Keynote/Invited Conference Presentations

1

Empowering and Rejuvenating Civil Engineering with Informatics, Automation, and Actuation

Genda Chen

Presented at the 10th International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals Annual Workshop on Advancing Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure at the 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 12, 2020 (keynote presentation)

2

Robot-assisted Bridge Inspection and Maintenance

Genda Chen

Presented at the 5th International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (ICRAI 2019), Singapore, November 22-24, 2019 (keynote presentation)

3

Bridge Health Management Using Autonomous Systems with Sensors, NDE and Data Analytics

Genda Chen

Presented at the 2019 Symposium on Structural Health Management Theory and Technology, Zheng Jiang, China, October 26, 2019 (keynote presentation)

4

Exploring Graphene Growth from Soybean Oil and its Application in Fiber Optic Corrosion Sensors

Chuanrui Guo and Genda Chen

Presented at the Global Conference on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Technologies, Milan, Italy, March 28-29, 2019 (keynote presentation)

5

Emerging Roles of Autonomous Systems, Structural Health Monitoring and Nondestructive Evaluation in Bridge Inspection and Maintenance

Genda Chen

Presented at the 2019 SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Nondestructive Evaluation, Denver, Colorado, March 3-7, 2019 (keynote presentation)

6

Short-time Continuous Wavelet Transform of the Response of Time-varying Systems

Genda Chen and Hongya Qu

Presented at the 2018 International Conference on Sensor Networks and Signal Processing (SNSP 2018), Xi'an, China, October 28-31, 2018 (keynote presentation)

7

High Performance Bridges with Sustained Materials, Automated Preservation, and Informed Decision: a Life-cycle Perspective

Genda Chen

Presented at the 15th International Symposium on Structural Engineering (ISSE-15), Hangzhou, China, October 25-27, 2018 (invited presentation)

8

Sensor-enhanced Analysis and Behavior of Steel Beams in Fire

Genda Chen

Presented at the 5th World Congress and Exhibition on Construction & Steel Structure (Steel Structure 2018), Los Angeles, October 5-6, 2018 (keynote presentation)

9

Enamel Coating for Steel Rebar in Concrete: Corrosion Barrier and Bond Enhancer

Genda Chen

Presented at the World Congress of Materials Science and Engineering, Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 23-25, 2018 (keynote presentation)

10

Identification of Nonlinear Oscillators with Multiple Analytical Mode Decompositions

Hongya Qu, Tiantian Li and Genda Chen

Presented at the 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Qingdao, China, July 22-25, 2018 (invited presentation)

11

SHM Roles in Autonomous Inspection and Preventive Maintenance of Bridges

Genda Chen

Presented at the 8th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Brisbane, Australian, December 5-8, 2017 (keynote presentation)

12

A Strategic Framework to Extend Structural Health Monitoring into Bridge Management

Genda Chen

Presented at the World Transport Convention, Beijing, China, June 4-9, 2017 (invited presentation)

13

Lab-on-sensor concept, calibration, and application in evaluation of structural behaviors under environmental and loading conditions

Genda Chen

Presented at the 2017 Smart Materials and Structures, Florida, USA, March 20-22, 2017 (keynote presentation)

14

Innovative Applications of Telecom Optic Fibers in Engineering Assessment of Civil Infrastructure

Genda Chen, Yi Bao, and Yizheng Chen

Presented at the 2nd World Congress of Smart Materials, Singapore, March 4-7, 2016 (keynote presentation

15

A Ductile and Corrosion-free Design of Bridges with Confined Concrete-filled Polyvinyl-chloride Tubular Columns

Genda Chen and Mostafa Fakharifar

Presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Life-cycle Performance of Bridges and Structures, Changsha, China, December 18-20, 2015 (invited presentation)

16

Hilbert Transform and its Application in System Identification

Genda Chen

Proceedings of the Joint 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (6AESE) and 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (11ANCRiSST), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, August 1-2, 2015 (invited presentation)

17

A Strategic Framework to Extend SHM into Bridge Preservation - towards Sustainable Transportation Network

Genda Chen

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructures, Turin, Italy, July 1-3, 2015 (keynote presentation)

18

Transforming SHM Research into Practice in Bridge Maintenance

Genda Chen

Proceedings of the 2015 SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and NDE, Conference 9427 on Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure, San Diego, CA, March 8-12, 2015 (keynote presentation)

19

Corrosion-Induced Concrete Cracking, Steel-Concrete Bond Loss, and Mechanical Degradation of Steel Bars

Fujian Tang, Genda Chen, and Weijian Yi

Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Structures and Building Materials, Guangzhou, China, March 15 and 16, 2014 (keynote presentation)

20

Real-Time Monitoring and Assessment of Large-Scale Infrastructure with Statistically Correlated, Hybrid Instrumented/Computational Simulations

Genda Chen and Ying Huang

Proceedings of the 6th of International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong, China, December 9-11, 2013 (invited presentation)

21

Smart Structures and NDE: Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security VII

Genda Chen (one of three expert panel members). Panel Discussion organized by Caesar Singh, U.S. Department of Transportation

San Diego, CA, March 10-14, 2013 (invited panel member)

22

New Perspectives on Structural Health Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure

Genda Chen

3rd International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals Annual Workshop on Emerging Issues in Transportation Infrastructure Design, Inspection and Maintenance at the 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 13, 2013 (keynote presentation)

23

Chemically Reactive Enamel: a Steel Rebar Coating for Enhanced Durability in Concrete Structures

Genda Chen, Fujian Tang, Jeffery Volz, Richard Brow, and Michael Koenigstein

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures, Belfast, United Kingdom, September 16-18, 2012 (keynote presentation).

24

Enamel Coating: Chemically Bonded to Steel for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance

Genda Chen, Fujian Tang, Jeffery Volz, Richard Brow, and Michael Koenigstein

Presented at the 2nd International Conference on Structures and Building Materials (2ICSBM), Hangzhou, China, March 10 and 11, 2012 (keynote presentation)

25

Structural Health Monitoring in Civil Infrastructure Applications - New Perspectives

Genda Chen

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-5), Cancun, Mexico, December 11-15, 2011 (invited presentation)

26

Enamel-Coated Steel for Life-Cycle Performance of RC Structures - Characterization and Performance Validation

Genda Chen, Richard Brow, Jason Baird, Jeffery Volz, Dongming Yan, Signo Reis, Fujian Tan, Chenglin Wu, Xiaoming Cheng, Charles Werner, Xing Tao, and Mike Koenigstein

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges and Structures, Changsha, China, June 27-29, 2010 (invited presentation)

27

Crack Detection of a 15 Meter Long Reinforced Concrete Girder with a Single Distributed Cable Sensor

Genda Chen, Shishuang Sun, Xianlin Shen, David Pommerenke, Gary G. Greene, Abdeldjelil Belarbi, and Huimin Mu

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Infrastructures (SHMII-1), Tokyo, Japan, November, 13-15, 2003 (invited presentation)