintenance and rehabilitation following seismic damage

Stefanos Camarinopoulos (RISA, Germany)

14:40-15:00

Monitoring-Based Structural Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Tunnels and Buildings under Operating and Seismic Loads

Dimitris Bairaktaris (DBA Ltd, Greece)

15:00-15:20

Condition-Based Maintenance Management

Vassilis Kallidromitis (TECNIC, S.p.A., Italy)

15:20-15:40

Development of practical health monitoring system for short and medium span bridges based on vibration responses of city bus

Ayaho Miyamoto (Yamaguchi University, Japan)

Session 2B

Chair: Spilios Fassois (University of Patras, Greece)

14:20-14:40

Practical application of SHM system based on optical FBG sensors for truss structures

Wiesław Ostachowicz (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

14:40-15:00

Energy harvesting and vibration damping on wind turbines

Konstantinos Gkoumas (University of Rome ˇLa Sapienza˘, Italy)

15:00-15:20

Development of an integrated monitoring system for building (energy) management and structural health monitoring

Yong Lu (University of Edinburgh, UK)

15:20-15:40

Highly Synchronous Wireless Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring

Martin Fritz (VCE Holding GmbH, Austria)

Coffee Break (30˘)

 

Session 3: Field Applications: Structural Monitoring and Assessment of Buildings and Bridges

Chair: Daniele Inaudi (Smartec SA, Switzerland)

16:10-16:40

Keynote Speech: Wireless monitoring of historic structures using sensor networks

Christian Grosse (TU Munich, Germany)

16:40-17:10

Keynote Speech: Monitoring Civil Structures using Fiber Optic Sensors

Branko Glisic (Princeton University, US)

Session 3A

Chair: Christian Grosse (Technical University Munich, Germany)

17:10-17:30

Early Warning Monitoring System of Modular Expansion Joints Based on Dynamic Behavior

Willy Peelen

(TNO, The Netherlands)

17:30-17:50

The monitoring system of the “Due Torri” in Bologna, Italy: preliminary results

Giada Gasparini (University of Bologna, Italy)

17:50-18:10

Structural integrity monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge with artificial neural networks

Stefania Arangio (University of Rome ˇLa Sapienza˘, Italy)

Session 3B

Chair: Branko Glisic (Princeton University, US)

17:10-17:30

Earthquake assessment of reinforced concrete buildings

Daniele Zonta (University of Trento, Italy)

17:30-17:50

Structural Health Monitoring of the Large Adriatic Arch Bridges

Jure Radic (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

17:50-18:10

Seismic isolation and monitoring of a religious building in Italy

Mariacristina Spizzuoco (University of Naples ˇFederico II˘, Italy)

 

Clossing Session

18:10-18:25

Concluding remarks

Angelos Amditis (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, Greece)

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