SIMO-RCES Joint Seminar on Health Monitoring of Bridges
Final Program
Wednesday
March 4, 2009
Thursday
March 5, 2009
Friday
March 6, 2009
Welcome event
  • Opening
  • Keynote speech I
  • Technical session & discussions
  • Ice breaking
  • Keynote speech II
  • Technical session & discussions
  • Technical visit
  • Closing

1st Day

Thursday, March 5
9:00 - 20:00
9:00 - 9:15 Opening
(chaired by A. Miyamoto & I. Hakola)
9:15 - 10:15 Keynote Speech I
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
SIMO Projects in Finland
by Mr. Ilkka Hakola*
*VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland
10:15 - 10:50 Break
Technical Session I
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
10:50 - 12:00
10:50 - 11:25 Advanced Analysis and Data-mining Application for SHM
by Mr. Akito Yabe*
*Kozo Keikaku Eng. Inc., Japan
11:25 - 12:00 Development of a Remote Laser Sensing System for Continuous Monitoring of Cable-Supported Bridges
by Mr. Keita Kubota*
*Keisoku Research Consultant Co, Japan
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
Technical Session II
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
13:30 - 14:40
13:30 - 14:05 Bridge Monitoring System of Kirjalansalmi Suspension Bridge
by Mr Matti Halonen*
*VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland
14:05 - 14:40 Time of Flight Sensor for Measuring Strain in Concrete Bridge - Case study experiences from Siikajoki bridge -
by Prof. Timo Aho*
*Oulu University, Finland
14:40 - 15:15 Break
Technical Session III
(chaired by Ayaho Miyamoto)
15:15 - 16:25
15:15 - 15:50 Networked Sensing for Capturing Seismic Behavior of Buildings
by Prof. Yusuke Mizuno*
*Yamaguchi University, Japan
15:50 - 16:25 Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites for Structural Health Monitoring
by Prof. Kenneth J. Loh*
*University of California, Davis, USA
19:00 - 21:00 Ice breaking

2nd Day

Friday, March 6
9:00 - 18:00
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speech II
(chaired by Ilkka Hakola)
Projects in Research Center for Environmental Safety(RCES) of Yamaguchi University
by Prof. Ayaho Miyamoto*
*Yamaguchi University, Japan
10:00 - 10:30 Break
Technical Session IV
(chaired by Ilkka Hakola)
10:30 - 12:15
10:30 - 11:05 Model-Based Human Health Monitoring and its Application to Suspension Bridge Monitoring
by Dr. Boo-Ho Yang*
*Soft Servo Systems, Inc., USA
11:05 - 11:40 Structural Health Monitoring System for the Honshu-Shikoku Bridges
by Mr. Susumu Fukunaga*
*Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Co., Ltd., Japan
11:40 - 12:15 Tasks and Challenges in Monitoring of Old Steel Bridges
by Mr. Paavo Hassinen*
*Pontek Oy, Finland
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 18:00 Technical visit to "Sakaegawa-unga Bridge site (see photos)"