An Innovative Procedure for Load Rating of Suspension Bridges

Over two hundred million trips are taken daily across structurally deficient bridges in the nation’s 102 largest metropolitan regions, per 2013 ASCE Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. The average age of the nation’s 607,380 bridges is currently 42 years. The...

Rapid In-Line Detection of Macro Defects in Semiconductor Manufacturing

The manufacturing of Integrated Circuits (ICs) on semiconductor wafers involves hundreds of complex and expensive process steps. Defects can occur during any of several steps such as etch, resist removal, particle contamination, incomplete process, process variations,...