SMT and NDT-CE 2018

SMT 2018

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NDE/NDT for Highway and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology (SMT 2018) and the International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2018)

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
27 - 29 August 2018

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Suggested program topics include:

  • Role of NDT/NDE in Condition Assessment, Forensic Investigation, and Structural Health Monitoring
    • Bridges
    • Pavements
    • Tunnels and Culverts
    • Light Poles and Sign Supports
    • Pre-stressed and Post-Tensioned Members
    • Tendons and Cables
    • Scour Evaluation and Monitoring
    • Overhead Sign Support Structures
    • Foundations
  • Role Of NDT/NDE in Construction Quality Management
    • Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) during Construction
    • Inspection at Fabrication Facilities
    • Baseline Measurements
    • Monitoring During Accelerated Construction
    • Inspection of Innovative Materials
  • Recent Innovations in NDT/NDE
    • Innovative NDE Methods
    • Advanced NDE Analysis
    • Combined/Complementary NDE Methods (Data Fusion, Integration, Visualization)
    • Innovative Sensors for Civil Infrastructure
    • Rapid Non-contact Sensing Methods
    • Use of Automation and Robotics in Inspection of Civil Infrastructure
    • Virtual NDE Resources for Education and Training
    • Automated Data Analysis and Interpretation
    • Multiple Method Integration
    • Aerial Mounted Sensor Applications
    • Complementary Use of NDE in SHM
  • Reliability of NDT/NDE
    • Probability of Detection
    • Limitations of Existing Methods
    • Validation Reference Specimens
    • Field Validation
  • Role of NDT/NDE and SHM Data for Load Rating, Structural Response Modeling, Deterioration Modeling and the Estimation of Remaining Service Life/ Structural Stiffness/Residual Strength
  • Use of NDE and SHM in Understanding Structural Response and Verification of Design Assumptions
  • Qualification and Performance Testing of NDT Bridge Inspection Practitioners
  • SHM for Support of Preservation

Abstract Submission

If you are interested in making a presentation, please submit a 250 word abstract online at

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 1, 2018

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Chairs and scheduled in the program.  Speakers will be informed of acceptance by April 15, 2018.

Speakers are encouraged to submit a paper of the work being presented. Papers are compiled into a proceedings and made available to attendees via a download. Instructions for submitting paper summaries will be provided to speakers with the acceptance letter.

Questions concerning the conference should be directed to the ASNT Conference Department at or call us at 800-222-2786 or 614-274-6003, ext. 213.

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