Asia-Pacific Summer School on
Smart Structures Technology


2015 US
   Lecture Materials
   Lab Materials
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2014 Taiwan
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2013 South Korea
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2012 India
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2011 China
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2010 Japan
   Program Flyer (pdf)

2009 US
   Schedule (pdf)
   Labs – Photos
   Competition – Photos
   Tours and Trips
   Group Photos
   Participant List (pdf)
   Program Flyer (pdf)
   Student Feedback

2008 South Korea
   Schedule (pdf)
   Labs – Photos
   Competition – Photos
   Tours and Trips
   Korean Website
   Program Flyer (pdf)
   Student Feedback


Essential Items to Bring

We would like to provide the following list of essential items you should consider bringing for the Summer School:


  • Cash, check, or credit card for hotels, housing, and registration fee


  • Opening/closing ceremony of 6AESE/11ANCRiSST: formal / business attire
  • Normal activities: comfortable attire for summer weather
  • Laboratory (outdoor work): shoes (not sandals)
  • Also, don't forget to bring:
  • Umbrella / rain jacket.
    Summer rains are unpredictable.
    Light sweater / pullover.
    In some buildings the temperatures are low because of air conditioning.
    Pools are available at hotels. Also, UIUC campus has a nice swimming pool, but you need to pay for three-week guest pass. For more information, visit the following link.


  • Personal computer (i.e. laptop) with Matlab and Simulink software (strongly required)
  • Digital camera / smartphone for taking pictures and videos
  • USB flash drives
  • Ethernet cable for use in dormitory, wireless connection is available elsewhere
  • Plug adaptor (US is 120 V AC, 60 Hz, Plug Type A or B). See link:

Daily Life

  • Approximately $20 per day for food. Cash and credit card are accepted at most restaurants and shops.


  • Passport and visa information
  • Health insurance information
  • Cash for emergencies