Smart Design and Construction

Smart Infrastructure Laboratory (VT-SIL) mission is to advance research and education in topics that utilize sensor information to improve the design, monitoring and daily operation of civil and mechanical infrastructure as well as to investigate how humans interact with the built environment.  The centerpiece of VT-SIL is the full-scale living laboratory in the new, 160,000 square foot Goodwin Hall, which is the most instrumented public building in the world for vibration monitoring of both the building structure as well as human activity in the building.  In conjunction with the VT Colleg Read more about VT-SIL