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(24) Selected Research Projects

  • June 2013—May 2016, "Higher harmonic ultrasonic guided waves for structural integrity assessment of infrastructure," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, CMMI).
  • October 2011—September 2014, "High temperature transducers for online monitoring of microstructure evolution," (Sponsor: DoE (Nuclear Energy Universities Program)).
  • August 2010—July 2013, "Monitoring microstructural evolution of Alloy 617 with nonlinear acoustics for remaining useful life prediction: multiaxial creep-fatigue and creep-ratcheting," (Sponsor: DoE (Nuclear Energy Universities Program)).
  • August 2010—August 2012, "Creep-Fatigue and Creep-Ratcheting Failures of Alloy 617 (supplement)," (Sponsor: DoE (Nuclear Energy Universities Program)).
  • August 2009—July 2012, "Continuous piezoelectric health monitoring systems based on ultrasonic guided waves," (Sponsor: NSF Sensors and sensing systems).
  • October 2009—December 2011, "Creep-fatigue and creep-ratcheting failures of Alloy 617: experiments and unified constitutive modeling towards addressing the ASME code issues," (Sponsor: DoE (Nuclear Energy Universities Program)).
  • August 2008—July 2011, "Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Guided Waves," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • January 2007—December 2010, "Nondestructive evaluation of polymer-matrix composites and joints using ultrasonic guided waves," (Sponsor: NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate).
  • January 2009—June 2010, "Ultrasonic guided wave integrity analysis tool for well casing," (Sponsor: Gas Storage Technology Consortium).
  • March 2007—February 2010, "Design in Mechanics of Materials Courses for Deeper Learning," (Sponsor: NSF Division of Undergraduate Education).
  • July 2008—June 2009, "Center of Excellence in Structural Health Monitoring," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Partners).

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  • May 2006—May 2009, "Time dependent deformation of strength differential metallic alloys," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • March 2006—February 2009, "Experimental assessment and characterization of high temperature unified constitutive equations for Alloy 617," (Sponsor: Department of Energy).
  • August 2007—July 2008, "Penetration power of ultrasonic guided waves for piping and well casing integrity analysis," (Sponsor: Gas Storage Technology Consortium).
  • July 2007—June 2008, "Center of Excellence in Structural Health Monitoring," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Partners).
  • July 2006—June 2008, "GSE/RES Assessing Women in Student Environments (AWISE) Moving Assessment of Women Studying Engineering into the Classroom," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation - HRD).
  • January 2006—December 2007, "Design in mechanics of materials courses for deeper learning," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2005—August 2007, "Life prediction modeling of bladed disk assemblies in turbines," (Sponsor: Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation).
  • January 2007—June 2007, "Center of Excellence in Structural Health Monitoring," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Partners).
  • July 2006—June 2007, "Long range ultrasonic guided waves for inspection of stripper well components," (Sponsor: Stripper Well Consortium).
  • May 2006—May 2007, "Health monitoring for synthetic material arresting cables," (Sponsor: US Navy).
  • June 2006—May 2007, "Ultrasonic guided waves for monitoring natural gas well casing integrity," (Sponsor: Gas Storage Technology Consortium).
  • January 2006—December 2006, "Technology development for shaft crack detection in nuclear power plants continuation," (Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute).
  • January 2005—December 2005, "Technology development for shaft crack detection in nuclear power plants continuation," (Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute).
 

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