Smart Structures

Structural Control

Vibration control of structures subjected to multiple hazards by

  • Evolutionary Game Theory
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Decentralized vibration control
  • Neural Dynamic model
  • Real-Time Hybrid Simulation
  • Model-free Adaptive Control
  • Controlled Rocking Steel Braced Frame

Smart Structures

Morphing Building Envelope

Adaptive building facade based on origami-inspired movements subjected to windstorms.

  • Morphing shell structures
  • Wind engineering
  • Topology optimization
  • Multi-agent control
  • Origami-inspired compliance mechanisms
  • Aerodynamic structures

Smart Structures

Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication

Nature-inspired design of structures for smart application

  • Smart community layouts
  • Windstorm design
  • Nano-, Micro- and Macro level of adoption
  • Marine movements and aquatic life
  • Robotics

Smart Structures

Sustainable Engineering

Wave energy harvesting in civil engineering

  • Hydrodynamic control of wave energy converters
  • Energy harvesting
  • Multi-objective optimization