The Adaptive Structures & Material Systems (ASMS) Group is primarily concerned with adaptive structures consisting of smart materials with characteristics that can change in response to internal and external stimulation. The ASMS participates-in and co-sponsors several technical conferences, awards and discipline related service activities and outreach.
Please contact the chair to become a member.

SPIE 2015 Smart Structures/NDE Conference will be held 8-12 March 2015 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California: see details
ASME 2015 Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2015) Conference will be held in September - Location to be finalized: see details
see the full list of events

  Ephrahim Garcia (1963 - 2014)

Professor Ephrahim Garcia will be missed by all who know him personally and by those who know him through his academic work.

Obituary by Isaac Garcia
Dr. Garcia's Webpage
Cornell Daily Sun Article

The ASMS group is honored to announce the "Ephrahim Garcia Best Paper Award" which has been established in memory of Professor Garcia's extraordinary contributions in scholarship, education, and service to the field of smart materials and adaptive structures.

  Next Meeting

ASMS Meeting at the SPIE 2015 Smart Structures/NDE Conference.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday March 10, 2015 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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  Recent Activities

  • ASMS Meeting at SMASIS 2014, September 8th at 7:00pm in Salon I/II
  • ASMS Meeting at SPIE SS/NDE 2014, March 11th at 7:00pm in Windsor Hampton Room
  • ASMS Meeting at SMASIS 2013, September 16th at 7:30pm in Ballrooms 2 & 3
  • ASMS Meeting at SPIE SS/NDE 2013, March 12th at 7:00pm in Windsor Hampton Room
  • SPIE/ASME 2013 Best Student Paper Contest