Pol Spanos
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rice University, Texas
“Random Vibrations of Nonlinear Continua Endowed with Fractional Derivative Elements”
Yukio Tamura
Department of Architectural Engineering
Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan
“Aerodynamic Characteristics of Super-Tall Buildings with Various Configurations”
Ryan Janzen
co-founder and CTO of TransPod
“Transportation at 1000 km/h: Pushing Propulsion Dynamics to the Extreme, in TransPod’s Ultra-High-Speed Hyperloop System“
James Brownjohn
Vibration Engineering Section
University of Exeter, England
“Tests on Long Span Bridges and Analysis Using New OMA Techniques.”
Michael Hanss
Institute of Engineering and Computational Mechanics
University of Stuttgart, Germany
“Certainly Uncertain – The Charm of Fuzzy Predictions”
Victor Krylov
Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Loughborough University, England
“Acoustic Black Holes for Flexural Waves: A Smart Approach to Vibration Damping”
Satish Nagarajaiah
Civil and Environmental
Rice University, Texas
“Sparse and Low-rank Methods for Structural Identification and SHM”
Alexander Vakakis
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois
“Intentional Utilization of Strong Nonlinearity in Structural Dynamics”
David Wagg
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Sheffield, England
“Understanding the Dynamics of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Nonlinear Systems Using Backbone Curves”