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III-1. Hybrid Piezo-pyroelectric Energy Harvesting from Pavement

Hybrid energy harvesting
Energy harvesting from pavement: maximize the energy density by utilizing the hybrid piezoelectric and pyroelectric effects (Hu and Tao, 2015)
Laboratory test set up for Hybrid piezo-pyroelectric energy harvesting
Laboratory test set up for Hybrid piezo-pyroelectric energy harvesting

III-2. Underwater Inspection with Remotely Controlled Robot and Image Based 3D Structure Reconstruction Techniques

Underwater "drone" carrying camaras and other sensors for automatic inspection of underwater structures and riverbed mapping (including scour mapping) in 3D
Underwater “drone” carrying cameras and other sensors for automatic inspection of underwater structures and riverbed mapping (including scour mapping) in 3D (Cymbal, Tao and Tao 2015)

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