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NIST Civil Infrastructure Showcase Agenda

March 13-14, 2014

Day 1
8:00 - 9:00 AMArrival and Registration
9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcome
Dr. Thomas R. Lettieri, NIST Technology Innovation Program Office

Introductory Remarks
Mr. Marc Stanley, former Director of the Technology Innovation Program (ret.)

9:15 - 9:45 AM

Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Network For Structural Bridge Health Prognosis
Mistras Group, Inc., DBA Physical Acoustics Corp. – Lead
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
University of South Carolina
University of Miami

Presenter: Dr. Obdulia Ley, Mistras Group [Presentation Slides]

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Advanced Health Management of Civil Infrastructure Using a Scalable Active Sensing System
Acellent Technologies, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Jeffrey Bergman, Acellent Technologies [Presentation Slides]

10:15 - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 - 11:00 AM

Cyber-Enabled Wireless Monitoring Systems for the Protection of Deteriorating National Infrastructure Systems
University of Michigan – Lead
SC Solutions
Prospect Solutions, LLC
Monarch Antenna, Inc.
Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
Li, Fischer, Lepech & Associates, LLC

Presenter: Dr. Abbas Emami-Naeini, SC Solutions [Presentation Slides]

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Infrastructure Defect Recognition, Visualization, and Failure Prediction System utilizing Ultra Wide Band Pulsed Radar Profilometry
ELXSI – Lead
Louisiana Technical University

Presenters: Mr. Joseph Yestrebsky and Mr. Anthony Winiewicz, ELXSI Cues, Inc. [Presentation Slides]

11:30 - 12:00 Noon

Civil Infrastructure Inspection and Monitoring Using Unmanned Air Vehicles
CyPhy Works, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Jason Walker, CyPhy Works [Presentation Slides]

12:00 - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM

Fiber Sensing System for Civil Infrastructure Health Monitoring
Distributed Sensor Technologies,Inc. – Lead
Optiphase, Inc.
Redfern Integrated Optics, Inc.
University of Illinois, Chicago

Presenter: Dr. Farhad Ansari, University of Illinois, Chicago [Presentation Slides]

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Development of Rapid, Reliable, and Economical Methods for Inspection and Monitoring of Highway Bridges
University of Texas at Austin – Lead
National Instruments Corp.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Jeremiah Fasl, WJE [Presentation Slides]

2:00 - 2:30 PM

VOTERS: Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors
Northeastern University – Lead
Earth Science Systems, LLC
Trilion Quality Systems, LLC
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Vermont

Presenter: Dr. Ming L. Wang, Northeastern University [Presentation Slides]

2:30 - 5:00 PMDemonstrations
Day 2
9:00 - 9:30 AM

Moving from R&D to Manufacture

Presenter: Dr. Clara Asmail, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Automated Nondestructive Evaluation and Rehabilitation System (ANDERS) for Bridge Decks
Rutgers University – Lead
Mala GeoScience USA, Inc.
Drexel University
PD-LD, Inc.
Pennoni Associates Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Nenad Gucunski, Rutgers and Dr. Franklin Moon, Drexel [Presentation Slides]

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Development of a Multiscale Monitoring and Health Assessment Framework for Effective Management of Levees and Flood-Control Infrastructure Systems
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Lead
Geocomp Corp.

Presenter: Dr. Mourad Zeghal, RPI [Presentation Slides]

10:30 - 10:45 AMBreak
10:45 - 11:15 AM

Development of High-Toughness, Low-Viscosity Resin for Reinforcing Pothole Patching Materials
University of California, Los Angeles – Lead
Materia Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Larry Carlson, UCLA [Presentation Slides]

11:15 - 11:45 AM

Advanced Coating Technology for Infrastructure
MesoCoat, Inc. – Lead
EMTEC
Polythermics

Presenter: Dr. Evelina Vogli, Mesocoat [Presentation Slides]

11:45 - 12:00 NoonSummary and Wrap-up
12:00 - 5:00 PMDemonstrations

Indoor Demonstrations/Displays (Poster Hallway)
Acellent Technologies
CyPhy Works
Drexel University
ELXSI
Mala GeoScience
MesoCoat
Mistras Group
Monarch Antenna
Northeastern University
Rutgers University
SC Solutions
Trilion Quality Systems, LLC
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Michigan
University of Texas/WJE

Outdoor Demonstrations (Admin. Parking Lot)
Rutgers University