Day 0 Tuesday 26/5/2015 Day 1 Wednesday 27/5/2015
Day 0
Tuesday 26/5/2015
Pre-registration and welcome
Day 1
Wednesday 27/5/2015
Opening ceremony
Plenary talk, Neutron techniques for NDT, Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens
(room Q.D)
Room Q.B
Room Q.D
Application of NDT/SHM
techniques to cultural
heritage 1
Chairs: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof.
A. Moropoulou
Optical sensors for
structural health
Chair: Prof. Steve
Methodology of nondestructive testing in scientific
support to decision making for
the compatible and sustainable
protection of Cultural Heritage,
A. Moropoulou (keynote)
SMARTFIBER: miniaturized
optical-fiber sensor based
health monitoring system, N.
Lammens, G. Luyckx, E. Voet,
W. Van Paepegem, J. Degrieck
Room Q.C
NDT in aerospace
Chair: TBA
Fuse-like devices replacing
linear sensors - working
examples of percolation sensors
in operational airliners and
chemical installations, H.
Pfeiffer, H. Sekler, M.
Schoonakker, M. Wevers
Combining Embedded Fibre
Efficiency of ND techniques for Bragg Grating Sensors and
structural assessment and
Modal Analysis techniques to
seismic damage detection of
monitor fatigue induced
historical masonry through
propagating delamination in
integration and data fusion, V. composite laminates, Alfredo
Z. Bosiljkov, P. Cotič, Z. Jagličić Lamberti, Gabriele Chiesura,
Ben De Pauw, Steve Vanlanduit
Lamb wave dispersion timedomain study using a combined
signal processing approach,
Pedro Ochôa, Roger M. Groves,
Rinze Benedictus
Surface damage determination
at a Jewish grave, found in front
of the central building of
Aristotle University of
10:40 Thessaloniki, using two
different “ultrasonic velocity”
methods. B. Christaras, A.
Moropoulou, M. Chatziangelou,
L. Dimitraki & C. Devlioti
Thermal strains in heated fibre
metal laminates, B. Müller, A.
G. Anisimov, R. M. Groves, J.
The novel potential for
embedded strain
measurements offered by
microstructured optical fiber
Bragg gratings, T. Geernaert, S.
Sulejmani, C. Sonnenfeld, G.
Luyckx, J. Degrieck, D. Van
Hemelrijck, H. Thienpont, and F.
Coffee break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
Application of NDT/SHM
techniques to cultural
heritage 2
Chairs: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof.
A. Moropoulou
Non-contact contemporary
techniques for the geometric
recording of Cultural Heritage,
A. Georgopoulos
Elastic waves 1 (with
emphasis on enhanced
Applications 1
Chair: Prof. Polyzos
Chair: Prof. M. C. Forde
Modelling the dispersive
behavior of fresh and hardened
concrete specimens through
non-local lattice models, S. N.
Iliopoulos, D. Polyzos, D. G.
Non-destructive Evaluation of
an Infusion Process using
Capacitive Sensing Technique,
Yang Yang, Gabriele Chiesura,
Thomas Vervust, Frederick
Bossuyt, Geert Luyckx, Markus
Kaufmann, Joris Degrieck, Jan
Advances in Remote Condition
Monitoring of High Speed
Railway Trackbed, M. Lim, S.
Ivanov, R. De Bold, A.
Giannopoulos, M.C. Forde &
D.P. Connolly
Optical and laser scanning
techniques for monitoring
damages on historic buildings
and artifacts, C. Ioannidis
An ACA/BEM for solving wave
propagation problems in nonhomogeneous materials, T.
Gortsas, I. Diakides, D. Polyzos
Traditional and innovative
strain sensing techniques in the
study of the mechanical
11:50 response of marble structural
elements, S. K. Kourkoulis, D.
Triantis, I. Stavrakas, G. Hloupis
and E. D. Pasiou
Assessment of eSHM system
Surface Residual Stress Using
combining different NDT
Sound Wave Velocity Variation, methods, M. Strantza, D. G.
S.Kumar, M.J.Tan, B.S.Wong,
Aggelis, D. De Baere, M.
Hinderdael, P. Guillaume, D.
Van Hemelrijck
Detection and localization of
debonding damage in
strengthening systems with the
acoustic emission technique, E.
Verstrynge, B. Ghiassi, M.
Wevers, K. Van Balen, D.V.
In-situ testing using combined
Strain gradient elastic theory in
NDT methods for the technical
non destructive testing, S. N.
evaluation of existing bridge, N.
Iliopoulos, D. Polyzos, D. G.
V. Zoidis, E. N. Tatsis, T. E.
Application of NDT/SHM
Elastic wave methods 2
techniques to cultural
heritage 3
Chairs: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof.
Chair: TBA
A. Moropoulou
Development of an advanced
Phased Array Ultrasonic
technique for the assessment of
Documentation of the
aerospace composite structures
structural system of historic
- From modelling predictions to
structures assisted by radar and
experimental results,
boroscope, Elizabeth Vintzileou
Cheilakou, P. Theodorakeas, I.
Hatziioannidis, R. Marini, M.
Combination of NDT
techniques 1
Chair: T.E. Matikas
A condition monitoring
methodology for tidal turbines
combining acoustic emission
and vibration analysis, Juan Luis
Ferrando Chacon, Jesus Antonio
Jimenez, Antonio Romero,
Vassilios Kappatos, Cem Selcuk,
Slim Soua and Tat-Hean Gan
Health monitoring of postByzantine monuments by IR
14:00 thermography, D.A. Exarchos,
E.Z. Kordatos, C. Stavrakos, A.I.
Moropoulou, T.E. Matikas
The Ultrasonic Polar Scan: Past,
Present and Future, M.
Kersemans, A. Martens, S.
Delrue, K. Van Den Abeele, L.
Pyl, F. Zastavnik, H. Sol, J.
Degrieck and W. Van Paepegem
Comprehensive diagnosis
methodology integrating NDT,
energy performance simulation
Ultrasonic Testing of Adhesively
and monitoring techniques for
Bonded Joints in Glass Panels,
energy efficient historic
B. Mojškerc, T. Kek, J. Grum
buildings refurbishment, M. A.
García-Fuentes, J. L. HernándezGarcía, A. Meiss
Concrete Compressive Strength
Estimation by means of
Combined NDT, G. Concu, B. De
Nicolo, N. Trulli, M. Valdés
Construction and
Characterization of 3-D
Phononic structures by NonDestructive Techniques, D. A.
Exarchos, I. K. Tragazikis, P. T.
Dalla, I. E. Psarobas, T. E.
Dynamic Investigation of the
Ties-rods of the Milan
Cathedral, C. Gentile, M.
Guidobaldi, C. Poggi, M. Vasic
Detection of incipicient SCC
damage in primary loop piping
Guided ultrasonic waves for the
using acoustic emission & fibre
NDT of immersed plates,
optic strain gages, Benjamin K.
P.Rizzo, E. Pistone, A. Bagheri
Jackson, Dr. Jonnathan L. W.
Warwick, James J. Wall
Numerical methods for the
interpretation and exploitation
15:00 of AE monitoring results, S.
Invernizzi, G. Lacidogna, A.
Comparative study of NDT
Ultrasonic NDT of prefabricated
inspection methods in Carbon
titanium-composite joints,
Fiber Composite Laminates, G.
V.Samaitis, E. Jasiūnienė,
Steenackers, J. Peeters, G.
L.Mažeika, D.Mattsson
Arroud, S. Wille
Non-destructive Testing and
Finite Element Modeling of a
Modern Heritage Bridge, C.
Gentile, A. Saisi
Heavy Wall Pipe Line Inspection
by Phased Array Ultrasonic Test
(PAUT) and Comparison with
Conventional NDT Methods, A.
Yousefi, M. Esmaeilian, D.
Coffee break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
Application of NDT/SHM
Elastic waves 3 (with
techniques to cultural
emphasis in nonlinearity)
heritage 3
Chairs: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof.
Chair: M .Bentahar
A. Moropoulou
Nonlinear Acoustics and
Acoustic Emission Methods to
On site investigation and
Monitor Damage in Mesoscopic
continuous dynamic monitoring Elastic Materials, M. Bentahar,
15:50 of a historic Tower in Mantua, R. El Guerjouma, C. Mechri, Y.
Italy, A. Saisi, M. Guidobaldi, C. Baccouche, A. Novak, S. Toumi,
Gentile (Keynote)
V. Tournat, L. Simon, S.
Idjimarene, M. Scalerandi
Applications 2 (Self
healing and thermal
Chair: TBA
Non-destructive testing
techniques to evaluate the
healing efficiency of self-healing
concrete at lab-scale, E.
Gruyaert, J. Feiteira, F. Malm,
E. Tziviloglou, E. Schlangen,
C.U. Grosse, N. De Belie
Raman Spectroscopy. A Nondestructive Tool for on-site
A Simulation Study of Local
16:20 Chemical Analysis of Artifacts
Defect Resonances (LDR), S.
and Monuments, E. Kamilari, C. Delrue, K. Van Den Abeele
Non-contact photothermal
characterization of
thermophysical properties by
using fluorescence based
thermometry, Liwang Liu, Kuo
Zhong, and Christ Glorieux
Novel applications of microdestructive cutting techniques
in cultural heritage, M.
Theodoridou, I. Ioannou
Time-of-Flight Recorded Pulsed
Ultrasonic Polar Scan for
Elasticity Characterization of
Composites, M. Kersemans, A.
Martens, S. Delrue, K. Van Den
Abeele, L. Pyl, F. Zastavnik, H.
Sol, J. Degrieck, W. Van
Non-destructive evaluation of
historic natural stone masonry
regarding thickness and voids,
F. Lehmann, M. Krüger
Evaluation of self-healing TDCB
polymer testing configuration
Highly nonlinear solitary waves by means of optical and
for the NDT of slender beams, acoustic techniques, E.
P.Rizzo, A. Bagheri, E. La Malfa Tsangouri, X.K.D. Hillewaere, D.
Garoz, F. Du Prez, W. Van
Paepegem, D.G. Aggelis, D. Van
Evaluation of seismic risk in
regional areas by AE monitoring
of historical buildings, G.
Lacidogna, P. Cutugno, F.
Accornero, S. Invernizzi, A.
Application of the SAFT at low
frequencies for detection of the
concentrated defect in sprinkler
pipe, L. Mažeika, V.Samaitis,
R.Kažys, A.Wilkinson, M.Deere
Non destructive testing to
perform service of the
evaluation of conservation
works, R. Manganelli del Fa’, A.
Sansonetti, C. Riminesi, S.
Rescic, M. Realini R.
Activation of self-healing
Nonlinear Ultrasonic Inspection
mechanisms exploring several
of Friction Stir Welds, M.
potential materials, Minnebo
Tabatabaeipour, J. Hettler, S.
P., D. Van Hemelrijck, D. G.
Delrue, K. Van Den Abeele
Tube-Jack and Sonic Testing for
the Evaluation of the State of
18:00 Stress in Historical Masonry,
E.C. Manning, L.F. Ramos, F.M.
Fernandes, P.B. Lourenço
Finite element model updating
using thermographic
measurements: comparison
between materials with high
and low thermal conductivity, J.
Peeters, G. Arroud, B. Ribbens,
J. Dirckx, G. Steenackers
Detection of the interface
between two metals by DC
current stimulated
thermography, N.J. Siakavellas,
J. Sarris
Belgian Association for NDT: an
overview of activities, Aldo
Gressani President of BANT
(Belgian Association for Nondestructive Testing)
A New Visual-based Diagnostic
Protocol for Cultural Heritage
exploiting the MPEG-7
Standard, Anastasios Doulamis,
Anastasia Kioussi, Antonia
Social Event in MEMC Laboratory
Day 2
Thursday 28/5/2015
Plenary talk, Basics and Applications of NDE based on Elastodynamics toward
Infra-Dock for Concrete Structures, Masayasu Ohtsu (room Q.D)
Room Q.B
Room Q.D
Acoustic Emission, damage and
lifetime prediction of composites
Chairs: Prof.N. Godin
Infra-asset assessment with innovative
Chair: Prof. T. Shiotani
Identification of a critical time with acoustic
emission monitoring during static fatigue tests
on ceramic matrix composite: toward lifetime
prediction, Nathalie Godin, Pascal Reynaud,
Mohamed R’Mili, Gilbert Fantozzi (keynote)
Strategic Maintenance Philosophy for InfraAsset with Innovative NDT, T. Shiotani
Acoustic emission of fiber reinforced concrete
under doublepunching indirect tensile loading,
D. Choumanidis, E. Komninou, P. Oikonomou, E.
10:00 Badogiannis, P. Nomikos, A. Sofianos
Experimental verification of a Rayleigh-wave
based technique for detecting the depth of
deteriorated concrete, K.C. Chang, T. Shiotani,
and S.B. Tamrakar
Fracture Mechanism of CFRP-Strengthened RC Evaluation of grouting condition for PC
Beam Identified by AE-SiGMA, N. Alver, H. M.
structures with wide band ultrasonic waves, M.
Hashinoki, M. Hara, T. Kinoshita, K.C. Chang
Acoustic Emission Testing of High-Temperature
Two-dimensional AE-Tomography based on rayProcess Vessels during Cool Down, A.
trace technique for anisotropic materials, Y.
Anastasopoulos, D. Kouroussis, K. Bollas, D.
Kobayashi, T. Shiotani
10:40 Papasalouros
Coffee Break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
Application of NDT/SHM techniques to Infra-asset assessment with innovative
cultural heritage 4
Chair: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof. A.
Chair: Prof. T. Shiotani, Prof. H-K. Chai
Characterization of inclined surface crack in
Integration of EFD and IRT for moisture mapping
steel reinforced-concrete by multichannel Ron historic masonry: study cases in Northern
wave measurements, Foo Wei Lee, Hwa Kian
11:10 Italy, R. Olmi,C. Riminesi, E. Rosina
Chai, Kok Sing Lim
Development of Elastic Wave Tomography
Pre-diagnostic prompt investigation of a historic
Measurement Technology that use Hammering
bell tower by visual inspection and microwave
Test, K. Matsumoto, S. Momoki, T. Shiotani, Y.
11:30 remote sensing, A. Saisi, C. Gentile, L. Valsasnini Kobayashi
Increasing durability of exterior plasters for
Digital Image Correlation (DIC) and Acoustic
historical buildings: innovative and steady tests Emission (AE) to characterise the structural
for the characterization of water and vapor
behaviour of hybrid composite-concrete beams,
exchange/diffusion, A. Sansonetti, S. Erba, E.
S. Verbruggen, S. De Sutter, S. Iliopoulos, D.
11:50 Rosina
Aggelis, T. Tysmans
Application of NDT/SHM techniques to Infra-asset assessment with innovative
cultural heritage 5
Chair: Prof. A. Saisi, Prof. A.
Chair: Prof. T. Shiotani, Prof. H-K. Chai
Digital Cultural Heritage - A Challenge for the
Chemical Engineering: Contextualizing Materials
Evaluation of X-ray CT Image Properties of
in a Holistic Framework, M. Ioannides, M.L.
Cracked Concrete by Spatial Parameter Analysis,
Vincent, E. Alexakis, C. M. Coughenour, M.F.
Tetsuya Suzuki, Tomoki Siotani (Keynote)
Gutierrez, V. M. Lopez-Menchero Bendicho, A.
13:10 Moropoulou, D. Fritsch (Keynote)
Focus on soluble salts diffusion: the study cases Mechanical and acoustic behavior of fire
of Leonardo monochrome at Sala delle Asse
damaged plain and fiber reinforced concrete, A.
(Milan), A. Sansonetti, M. Realini , S. Erba, E.
C. Mpalaskas, D. A. Exarchos, D. G. Aggelis, T. E.
13:40 Rosina
Integrated ND Methodologies for the Evaluation
of the Adhesion of Frescoes on Stone Masonry Evaluation of Deteriorated RC Deck with
Ultrasonics Through the Anchors Used for Steel
Walls, M.R. Valluzzi, G. Salemi, R. Deiana, E.
Plate Bonding, N. Ogura, H. Yatsumoto, K.C.
Faresin, G. Giacomello, M. Giaretton, M.
Chang, T. Shiotani
Panizza, M. Pasetto, S. Calò, M. Battistella, A.
14:00 Frestazzi
Application of the mortar penetration test to the
Ultrasonic Method for Predicting Residual
cultural heritage of Basilicata, Italy, D.
Tensile Stress of Wedge Type Ground Anchors,
Liberatore, N. Masini, L. Sorrentino, V. Racina, L.
S.B. Tamrakar, T. Shiotani, and K.C. Chang
14:20 Frezza, M. Sileo
ND techniques in the monitoring and
preservation of the Cultural Heritage: state of
the art and future prospects, E. Zendri, L.Falchi,
14:40 G.Driussi
Coffee Break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
Chocolate Planet (details will follow)
Conference Dinner in the centre of Brussels
Day 3
Friday 29/5/2015
Plenary talk: Resonant Defects: A New Approach to Highly-Sensitive DefectSelective Imaging, Igor Solodov (room Q.D)
Room Q.B
Room Q.D
Chai: Prof. P. Rizzo
Ultrasonic Structural Health
Chair: Prof. M. Gresil
A noninvasive approach for the assessment of
dental implants stability, P.Rizzo, E. La Malfa
Ribolla (Keynote)
Acousto-ultrasonic Structural Health Monitoring
of Aerospace Composite Materials, M. Gresil, A.
Muller, C. Soutis (Keynote)
Bioogical Applications
Monitoring techniques for nanocrystalline
stabilized zirconia from some medical
prosthesis, Adriana Savin, Mihail Liviu Craus,
Vitalji Turchenko, Alina Bruma
Plastic pipe welds inspection using neural
networks approach, Gediminas Genutis, Liudas
Mažeika, F. Hagglund, M. Troughton
The comparison between TIME-OF-FLIGHT
DIFRACTION (TOFD) and conventional UT
capabilities in defect sizing and monitoring for
steel structures under cyclic and dynamic
loading, A. Yousefi, M. Esmaeilian, D. Ghasemi
Kinect sensor for 3D modelling of logs in small
sawmills, J. Antikainen, D. Xiaolei
Guided Wave Tomography based inspection of
CFRP plates using a probabilistic reconstruction
algorithm, J. Hettler, M. Tabatabaeipour, S.
Delrue and K. Van Den Abeele
Raman Spectroscopy: An Emerging Technique
10:40 for Non-Destructive Clinical Testing, M. G.
Okoula, C. G. Kontoyannis
Coffee Break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
Funding Opportunities in the field of
Chair: TBA
Embedded Sensors
Chair: Prof. A. Deraemaeker
Horizon 2020: getting started, Anneke Geyzen,
European Liaison Office
Investigations on the structural integrity and
functional capability of embedded piezoelectric
modules, S. Geller, A. Winkler, M. Gude
Funding your research and innovation project:
how can we help you?
Ms. Tania Van Loon, National Contact Point
Brussels Manager at
Healing performance monitoring using
embedded piezoelectric transducers in concrete
structures, G. Karaiskos, E. Tsangouri, D.G.
Aggelis, A. Deraemaeker and D. Van Hemelrijck
European Research Efforts in SHM, Michael
Kyriakopoulos, European Comission
Fibre-reinforced composites with embedded
piezoelectric sensoractuator-arrays, A. Winkler,
M. Dannemann, E. Starke, N. Modler
Electromagnetics and X-rays
Chair: TBA
Applications 3
Chair: Prof. J. Grum
Use of 4D μCT to measure changes of
morphological properties and local deformation
13:20 of materials across a temperature gradient,
Brian Alpert, Grzegorz Pyka and Martine Wevers
Micro-CT as a well-established technique to
investigate the internal damage state of a
composite laminate subjected to fatigue, G.
Chiesura, G. Luyckx, E. Voet, W. Van Paepegem,
J. Degrieck, L. Van Hoorebeke, M. Boone, J.
Detection of Damaged Tool in Injection Molding
Process with Acoustic Emission, Tomaž Kek,
Dragan Kusić, Janez Grum (Keynote)
Water-Absorption-Measurement instrument for
building facades, M. Stelzmann, U. Möller, R.
Damage detection and classification in
composite structure after water-jet cutting using
computed tomography and wavelet analysis, A.
An Experimental Evaluation of Electromagnetic
Acoustic Transducers at High Temperature
Environment for the Inspection of Concentrated
Solar Plants, Maria Kogia, Abbas Mohimi, Liang
Cheng, Vassilios Kappatos, Cem Selcuk, TatHean Gan
Post Weld Heat Treatment surface residual
14:30 stress measurements using X-ray diffraction,
S.Kumar, M.J.Tan, B.S.Wong, N.Weeks
Assessment of grouted connection in monopile
wind turbine foundations using combined nondestructive techniques, A. N. Iliopoulos, C.
Devriendt, D. Van Hemelrijck, D. G. Aggelis
Development of radio diagnosis of electronic
tools targeting the detection of breaking in solid
14:50 dielectric spacer installed inside of insulated SF6
gas substations in operation, E. A. Lins, A. M.
Ferreira, D. B. Ferreira
Portable automated radio-frequency scanner for
non-destructive testing of carbon-fibrereinforced polymer composites, B. Salski, P.
Theodorakeas, I. Hatziioannidis, A. Y. B. Chong,
S.M. Tan, V. Kappatos, C. Selcuk, T.H. Gan, M.
Enhancement of spatial resolution using
metamaterial sensor in nondestructive
evaluation, Adriana Savin, Rozina Steigmann,
Alina Bruma
Coffee Break (Q, room Nelson Mandela)
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