INVITED SPEAKERS

*Presentation order

Farhad Ansari
Professor, University of Illionois at Chicago, USA
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Presentation Title: Applications of discrete and  distributed fiber optic sensors for monitoring of civil infrastructure systems
Luc Thévenaz
Professor, École Polytechnique Federale of Lausannene (EPFL), Swiss
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Presentation Title: Recent progresses and challenges to upgrade the distributed Brillouin sensor performance
SONY DSC Zhi-Shen Wu
Professor, Southeast University, China
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Presentation Title: To be confirmed
Ki-Tae Chang
Professor, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea
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Presentation Title: Comprehensive approach for anomaly detection in a bored pile using armored distributed fiber optics sensor cable
Luigi Zeni Luigi Zeni
Professor, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
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Presentation Title: Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors in railways field: Applications to the monitoring of train traffic and infrastructure
SONY DSC Jian-Hua Yin
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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Presentation Title: Monitoring a flexible barrier under impact of rock fall and debris flow in large-scale physical model tests using both FBG sensors and conventional sensors
SONY DSC An-Bin Huang
Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
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Presentation Title: Offshore meteorology mast oscillation monitoring with FBG sensors
todd Michael D. Todd
Professor, University of California at San Diego, USA
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Presentation Title: Impact detection and localization in composite laminates with embedded fiber Bragg gratings
Alexis Mendez
Director, Micron Optics Inc., USA
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Presentation Title: Overview of structural health monitoring using fiber optic sensors
s Il-Bum Kwon
Researcher, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea
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Presentation Title: Composites inspection using fiber optic BOCDA sensor with aluminum coated optical fiber
s Yiqing Ni
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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Presentation Title: Fiber Bragg grating sensing systems for online monitoring of railway infrastructure
Hilary I. Inyang
Chairman, Global Education and Infrastructure Services, USA
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Presentation Title: Extension of opto-electronic sensing to management of natural and technological hazards: opportunities and schemes
Tong Sun
Professor, City University of London, UK
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Presentation Title: Novel sensor design and implementation driven by applications
Jose Miguel Lopez Jose M. Lopez-Higuera
Professor, University of Cantabria, Spain
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Presentation Title: Smart  photonic sensors for real structures supervision
hez Zuyuan He
Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
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Presentation Title: Review on fiber-optic distributed acoustic sensors
Yonggang Jia
Professor, Ocean University of China, China
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Presentation Title: In-situ long-term monitoring of pore water pressure in the sediments of seabed
li Werner Lienhart
Professor, Graz University of Technology, Austria
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Presentation Title: New approaches to monitor geotechnical structures using mobile mapping systems, fiber optic sensors and image based techniques
Zhong-qi Yue
Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Presentation Title: Challenges and issues in monitoring and pre-warning of disastrous landslides illustrated with case studies
  Yongkang Dong
Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
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Presentation Title: Ultra-fast distributed Brillouin optical fiber sensor for dynamic strain measurement with MHz sampling rate
Qing Zhang
Professorate Senior Engineer, China Geological Survey, China
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Presentation Title: Deep hole temperature measurement based on DFOS engineering
Xiongyao Xie
Professor, Tongji University, China
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Presentation Title: Numerical modeling and FBG monitoring of settlements of existed tunnel due to twin curve shield tunnelling in Shanghai soft clay
Nils Nöther
Director, fibrisTerre GmbH, Germany
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Presentation Title: Getting the whole picture – distributed fiber-optic sensing as a powerful tool for industrial and geotechnical monitoring
Xiong (Bill) Yu
Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA
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Presentation Title: Development and application of innovative time domain reflectometry technologies for civil infrastructure
Kevin P. Chen
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, USA
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Presentation Title: To be confirmed
Qing Li
Professor, China Jiliang University, China
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Presentation Title: Multi-dimensional monitoring technology of underground deformation in geotechnical engineering
Xuping Zhang
Professor, Nanjing University, China
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Presentation Title: The new fully distributed fiber monitoring technology for urban underground infrastructure
photo Bin Shi
Professor, Nanjing University, China
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Presentation Title: On the ground sensing system and ground sensing engineering
Yaowen Yang
Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Presentation Title: Wireless FBG sensing for civil engineering applications
Jing Chai
Professor, Xi’an University of Science and Technology, China
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Presentation Title: Study on representation of overlying strata deformation and collapse on coal mine based on distributed optical fiber sensing
Sascha Liehr
Researcher, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Germany
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Presentation Title: Distributed fiber optic sensing techniques: from high strain applications to nanostrain sensitivity
Aldo Minardo
Associate Professor, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
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Presentation Title: Temperature compensation in distributed sensors based on dual-wavelength Brillouin measurements
Luca Schenato
Researcher, Italian National Research Council, Italy
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Presentation Title: Application of high resolution OFDR-based distributed sensing to geotechnical problems: from a large scale physical model of landslide to a foundation pile monitoring
  Wanhuan Zhou
Associate Professor, University of Macau, Macau
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Presentation Title: Field-monitored variations of soil moisture and matric suction in soils vegetated with Phyllostachys acuta
  Ankit Garg
Associate Professor, Shantou University, China
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Presentation Title: Exploring use of visual analysis as non-destructive techniques for monitoring of green infrastructures
Kevin, Kuang Sze Chiang 
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Presentation Title: Design of a low-cost, wireless chemiluminescence tube for early warning of landslide
  Fei Dai
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, USA
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Presentation Title: Visual data sensing and analytics for infrastructure and geotechnical monitoring
  Loizos Pelecanos
Assistant Professor, University of Bath, UK
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Presentation Title: The use of distributed fibre-optic strain data to develop finite element models for foundation piles

The tentative keynote and invited speakers are listed here. More experts will be invited to give lectures during the forum. The final list will be updated soon.