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Simon Laflamme

  • Assistant Professor
  • Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (courtesy)

Main Office

416A Town Engr
Ames, IA 50011-3232
Phone: 515-294-3162
Fax: 515-294-8216




Education

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
  • M.Eng. Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • B.Eng. Civil Engineering, McGill University (Montreal), 2006
  • B.Com. Economics and Finance, McGill University (Montreal), 2003

Interest Areas

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Adaptive systems
  • Structural control
  • Intelligent systems
  • Nonlinear time series

Brief Biography

Simon Laflamme's website Honors and Awards
  • ASNT Fellowship Award, The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, 2013
  • Outstanding Leadership, Civil Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Boston Society of Civil Engineering Ernst A. Herzog Award, 2011
  • Has developed a patented elastomeric skin technology that detects structural damage

Selected Publications

  1. H. Saleem, M. Thunga, M. Kollosche, M. Kessler, S. Laflamme. (2014) "Interfacial treatment effects on behavior of soft nano-composites for highly stretchable dielectrics," Polymer, Vol. 55, No. 17, pp. 4531-4537 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/0.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.054).
  2. F. Ubertini, S. Laflamme, H. Ceylan, L. Materazzi, G. Cerni, A. D'Alessandro, A. Corradini. (2014) "Novel Nanocomposite Technologies for Dynamic Monitoring of Structures: a Comparison between Cement-Based Embeddable and Soft Elastomeric Surface Sensors," Smart Materials and Structures 23.4: 045023 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/23/4/045023).
  3. F. Ubertini, L. Materazzi, A. D'Alessandro, S. Laflamme. (2014) "Natural frequencies identification of a reinforced concrete beam using carbon nanotube cement-based sensors," Engineering Structures, Vol. 60, pp. 265-275 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.12.036).
  4. S. Laflamme, H. Saleem, B. Vasan, R. Geiger, D. Chen, M. Kessler, K. Rajan. (2013) "Soft Elastomeric Capacitor Network for Strain Sensing over Large Surfaces," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 1647-1654 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMECH.2013.2283365).
  5. S. Laflamme, J.-J. E. Slotine, J. J. Connor. (2012) "Self-Organizing Input Space for Control of Structures," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21 (115015), pp. 1-46 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/21/11/115015).
  6. S. Laflamme, M. Kollosche, J. J. Connor, G. Kofod. (2013) "Robust Flexible Capacitive Surface Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring Applications," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 139, No. 7, pp. 879-885 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000530).
  7. S. Laflamme, D. Taylor, M. Abdellaoui Maane, J. J. Connor. (2011) "Modified Friction Device for Control of Large-Scale Systems," Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 548-564 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stc.454).
  8. M. Kollosche, H. Stoyanov, S. Laflamme, G. Kofod. (2011) "Strongly Enhanced Sensitivity in Elastic Capacitive Strain Sensors," Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 21, pp. 8292-8294 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C0JM03786A).
  9. S. Laflamme, J.-J. E. Slotine, J. J. Connor. (2011) "Wavelet Network for Semi-Active Control," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 137, No. 7, pp. 462-474 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000248).
  10. S. Laflamme, M. Kollosche, J. J. Connor, G. Kofod. (2010) "Soft Capacitive Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring of Large-Scale Systems," Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 70-81 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stc.426).