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Kerry Sullivan




            Kerry is conducting a literature review of state of the art condition monitoring techniques in aerospace structures, wind power, and nuclear reactor applications. Piezoelectrics, fiber optics, and shape memory alloys can be used as sensors and activators for active and passive monitoring of structural health. Information gathered from sensors and processors can be used in prognostic models to determine the future life of individual machines based on present conditions. Kerry's objective is to prepare a review paper of techniques and applications for publication.