Past Conferences

The Western Regional Strain Gage Committee meets twice a year, typically in spring and fall. Hear technical papers, participate in workshops and manufacturer’s seminars (given by sponsors of the committee), participate on panels and tour a test facility in the area.


Fall 2022 – October 17th to 19th – Tempe AZ – In Person

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Monday October 17th

  • Executive Board Meeting & Executive Board Dinner

Tuesday October 18th

  • Strain Gage Design Under Eccentric Load – Ashlesa Mohapatra – Interface Corporation
  • Use of Distributed Strain and Temperature Fiber Optic Monitoring on the West Seattle High Bridge – Tom Weinmann- BDI
  • A million miles away – Stable strain gage data from the James Webb Space Telescope – Vicente Vargas- Northrop Grumman


  • Tour Northrop Grumman Facility

Wednesday October 19th


  • Serviceability Based Design of Structural Systems using Experimental Stress Analysis Methods –Barzin Mobasher, PhD. – ASU

  • Thermal strains in concrete pavements: Measurements and field implementation – Narayanan Neithalath, Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University
  • Rapid EF Enablers: less lead & cycling time, no down time –

    Sandro Di Natale – HBK


    • General Business Meeting
    • Sponsors Seminar
    • Strain Workshop

    Spring 2022 – Online

    Coming Soon!