Meeting Agenda (Cymer Conference Room, SME Building Room 248, February 23, 2017)

Time Event
7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Sign-In and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 AM Opening Remarks (Prof. Benson Shing, Chair)
8:15 - 9:30 AM Research Group Overview and Presentations
  • Composites & Aerospace Engineering (Prof. Hyonny Kim)
  • Civil Structures and Earthquake Engineering (Prof. Joel Conte)
  • Mechanics and Computation (Prof. Yuri Bazilevs)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (Prof. John McCartney)
  • Structural Health Monitoring (Prof. Mike Todd)
9:30 - 10:30 AM Break & Student Posters
10:30 – 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions
  • Civil Structures & Earthquake Engineering (SME 346)
  • Composites & Aerospace Engineering (SME 348)
  • Computational Mechanics (SME 448)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (SME 446)
  • Structural Health Monitoring (SME 109 then move to SME 447 at 11:00AM)
11:45 – 12:45 PM Charles Lee Powell Structural Engineering Laboratories 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • Welcome and Introduction by Benson Shing, Department Chair
  • Opening remarks by Peter Cowhey, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor
  • Opening remarks by Albert Pisano, Dean of Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Overview of Powell Labs by Chia-Ming Uang, Professor
  • The Beginning of Powell Labs by Gil Hegemier, Professor
  • The Growth and Mission of Powell Labs by Frieder Seible, Professor and Dean Emeritus of Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Impact on Seismic Safety of Transportation Structures by Tom Ostrom, California State Bridge Engineer, Caltrans
  • Closing Remarks by Joel O. Holliday, President and Chief Executive Officer, Charles Lee Powell Foundation
12:45 – 1:00 PM Presentation of Distinguished Service and Contributions Award
1:00 - 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 – 1:50 PM Lab Tours Lineup
  • Option 1: Englekirk Center – meet in the first floor foyer, led by Prof. Gilberto Mosqueda.
  • Option 2: On-campus laboratories. The participants are divided into three groups, marked by colored dots in your name badges.
    • Yellow group – meet by the second floor elevators, led by Dr. Zongliang Du.
    • Blue group – meet in the Cymer conference room, led by Mr. Wenbo Zhang.
    • Red group – meet in the center of the second floor patio, led by Dr. Sandilya Kambampati.
1:50 - 4:10 PM Lab Tours
1:50 PM Powell Lab / SRMD SHM/Composites Geo/ARMOR
2:30 PM Geo/ARMOR Powell lab/SRMD SHM/Composites
3:10 PM SHM/Composites Geo/ARMOR Powell lab/SRMD
3:50 PM VR VR VR
4:10 - 5:00 PM Refreshment & Networking, Level 2 Patio

Breakout Session (10:30 - 11:45 AM)

Composites & Aerospace Engineering (SME 346) Civil Structures & Earthquake Engineering (SME 348) Mechanics and Computation (SME 448) Geotechnical Engineering (SME 446) Structural Health Monitoring (SME109 then move to SME 447 at 11.00AM)

Impact effects on composite materials and structures with aerospace and other applications, blast response, and adhesive bonding
Hyonny Kim

High-performance infrastructure materials, smart materials and structures, energy-related materials, failure analysis for engineering materials and structures
Yu Qiao

Design, analysis, and experimental testing of light-weight advanced composite structures, dynamic response and vibration, UAVs
John Kosmatka

Shock wave dynamics, shock, polymers, high strain rate loading
Veronica Eliasson

Topology optimization: Multiscale and multiphysics structures
H. Alicia Kim

Understanding Seismic Performance of Concrete and Masonry Structures through Large-scale Simulations
Benson Shing

Seismic Steel Research at UCSD
Chia-Ming Uang

Detailed Nonlinear Modeling and Analysis of the Alto Rio Building that Collapsed during the 2010 Maule Chile Earthquake
Joel Conte

Recent full-scale earthquake and post-earthquake fire investigations on building systems
Tara Hutchinson

Advanced multifunctional structural materials
Yu Qiao

Fluid-structure interactions - from ocean engineering to biomechanics
Qiang Zhu

Topology optimization: Multiscale and multiphysics structures
H. Alicia Kim

Flexible fluid-structure interaction: From wind energy to air blast
Yuri Bazilevs

Development of methods and techniques for biomechanics of hearing
Petr Krysl

Meshfree methods for nano to structural scale modeling
J. S. Chen

Geotechnical engineering at UCSD
John McCartney

Introduction to SHM/NDE, the curriculum, and select projects
Mike Todd
Ken Loh
Francesco Lanza di Scalea
Falko Kuester