Keynote Speakers

1. Topic: Active Vibration Control of Structures (June 2,  8:45-9:30 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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John E Mottershead
BSc, PhD, DEng
Center for Engineering Dynamics,
University of Liverpool, UK+44 (0)151 794 4827

+44 (0)151 794 4848 (FAX)
Email: J.E.Mottershead@liverpool.ac.uk

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2. Topic:Intelligent Wireless Monitoring Technologies for Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Engineering Structures(June 2,  9:30-10:15 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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Jerome P. Lynch
PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan
Email: jerlynch@umich.edu

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3. Topic: The Tohoku Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 (June 3,  8:45-9:30 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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Wilfred D. Iwan
California Institute of Technology,
Pasadena,
California.
Tel: 626-395-4144
Email: wdiwan@caltech.edu

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4. Topic:Turning weakness to strength: From atoms to structures (June 3,  9:30-10:15 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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Markus J. Buehler, Ph. D.

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of   Technology, US
E-mail: mbuehler@MIT.EDU,
Lab URL: http://web.mit.edu/mbuehler/www/
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5. Topic: Poroelasticity of elastomeric gels—when mechanics meets chemistry (June 4,  8:45-9:30 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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Zhigang Suo
Allen E. and Marilyn M. Puckett Professor of Mechanics and Materials

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: suo@seas.harvard.edu

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6.Topic: Piping Dynamics: A Review and New Developments (June 4,  9:30-10:15 am, Ballroom, 2nd floor, Curry Center)

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Michael P. Païdoussis
Thomas Workman Emeritus Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
McGill University,
Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2K6
Email: michael.paidoussis@mcgill.ca

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