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    • United States Patent List

       

      • Giurgiutiu, V.; Kendall, J. R.
        "Piezoelectric Sensor"
        Patent No. US 8, 102, 101 B2, Date of Patent Jan. 24, 2012

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      • Giurgiutiu, V.; Yu, Lingyu; Santoni-Bottai, Giola
        "Structural Health Monitoring Apparatus and Methodology"
        Patent No. US 7, 881, 881 B2, Date of Patent Feb. 1, 2011

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      • Giurgiutiu, V. and Xu, B.
        "Self-processing Integrated Damage Assessment Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring" Patent No. US 7, 174, 255 B2, Date of Patent Feb. 6, 2007

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      • Giurgiutiu, V.
        "In-Situ Structural Health Monitoring, Diagnostics and Prognostics System Utilizing Thin Piezoelectric Sensors"
        Patent No. US 7, 024, 315 B2, Date of Patent Apr. 4, 2006

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      • Giurgiutiu, V.; Bao, J.; Zagrai, A.N.
        "Structural Health Monitoring System Utilizing Guided Lamb Waves Embedded Ultrasonic Structural Radar"
        Patent No. US 6,996,480 B2, Date of Patent Feb. 7, 2006

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    • Invention Disclosure List
    • 20.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Lin, B. (2008)
       “Nano-PWAS: Structurally Integrated Thin-Film Active Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00759, Oct. 2008

      19.     Giurgiutiu, V; Yu, L; Liu, W.; Xu, B.; Bottai, G. (2008)
      "Structural Health Monitoring Hardware and Software”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00730, March 2008

      18.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Yu, L. (2006)
      Optimized Embedded Ultrasonics Structural Radar (EUSR) with Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors (PWAS) Phased Arrays for In-situ Wide-area Damage Detection during SHM and NDE”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00597, July 2006

      18.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Xu, B. (2006)
      High Temperature Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors (HT-PWAS)”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00591, June 2006

      17.     Kendall, J.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2006)
      Localized Electric Field Excitaion within a Continous Medium”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00588, June 2006

      16.     Kendall, J.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2006)
       “Cartesian Approach to Localization of Electric Field Exciation and Harvesting within Continous Dielectric Medium”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00587, June 2006

      15.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Xu, B. (2004)
      FEMIA – Fast Electromechanical Impedance AlgorithmUSC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00407 of 09/28/2003

      14.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Liu, W. (2004)
       “ACU-PWAS – Automatic Signal Collection Unit for PWAS-based Structural Health MonitoringUSC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00433 of 4/23/2004

      13.     Giurgiutiu, V. (2003)
      Nano Piezo Active Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring and Embedded NDE”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00418 of 12/9/2003

      12.     Bender, J. W.; Friedman, H.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2003)
      In Vivo Sensing of Adema, Cellular Response, Fibrosis, and Capsular Contraction”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00408 of 10/30/2003

      11.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Xu, B. (2003)
      CEMIA – Compact Electromechanical Impedance Analyzer for Structural Health Monitoring”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00407 of 09/28/2003

      10.     Giurgiutiu, V.; Zagrai, A. N.; Bao, J. J. (2002)
      Piezoelectric-Wafer Active Sensors (PWAS)”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00330 of 03/08/2002

      9.       Giurgiutiu, V.; Bao, J. (2002)
      Embedded-Ultrasonics Structural Radar (EUSR) with Piezoelectric-Wafer Active Sensors (PWAS) for Wide-Area Nondestructive Evaluation of Thin-Wall Structures”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00327 of 02/13/2002

      8.       Giurgiutiu, V. (2001)
       
      Inexpensive Method for Creating Simulated Cracks (Narrow Slits) in Thin-Walled Structures for NDI/NDT/NDE Calibration”, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00319 of 12/24/2001

      7.       Giurgiutiu, V. (2001)
      In-situ Structural Health Monitoring, Diagnostics, and Prognostics utilizing Smart Active Sensors with Embedded Intelligence and Wireless Installation, USC-IPMO, Disclosure ID No. 00284, 1/24/2001

      6.       Deng, X.; Wang, Q.; Giurgiutiu, V. (1998)
      A Simple and Accurate Method for Determining Wave Velocities in Solids and Structures”, USC-OTT Disclosure ID No. 00187, 9/15/98

      5.       Giurgiutiu, V., and Rogers, C.A. (1997)
       “Electro-Mechanical (E/M) Impedance Technique for Structural Health Monitoring and Nondestructive Evaluation”, Mechanical Engineering Department, USC-IPMO Disclosure ID No. 00162, 1997

      4.       Giurgiutiu, V.; Rogers, C.A. (1997)
       “Active SMA Composite Rotor Blade Tracking Tab Method and System”, USC-IPMO Disclosure ID No. 00156, 5/14/97

      3.       Giurgiutiu, V. Dutta, S., and Rogers, C.A. (1997)
       “Compact High-Frequency Solid-state Modular Pump for Hydraulic Actuation”, Mechanical Engineering Department, USC-IPMO Disclosure ID No. 00152, April 1997

      2.       Giurgiutiu, V. and Rogers, C.A. (1996)
       “Large-Amplitude Rotary Induced-Strain Actuator (LARIS Actuator)”, CIMSS, Virginia Tech, VTIP Disclosure No. 96-044, 1996

      1.       Giurgiutiu, V., Chaudhry, Z., and Rogers, C. A. (1994)
      Hydraulically-Amplified High-Displacement Induced-Strain Actuator (HAHDIS Actuator)”, CIMSS, Virginia Tech, Patent application CIT Docket 581-VPI, VTIP Disclosure No. 94-049, 1994

     
  • More information about these disclosures can be found from the Intellectual Property Management Office   of University of South Carolina

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