Professor Ralph Smith Named Winner of SPIE 2017 Smart Structures and Materials Lifetime Achievement Award

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has named Professor Ralph Smith winner of its 2017 Smart Structures and Materials Lifetime Achievement Award. Smith is co-author of the research monograph Smart Material Structures: Modeling, Estimation and Control and author of the books Smart Material Systems: Model Development and Uncertainty Quantification: Theory, Implementation, and Applications. The award will be presented at SPIE’s 24th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Material Systems + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, March 25–-29, 2017, in Portland, Oregon.