BBD 2017


Wednesday, October 4th, 2017


8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.



8:00 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

BD Spoke Project Updates

8:45 to 9:30 a.m.


9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Facilitated Working Session 1

9:45 to 10:30 a.m.  


10:30 to 11:45 p.m.

Lunch with System Demos

11:45 a.m. to 12:45


  • NBI Data Analysis with Jupyter and MongoDB, Akshay Kale (M.S. Student), Robin Gandhi, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Acoustic Scanning System for Bridges, Jinying Zhu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Diving into Bridge Data, Brian Ricks, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Health Monitoring Schemes for Double-Track Steel Railway Bridges, Ahmed Rageh (M.S. Student), Saeed Eftekhar Azam (Ph.D.), Daniel Linzell, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Development of Image-Based Autonomous Bridge Deck Crack Mapping System, Chungwook Sim, Kwanghee Won, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Interactive Control of a Flying Robot for Automated Bridge Inspection, Kwanghee Won and Chungwook Sim, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • National Data Service Labs Workbench for TERRA-REF, Craig Willis, Senior research programmer for the National Data Service at NCSA
  • Damage Detection in Civil Infrastructure from Point Clouds, M. Ebrahim Mohammadi, Yijun Liao, Richard L. Wood, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


12:45 to 1:30 p.m.


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Facilitated Working Session 2

2:00 to 2:45 p.m.  

UAV/UAS for Infrastructure Monitoring Session

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Talk 1

Talk 2


4:00 – 4:30 p.m.