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


Housing Information

Illinois Street Residence (ISR) Dormitories

8APSS students will stay at the UIUC University Dormitories, in Illinois Street Residence (ISR) Building, located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The residence is within walking distance of the Newmark Civil Engineering Building, the main shopping district in Green Street, and several interesting campus landmarks.
  • Room type: double (two students per room)
  • Check-in time: July 27th, 7:00pm
  • Check-out time: August 15th, 11:00am

For more information, visit the following link:

918 West Illinois Street (Townsend)
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: +1 (217) 333-4640

Parking in Champaign

We have 10 parking spots in lot D9 (right next to ISR dorm) reserved for use of APSS students and invited lecturers.

Each interested student will need to come up to the ISR Front Desk to fill out a parking application and will receive a parking pass from us. Please be ready to present information such as driver's license number, license plate, etc.

For more information, please visit:

Campus Amenities

Campus Recreation

Visitors can purchase the following passes to use the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Complex:
  • one-day pass for $10
  • weekend pass for $20
  • 3-week pass for $44
If you are interested, please contact Donna Shubert ( by Tuesday July 21st. For more information about the features and areas of this facility, please visit the following web pages:

Illini Union Rec Room

The Illini Union Rec Room is the place for plenty of fun. Come and bowl, or show off your skills as a pool shark. You can hang out by the big screen TV, play video games or check out the old school arcade games. - See more at:


Bike Rental

Champaign and Urbana are bicycle friendly cities. The landscape is flat and there are so many beautiful places that are perfect for a pleasant afternoon ride. You can travel anywhere within a 30 mile radius of town with our biking system combined with our excellent local MTD bus system (All the buses are equipped with a bicycle carrier).

Bike Rental is available at Neutral Cycle on campus, and offers a rental program for visitor:
  • Visitors from out of town, only staying briefly, should check out the regular bike rental to meet your needs. It’s a worry-free, fast, and safe solution to get around the town.
For more information, visit: