SPIE Smart Structures + NDE program

Make plans to be part of this important gathering of conferences, presentations, technical, and special events

A great program has been built

Each year this important community comes together to share and discuss current research, hear the latest breakthroughs, and connect with colleagues.

The 2024 program is now available and registration is open. We hope you will make plans to attend in March.

Conference topics include over 450 papers

  • Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation
  • Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD)
  • NDE 4.0, Predictive Maintenance, Communication, and Energy Systems: The Digital Transformation of NDE
  • Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems
  • Soft Mechatronics and Wearable Systems
  • Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication
  • Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials
  • Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems
  • Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems

Innovation and research acknowledged

Join us in celebrating the research achievements within the field of smart structures and advanced materials – these awards are directed toward student authors and early-career scientists.

See who is presenting

Don't miss the outstanding slate of speakers at this year's event. There will be six featured plenary - hear from these leaders highlighting their specific areas of research.

An invitation to participate

The meeting for leading researchers and engineers as they share the latest developments in advanced materials, sensor systems, NDE, and structural health monitoring for applications in automotive, aerospace, civil infrastructure, and Industry 4.0. Join your peers within the sensors community. Read the full invitation from the chairs.

2024 Symposium Chairs

Haiying Huang

The Univ. of Texas at Arlington
(United States)

Hani Naguib

Univ. of Toronto

2024 Symposium Co-chairs

Asha Hall

DEVCOM Army Research Lab.
(United States)

Jae-Hung Han

(Korea, Republic of)

Executive Organizing Committee

Saman Farhangdoust, MIT Media Lab. (United States)

Branko Glisic, Princeton Univ. (United States)

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)

Andrew Gyekenyesi, Ohio Aerospace Institute (United States)

Guoliang Huang, Univ. of Missouri (United States)

Sangwoo Kim, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)

Mato Knez, CIC nanoGUNE Consolider (Spain)

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)

Xiaopeng Li, Toyota Research Institute, North America (United States)

Maria Pina Limongelli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

John D. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)

Russell Mailen, Auburn Univ. (United States)

Raúl Martín-Palma, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)

Norbert Meyendorf, Fraunhofer IKTS (Germany) and Univ. of Dayton (United States)

Ching Tai Ng, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)

Christopher Niezrecki, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell (United States)

Mostafa Nouh, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)

Il-Kwon Oh, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)

Kara Peters, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)

Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)

Fabrizio Ricci, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)

Piervincenzo Rizzo, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)

Stefan Seelecke, Lehrstuhl für intelligente Materialsysteme (Germany)

Shima Shahab, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)

Peter Shull, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)

Anne Ladegaard Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)

Zhongqing Su, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong, China)

Serife Tol, Univ. of Michigan (United States)

Aimy Wissa, Princeton Univ. (United States)

H. Felix Wu, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States)

Jinkyu Yang, Univ. of Washington (United States)

Woon-Hong Yeo, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)

Tzuyang Yu, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell (United States)

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