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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
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
  • 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. Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme, Halil Ceylan, Luigi Materazzi, Gianluca Cerni, Antonella D'Alessandro, Alessandro 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 (2014): 045023.
  2. Filippo Ubertini, Luigi Materazzi, Antonella D'Alessandro, Simon Laflamme (2014), Natural frequencies identification of a reinforced concrete beam using carbon nanotube cement-based sensors, Engineering Structures. 60 (2014): 265-275.
  3. Simon Laflamme, Hussam Saleem, Bharath Vasan, Randall Geiger, Degang Chen, Michael Kessler, & Krishna Rajan (2013), Soft Elastomeric Capacitor Network for Strain Sensing over Large Surfaces, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 18(6), 1647-1654.
  4. Simon Laflamme, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, & Jerome J. Connor (2012), Self-Organizing Input Space for Control of Structures, Smart Materials and Structures, 21 (115015) 1-46.
  5. Simon Laflamme, Matthias Kollosche, Jerome J. Connor, & Guggi Kofod (2013), Robust Flexible Capacitive Surface Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring Applications, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(7), 879-885.
  6. Simon Laflamme, Douglas Taylor, Mohamed Abdellaoui Maane, & Jerome J. Connor (2011), Modified Friction Device for Control of Large-Scale Systems, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 19 (4), 548-564, 2012.
  7. Matthias Kollosche, Hristiyan Stoyanov, Simon Laflamme, & Guggi Kofod (2011), Strongly Enhanced Sensitivity in Elastic Capacitive Strain Sensors, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 8292-8294.
  8. Simon Laflamme, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, & Jerome J. Connor (2011), Wavelet Network for Semi-Active Control, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 137 (7), 462-474.
  9. Simon Laflamme, Matthias Kollosche, Jerome J. Connor, & Guggi Kofod (2010), Soft Capacitive Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring of Large-Scale Systems, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 19 (1), 70-81, 2012.