Plenary lectures

“Digital Image Correlation (DIC): From practical applications for model calibration/validation to pushing the frontier for extreme environments”

Dr. Elizabeth Jones

     Sandia National Laboratories
Biography: Elizabeth Jones received her PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in 2015 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the direction of Prof. Nancy Sottos and Prof. Scott White. After a year as a postdoctoral researcher, she transitioned to staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At Sandia, her research is focused on digital image correlation (DIC) and is roughly divided between (1) improving techniques to use DIC data for material model calibration and finite-element model validation; and (2) pushing the frontier of DIC to extreme environments. She has been involved with iDICs since 2015 as the co-chair of the Standardization Committee, co-editor of the Good Practices Guide for DIC, and co-instructor for DIC 101.

“Multimodal holography for challenging applications: from medical instrumentation, to advanced additive manufacturing, to industrial and art-conservation”
     Authors: Cosme Furlong, Jeffrey T. Cheng, John J. Rosowski, Daniel Ruiz-Cadalso, Anthony Salerni, Howard Zheng, Anahita Alipanahi, and Jonathan O. Luiz

Prof. Cosme Furlong-Vazquez

     Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Biography: Cosme Furlong is Professor and Director of the Center for Holographic Studies and Laser micro-MechaTronics (CHSLT) in the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Worcester MA, USA. He received his B.Eng. from the University of the Americas, Mexico, in 1989, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA, in 1992 and 1999, respectively. He was visiting Post-doctoral investigator at BIAS, Bremen, Germany in 2002. His professional interests and involvement include: combination of modeling and simulation with quantitative optical metrology, fiber optics sensors, optoelectronic holography, NDT, materials characterization, and optimization of mechanical and microelectromechanical components and systems. He has received multiple awards, including the Sigma Xi Junior Researcher Faculty, WPI’s Morgan and Russell M. Searle Distinguish Instructorships, A.J. Durelli Award from SEM, and he has been named a research affiliate of the Department of Otology and Laryngology at the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary (MEEI) and a Lecturer on Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School.

“Development of nondestructive testing and condition monitoring technologies based on infrared measurement in various wavelength ranges”

Prof. Takahide Sakagami

     Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kobe University
Biography: Takahide Sakagami received his PhD from Osaka University in 1988 for his research on 3-dimensional measurement of cracks based on the inverse problem of electrical potentials. He has since been interested in nondestructive testing of various materials based on infrared measurement in various wavelength ranges. He has been developing experimental methods to detect defects and damages remotely and accurately, mainly in infrastructure structures. He has also been developing technologies to evaluate structural integrity based on experimentally measured actual stress distribution. He is active in various academic societies, including serving as president of the Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection from 2019 to 2022.

 Last Updated : August 23, 2023