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George A. Lesieutre

Professor and Head, Aerospace Engineering

Director, Center for Acoustics and Vibration
lab motto: "Sua Quassa Mellila"
Research Associate, Rotorcraft Center
College of Engineering
Penn State University
229 Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802
phone: 814-863-0103
fax: 814-865-5965
email: g-lesieutre@psu.edu
 

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Good design comes from experience; Experience comes from bad design.
Theodore ("just do it") von Karman

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.
Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad, 1869

Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird, 1902

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
G. Bernard Shaw

Nothing is often a good thing to do, and always a clever thing to say.
Will Durant, 1958

Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.
R.D. Clyde

Keywords: structural dynamics, vibration control, passive damping, composite structures, piezoelectric actuators, health monitoring, energy harvesting

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