Completed projects

CAREER: Model Updating Cognitive Systems (MUCogS)

Model Updating Cognitive Systems (MUCogS) provide a new paradigm on model updating of structural systems.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

Self Powered Wireless Sensor Network For Structural Bridge Health Prognosis

This joint venture lead by Physical Acoustics Corporation seeks to develop wireless self powered acoustic emission sensors for structural health monitoring of structural systems.

Funding agency: 
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Radionuclide Waste Disposal: Development of Multi-scale Experimental and Modeling Capabilities

This project is collaboration between scientists and engineers at Clemson University, University of South Carolina, and South Carolina State University.

Funding agency: 
Department of Energy

Human Fall Detection

Falls and fall injuries continue to be major safety challenges for older adults with dementia.

Funding agency: 
Palmetto Health / Alzheimer's association

Development and Implementation of Staggered BEM-FEM for the Assessment of Vibrations Induced by High Speed Trains

The research objective of this project is to formulate a systematic and efficient computational approach for computer simulations to estimate the vibrations on the train, track, free-field and nearby surface or embedded structures generated by the high speed trains.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

Simulation of Integrated Urban Infrastructure Systems using Component-based Modeling

This grant provides funding for research on the standardization of system integration protocols for the purpose of simulating and managing civil infrastructure systems.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

Implementing and Assessing Strategies for Environments for Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (EFFECTs) Development and Implementation

The project is a collaboration between the University of South Carolina and Marshall University. The project stablsihes strategies to aid faculty in the design and implementation of special instructional modules (EFFECTs) designed to foster critical thinking.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

REU program in smart structures

This ten-week collaborative international REU site program will establish a Smart Structures Undergraduate Research Collaboratory where students at the Universities of Akron, South Carolina, and Connecticut will partner with the Korean Advance Institute for Science and Techno

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

Developing an Engineering Environment for Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (EFFECT) Through Measurements

Most undergraduate engineering curricula provide the core knowledge and technical skills necessary to practice engineering.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

NUE: Nano in a Global Context for Engineering Students

This Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering program at the University of South Carolina, entitled "NUE: Nano in a Global Context for Engineering Students", under the direction of Dr.

Funding agency: 
National Science Foundation

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