Stevens ME Graduate Student Won 2nd Place in Control and Structural Health Monitoring Competition at APSS
August 27, 2010
Stevens ME graduate student Xi Chen won the 2nd place in the Control and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Competition at the 3rd Annul NSF-sponsored Asian-pacific Summer School (APSS) in Smart Structure Technology from July 15th to Aug. 4th, 2010 at the University of Tokyo, Japan. About 50 graduate students from top US, European, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese universities attended the school this summer.
Xi Chen (3rd year Ph. D student in ME) and other fourteen graduate students from US universities such as MIT, Georgia Tech, UIUC, Columbia University, Northwest University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, UCon, Purdue, Duke etc. were funded by NSF to participant. APSS brings graduate students from the US, Europe, Korea, Japan, and China together for three weeks of focused activities to bridge the gaps in education that are critical for the advancement of SHM. The international summer school recognizes the achievements of the participating nations in smart structure technology and aims to pioneer an innovative educational framework. Through this program, participants interact with world leaders as well as their peers in the field to promote international collaboration in research and education.