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This site was created as a portal to Dr. John A. Gilbert. Professor Emeritus at UAHuntsville.

 

Curriculum Vitae

I. Professional Background

John A. Gilbert, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus - Mechanical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
Business Phone: (256) 824-6029
Fax: (256) 824-6758
E-Mail: john.gilbert@uah.edu


5000 Allendale Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35811
Home Phone: (256) 489-2186
Cell Phone: (256) 508-2487

    Personal Data:

Date of birth:  September 3, 1948
Citizenship: United States of America
Marital status: Single

    Academic Specialties:

Experimental mechanics, applied optics, panoramic imaging systems, and cementitious composites.

    Education:

Ph.D. in Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL., 1975. Dissertation title: "Optical Techniques to Separate Components of Displacement Using Holographic Interferometry."

M.S. in Applied Mechanics, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1973. Thesis title: "Holographic Interferometry."

B.S. in Aerospace, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1971.

High School, Graduated 1966; Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, New York.

Elementary School, Graduated 1962; P. S. 001 - Tottenville, Staten Island, New York.

    Professional Experience:

Academic Experience:

2013-present: professor emeritus, University of Alabama in Huntsville – Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Main responsibilities include research and supervision of doctoral students. Member of graduate faculty. Supervised two Ph.D. students to completion.  

1985-2013, professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Main responsibilities included developing laboratories and teaching courses in engineering mechanics (statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures, continuum mechanics, elasticity, graduate seminar, etc.) and applied optics (experimental techniques in solid mechanics, optical techniques in solid mechanics, etc.). Teaching evaluations among highest at UAH; received distinguished faculty and teaching awards; selected as College of Engineering’s Outstanding Faculty Member; and, nominated by UAH President Franz for Carnegie/CASE Teaching Award. Member of graduate faculty. Major advisor for fourteen Ph.D. and twenty-two M.S. thesis projects with students enrolled in five different programs (MAE, CEE, ECE, OSE, Physics).

Committee service included Faculty Appeals; Strategic Planning; Optical Science and Engineering Doctoral Program; Distinguished Teaching Award; College Promotion and Tenure; College Advisory; College Safety; College Shop; Departmental Graduate; Departmental Strategic Planning; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Program, Civil and Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Program; search and screen committees including Dean of Engineering, and Director of the Center for Applied Optics; reappointment and tenure committees in and outside of UAH; thesis committees in and outside of UAH.

Led efforts for initial, successful, ABET evaluation of Civil Engineering program in 1988; coordinated efforts as Program Committee chair for 1997 ABET review of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering resulting  in first full six year accreditation; presentation to Board of Trustees of the Alabama System led to approval of "Space Grant" status for UAH; negotiated the first Space Act in history with MSFC/NASA Center Director Jack Lee; hosted many dignitaries including Lt. Governor James Folsom, Senator Howell Heflin, Senator Ronnie Flippo, Mr. John Hendricks (founder and CEO of The Discovery Channel), the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama, the University Foundation,  and members of Chamber of Commerce; presentation to Congressman Bevill led to approval of 14 million dollar optics building; team presentation at Langley Research Center resulted in 1 million dollar U.S. Congressional set aside to purchase and refurbish West Wing of Tech Hall; organized technical sessions for ASNT, SEM, ASCE, etc.; tutorial lecturer for OSA, SPIE, SEM, etc.; conducted review sessions for EIT/FE exam; technical reviewer for SBIR programs, NSF, ARO, DoD, etc.; Chair of SEM Optical Methods Division; paper reviewer for Experimental Mechanics, Applied Optics, Optical Engineering, etc.; active member of several technical societies; delivered several seminars in the technical community; faculty or co-faculty advisor for award winning ASCE student chapter for 28 years. System administrator for Team UAH websites:

TeamUAH.org     and     ConcreteCanoe.org

Research areas included: holo-interferometry, speckle metrology, non-destructive evaluation, radial metrology, gravity shielding, photoelastic fiber-optic accelerometers, diffractive optic interferometry, electronic speckle pattern interferometry, strategically tuned, absolutely resilient structures, payload release mechanisms, structural enhancement, composite materials, rocket motor segmenting, and structural information systems. Areas of application include detecting material flaws, measuring thermal/mechanical deformations, performing modal analysis, profiling structural components, facilitating structural morphing, and incorporating self-healing.

2002-2013, adjunct professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position secured as a result of collaborative teaching, research, and service with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Member of graduate faculty.

1989-2013, adjunct professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Materials Science

Position secured in conjunction with the Joint Materials Science Program offered through the University of Alabama System. Member of graduate faculty.

1988-2013, adjunct professor, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa - Materials Science

Position secured in conjunction with the Joint Materials Science Program offered through the University of Alabama System. Member of graduate faculty.

1988-90, director of civil engineering program, University of Alabama in Huntsville - Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Main responsibilities included hiring and supervision of full- and part-time civil engineering faculty, coordinated efforts for initial ABET accreditation in 1988; secured ACHE approval for departmental status in 1990; advised award winning ASCE student club/chapter from 1985-2013.

1975-85, assistant professor (1975-1981), associate professor (1981-1985), University of Wisconsin ‑ Milwaukee, Dept. of Civil Engineering

Main responsibility was the development of laboratories and teaching/research programs in engineering mechanics and applied optics; faculty advisor for Society of Women Engineers (1978-81); co-founder and colloquium coordinator for the Mechanics Fellowship. Taught courses in experimental stress analysis, applied optics, continuum mechanics, and engineering mechanics. Teaching evaluations among highest in College of Engineering; nominated by department for AMACO distinguished teaching award. Major advisor for seventeen M.S. and eight B.S. thesis projects.

Committee service included Fulbright Fellowship Committee; Graduate Fellowship Committee; Review Committee for Special Summer Sessions; Alumni Phone-A-Thon Committee; Open House Committee; Laboratory Safety Committee; Ad Hoc Grading Policy Committee; Mechanical Engineering Option Subcommittee; Codification Committee; Nominations Committee; Computer Advisory Committee; Graduate Faculty Committee; Civil Engineering Option Subcommittee; Civil Engineering Executive Committee; Mechanics Review Committee; Structural-Mechanics Review Committee; and Mechanics Search Committee.

Promoted UWM faculty research interests in Washington, DC.

1975-76, lecturer, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee , Mechanics Department

Taught evening courses in engineering mechanics and experimental stress analysis. Above average teaching evaluations.

1973-74, lecturer and laboratory coordinator, Illinois Institute of Technology

Prepared experiments and advised participants in a short course in optical stress analysis. Supervised undergraduate research projects in the fields of dynamic photoelasticity, holography, holographic interferometry, and holographic vibration analysis.

1972-73, teaching and research assistant, Illinois Institute of Technology

Graded homework and experiments in Fluids and Continuum Mechanics, and developed lectures for Experimental Stress Analysis. Analyzed holographic and speckle fringe formation, developed the holographic-moiré technique, introduced scattered light holography, and wrote FORTRAN programs for data reduction.

1971-72, teaching and research assistant, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Graded homework and laboratory reports in Experimental Stress Analysis. Became acquainted with techniques in moiré and holographic interferometry, developed basic photographic and scanning techniques, and wrote FORTRAN programs for data reduction.

1971, laboratory assistant, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Responsible for preparing, lecturing, and grading the laboratory portion of Strength of Materials. Developed new experiments in strain gage techniques to find point wise strain in specimens subjected to unsymmetrical bending and torsion.

Nonacademic Professional Experience:

2013-present, private consultant.

1989-2013, president, Optechnology, Inc.

Optechnology was initially incorporated in the State of Alabama in 1994 to facilitate the technology transfer of panoramic imaging systems.  Reorganization took place in 2004 which expanded the scope of the company to support work in cementitious composite materials, strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures, and structural enhancement using polyurea coatings.

1995-2005, member of engineering staff, Center for Applied Optics, UAH, Huntsville, Alabama

Position secured as a result of optics research and participation in the Practical Master's Degree Program in Optics, and the Doctoral Program in Optical Science and Engineering.  Supervised first graduate enrolled in the latter.

1993-2002, director, Consortium for Holography, Applied Mechanics and Photonics (CHAMP), UAH, Huntsville, Alabama

Coordinated multidisciplinary research in engineering mechanics and applied optics.

1981-89, resident visitor, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Position secured as an outside consultant to the Labs in the areas of fiber optics and optical metrology.

1969, bonded cashier, Mobil Oil Corporation, Brooklyn, New York

Summer, full-time position involved tracking deliveries and collecting payments.

1968-69, bakery assistant, Frank’s Bake Shop, Staten Island, New York

1966, golf caddie, Waccabuc Country Club, Waccabuc, New York

1966, machinist’s assistant, Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, New York

Consulting:

A limited amount of consulting has been carried out to keep up-to-date with the engineering profession.  Industrial contacts include:

CFD Research Corporation (Huntsville, AL); AT&T Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill, NJ); American Cystoscope (Stamford, CT);  United Technologies (East Hartford, CT); 3M Corporation (Minn., MN); Newport Research Corporation (Fountain Valley, CA);Control Data Corporation (Minn., MN); Ektelon Corp (San Diego, CA); General Electric Medical Systems Division (Milwaukee, WI); Astronautics Corporation (Milwaukee, WI); Waukesha Engine (Waukesha, WI); Applied Power (Milwaukee, WI); Allen-Bradley Company (Milwaukee, WI)

II. Teaching Activities: Summary list of courses taught, theses advised

    Courses Taught:

Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Continuum Mechanics, Theory of Elasticity, Experimental Techniques in Solid Mechanics, Optical Techniques in Solid Mechanics, Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures (STARS), Graduate Seminar, and a number of special topic courses in engineering mechanics, applied optics, and materials science.

    Doctoral Dissertations supervised to completion by John A. Gilbert (16):

 1. Helen Johnson-Cole, “New methods for producing, recording, and processing interferometric moire patterns,” Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1990.

 2. Bruce R. Peters, “A fiber based thermal acousto-photonic system for noncontacting nondestructive evaluation (TAP-NDE),” Civil Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1990.

 3. Qiang Huang, “Substrate guided wave holography: analysis, experiments and applications,” Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1994.

 4. David L. Lehner, “Radial metrology,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1994.

 5. Wei Su, “Photoelastic fiber-optic accelerometers,” Optical Science and Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1995.

 6. Ahmed M. Shokry, “Development of a differential optical interferometer to study acoustic emission,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1996.

 7. Sara B. Fair, “A panoramic electronic speckle pattern interferometer,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1998.

 8. Robert E. Vaughan, “Analysis of graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2001.  

 9. Teng K. Ooi, “Experimental and numerical investigation of the dynamic response of highly compliant, polymer-enhanced, graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2002.

10. Thomas Dobson, “Unique new methodology for developing laboratory vibration schedules for durability and reliability testing,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2007.

11. Paul Bookout , “Implementation of residual flexibility modal testing method to a constrained structure,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2008.

12. Vernon Pete Mills, “Viable Rayon composite replacement: Micro-cracking in polyacrylonitrile based carbon-phenolic composites,’ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2008.

13. Stanley T. Oliver, “Experimental verification of a non-axisymmetric displacement field predicted by finite element analysis of a composite disk subjected to an axisymmetric loading,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2009.

14. Kirk R. Biszick, “Design of a structural information system (SIS) for strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures (STARS)," co-advised with Dr. Houssam Toutanji, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2010.

15. D. Andy Hissam, “Detailed methodology for determining torque limits to maximize preload for high-strength threaded fasteners,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2014.  

16. David J. Alldredge, “Structural enhancement using polyuria,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2014.

Theses supervised to completion by John A. Gilbert [39 M.S. and 8 B.S.]:

 1. Gary A. Exner, M.S., “Determination of components of displacement using image plane holography,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1977.  

 2. J. S. Shackton, B.S., “Optical filtering bench,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1977.

 3. K. E. Piper, B.S., “Investigation in two-dimensional photoelasticity, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1977.

 4. Robert D. Drake, B.S., “A survey of the moiré method for measuring displacements and strains,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1977.  

 5. Francis Mahuta, B.S., “Stress analysis of a lifting lug subjected to variations in load angle and pin size using photoelastic techniques,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1977.  

 6. Jeffery W. Herrick, B.S., “Photoelastic investigation of stress concentrations around unlined tunnels embedded in layered rock,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1978.

 7. T. E. Schubert, B.S., “Investigations into holographic methods,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1978.

 8. David T. Vedder, M.S., “Development of holographic techniques to study thermally induced deformation in rock,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1979.

 9. Jeffery W. Herrick, M.S., “Holographic displacement analysis using fiber optics and wave front modulation,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1980.

10. N. Kot, B.S., “Photoelastic investigation of stress in machine tools,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1980.

11. Saad A. Alshuwaib, M.S., “Laser-based location measurement of structures,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1980.

12. Mehran M. Hariri, B.S., “Moiré analysis using cast gratings,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1981.

13. Mark E. Schultz, M.S., “The application of fiber optics to holography,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1982.

14. Akio Nose, M.S., “Remote displacement analysis using fiber optics through different media,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1982.

15. James H. Bennewitz, M.S., “The development of an objective speckle measurement system utilizing fiber optics and photoelectronic-numerical processing,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1983.  

16. Albert J. Boehnlein, M.S., “The application of fiber optics to ultra low frequency holography,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1983.

17. John H. Schamell, M.S., “The development of a hybrid method for stress analysis,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1983.  

18. Eric J. Van Rossum, M.S., “Photo-numeric measurement of two-dimensional displacements using artificial and laser speckle,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1984.

19. J. Chern, M.S., “Photoelectronic/numerical data acquisition and analysis of holographic interferograms,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.  

20. Roger Franzel, M.S., “A hybrid finite element method utilizing high frequency moiré interferometry,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.

21. Helen S. Johnson, M.S., “Real-time moiré interferometry,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.

22. Erin L. Epping, M.S., “Thermal and stress analysis of a surface mounted chip carrier assembly using the finite element technique,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.  

23. M. Arshad Taher, M.S., “Shadow speckle metrology using artificial and laser speckles,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.

24. Bruce R. Peters, M.S., “Ultrasonic non-destructive testing using a pulse ruby fiber optic system,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.  

25. William Arbiture, M.S., “Development of speckle correlation techniques for displacement analysis of a cylindrical pipe,” University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1985.  

26. George T. Large, M.S.E., “Development of an optical fiber interferometer for detection of surface flaws in aluminum,” Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1992.

27. Wei Su, M.S.E., “Development of the photoelastic fiber optic strain gage,” Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1992.

28. Cheryl D. Bankston, M.S.E., “SEDS earth atmospheric and space imaging system (SEASIS),” Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1994.  

29. Christelle H. Lindner, M.S.E., “Cavity inspection using a panoramic annular lens (PAL),” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1994.

30. Sankauram L. Sudarshan, M.S.E., “Development of a robotic inspection system for acousto-ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1994.

31. Jeffrey A. Dilg, M.S.E., “Application of ESPI to the hole drilling method of residual stress determination,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1995.  

32. Robert L. Shepherd, M.S.E., “Full-field displacement measurement using diffractive optic interferometry,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 1997.  

33. Kirk R. Biszick, M.S.E., “Design of lightweight, thin-walled, reinforced cementitious panels for reverse bending,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2000.  

34. Heru Santoso, M.S.E., “Panoramic projection system using a panoramic annular lens,” Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2000.  

35. Ehan Weech, M.S.E., “Stereoscopic measurement using a panoramic annular lens,” Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2000.  

36. David Alldredge, M.S.E., “Diffractive optic interferometry,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2002.  

37. Abhishek Raut, M.S.E., “A method for producing structurally equivalent graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2003.  

38. Robert C. Engberg, M.S.E., “Structural health monitoring of composite materials under cryogenic conditions using piezoelectric sensors,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2004.  

39. Kurt B. Smalley, M.S.E., “Validation of aeroelastic rocket nozzle flow separation pressure field model,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2006.  

40. Michael Britz , M.S.E., “An evaluation of the residual stresses of a hard X-ray mirror,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2006.  

41. Lawrence A. Binek, M.S.E., “An experimental investigation on the impact properties of strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2006.  

42. John Coop er , M.S.E., “Development of a self-healing reinforcement in a cementitious composite,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2006.  

43. Jeffrey L. Lindner, M.S.E., “Panoramic modal holographic interferometry,” Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2007.  

44. Clark L. Reynolds, M.S.E., “Alternate designs for a solenoid actuated, rail mounted, aircraft payload release mechanism,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2009.  

45. Jeffrey L. Lee, M.S.E., “Rocket motor segmenting,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2010.  

46. Ravi K. Bommu, M.S.E., “Development of instrumented tendons for embedment in a structural information system,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2010.  

47. Matthew E. Pinkston, M.S.E., “Quantitative evaluation of polymer enhanced cementitious materials,” Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2011.

III. Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activity:

    Research Grants Received (40); ~ $5M total including in-kind contributions:

 1.  UWM Graduate School; 1975; $3,222; "Determination of Components of Displacement and Strain with Holographic Interferometry"

 2.  Allen-Bradley Company; 1976;  $10,000; "Instrumentation for Holographic Displacement Analysis of Electrical Relay Components"  

 3.  National Science Foundation (NSF); 1976-1978; $167,000; "Research Initiation and Support for an Institute for Undergraduate Space Utilization Studies," staff member under direction of Project Manager Dr. G. Karadi ($ amount shown represents total award).

 4.  Sloan Foundation; 1977; $25,700; "Gateway to Engineering and Science Technology," staff member under the direction of Project Director Ms. R. Daitsman ($ amount shown represents total award).

 5.  Trane Company; 1978; $1,000; "Undergraduate Improvement in Experimental Stress Analysis

 6.  UWM Graduate School; 1980; $4,400; "Holographic Displacement Analysis with Fiber Optics"

 7.  Army Research Office (ARO); 1980-1984; $133,680; "Holographic Displacement Analysis with Fiber Optics"

 8.  National Science Foundation (NSF); 1983-1984; $29,801 ; "The Development of an Objective Speckle Technique Utilizing Photoelectronic-Numerical Processing and Fiber Optics"

 9.  Allen-Bradley Company; 1982-1985; $30,725; "Experimental Stress Analysis"

10.  Army Research Office (ARO); 1984-1985; $54,072; "Development of Fiber Optic Systems for Recording and Transmitting Holographic Displacement Information"

11.  Department of Defense (DoD); 1984-1986; $132,207 ; "Research Instrumentation"

12.  DoD; 1985; $8,977; "Thermal-Acousto-Optics for Remote Non-Contacting NDE" (Short‑Term Innovative Research Program)

13.  ARO; 1985-1987; $164,388; "Development of Fiber Optic Systems for Recording and Transmitting Holographic Displacement Information"

14.  UAH Research Mini-Grant Program; 1986; $1,000; "The Development of a Fiber Optic System for Monitoring Groundwater Contaminates," co-principal investigator with Dr. W. F. Kane ($ amount shown represents total award)

15.  American Society for Nondestructive Testing; 1987-1988; $8,000; "Fiber-Optic Based Thermal Acousto-Optic System for Non-Contacting Non-Destructive Evaluation"

16.  NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA/MSFC); 1987-1992; $35,770; "Materials Processing - Holographic Ground Station;" co-principal with Dr. G. Workman, Johnson Research Center , Huntsville , Alabama ($ amount shown represents total award).

17.  Alabama Research Institute; 1987-1988; $50,000; "Measurement of Shapes and Deformations in Microcircuit Modules”

18.  NASA/MSFC; 1987-1988; $94,999; “Development of An Endoscopic Probe for Radial Metrology;” co-principal investigator with Professor J. E. Smith, University of Alabama in Huntsville ($ amount shown represents total award).

19.  NASA/MSFC; 1988-1990; $157,775; “Characterization of Fluid Flow by Digital Correlation of Scattered Light;” co-principal investigator with Professor D. R. Matthys, Marquette University , Milwaukee , Wisconsin ($ amount shown represents total award).

20.  NASA/MSFC; 1990-1991; $49,963; “Development of an Optical Fiber Interferometer for Detection of Surface Flaws in Aluminum Samples.”

21.  NASA/MSFC; 1990-1992; $98,887; “Endoscopic Inspection Using a Panoramic Annular Lens;” co-principal investigator with Professor D. R. Matthys, Marquette University , Milwaukee , Wisconsin ($ amount shown represents total award).

22.  Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC); 1991-1993; $42,000; “Endoscopic Inspection of Propulsion Systems using a Panoramic Annular Lens;” co-principal investigator with Ms. Christelle Lindner ($ amount shown represents total award).

23.  Strategic Defense Command; 1991-1992; $209,691; "Annular Lens;” co-principal investigator with Professor D. R. Matthys, Marquette University , Milwaukee , Wisconsin ($ amount shown represents total award).

24.  NASA/MSFC; 1991-1992; $148,291; “Endoscopic Measurement using a Panoramic Annular Lens;” co-principal investigator with Professor D. R. Matthys, Marquette University , Milwaukee , Wisconsin ($ amount shown represents total award).

25.  ASGC; 1992; $5,000; “1992 Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics - From Earth to Space”

26.  NASA/MSFC; 1992-1994; $44,000; “An Automated Delivery System for Panoramic Inspection and Measurement;” co-principal investigator with Ms. Tolli Grisham ($ amount shown represents total award).

27.  NASA/MSFC; 1993-1995; in-kind; “Application of Composite Technology to Concrete Structures - ASCE Concrete Canoe;” UAH contact person on Space Act (in-kind donation consisted of composite materials and facilities usage).

28.  NASA/MSFC; 1996-1997; $22,000; “Kinoform Diffractive Optics using Direct Write Electro-Beam Lithography,” co-principal investigator with Mr. Robert Shepherd ($ amount shown represents total award).

29.  NASA/MSFC; 1997; $10,934; “Optical Measurements of Acceleration Fields,” co-principal investigator with Mr. Richard Gauthier ($ amount shown represents total award).

30.  ASGC; 1999; $15,000; “ASCE Southeast Regional Student Conference,” co-principal investigator with Dr. M. Laylor and Mr. J. Forman ($ amount shown represents total award).

31.  University Transportation for Alabama (UTCA); 2001; $60,500; “Program for Encouraging Diversity in Transportation-Related Educational Programs in Alabama,” co-principal investigator with Dr. K. M. Leonard ($ amount shown represents total award).

32.  Cinram, Inc.; 2002; $25,000; “Instrumentation for Optics Research”

33.  UTCA; 2002; $49,000; “Program for Encouraging Diversity in Transportation-Related Educational Programs in Alabama,” co-principal investigator with Dr. K. M. Leonard ($ amount shown represents total award).

34.  U.S. Congress; 2002-2003; $950,000; “Increased Aviation Safety through Improved Composite Materials Program,” one of several co-principal investigators with Dr. F. Wessling ($ amount shown represents total award).

35.  U.S. Army; 2004-2005; $69,978; “Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures,” co-principal investigator with Mr. K. Biszick and Dr. H. Toutanji ($ amount shown represents total award).

36.  U.S. Army; 2005; $37,000; “Stockpile Reliability,” co-principal investigator with Dr. H. Toutanji ($ amount shown represents total award).

37.  U.S. Army; 2005-2006; $49,970; “Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures,” co-principal investigator with Mr. K. Biszick and Dr. H. Toutanji ($ amount shown represents total award).

38.  U.S. Department of Commerce; 2009-2010; $94,995; “Creating Resilient Structures with Polymer Coatings,” co-principal investigator with Dr. Thomas Lavin, Dr. Houssam Toutanji, and Dr. Bala Madhan ($ amount shown represents total award).

39.  U.S. Department of Commerce; 2010-2011; $299,994; “Creating Resilient Structures with Polymer Coatings,” co-principal investigator with Ms. Andrea Barnes, Dr. Houssam Toutanji, Dr. Thomas Lavin, and Mr. David Alldredge ($ amount shown represents total award).

40.  U.S. Army; 2006-2014; $699,589 ; “Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures,” co-principal investigator with Mr. K. Biszick and Dr. H. Toutanji ($ amount shown represents total award).

 

Note: The progress and final reports associated with this work are too numerous to list but most of the work is documented in the patents, publications, and presentations that follow.

    Patents (3):

1. U.S. Patent No. 4,928,527, Burger, C.P., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Peters, B.R., Smith, J.A., “Method and device for nondestructive evaluation,” issued May, 1990.

 2. U.S. Patent No. 5,293,259, Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Integrated rainbow hologram,” issued March, 1994.

 3. U.S. Patent No. 8,474,207 B1, Gilbert, J.A., Lavin, T, Toutanji, H.A., Alldredge, D.J., “Strengthening wood frame construction against wind damage,” issued July, 2013.

    Peer-Reviewed Chapters in scholarly books (3):

1. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “The uses of fiber optics to enhance and extend the capabilities of holographic interferometry,” Holography, edited by P. Greguss and T.H. Jeong, SPIE Institute for Advanced Technologies, Volume IS8, ISBN 0-8194-0469-1, pp. 146-159 (1990).

2. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., Caulfield, H.J., “Holographic interferometry using substrate guided waves,” SPIE Milestone Series of Selected Papers on Holographic Interferometry: Principles and Techniques, edited by R.S. Sirohi and K.D. Hinsch, SPIE Optical Engineering Press, ISBN No. 0-8194-2805-1: 628-634 (1998).

3. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., Morrissey, M.D., Song, Y., “General-purpose photoelastic fiber-optic accelerometer,” SPIE Milestone Series of Selected Papers on Photoelasticity, edited by T. Y. Chen, Optical Engineering Press, ISBN No. 0-8194-3488-4: 539-545 (1999).

    Supplemental Course Notes and Laboratory Manuals (7)::

 1. Gilbert, J.A., “Dynamics,” MAE Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Version 2.0, 137 pages (2000)

 2. Carmen, C.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Instructor Manual - Mechanics of Materials Laboratory,” MAE Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Version 1.0 for Mechanics of Materials, 97 pages (2001).

 3. Gilbert, J.A., “Statics,” MAE Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Version 8.0, 152 pages (2008).

 4. Gilbert, J.A., Carmen, C.L., “Mechanics of Materials Laboratory Manual,” MAE Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Version 2.0, 122 pages (2011).

 5. Gilbert, J.A., “Mechanics of Materials,” University of Alabama-Huntsville, Version 10.4, XanEdu Publishing, Inc., 120 pages (2013).

 6. Gilbert, J.A., “Experimental Techniques in Solid Mechanics,” MAE Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Version 5.0, XanEdu Publishing, Inc., 153 pages (2013).

 7. Gilbert, J.A., “Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures,” University of Alabama-Huntsville, Version 2.0, XanEdu Publishing, Inc., 258 pages (2013).

    Selected Publications in refereed journals (69):

1. Sciammarella, C.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Strain analysis of a disk subjected to diametral compression by means of holographic interferometry,” Applied Optics, 12(8): 1951-1956 (1973); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.12.001951.

 

2. Sciammarella, C.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Holographic interferometry applied to the measurements of the displacements of the interior points of transparent bodies,” Applied Optics, 15(9): 2176-2182 (1976); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.15.002176.

 

3. Sciammarella, C.A., Gilbert, J.A., “A holographic-moiré technique to obtain separate patterns for components of displacement,” Experimental Mechanics, 16(6): 215-220 (1976); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02329271.

 

4. Gilbert, J.A., Sciammarella, C.A., Chawla, S.K., “Extension to three dimensions of a holographic-moiré technique to separate patterns corresponding to components of displacement,” Experimental Mechanics, 18(9): 321-327 (1978); ISSN: 0014-485, DOI: 10.1007/BF02324926.

 

5. Gilbert, J.A., Exner, G.A., “Holographic displacement analysis using image plane techniques,” Experimental Mechanics, 18(10): 382-388 (1978); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02324537.

 

6. Gilbert, J.A., “Differentiation of holographic-moiré patterns,” Experimental Mechanics, 18(11): 436-440 (1978); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325061.

 

7. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic displacement analysis using wave front modulation techniques,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 1(7); 21-34 (1980); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(80)90009-3.

 

8. Gilbert, J.A., Vedder, D.T., “Development of holographic techniques to study thermally induced deformation,” Experimental Mechanics, 21(4): 138-144 (1981); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02326394.

 

9. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic displacement analysis with multimode-fiber optics,” Experimental Mechanics, 21(8): 315-320 (1981); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325772.

 

10. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Dual-beam holographic deflection measurement,” Experimental Mechanics, 21(9): 349-354 (1981); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02326235.

 

11. Gilbert, J.A., Schultz, M.E., Boehnlein, A.J., “Remote displacement analysis using multimode fiber-optic bundles,” Experimental Mechanics, 22(10): 398-400 (1982); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325407.

 

12. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Fiber optic measurement of the deformation field on a remote surface using numerically processed white-light speckle,” Applied Optics, 21(19): 3520-3527 (1982); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.21.003520.

 

13. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Bennewitz, J.H., “The application of fibre optics to remote speckle metrology using incoherent light,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 3(3): 183-195 (1982); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(82)90021-5.

 

14. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Boehnlein, A.J, “Achieving stability in remote holography using flexible multimode image bundles,” Applied Optics, 22(7): 1000-1005 (1983); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.22.001000.

 

15. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Schultz, M.E., Boehnlein, A.J., “The monomode fiber - a new tool for holographic interferometry,” Experimental Mechanics, 23(2): 190-195 (1983); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02320408.

 

16. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Boehnlein, A.J., Schultz, M.E., “The application of fiber optics to speckle metrology – a feasibility study,” Experimental Mechanics, 23(3): 289-297 (1983); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02319255.

 

17. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Fiber optic pulsed laser holography,” Applied Physics Letters, 43(8): 730-732 (1983); ISSN: 0003-6951, DOI: 10.1063/1.94476.

 

18. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Boehnlein, A.J., “Ultra low frequency holographic interferometry using fiber optics,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 5(1): 29-40 (1984); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(84)90023-X.

 

19. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Franzel, R.A., Schamell, J.H., “Remote vibration measurement by time-averaged holographic interferometry,” Experimental Techniques, 9(1): 25-27 (1985); ISSN: 0732-8818, DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-1567.1985.tb01960.x.

 

20. Dudderar, T.D., Hall, P.M., Gilbert, J.A., “Holo-interferometric measurement of the thermal deformation response to power dissipation in multilayer printed wiring boards,” Experimental Mechanics, 25(1): 95-104 (1985); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02329132.

 

21. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Real-time holographic interferometry through fibre optics,” J. Phys. E: Sci. Instrum., 18(1): 39-43 (1985); ISSN: 0022-3735, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3735/18/1/012.

 

22. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Bennewitz, J.H., Taher, M.A., “Displacement sensitivity in remote-objective speckle metrology,” Experimental Mechanics, 25(4): 392-398 (1985); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02321338.

 

23. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Nose, A., “Remote deformation field measurement through different media using fiber optics,” Optical Engineering, 24(4): 628-631 (1985); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/12.7973541.

 

24. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Taher, M.A., Petersen, M.E., “Shadow speckle metrology,” Applied Optics, 25(2): 199-203 (1986); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.25.000199.

 

25. Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Taher, M.A., Johnson, H.S., “Speckle metrology combined with finite element modeling for stress analysis,” Optical Engineering, 25(6): 749-753 (1986); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/12.7973901.

 

26. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Matthys, D.R., Johnson, H.S., Franzel, R.A., “Two-dimensional stress analysis combining high frequency moiré measurements with finite-element modeling,” Experimental Techniques, 11(3): 24-28 (1987); ISSN: 0732-8818, DOI:10.1111/j.1747-1567.1987.tb00656.x.

 

27. Burger, C.P., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Peters, B.R., Smith, J.A., Raj, B., “Laser excitation through fiber optics for NDE,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 6(1): 57-64 (1987); ISSN: 0195-9298, DOI: 10.1007/BF00566697.

 

28. Dudderar, T.D., Burger, C.P., Gilbert, J.A., Smith, J.A., Peters, B.R., “Fiber optic sensing for ultrasonic NDE,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 6(3): 135-146 (1987); ISSN: 0195-9298, DOI: 10.1007/BF00568009.

 

29. Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Automated analysis of holointerferograms for the determination of surface displacement,” Experimental Mechanics, 28(1): 86-91 (1988); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02329001.

 

30. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Taher, M.A., Petersen, M.E., “Profiling structural members using shadow speckle metrology,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 8(1): 17-27 (1988); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(88)90004-8.

 

31. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Koenig, K.W., “A windowing technique for the automated analysis of holo‑interferograms,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 8(2): 123-136 (1988); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(88)90048-6.

 

32. Burger, C.P., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Smith, J.A., Peters, B.R., “The use of fiber optic interferometry to sense ultrasonic waves,” Transactions of the Instrument Society of America, 78 (2): 51-55; ISSN: 0019-0578, DOI: 10.1016/0019-0578(89)90041-4.

 

33. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Real-time moiré interferometry,” Experimental Mechanics, 29(2): 231-236 (1989); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02321381.

 

34. Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., Matthys, D.R., “Radial profilometry,” NASA Tech Briefs; 14(9): 74 (1990); ISSN: 0145-319X.

 

35. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., “Endoscopic measurement using radial metrology with digital correlation,” Optical Engineering, 30(10): 1455-1460 (1991); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/12.55965.

 

36. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “Digital correlation in laser-speckle velocimetryNASA Tech Briefs; 16(1): 40-41 (1992); ISSN: 0145-319X.

 

37. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., Caulfield, H.J., “Holographic interferometry using substrate guided waves (SGW),” Optical Engineering, 33(4): 1132-1137 (1994); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/12.163188.

 

38. Cole, H.J., Gilbert, J.A., Bennewitz, J.H., “Variable sensitivity moiré interferometry using binary optic technology,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 20(4): 241-257 (1994); ISSN: 0143-8166, DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(94)90029-9.

 

39. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., Katsinis, C., “A photoelastic fiber optic strain gage,” Experimental Mechanics, 35(1): 71-76 (1995); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325838.

 

40. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Puliparambil, J., “Panoramic holointerferometry,” Experimental Mechanics, 35(1): 83-88 (1995); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325840.

 

41. Sun, J., Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Comparing crosstalk in doped scintillating fiber bundles,” Applied Optics, 34(9): 1536-1539 (1995); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.34.001536.

 

42. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Diffraction properties of substrate guided wave holograms,” Optical Engineering, 34(10): 2891-2899 (1995); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI:10.1117/12.210766.

 

43. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Modal analysis using time-average panoramic holo-interferometry,” Modal Analysis: The International Journal of Analytical and Experimental Modal Analysis, 10(3): 143-151 (1995); ISSN: 1066-0763.

 

44. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “Video system for inspecting walls of cavities,” NASA Tech Briefs - Federal Lab Laser Tech Briefs, 20(4): 8a-9a (1996); ISSN: 0145-319X.

 

45. Gilbert, J.A., Huang, Q., “Characterization, production and reconstruction of substrate guided wave holo-interferograms,” Experimental Mechanics, 36(1): 71-77 (1996); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02328700.

 

46. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., “Birefringent properties of diametrically loaded gradient-index lenses,” Applied Optics, 35(24): 4772-4781 (1996); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.35.004772.

 

47. Lehner, D.L., Richter, A.G., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Characterization of the panoramic annular lens,” Experimental Mechanics, 36(4): 333-338 (1996); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02328575.

 

48. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., Morrissey, M.D., Song, Y., “General-purpose photoelastic fiber-optic accelerometer,” Optical Engineering, 36(1): 22-28 (1997); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/1.601165.

 

49. Gilbert, J.A., Shepherd, R.L., Cole, H.J., Ashley, P.R., “Three-dimensional displacement measurement using diffractive-optic interferometry,” Optical Engineering, 36(12): 3336-3342 (1997); ISSN: 0091-3286, DOI: 10.1117/1.601571.

 

50. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Panoramic modal testing of the Space Shuttle Main Engine alternative turbopump inlet bellows liner,” Experimental Techniques, 22(2): 15-19 (1998); ISSN: 0732-8818, DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-1567.1998.tb02413.x.

 

51. Gilbert, J.A., Shokry, A., “Extracting Rayleigh waves from noise using a differential optical interferometer,” Research in Nondestructive Evaluation, 10(3): 171-184 (1998); ISSN: 0934-9847, DOI: 10.1007/PL00003906.

 

52. Gilbert, J.A., Li. N., Gauthier, R.R., “A transversely suspended accelerometer," Experimental Mechanics, 40 (2): 160-163 (2000); ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02325041.

 

53. Fair, S.B., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Lindner, C.H., "Development of a phase-displacement equation for panoramic interferometry,” Applied Optics, 39(19): 3289-3294 (2000); ISSN: 1559-128X, DOI: 10.1364/AO.39.003289.

 

54. Ooi, T.K., Engberg, R.C., Gilbert, J.A., Vaughan, R.E., Bower, M.V., “Modal testing of a lightweight cementitious structure,” Experimental Techniques, 28(6): 37-40 (2004); ISSN: 0732-8818 DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-1567.2004.tb00192.x .

 

55. Ooi, T.K., Gilbert, J.A., Bower, M.V., Vaughan, R.E., Engberg, R.C., “Modal analysis of lightweight graphite reinforced silica/polymer matrix composite plates,” Experimental Mechanics, 45(3): 221-225, 2005; ISSN: 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/BF02427945; cited in The NanoSPRINT Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Volume 1, 2005.

 

56. Gilbert, J.A., “A brief history of concrete canoeing,” Concrete Canoe Magazine, 1(1): 6-10, 2006.

 

57. Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K., Engberg, R.C., “Modal analysis of a lightweight concrete canoe,” Concrete Canoe Magazine, 1(1): 27-33, 2006.

 

58. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Single-camera panoramic-imaging system,” NASA Tech Briefs, 31(10): 46-48, 2007; ISSN: 0145-319X.

 

59. Gilbert, J.A., Barnes, A.L., “The international epidemic of concrete canoeing,” Concrete Canoe Magazine, 3(1): 4-11, 2008.

 

60. Toutanji, H., Han, M., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, S., “Behavior of large-scale rectangular columns confined with FRP composites,” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, 14(1): 62-71, 2010; ISSN: 1090-0268, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000051.

 

61. Toutanji, H., Xu, B., Gilbert, J.A., Lavin, T., “Properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) fiber reinforced high-performance organic aggregate cementitious material: converting brittle to plastic,” Construction and Building Materials, 24(1): 1-10, 2010; ISSN: 0950-0618, DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2009.08.023.

 

62. Xu, B., Toutanji, H., Gilbert, J.A., “Impact resistance of poly(vinyl alcohol) fiber reinforced high-performance organic aggregate cementitious material,” Cement and Concrete Research, 40(2): 347-351, 2010; ISSN: 0008-8846, DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2009.09.006.

 

63. Xu, B., Toutanji, H.A., Lavin, T., Gilbert, J.A., “Characterization of poly(vinyl alcohol) fiber reinforced organic aggregate cementitious materials,” Key Engineering Materials, 466: 73-83, 2011; ISSN: 1662-9795, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.466.73.

 

64. Alldredge, D., Gilbert, J., Toutanji, H., Lavin, T, Balasubramanyam, M., “Uplift capacity of polyurea-coated light-frame rafter to top plate connections,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 24(9): 1201-1210, 2012; ISSN: 0899-1561, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000492.

 

65. Toutanji, H.A., Choi, H., Wong, D., Gilbert, J.A., Alldredge, D.J., “Applying a polyurea coating to high-performance organic cementitious materials,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 38: 1170-1179, 2013; ISSN: 0950-0618, DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.09.041.

 

66. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., Toutanji, H., Britz, M.T., “Doubly reinforcing cementitious beams with instrumented hollow carbon fiber tendons,Experimental Mechanics, 53(4): 579-592, 2013; ISSN 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/s11340-012-9665-6.

 

67. Choi, H., Toutanji, H.A., Gilbert, J.A., Alldredge, D.J., “Impact resistance of polyurea-coated organic cementitious materials,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 25(12): 1984-1989, 2013; ISSN 0899-1561/2013/12-0-0/$25.00, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000714.

 

68. Britz, M.T., Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K., “A hybrid method for calculating residual stress and deformation in space hardware on earth,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, accepted November 27, 2012 (in press); ISSN 0893-1321, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000306.

 

69. Oliver, S.T., Gilbert, J.A., Bower, M.V., “Deformation of a composite disk having a tapered clamped boundary,” Experimental Mechanics, 55(8): 1451-1463, 2015; ISSN 0014-4851, DOI: 10.1007/s11340-015-0056-7.

    Selected Presentations & Publications at conferences and peer reviewed proceedings (132): :

 1. Sciammarella, C.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Holographic recording of displacement by spatial filtering,” Proc. of the 1974 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Detroit, Michigan, May 14-17, 1974.

 

 2. Sciammarella, C.A., Gilbert, J.A., “A holographic‑moiré technique to separate patterns for components of displacement,” Proc. of the 1975 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Chicago, Illinois, May 11-16, 1975.

 

 3. Gilbert, J.A., Sciammarella, C.A., “Extension to three dimensions of a holographic-moiré technique to separate patterns corresponding to components of displacement,” Proc. of the 1986 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Silver Spring, Maryland, May 10-14, 1976.

 

 4. Gilbert, J.A., Exner, G.A.,  “An image plane technique to separate components of displacement by optical filtering of holographic‑moiré patterns,” Proc. of the 1977 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Dallas, Texas, May 15-20, 1977.

 

 5. Exner, G.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Displacement analysis using image plane holography,” Proc. of the 1977 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Dallas, Texas, May 15-20, 1977.

 

 6. Gilbert, J.A., “Optical determination of strain using image plane holography,” Proc. of the Sixth Canadian Congress on Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1977, pp. 293-294.

 

 7. Gilbert, J.A., “Optical  differentiation of holographic‑moiré patterns,” Proc. of the 1978 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Wichita, Kansas, May 14-19, 1978.

 

 8. Gilbert, J.A., Vedder, D.T., “A holographic study of thermally induced deformation in rock,” Proc. of the 1979 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, San Francisco, California, May 20-25, 1979, pp. 235.

 

 9. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic deflection measurement with variable sensitivity,” Proc. of the 1980 Fourth SESA International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Boston, Mass., May 25-30, 1980, pp. 114-115.

 

10. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic displacement analysis with multimode fiber optics,” Proc. of the 1980 Fourth SESA International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Boston, Mass., May 25-30, 1980, pp. 116.

 

11. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic wave front modulation,” Proc. of the Topical Meeting on Hologram Interferometry and Speckle Metrology, Cape Cod, Mass., June 2-4, 1980, Paper No. WB4, 4 pages.

 

12. Gilbert, J.A., “Interactive programming in experimental stress analysis,” Proc. of the 1981 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Dearborn, Michigan, May 31-June 4, 1981, pp. 5-6.

 

13. Gilbert, J.A., Schultz, M.E., Boehnlein, A.J., “Remote displacement analysis using multimode fiber optic bundles,” Proc. of the Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Dearborn, Michigan, May 31-June 4, 1981, pp. 41-45.

 

14. Gilbert, J.A., Schultz, M.E., “Stress analysis using fiber optics,” Proc. of the Eighth Canadian Conference of Applied Mechanics, Moncton, N.B., Canada, June 7-12, 1981, pp. 533-534.

 

15. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Schultz, M.E., Boehnlein, A.J., “The application of fiber optics to speckle metrology,” Proc. of the 1982 Joint Conference on Experimental Mechanics, SESA/JSME, Oahu-Maui, Hawaii , May 23-28, 1982, pp. 594-598.

 

16. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Schultz, M.E., Boehnlein, A.J., “The monomode fiber - a new tool for holographic interferometry,” Proc. of the 1982 Joint Conference on Experimental Mechanics, SESA/JSME, Oahu-Maui, Hawaii , May 23-28, 1982, pp. 920‑922.

 

17. Bennewitz, J.H., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Objective speckle measurement,” Proc. of the 1983 Spring Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Cleveland, Ohio, May 15-19, 1983, pp. 113-118.

 

18. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Nose, A., “Remote displacement analysis through different media using fiber optics,” Proc. of the 1983 Meeting of the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Cleveland, Ohio, May 15-19, 1983, pp. 424-430.

 

19. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Bennewitz, J.H., “Numerical correlation of remote objective speckle patterns for displacement measurement,” Proc. of the Fifth International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 10-15, 1984, pp. 281-286.

 

20. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A.,  Franzel, R.A., Schamell, J.H., “Remote vibration measurement by time averaged holographic interferometry,” Proc. of the Fifth International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 10-15, 1984, pp. 362-366.

 

21. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Applications of fiber optics to coherent metrology for the study of material deformations and structural mechanics,” Proc. of the Army Symposium on Solid Mechanics, Newport, Rhode Island, October 1-3, 1984, pp. 63-92.

 

22. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Bennewitz, J.H., Van Rossum, E.J., “Remote objective speckle displacement sensitivity,” Proc. of the 1984 Fall Meeting of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 4-7, 1984, pp. 74-79.

 

23. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Matthys, D.R., Chern, J.H., “Digitization of holographic interferograms for deflection measurement,” Proc. of the 1985 Society for Experimental Mechanics Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 9-13, 1985, pp. 294-301.

 

24. Dudderar, T.D., Hall, P.M., Gilbert, J.A., “Holo-interferometric studies of thermal deformations in microelectronic modules,” Proc. of the 1985 Society for Experimental Mechanics Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 9-13, 1985, pp. 303-308.

 

25. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Fiber optic applications in holographic interferometry and laser speckle photography,” Proc. of the 1985 Society for Experimental Mechanics Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 9-13, 1985, pp. 629-633.

 

26. Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Taher, M.A., Johnson, H.S., “Stress analysis combining speckle metrology with finite element modeling,” Proc. of the SPIE 29th Annual International Technical Symposium; International Conference on Speckle, Vol 556, San Diego, California, August 18-23, 1985, pp. 116-122.

 

27. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Hall, P.M., Matthys, D.R., “Whole field deformation in printed wiring boards,” Proc. of the 1985 Society for Experimental Mechanics Fall Meeting on Experimental Mechanics, Greneleve, Florida, November 17-20, 1985, pp. 28-35.

 

28. Burger, C.P.,  Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Peters, B.R., Smith, J.A., Raj, B., “Thermal acousto-optic excitation for non-contacting NDE, Proc. of the 1986 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 8-13, 1986, pp. 680-685.

 

29. Gilbert, J.A., “Displacement analysis using  holographic interferometry,” Proc. of the 1986 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 8-13, 1986, pp. 185-191.

 

30. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Computer analysis of holo-interferograms,” Proc. of the 1986 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 8-13, 1986, pp. 833-838.

 

31. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Real-time moiré interferometry,” Proc. of the 1986 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 8-13, 1986, pp. 964-970.

 

32. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Taher, M.A., Petersen, M.E., “Remote shadow speckle metrology,” Proc. of the 1986 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 8-13, 1986, pp. 814-819.

 

33. Gilbert, J.A., Holographic Nondestructive Testing, Tutorial T11, Cambridge Symposium on Optics and Optoelectronics Advances in Intelligent Robotic Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 26, 1986, 90 pages.

 

34. Leonard, K.M., Gilbert, J.A., Kane, W.F., “Groundwater problems associated with a municipal landfill in the Nashville dome region of Alabama,” Proc. of the National Water Well Association, Bowling Green , Kentucky , October 28-30, 1986, pp. 309-320.

 

35. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “Potential applications of fiber optics and image processing in industrial holo-interferometry,” Proc. of the SPIE O‑E/LASE'87 Optoelectronics and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering and Symposium on Electronic Imaging Systems and Devices, Vol. 746, Los Angeles, California, January 11-16, 1987, pp. 20-28.

 

36. Lehner, D.L., Dudderar, T.D., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Vibration analysis using shadow speckle metrology and line broadening techniques,” Proc. of the 1987 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Houston, Texas, June 15-19, 1987, pp. 55-61.

 

37. Johnson, H.S., Bennewitz, J.H., Dudderar, T.D., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “New methods for recording and processing high frequency moiré patterns,” Proc. of the 1987 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Houston, Texas, June 15-19, 1987, pp. 62-70.

 

38. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Applications of fiber optics in experimental mechanics,” Proc. of the 1987 Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Houston, Texas, June 15-19, 1987, pp. 176-183.

 

39. Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., Lehner, D.L., Lindner, J.L., “Radial profilometry,” Proc. of the Joint BSSM/SEM International Conference on Advanced Strain Measurement Techniques, London, England, August 24-27, 1987, Whittles Publishing, pp. 97-107.

 

40. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., Burger, C.P., Smith, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Laser excitation through fiber optics for detection of surface flaws,” 1987 American Society for Nondestructive Testing Fall Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 5-9, 1987, 29 pages.

 

41. Gilbert, J.A., “Applications of fiber optics in civil engineering,” Presented at the 1988 Alabama Section Spring Meeting on “Advancements in Civil Engineering,” Huntsville, Alabama, April 13-15, 1988.

 

42. Burger, C.P., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Smith, J.A., Peters, B.R., “The use of fiber optic interferometry to sense ultrasonic waves,” Proc. of the 34th. International Instrument Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, May 2-5, 1988, Paper No. 88-0724, pp. 209-218.

 

43. Smith, J.E., Bond, T.M., Gilbert, J.A., Leonard, K.M., “A remote fiber optic ground water monitoring system based on surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy,” Proc. of the Second National Outdoor Action and Aquifer Restoration Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 23-26, 1988, pp. 3-16.

 

44. Gilbert, J.A., Burger, C.P., Dudderar, T.D., Smith, J.A., Peters, B.R., “The detection and evaluation of ultrasonic waves using single mode optical fiber interferometry,” Proc. of the VI International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 6-10, 1988, pp. 441-448.

 

45. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., Lehner, D.L., “Vibration analysis using digital correlation,” Proc. of the VI International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 6-10, 1988, pp. 1165-1172.

 

46. Greguss, P., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Lehner, D.L., “Developments in radial metrology,” Proc. of SPIE International Symposium on Optical Engineering and Industrial Sensing for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Vol. 954, Dearborn, Michigan, June 25-30, 1988, pp. 392-398.

 

47. Smith, J.E., Bond, T.M., Gilbert, J.A., Leonard, K.M., “Fiber optic characterizations and applications of SERS for in-situ monitoring,” Proc. of the Department of Energy In-Situ Characterization and Monitoring Technologies Workshop, DOE/HWP-62, June, 1988, pp. 278-298.

 

48. Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., Matthys, D.R., Lehner, D.L., “Recent developments in radial metrology: a computer-based optical method for profiling cavities,” Proc. of Optika '88, Third Int. Symp. on Modern Optics, Volume II, Budapest , Hungary , September 13-16, 1988, pp. 413-418.

 

49. Gilbert, J.A., Johnson, H.S., Peters, B.R., Ruggiero, R.M., “Optical systems for nondestructive evaluation,” Proc. of the Nondestructive Evaluation for Aerospace Requirements Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, August 26‑27, 1987, selected for publication in Nondestructive Testing Monographs and Tracts, Ed. G. L. Workman, Volume 5, 1989, pp. 79-98.

 

50. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Peters, B.R., Johnson, H.S., “The use of singlemode fiber-optics for illumination and wavefront transmission in holography and holo-interferometry,” Proc. of the 1989 SEM Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, May 28-June 2, 1989, pp. 765-773.

 

51. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “The use of fiber-optics for TAP-NDE,” Proc. of the l989 SEM Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, May 28-June 2, 1989, pp. 794-798.

 

52. Matthys, D.R., Greguss, P., Gilbert, J.A., Lehner, D.L., Kransteuber, A.S., “Radial metrology with a panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of SPIE's 33rd. Annual International Symposium on Optical & Optoelectronic Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1164, San Diego, California, August 6-11, 1989, pp. 164-170.

 

53. Greguss, P., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Lehner, D.L., Kransteuber, A.S., “Cavity inspection using radial metrology,” Proc. of the Nondestructive Evaluation for Aerospace Requirements Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, August 22-24, 1989, 2 pages.

 

54. Dudderar, T.D., Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Fiber optic sensor systems for ultrasonic NDE: state-of-the-art and future potential,” Proc. of the IEEE 1989 Ultrasonic Symposium, Montreal, Quebec, October 3-6, 1989, .

 

55. Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., Kransteuber, A.S., “Holo-interferometric patterns recorded through a panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of SPIE's International UNESCO Seminar on 3-D Holography, Volume 1238, entitled 3-D Holography '89, Kiev, USSR, September 5-8, 1989.

 

56. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “The uses of fiber optics to enhance and extend the capabilities of holographic interferometry,” presented at SPIE's Institute on Holography as Science and Technology, Tatabanya, Hungary, June 2-5, 1990; published in Proc. SPIE Volume IS8, edited by P. Greguss and T.H. Jeong, ISBN 0-8194-0469-1, pp. 146-159.

 

57. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Measurement of fluid velocity fields using digital correlation techniques,” Proc. of SPIE's 1990 International Symposium on Optical & Optoelectronic Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1332, San Diego, California, July 8-13, 1990, pp. 850-861.

 

58. Cashon, J.L., Lehner, D.L., Bower, M.V., Gilbert, J.A., “Structural monitoring of filamentary composites using embedded fiber optics,” Proc. of AIAA's Space & Technologies Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. 90-3548, Huntsville, Alabama, September 25-27, 1990, 5 pages.

 

59. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Greguss, P., “Optical measurements through panoramic imaging systems,” Proc. of the 1990 Int. Conf. on Hologram Interferometry & Speckle Metrology, Baltimore, Maryland, November 4-7, 1990, pp. 164-171.

 

60. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Lehner, D.L., Hendren, C.M., “Panoramic imaging systems for nondestructive evaluation,” Proc. of the Third Conference on Nondestructive Evaluation for Aerospace Requirements, Huntsville, Alabama, June 4-6, 1991, pp. 304-310.

 

61. Johnson-Cole, H., Bennewitz, J.H., Gilbert, J.A., “Variable sensitivity moiré interferometry,” Proc. of SEM's Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 9-12, 1991, pp. 268-277.

 

62. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Lehner, D.L., “Moiré measurements using a panoramic annular lens,”  Proc. of SPIE's 1991 International Symposium on Optical & Optoelectronic Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1554B, San Diego, California, July 21-26, 1991, pp. 202-209.

 

63. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Puliparambil, J., “Endoscopic inspection using a panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of SPIE's 1991 International Symposium on Optical & Optoelectronic Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1554B, San Diego, California, July 21-26, 1991, pp. 736-742.

 

64. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Hendren, C.M., “Displacement analysis of the interior walls of a pipe using panoramic holo-interferometry,” Proc. of SPIE's 1991 International Symposium on Optical & Optoelectronic Applied Science & Engineering, San Diego, California, July 21-26, 1991, pp. 128-134.

 

65. Gilbert, J.A., Bankston, C.D., “A “PARC” system for terminal docking,” Proc. of the U.S. Automated Rendezvous and Capture Capabilities Review, Office of Space Flight, NASA Headquarters, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 19-21, 1991, pp. 33-33II.

 

66. Gilbert, J.A., Fair, S.B., “Panoramic endoscopy,” Proc. of SPIE's Symposium on Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, Vol. 1649, Los Angeles, CA, January 19-24, 1992, pp. 203-207.

 

67. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., Caulfield, H.J., “Substrate guided wave (SGW) holo-interferometry,” Proc. of SPIE's Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, Vol. 1667, San Jose, CA, February 9-14, 1992, pp. 172-181.

 

68. Gilbert, J.A., Fair, S.B., Caldwell, S.E., Gronner, S.J., “A hemispherical imaging and tracking (HIT) system,” Proc. of AIAA's Endoscopic Kinetic Energy Weapon Technology Conference, Huntsville, AL, May 19-21, 1992, 4 pages.

 

69. Beshears, R.D., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “Non-destructive examination of rocket motor components,” Proc. of the 1992 Conference on Advanced Earth-To-Orbit Propulsion Technology, Huntsville, AL, May 19-21, 1992, 7 pages.

 

70. Bankston, C.D., Gilbert, J.A., Wingo, D.R., “Tethers and their role in the space exploration initiative,” Proc. of the ASCE Third International Conference on Engineering, Construction and Operations in Space, Denver, CO, May 31 - June 4, 1992, 12 pages.

 

71. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., Katsinis, C., “A photoelastic fiber optic strain gage,” Proc. of the SEM VII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 8-11, 1992, pp. 1311-1318.

 

72. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Wang, J., “Measurement of two dimensional fluid flow velocity fields by digital correlation,” Proc. of the SEM VII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 8-11, 1992, pp. 1505-1512.

 

73. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Lindner, C.M., “Endoscopic inspection and measurement,” Proc. of SPIE's Symposium on Image and Signal Processing, Vol. 1771, San Diego, CA, July 19-24, 1992, pp. 106-112.

 

74. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Modal holographic interferometry utilizing the panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of the 11th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC), Kissimmee, Florida, February 1-4, 1993, pp. 418-424.

 

75. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Puliparambil, J., “Panoramic holointerferometry,” Proc. of the SEM Spring Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Dearborn, MI, June 7-9, 1993, pp. 920-929.

 

76. Sudarshan, S., Workman, G.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Development of a robotic acousto-ultrasonic system,” Proc. of the ASNT Fall Conference and Quality Testing Show, Atlanta, Georgia, September 20-22, 1994, 3 pages.

 

77. Bankston, C.D., Gilbert, J.A., “A satellite-based imaging system for attitude determination and remote sensing,” Proc. of the SEM Spring Conference and Exhibits, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 12-15, 1995, pp. 17-25.

 

78. Lehner, D.L., Richter, A.G., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Characterization of the panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of the SEM Spring Conference and Exhibits, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 12-15, 1995, pp. 638-645.

 

79. Su, W., Gilbert, J.A., Morrissey, M.D., Song, Y., “Photoelastic fiber-optic accelerometers,” Proc. of the VIII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Nashville, Tennessee, June 10-13, 1996, pp. 54-55.

 

80. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Modal testing of a turbopump liner using time-average panoramic holo-interferometry,” Proc. of the VIII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Nashville, Tennessee, June 10-13, 1996, pp. 166-167.

 

81. Shokry, A., Gilbert, J.A., “A new strategy for eliminating noise from acoustic signals,” Proc. of the 1997 SEM Conference, Bellevue , Washington , June 2-4, 1997, pp. 275-276.

 

82. Gilbert, J.A., Maurice, M.D., Moser, M.R., Bording, R.C., “Residual stress in stereolithographic models,” Proc. of the 1997 SEM Conference, Bellevue , Washington , June 2-4, 1997, pp. 319-320.

 

83. Shepherd, R.L., Gilbert, J.A., Ashley, P.R., Johnson-Cole, H., “Diffractive optic interferometry,” Proc. of the 1998 SEM Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1-3, 1998, pp. 51-54.

               

84. Gilbert, J.A., Leonard, K.M., "Experimental mechanics from a different perspective," Proc. of the 11th. International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Oxford , England , August 24-28, 1998; manuscript appears in Experimental Mechanics - Advances in Design, Testing and Analysis, edited by I. M. Allison, Balkema Press, 1998, pp. 83-88.

 

85. Fair, S.B., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Out-of-plane displacement analysis using panoramic ESPI," Proc. of the 1999 SEM Spring Conference on Theoretical, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 7-9, 1999, pp. 257-260.

 

86. Gauthier, R.R., Gilbert, J.A., Li. N., “An accelerometer designed to investigate gravity shielding," Proc. of the 1999 SEM Spring Conference on Theoretical, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 7-9, 1999, pp. 399-402.

 

87. Weech, G.N.E., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “A stereoscopic system for panoramic measurement," Proc. of the 1999 SEM Spring Conference on Theoretical, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 7-9, 1999, pp. 403-406.

 

88. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Designing thin-walled, reinforced concrete panels for reverse bending," Proc. of the 1999 SEM Spring Conference on Theoretical, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 7-9, 1999, pp. 431-434.

 

89. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Designing reinforced concrete composite sections based on stiffness and strength," Proc. of the 1999 ASCE Alabama Section Meeting and Conference, Gulf Shores, Alabama, August 4-7, 1999, p. 7.

 

90. Raum, C.E., Gilbert, J.A.,  The CANEW - A competitively aggressive novelly engineered watercraft," Proc. of the 1st Annual ASCE National Civil Engineering Education Congress, 1999 Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition, Charlotte, October 17-20, 1999.

 

91. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., "A panoramic system for vibration analysis," Proc. of the SEM IX International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, June 5-8, 2000, pp. 26-29.

 

92. Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., Fair, S.B., "Characterization of optical systems for radial metrology,” Proc. of the SEM IX International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, June 5-8, 2000, pp. 104-107.

 

93. Gilbert, J.A., Vaughan, R.T., Ooi, T, Toutanji, H.,  Designing "STAR" structures for propulsion systems using cementitious composites,” Proc. of the HATS/TABES Exposition, Huntsville, Alabama, May 15th and 16th, 2001, poster session.

 

94. Weech, G.N.E., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “A stereoscopic system for radial metrology,” Proc. of the 2001 SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland , Oregon , June 4-6, 2001, pp. 199-202.

 

95. Vaughan, R.E., Gilbert, J.A., “Analysis of graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Proc. of the 2001 SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland , Oregon , June 4-6, 2001, pp. 532-535.

                                                        

96. Toutanji, H., Gilbert, J.A., “ASCE/MBT National Concrete Canoe Competition summary,” Proc. of the 2001 ASCE Alabama Section Meeting, Gulf Shores, Alabama, August 2-3, 2001, PowerPoint presentation, 23 slides.

 

97. Gilbert, J.A., Shepherd, R.L., Cole, H.J., Ashley, P.R., Alldredge, D.J., “Stress analysis using diffractive optic interferometry,” Proc. of the 2002 SEM Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 10-12, 2002, Paper No. 68, 4 pages.

 

98. Johnson, S., Lindner, J.A., Gilbert, J.A., “A panoramic grazing incidence method for aligning segmented mirrors,” Proc. of the 2002 SEM Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 10-12, 2002, Paper No. 69, 3 pages.

 

99. Ooi, T.K., Vaughan, R.E. Gilbert, J.A., Engberg, R.C. Bower, M.V., “Dynamic characteristics of highly compliant graphite reinforced cementitious composite plates,” Proc. of the 2003 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 2-4, 2003, Paper No. 133, 7 pages.

 

100. Gilbert, J.A., Su, W. “Acceleration measurement using a diametrically loaded gradient-index lens,” Proc. of the 2003 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 2-4, 2003, Paper No. 128, 10 pages.

101. Ooi, T.K., Engberg, R.C., Vaughan, R.E., Gilbert, J.A., Bower, M.V., “Experimental and numerical investigation of the dynamic response of highly compliant, polymer-enhanced, graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Proc. of the 2003 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 2-4, 2003, Paper No. 135, 6 pages.

 

102. Marotta, S.A., Ooi, T.K., Gilbert, J.A., Bower, M.V., “Remote readiness asset prognostic and diagnostic system (RRAPDS) near-term applications,” Structural Health Monitoring, Ed. Fu-Kuo Chang, Proc. of the 4th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, September 15-17, 2003, pp. 757-764.

 

103. Marotta, S.A., Ooi, T.K., Gilbert, J.A., “Structural health monitoring of strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures (STARS),” Proc. of SEM X International Congress, Costa Mesa, California, June 7-10, 2004, Paper No. 172, 6 pages.

 

104. Raut, A. Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K., “A method for producing structurally equivalent graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Proc. of SEM X International Congress, Costa Mesa, California, June 7-10, 2004, Paper No. 173, 6 pages.

 

105. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., “Digital image correlation of stereoscopic images for radial metrology,” Proc. of SEM X International Congress, Costa Mesa, California, June 7-10, 2004, Paper No. 223, 8 pages.

 

106. Franco, J.E., Bower, M.V., Ooi, T.K., Gilbert, J.A., “Hybrid stress analysis of an ultra-thin conical shell,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 7-9, 2005, Paper No. 219, 10 pages.

 

107. Marotta, S.A., Kudiya, A.J., Ooi, T.K., Gilbert, J.A., Toutanji, H.A., “Predicting reliability of tactical missiles using health monitoring data and probabilistic analyses,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 7-9, 2005, Paper No. 221, 9 pages.

 

108. Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K., Biszick, K.R., Marotta, S.A., Vaughan, R.E., Engberg, R.C., “Strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 7-9, 2005, Paper No. 222, 14 pages.

 

109. Ooi, T.K., Engberg, R.C., Gilbert, J.A., Vaughan, R.E., Britton, H.L., “Modal analyses of polymer-enhanced, graphite reinforced cementitious composites,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, June 7-9, 2005, Paper No. 224, 11 pages.

 

110. Marotta, S.A., Kudiya, A., Ooi, T.K., Toutanji, H.A., Gilbert, J.A., "Health monitoring of US Army tactical missiles," Structural Health Monitoring, Ed. Fu-Kuo Chang, Proc. of the 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, Stanford, California, September 12-14, 2005, pp. 443-452.

 

111. Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., Ooi, T.K., Marotta, S.A., “Sensor development for strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures,” Structural Health Monitoring, Ed. Fu-Kuo Chang, Proc. of the 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, September 12-14, 2005, pp. 702-708.

 

112. Marotta, S.A., Kudiya, A., Ooi, T.K., Toutanji, H.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Predictive reliability of tactical missiles using health monitoring data and probabilistic engineering analysis,” Proc. of the First International Forum on Integrated System Health Engineering and Management in Aerospace, Napa, California, November 7-10, 2005, pp. 443-452.

 

113. Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Biszick, K.R., “Contour measurement using radial metrology,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Saint Louis, Missouri, June 5-7, 2006, Paper No. 31, 11 pages.

 

114. Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., Gilbert, J.A., Marotta, S.A., Ooi, T.K., “Evolution of strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures (STARS),” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Saint Louis, Missouri, June 5-7, 2006, Paper No. 32, 7 pages.

 

115. Binek, L.A., Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K., Bower, M.V., Biszick, K.R., “Ballistic investigation of strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3-6, 2007, Paper No. 196, 10 pages.

 

116. Britz, M.T., Gilbert, J.A., Bower, M.V., Ooi, T.K., “Boundary condition analysis of a hard X-ray mirror,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3-6, 2007, Paper No. 198, 11 pages.

 

117. Gilbert, J.A., Santoso, H., Biszick, K.R., Panoramic projection system using a panoramic annular lens,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 3-6, 2007, Paper No. 219, 11 pages.

 

118. Saxena, P., Toutanji, H., Gilbert, J., “Premature bond failure in FRP strengthened RC beams,” Proc. 8th International Symposium of Fiber Reinforced Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, Patras, Greece, July 16-18, 2007, 10 pages.

 

119. Xu, B., Toutanji, H., Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., “Different techniques and methods of self healing,” Proc. 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 1, Ed. Fu-Kuo Chang, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, September 11-13, 2007, pp. 507-515.

 

120. Toutanji, H., Han, M., Gilbert, J.A., “Stress modeling of defected pipelines strengthened with FRP composites,” Proc. of the International Conference and Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics, ICERP, S.C. Lakkad and S.L. Iyer, Editors, Mumbai, India, February 7-9, 2008, 8 pages.

 

121. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A.,  A panoramic refracting optic,” Proc. of SEM XI International Congress on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Orlando, Florida, June 2-5, 2008, Paper No. 70, 7 pages.

 

122. Lavin, T., Toutanji, H., Xu, B., Ooi, T.K., Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Matrix design for strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures (STARS),” Proc. of SEM XI International Congress on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Orlando , Florida , June 2-5, 2008, Paper No. 71, 12 pages.

 

123. Han, M., Toutanji, H., Gilbert, J. “Bond behavior of FRP strengthened RC beams based on fracture mechanics,” Proc. 4th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2008), Zurich, Switzerland, July 22-24, 2008, Paper No. 30, 6 pages.

 

124. Toutanji, H., Han, M., Gilbert, J.A., “Interfacial bond strength characteristics of FRP and RC substrate,” U.S. – South America Workshop: Innovative Materials for Civil Infrastructure Research and Education, National Science Foundation, Santiago, Chile, October 13-15, 2008, 15 pages.

 

125. Fares, H., Pierce, K., Toutanji, H., Noumowe, A., Gilbert, J.A., “Lightweight self-consolidating concrete subjected to fire,” 8th International Symposium on Utilization of High-Strength and High-Performance Concrete, Tokyo, Japan, October 27-29, 2008, 6 pages.

 

126. Toutanji, H., Xu, B., Gilbert, J.A., Lavin, T., “Fracture toughness model for poly(vinyl alcohol) fiber reinforced high-performance cementitious material,” 8th International Symposium on Utilization of High-Strength and High-Performance Concrete, Tokyo, Japan, October 27-29, 2008, 9 pages.

 

127. Toutanji, H., Xu, B., Lavin, T., Gilbert, J.A., “Properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) fiber reinforced high-performance organic aggregate cementitious material,” Proc. ICPIC 2010 – 13th International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, Madeira Islands, Portugal, February 10-12, 2010, 8 pages.  Selected by ICPIC’s Special Committee for publication in “Advances in Polymers in Concrete , Switzerland.”

 

128. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., Toutanji, H., Lavin, T., Britz, M.T., Bommu. R.K., “Characterization of adaptive reinforced concrete structures,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, Connecticut, June 13 - 16, 2011, Paper No. 124, 12 pages.

 

129. Alldredge, D.J., Gilbert, J.A., Toutanji, H, Lavin, T., Balasubramanyam, M.S., “Structural enhancement of framing members using polyurea,” Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, Connecticut, June 13 - 16, 2011, Paper No. 143, 15 pages.

 

130. Reynolds, C.L., Gilbert, J.A., Solenoid actuated, rail mounted, aircraft payload release mechanisms, Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, Connecticut, June 13 - 16, 2011, Paper No. 312, 11 pages.

 

131. Mills, V.P., Gilbert, J.A., Ooi, T.K.,  Quantification of micro-crack density for fiber based composites, Proc. of SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, Connecticut, June 13 - 16, 2011, Paper No. 516, 6 pages.

 

132. Gilbert, J.A., “Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures," Proc. UAHuntsville 2012 Materials Science Faculty Research Symposium, University of Alabama in Huntsville, December 5, 2012, pp. 10-11, PowerPoint presentation, 34 slides.

    Selected Presentations at student and professional meetings (63):

 1. Gilbert, J.A., “Scattered light holography,” Fifth Graduate Conference on Photomechanics and Optical Methods, Champaign, Illinois, 1975.

 

 2. Gilbert, J.A., “The image plane method ‑ a new concept in experimental mechanics,” Sixth Graduate Conference on Photomechanics and Optical Methods, Champaign, Illinois, 1977.

 

 3. Gilbert, J.A., Herrick, J.W., “Holographic wave front modulation techniques,” Seventh Graduate Conference on Photomechanics and Optical Methods, Champaign, Illinois, 1979.

 

 4. Chern, J.H., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Real‑time holographic interferometric recording on thermoplastics,” Midwest Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, September 7-8, 1984.

 

 5. Boehnlein, A.J., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Ultra low frequency holography,” Midwest Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, September 7-8, 1984.

 

 6. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Hybrid (moiré interferometric/ANSYS) stress analysis,” Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Madison, Wisconsin, April 26-27, 1985.

 

 7. Peters, B.R., Gilbert J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Fiber holoptic recording using pulsed ruby lasers,” Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Madison, Wisconsin, April 26-27, 1985.

 

 8. Taher, M.A., Gilbert, J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Digital correlation of speckle patterns,” Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Madison, Wisconsin, April 26-27, 1985.

 

 9. Chern, J.H., Gilbert J.A., Matthys, D.R., Dudderar, T.D., “Image processing and analysis of holo‑interferograms,” Graduate Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Optical Methods, Madison, Wisconsin, April 26-27, 1985.

 

10. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Transmission of pulsed ruby laser light through fiber optics,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 15, 1986.

 

11. Taher, M.A., Gilbert, J.A., “Digital correlation of projected speckle patterns,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 15, 1986.

 

12. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., “Digital analysis of holo‑interferometric patterns,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 15, 1986.

 

13. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Thermal acousto‑optic non‑destructive evaluation,” Southeastern Symposium on Photomechanics, Gainesville, Florida, March 6-7, 1987.

 

14. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., “Transferring high frequency Ronchi patterns from appropriately prepared silicon wafers,” Southeastern Symposium on Photomechanics, Gainesville, Florida, March 6-7, 1987.

 

15. Leonard, K.M., Smith, J.E., Gilbert, J.A., “Characterization of bending losses in optical fibers,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 5, 1988.

 

16. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., Burger, C.P., Smith, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “Flaw detection using a fiber optic interferometer,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, co-winner in physical sciences category of paper presentation contest, March 5, 1988.

 

17. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., “Holographic‑fiber optic system for deformation analysis of printed circuit boards,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, co-winner in physical sciences category of paper presentation contest, March 5, 1988.

 

18. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Burger, C.P., Smith, J.A., “Using an optical fiber interferometer for crack detection,” Southeastern Graduate Symposium for Photomechanics, Swearingen Engineering Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 18-19, 1988.

 

19. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Matthys, D.R., Bennewitz, J.H., “Moiré interferometry with variable sensitivity,” Southeastern Graduate Symposium for Photomechanics, Swearingen Engineering Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 18-19, 1988.

 

20. Johnson, H.S., Gilbert, J.A., “Holographic recording using a single mode image transmitting fiber,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, April 22, 1989.

 

21. Lehner, D.L., Kransteuber, A.S., Gilbert, J.A., Greguss, P., “Evaluation of a flat cylindrical perspective lens for endoscopic inspection,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, winner in physical sciences category of paper presentation contest, April 22, 1989.

 

22. Peters, B.R., Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., “TAP-NDE: using a single-shot excitation,” Southeastern Photomechanics Meeting, Mason Civil Engineering Building, The Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16-17, 1989.

 

23. Johnson, H.S., Matthys, D.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Computer analysis of in-plane displacements obtained from interferometric patterns,” Southeastern Photomechanics Meeting, Mason Civil Engineering Building, The Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16-17, 1989.

 

24. Kransteuber, A.S., Gilbert, J.A., Lehner, D.L., Matthys, D.R., Greguss, P., “Endoscopic measurements using a panoramic annular lens,” Southeastern Photomechanics Meeting, Mason Civil Engineering Building, The Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16-17, 1989.

 

25. Bankston, C.D., Gilbert, J.A., “SEASIS - A space-based imaging system,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, February 24, 1990.

 

26. Huang, Q., Caulfield, H.J., Gilbert, J.A., “Waveguide holography,” Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Auburn, Alabama, March 22-23, 1991.

 

27. Su, W., Katsinis, C., Gilbert, J.A., “Birefringent optical sensors,” Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Auburn, Alabama, March 22-23, 1991.

 

28. Hendren, C.M., Lehner, D.L., Gilbert J.A., “Holographic measurement within cavities,” Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Auburn, Alabama, March 22-23, 1991.

 

29. Bankston, C.D., Wingo, D., Gilbert, J.A., “Panoramic imaging in space,” Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Auburn, Alabama, March 22-23, 1991.

 

30. Hendren, C.M., Gilbert, J.A., “Cavity inspection using holographic interferometry,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, winner in physical sciences category of paper presentation contest, April 13, 1991.

 

31. Fair, S.B., Gilbert, J.A., “The design of a panoramic endoscope for inspection in vivo,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, April 13, 1991.

 

32. Bankston, C.D., Gilbert, J.A., “SEASIS - A contribution to the space exploration initiative,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, April 13, 1991.

 

33. Hendren, C.M., Gilbert, J.A.,  “Panoramic imaging systems for nondestructive evaluation,” Alabama Space Grant Consortium Policy Advisory Committee Meeting, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, December 9, 1991.

 

34. Hendren, C.M., Gilbert, J.A., “Internal inspection of space hardware,” Proc. of the Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 20-21, 1992, p. 8.

 

35. Su, Wei, Gilbert, J.A., “A photoelastic fiber accelerometer,” Proc. of the Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 20-21, 1992, p. 10.

 

36. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Nondestructive testing using substrate guided wave holography,” Proc. of the Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 20-21, 1992, p. 14.

 

37. Caldwell, S.E., Gronner, S.J., Fair, S.B., Gilbert, J.A., “Hemispherical imaging and tracking,” Proc. of the Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 20-21, 1992, p. 16.

 

38. Meyer, P.E., Popp, M.A., Gilbert, J.A., “A graphical user interface for linearization of panoramic annular images,” Proc. of the Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 20-21, 1992, p. 22.

 

39. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Low frequency panoramic holointerferometry,” 1993 Graduate Student Conference on Photomechanics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, March 12-13, 1993.

 

40. Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Practical considerations on fabricating substrate guided wave (SGW) holograms,” 1993 Graduate Student Conference on Photomechanics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, March 12-13, 1993.

 

41. Lindner, J.L., Gilbert, J.A., “Vibration analysis using panoramic holointerferometry,” 1993 Graduate Student Conference on Photomechanics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, March 12-13, 1993.

 

42. Morrissey, M.D., Song, Y., Su. W., Gilbert, J.A., “Photoelastic fiber optic transducers,” 1995 Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics,” March 17-18, 1995.

 

43. Sun, J., Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Particle tracking using doped scintillating fiber bundles,” 1995 Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics,” March 17-18, 1995.

 

44. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “An optical system for spacecraft docking,” 1995 Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics,” March 17-18, 1995.

 

45. Shepherd, R.L., Cole, H.J., Gilbert, J.A., Ashley, P.R., “Binary optics and their application to moire interferometry,” 1995 Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics,” Auburn University, Alabama, March 17-18, 1995.

 

46. Sun, J., Huang, Q., Gilbert, J.A., “Evaluating fiber optic bundles for high energy particle tracking systems,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville , Huntsville , Alabama , March 25, 1995.

 

47. Shepherd, R.L., Cole, H.J., Gilbert, J.A., Ashley, P.R., “Variable-sensitivity moire interferometry,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 25, 1995.

 

48. Morrissey, M.D., Song, Y., Su. W., Gilbert, J.A., “Acceleration measurement using a photoelastic force transducer,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville , Huntsville , Alabama , March 16, 1996.

 

49. Shepherd, R.L., Cole, H.J., Gilbert, J.A., Ashley, P.R., “The production of kinoforms using direct write electron-beam lithography,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 16, 1996.

 

50. Shokry, A.M., Gilbert, J.A., “A differential optical interferometer to study acoustic emission,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 16, 1996.

 

51. Sun, J., Gilbert, J.A., “Fluorescent light propagation within a scintillating fiber detector,” Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, March 16, 1996.

 

52. Shokry, A.M., Gilbert, J.A., “A differential optical interferometer,” 1996 Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Tuskegee University, March 29-30, 1996.

 

53. Sun, J., Gilbert, J.A., Cao, D., Dimmock, J.O., “Laser induced ionization of purified liquid argon in a time projection chamber,” 1996 Southeastern Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Tuskegee University , March 29-30, 1996.

 

54. Biszick, K.R., Gilbert, J.A., “Design and testing of strong, thin, and lightweight reinforced concrete structures," Proc. of the 1999 Southeast Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Clemson University, March 20-21, 1999.

 

55. Weech, G.N.E., Gilbert, J.A.,  “Three-dimensional measurement using panoramic imaging,” Proc. of the 1999 Southeast Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics, Clemson University, March 20-21, 1999.

 

56. Gilbert, J.A., “The evolution of ‘STARS’ technology,” Honors Research Day, University of Alabama in Huntsville, April 9, 2004.

 

57. Gilbert, J.A., “Reaching for STARS,” Frontiers in Science Lecture Series, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, September 28, 2005.

 

58. Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., “Advancement of strategically tuned absolutely resilient structures (STARS),” Society of American Military Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, January 18, 2007.

 

59. Gilbert, J.A., “STARS technology and the UAH concrete canoe,” American Society of Civil Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, November 6, 2007.

 

60. Toutanji, H., Han, M., Gilbert, J.A., “Interfacial bond strength characteristics of FRP and RC substrate,” Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C. , January 12-16, 2009.

 

61. Gilbert, J.A., Thrasher, J., “Innovations in cementitious materials, Society of American Military Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, May 19, 2011.

 

62. Britz, M.T., Gilbert, J.A., “Designing and testing space hardware for microgravity applications,” 2012 Southeastern SEM Graduate Student Symposium, University of South Carolina, March 9-10, 2012.

 

63. Pinkston, M.E., Gilbert, J.A., “Designing and testing high performance cementitious composites,” 2012 Southeastern SEM Graduate Student Symposium, University of South Carolina, March 9-10, 2012.

    Examples of Technical Memorandums (12):

 1. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Fiber optic measurement of the deformation field on a remote surface using numerically processed white light speckle,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1982, 47 pages.

 

 2. Dudderar, T.T., Gilbert J.A., “On achieving stability in remote holography using flexible multimode image bundles,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1982, 18 pages.

 

 3. Dudderar, T.D., Bennewitz J.H., Gilbert, J.A., “The development of an objective speckle measurement system utilizing fiber optics and photoelectronic-numerical processing: Part I - parametric studies,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 44 pages.

 

 4. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Nose, A., “Remote deformation field measurement through different media using fiber optics,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 21 pages.

 

 5. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Boehnlein, A.J., “Ultra low frequency holographic interferometry using fiber optics,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 16 pages.

 

 6. Dudderar, T.D., Bennewitz J.H., Gilbert, J.A., “The development of an objective speckle measurement system utilizing fiber optics and photoelectronic-numerical processing: Part II - Correlation studies,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 62 pages.

 

 7. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Fiber optic pulsed ruby holography,” Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 9 pages.

 

 8. Dudderar, T.D., Hall, P.M., Gilbert, J.A., “Holo-­ interferometric measurement of the effect of subsurface structural changes on the thermal deformation response of BELLMAC-32 multilayer printed wiring boards with surface mounted leadless, ceramic chip carriers,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 36 pages.

 

 9. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Bennewitz, J.H., “Displacement sensitivity in remote objective speckle metrology,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 15 pages.

 

10. Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., Franzel, R.A., Schamell, J.H., “Remote vibration measurement by time holographic interferometry,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1983, 15 pages.

 

11. Gilbert, J.A., Dudderar, T.D., Schamell, J.H., Van Rossum, E.J., “Initial studies on the development of a hybrid method for stress analysis,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1984, 37 pages.

 

12. Van Rossum, E.J., Dudderar, T.D., Gilbert, J.A., “Two-­dimensional digital speckle correlations,” AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1984, 50 pages.

    Examples of Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) final reports (5):

 1. Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., "Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures Phase I Final Technical Report," SBIR Contract No. W31P4Q-05-C-R103, submitted to U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, June 22, 2005, 15 pages.

 

 2. Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., "Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures Phase I Option Final Technical Report," SBIR Contract No. W31P4Q-05-C-R103, submitted to U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, April 26, 2006, 35 pages.

 

 3. Gilbert, J.A., Biszick, K.R., Toutanji, H.A., "Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures Phase II Final Technical Report," SBIR Contract No. W31P4Q-06-C-0448, submitted to U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, October 31, 2008, 60 pages.

 

 4. Gilbert, J.A., Lavin, T. Toutanji, H.A., “Resilient Structures and Infrastructure Systems Using Advanced Building Technologies Phase I Final Technical Report,” SBIR Contract No. WC133R-09-CN-0108, submitted to U.S. Department of Commerce, January 15, 2010, 51 pages.

 

 5. Gilbert, J.A., Barnes, A.L., Toutanji, H.A., Alldredge, D.J., Lavin, T., “Resilient Structures and Infrastructure Systems Using Advanced Building Technologies Phase II Final Technical Report,” SBIR Contract No. WC133R-09-CN-0108, submitted to U.S. Department of Commerce, December 15, 2011, 102 pages.

    Examples of Web/Magazine Articles related to the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition (36):

 1. Gilbert, J.A., “A race to innovate,” Civil Engineering, January, 1996, pp. 46-48.

 

 2. Gilbert, J.A., “Experimental techniques to underscore a concrete victory,” Experimental Techniques, 21(1): 8 (1997).

 

 3. Gilbert, J.A., “They Can, CANEW?,” Canoe and Kayak Racing News, 11(2): 16 (1999).

 

 4. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2000).

 

 5. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2001).

 

 6. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2002).

 

 7. Gilbert, J.A., "2002 NCCC Vital Statistics – Papers, Presentations, Boats, and Displays" ConcreteCanoe.org (2002). 

 

 8. Gilbert, J.A., "2002 ASCE/MBT Racing Awards," ConcreteCanoe.org (2002).

 

 9. Gilbert, J.A., "2002 NCCC Comentary,” ConcreteCanoe.org (2002).

 

10. Gilbert, J.A., Hunt, D., "2003 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2003).

 

11. Gilbert, J.A., “In pursuit of a national concrete canoe title,” Oldcastle News, 2(1): 11 (2004).

 

12. Gilbert, J.A., “Team UAH’s Swimming Boat,” ConcreteCanoe.org (2004).

 

13. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2004).

 

14. Gilbert, J.A., "2004 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2004).

 

15. Gilbert, J.A., "Team UAH Uses ‘Imagineering’ to Reach for STARS,” ConcreteCanoe.org (2005).

 

16. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2005).

 

17. Gilbert, J.A., "2005 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2005).

 

18. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2006).

 

19. Gilbert, J.A., "2006 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2006).

 

20. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2007).

 

21. Gilbert, J.A., "2007 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2007).

 

22. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2008).

 

23. Gilbert, J.A., "2008 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2008).

 

24. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2009).

 

25. Gilbert, J.A., "2009 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2009).

 

26. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2010).

 

27. Gilbert, J.A., "2010 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2010).

 

28. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2011).

 

29. Gilbert, J.A., "2011 NCCC Vital Statistics - Presentations and Boats," ConcreteCanoe.org (2011).

 

30. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2012).

 

31. Gilbert, J.A., "2012 National Concrete Canoe Competition," ConcreteCanoe.org (2012).

 

32. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2013). 

 

33. Gilbert, J.A., "2013 National Concrete Canoe Competition," ConcreteCanoe.org (2013).

 

34. Gilbert, J.A., “The Front Line?” ConcreteCanoe.org (2014).

 

35. Gilbert, J.A., "2014 National Concrete Canoe Competition," ConcreteCanoe.org (2014). 

 

36. Young, F., Gilbert, J.A., "Concrete Canoe Fever" ConcreteCanoe.org (2014).

    Examples of Media Coverage written by others involving research, teaching, and service (23):

 1. "Laser-Based Stress Analysis and Fiber Optics", Research Profile, Volume 7, No.1, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1983, p. 13-17.

 

 2. "Experimental  Stress Analysis at UWM", Dimensions Magazine, Volume 4, No. 2, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1983, p. 3-4.

 

 3. "Sparks of Genius - UW's Young Scientists – Bright Lights in Science", written by Jeff Browne for Insight Magazine (Featured on Cover), Milwaukee Journal, May 1, 1983, p. 14-21.

 

 4. “Optical Fibers Transmit Holograms,” Bell Labs News, Volume 24, No. 16, April 16, 1984, p. 1

 

 5. "Laser Project Links MU, UWM", written by Peg Masterson for the Milwaukee Sentinel Business Section, September 7, 1985.

 

 6. "Fiber Optics Being Used to Create Holograms to Study Stress Effects", written by Lauri Giesen for American Metal Market News, December 9, 1985.

 

 7. “Laser Researcher Tests Stress on Parts with Space-Age Optics,” written by Martin Burkey for The Huntsville Times, July 27, 1986, p. A4.

 

 8. “Fiber Optics used to Monitor Waste,” written by John Peck for The Huntsville Times, March 12, 1987.

 

 9. “An Early Warning System for Water Pollution,” Developments to Watch - Business Week, April 6, 1987, p. 103.

 

10. “Applied Optics – The Technology of the 21st Century,” University of Alabama in Huntsville, August 1987.

 

11. “1988 UAH Awards of Excellence,” Postscripts, Volume 7, No. 11, June 13, 1988, p. 2.

 

12. “Curious Lens Links Hungary, UAH,” written by Martin Burkey for The Huntsville Times, March 11, 1990, p. 1A.

 

13. “A New Tool in Optical Measurement Techniques,” UAH Engineering Magazine - Dynamics, Volume 1, 1990.

 

14. “Marshall Composite used on UAH’s Concrete Canoe,” NASA - Marshall Star, Volume 33, No. 39, June 23, 1993.

 

15. “Concrete-Canoe Crown Goes South as University of Alabama in Huntsville Students Take Top Honors in 1993 Competition,” ASCENEWS, Volume 18, No. 8, August 1993, p. 1.

 

16. “PB Helps Team Paddle Up the Creek to Victory,” PB Bulletin, Volume 10, No. 8, August 1994, p. 1.

 

17. “Alabama-Huntsville Students Again Crowned as Concrete Canoe Champions,” ASCENEWS, Volume 21, No. 8, August 1996, p.1.

 

18. “Alabama Cruises to Canoe Title; Tech 7th,” Rapid City Journal, June 21, 1998.

 

19. “Row, row, row your (concrete) boat,” written by Robert Johnson for The Wall Street Journal, Marketplace, June 18, 1999.

 

20. “Concrete: A Promising Space Technology,” distributed by University of Alabama Press Office, Space.com, June 1, 2001.

 

21. “Canoe Cements a Place in History,” written by Louise Knapp for Wired.com, July 4, 2001.

 

22. “Like a Rowing Stone,” written by Michael Behar for the Smithsonian magazine, December 2002.

 

23. Concrete Canoes: the Start of Things to Come,” written by Alan Burr for the Structural Engineer, December 2003, pp. 28-29.

IV. Service Activities:

    Society Membership:

Honor:

 

Sigma Xi (1976-present).

 

Professional:

 

Society for Experimental Mechanics; formerly the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis (1974-present).

American Academy of Mechanics (1976-2013).

Mechanics Fellowship (1978-1985).

British Society for Strain Measurement (1983-present).

American Society for Engineering Education (1983-2013).

Society of Photo‑Optical Instrumentation Engineers (1985-2013).

Huntsville Electro‑Optical Section and Working Group (1986-2013).

American Society of Civil Engineers (1987-present).

Order of the Engineer (2000-present).
Engineering Mechanics Institute (2009-present).

    Past and Present Biographical Listings:

American Men and Women of Science

America ’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Cambridge Blue Book of Foremost International Intellectuals

Community Leaders of the World

Contemporary Who’s Who of Professionals

Continental Who's Who Registry of National Business Leaders

Empire Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Engineering

Honored Member Strathmore's Who's Who Registry

Information Service in Mechanical Engineering

Living Legends

Men of Achievement

National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals

Outstanding People of the 20th Century

Manchester ’s Who’s Who, Who’s Who in American Education

Personalities of America

Research Board of Advisors, American Biographical Institute

The Dictionary of International Biography

The Directory of Distinguished Americans

The International Book of Honor

The International Who's Who of Professionals

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Who's Who in America

Who’s Who in American Education

Who’s Who in Engineering Education

Who’s Who in Finance and Business

Who's Who in the Midwest

Who's Who in Science and Engineering

Who's Who in the South and Southwest

Who's Who in Technology Today

Who's Who in the World

Who's Who in the 21st Century

2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century

2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century

2000 Outstanding Scholars of the 20th Century

2000 Outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century

2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century

V. Honors, Awards, and Special Recognition:

2013:   Elected to emeritus status by University of Alabama Board of Trustees; congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Mechanics of Materials, and Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures, Spring ’13 semester, from UAH Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Institutional Effectiveness, Dr. Brent Wren.

2012:   Congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Mechanics of Materials, and Experimental Techniques in Solid Mechanics, Fall ’12 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari; congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Strategically Tuned Absolutely Resilient Structures, Spring ’12 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari.

2011:   Congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Mechanics of Materials, Fall ’10 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari.

2010:   Congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Mechanics of Materials, Fall ’09 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari.

2009:   Charter Member of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers; Congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for STARS, Spring ’09 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari; Congratulatory letter regarding outstanding student evaluations for Mechanics of Materials, Fall’08 semester, from UAH Provost, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari; World Series of Poker (WSOP) Omaha H/L Split Pot Limit Champion, Tunica, MS.

2008:   Outstanding Student Group Advisor/Distinguished Student Leader Award, UAH Student Government Association.

2007:   Outstanding Student Group Advisor/Distinguished Student Leader Award, UAH Student Government Association; Certificate of Appreciation for Presentation to the Huntsville Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers.

2006:   Certificate of Appreciation for Services Rendered, MAE Department ; Certificate of Appreciation for Faculty Advising, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter.

2005:   Elected to Research Board of Advisors by the American Biographical Institute; NASA Tech Brief for development of Single-Camera Panoramic-Imaging Systems.

2004:   Certificate of Appreciation for Dedication and Sacrifice, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter.

2003:   Outstanding Faculty Award, UAH Student Government Association; Outstanding Student Group Advisor Award, UAH Student Government Association.

2002:   Selected as a recipient of the ASCE Committee on Student Activities’ Inaugural Faculty Advisor Reward Program in recognition of time and dedication given to the UAH ASCE Student Chapter.

2001:   Certificate of Recognition for “Evolution of High Compliance Ratio Cementitious Composites,” North Alabama Chapter of ASM International; Certificate of Recognition for serving as a “ Mentor for Gearing Up for Transportation Engineering Program,” UAH Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

2000:   International Man of the Year, International Biographical Centre;  Inducted as a member of the Order of the Engineer; Zone II Faculty Advisor Certificate of Commendation for outstanding work and dedication as faculty advisor to the UAH Student Chapter; presented by Delon Hampton, Ph.D., P.E., Honorary Member of ASCE, and ASCE President on behalf of the Committee on Student Services; Invited to serve on the Research Board of Advisors by the American Biographical Institute, Inc., and on the Advisory Council by the International Biographical Centre; Certificate of Recognition for disclosure of an invention entitled, “Panoramic Detection System,” NASA.

1999:   Outstanding Faculty Member, College of Engineering, UAH; Master of Ceremonies, 15th Annual Service Awards Program, UAH; Certificate of Merit in Recognition and Appreciation for Technical Presentation, ASCE Alabama State Section; Certificate of Merit in Recognition and Appreciation for Chairing Fishing Tournament, ASCE Alabama State Section.

1998:   Distinguished Teaching Award, UAH Foundation, nominated by Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering; Man of The Year, American Biographical Institute; President’s Award for Outstanding Performance, Alabama Section, American Society of Civil Engineers; Nominated for the Carnegie Foundation/Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Frank Franz, president, UAH.

1997:   ASCE Professional of The Year, Huntsville Area Technical Societies; Outstanding Instructor Award, Student Government Association; Certificate of Recognition for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service, City of Madison, Office of the Mayor; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, Enthusiastic Support and Dedication, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter; Nominated for UAH Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

1996:   Certificate of Commendation for outstanding achievement presented to the UAH ASCE Student Chapter and faculty advisor by the Board of Directors, American Society of Civil Engineers; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, Enthusiastic Support and Dedication, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter; Ten Year Service Recognition Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Invited to serve on the Research Board by the American Biographical Institute, Inc.

1995:   NASA Tech Brief Award for the development of a Panoramic Video System; Letter of Honorable Mention for achievement presented to the UAH ASCE Student Chapter and faculty advisor by the Board of Directors, American Society of Civil Engineers; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, Enthusiastic Support and Dedication, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter; Nominated for the UAH Foundation Award for Research, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

1994:   State of Alabama House of Representatives Resolution HJR8 commending the UAH ASCE Student Chapter and faculty advisor for outstanding achievement presented by Representatives Butler and Freemen on behalf of Governor Folsom; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, Enthusiastic Support and Dedication, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter; Nominated for Outstanding Student Group Leader, UAH student body.

1993:   Elected Fellow of the Society for Experimental Mechanics; Leadership Award for coach/faculty advisor to ASCE National Champions, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Outstanding Club of the Year presented to students and faculty advisor by the UAH Student Government Association; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, Enthusiastic Support and Dedication, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter; Certificate of Appreciation for Service and Contribution to the Field of Mechanical Engineering, North Alabama Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

1992:   International Man of the Year, International Biographical Centre; Nominated for UAH Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

1991:   Engineer of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers; Certificate of Appreciation, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter.

1990:   AIAA Certificate of Recognition for contribution to the U.S. Space Exploration Initiative; NASA Tech Brief Award for the development of Fluid Visualization using Digital Correlation; Certificate of Appreciation, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter.

1989:   NASA Tech Brief Award for the development of Radial Metrology; Certificate of Appreciation, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter.

1988:   Distinguished Faculty Award, UAH Alumni Association; Certificate of Appreciation, UAH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Club.

1987:   Research Fellowship Award, American Society for Nondestructive Testing.

1983:   "UW's Young Scientists", Insight Magazine (Featured on Cover), Milwaukee Journal, May 1, l983, p. 14-21.

1974:   Recipient of IIT Research Institute Fellowship Grant.

1973:   Recipient of National Defense Education Act Fellowship.

1972:   Recipient of National Science Foundation Fellowship Grant.