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SMSS 2014

posted Aug 19, 2014, 6:00 AM by Stefano Varas

3rd International Summer School on Smart Materials, Structures & Systems

The School is held in Trento, Italy, in the period July 21-25, 2014. The scope of the School is to provide a basic overview of smart technologies from a cross-disciplinary perspective with special focus on biomimicry, nano- and micro-technolologies, fiber optics, control devices, NDT evaluation, decision making.

The School lecturers include:
Prof. Dennis Bernal (Northeastern University, USA)
Prof. James Brownjohn (University of Exeter, UK)
Prof. Douglas S. Galvao (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Prof. Branko Glisic (Princeton University, USA)
​Prof. Emad Jomehzadeh (KGUT, Iran)
Prof. Wieslaw Ostachowicz (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
Prof. Ton Peijs (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Prof. Hoon Sohn (KAIST, Korea)

Who should attend:
The School addresses graduate students and post-doc researchers pursuing research in the field of smart materials and structures. The registration deadline is 10 July 201​4.

The School offers 10 scholarships to support participation of international students by covering their registration fee. Applicants should submit to the School Chairs by email ( a 500-word statement of research interest; a personal CV including publication list; a letter of recommendation from their supervisor. Application deadline is 8 June 2014.

For any further help needed, please contact the School secretariat ( or visit the School website at