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Welcome to the Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (CIMSS).

CIMSS is a research center in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Tech, and is located on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.  CIMSS is composed of faculty, staff, postdoctoral researchers, doctoral and masters students, undergraduate students, and visiting scholars. 

CIMSS currently has many active projects in structural dynamics, structural health monitoring, energy harvesting, and applications of materials science for smart materials and structures. 

CIMSS is composed of 4 main labs the VAST, VTSIL, Bio-inspired Technology Laboratory and Rotor Dynamics Laboratory.