The overarching goal of the Nano-Engineering and Smart Structures Technologies (NESST) Laboratory is to pioneer scientific discovery and advance next-generation technologies and methodologies for sensing, actuation, damping, and energy harvesting systems. These smart materials and structures technologies are applicable for structural health monitoring of civil, mechanical, aerospace, and naval applications.

Current active research areas of interest:

We invite you to explore the NESST Laboratory website. Here, you will find a collection of recent publications, summary of active research projects, and laboratory information. The physical infrastructure of NESST consists of two laboratories: