Engineering | Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems Center (AIMS)

AIMS Showcase


Ambassador Barbara barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center Launch

Arizona State University launches its newest Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center in mid March by hosting an invitational panel discussion.  Presented by the Ira A. Schools of Engineering, the event consists of faculty from from its very own Schools of Engineering as well as panelists from mission-based government agencies.  While expanding ASU’s presence in Washington D.C., this event administered various panel discussions–intertwining bright minds and innovative ideas to produce a one-of-a-kind learning experience.  Dr. Aditi Chattopadhyay contributed to the event as she offered substantial input serving as a delegated panelist. More..


Workshop on Roadmap for Transitioning SHM Technology to Military Platforms

Tri Services workshop co-hosted by AFRL, ONR, AFOSR, and ARO. Keynote speakers included Doug Keene (Air Force), Eric Haugse (Boeing), Paul Hoffman (NAVAIR), Christopher Smith (Army), Andy Hess (The HESS PHM Group).


Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP)

In April 2007, Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay was awarded a $545,200 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research jointly with co-PIs, Pedro Peralta and Jun Wei. This project is under the auspices of the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), and involves studying how structural fatigue in metallic materials begins and spreads. more..


Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Program on Structural Health Monitoring and Prognosis of Aerospace Systems

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded a Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University research Initiative (MURI) program grant to Arizona State University in May 2006, potentially totaling about $6 million over five years. The leading principal investigator is the AIMS center director, Aditi Chattopadhyay. Co-principal investigators are Douglas Cochran, Antonia Papandreou-Suppappola and Pedro Peralta. The participating universities are Johns Hopkins University, the University of Southern California, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. more..


ASU Receives NASA Grant to Promote Aeronautics Safety

Arizona State University received a $670,000 grant from NASA to help promote the health and safety of the nation’s aeronautics community. NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, Aviation Safety Program, awarded the grant for work on a proposal titled “An Integrated Vehicle Health Management Approach to Heterogeneous Structural Systems. more..


An Integrated Vehicle Health Management Approach to Heterogeneous Structural Systems

The goal of NASA’s Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) program is to advance the state of highly integrated and complex light-critical health management technologies and systems. A total of 61 proposals were received and evaluated, and a total of eight awards were made, seven cooperative agreements were awarded to universities, and one contract was awarded to industry. more..