In-Situ-WIND project receives funding

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy funds the project In-situ-WIND (In-situ Monitoring of Grouted Joints in Offshore Wind Turbines) for which I am the Coordinator. The grant from Goethe University Frankfurt amounts to 485,864 EUR. The project duration is from June 2020 to Mai 2023.
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PRIA-WIND project receives funding

The Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety funds the project PRIA-WIND (Platform for ensuring the protection of biodiversity in wind power projects) with 183.070 EUR. The project duration is from Mai 2020 to September 2020. More information can be found of the following website: https://www.z-u-g.org/aufgaben/ki-leuchttuerme/projektuebersicht/pria-wind/
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Journal paper accepted for publication in Applied Sciences

A journal paper describing a contribution to the open guided waves platform has been accepted for publication in Applied Sciences. Abstract: The third dataset dedicated to the Open Guided Waves platform aims at carbon fiber composite plates with an additional omega stringer at constant temperature conditions. The two structures used in this work are representative...
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Guest Editor in Sensors journal – Special Issue “Smart Sensors for Damage Detection”

Dear Colleagues, This Special Issue is aimed at the submission of both review and original research articles related to smart sensors in the framework of a structural health monitoring (SHM) system. This includes sensor technologies that automatically detect damage based on its direct sensing principle. On the other hand, a smart sensor or smart sensor...
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Article published in International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies

Ultra-wideband microwave radiation can be used for damage detection and damage localization on the surface of metallic structures. An article describing the methodology has been published in the International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies. Abstract: Electromagnetic waves in the microwave and millimeter-wave frequency range are used in nondestructive testing and structural health monitoring applications...
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IEEE JSTARS paper available online (open access):

The detection of rain using mm-wave radar has been demonstrated in our recent research. Numerical simulations were able to model the experimental measurements. A journal paper was accepted in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.   Abstract: Radar technology in the mm-wave frequency band offers many interesting features for...
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