Satish Nagarajaiah – University of Buffalo Civil Structural Environmental Engineering Department almunus elected to the National Academy of Inventors
Nagarajaiah elected to National Academy of Inventors see Rice article.
Dr. Yongchao Yang, Appointed Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.
Dr. Zhilu Lai appointed post-doc at ETH Zurich
Dr. Debarshi Sen appointed as Post-Doc at MIT CEE
Congrats to Dr. Ertan Sonmez, Ph.D. Rice (2011) for being appointed effective 2017 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Atlim University, Turkey. Note: Dr. Sonmez was a senior structural engineer at Arup prior to moving back to Turkey. Atlim University website for Dr. Sonmez
Congrats to Dr. Peng (Patrick) Sun for being appointed effective May 15, 2017, as Post-Doc in Prof. Jerome Lynch’s group in the Department of Civil Engineering at University of Michigan. Note: Dr. Sun graduated with Ph.D. from Rice in May 2017.
Awarded 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Raymond C. Reese Research Prize for the paper, “Real-Time Output-Only Identification of Time-Carrying Cable Tension from Accelerations via Complexity Pursuit,” in the Journal of Structural Engineering, January 2016. ASCE News Article SEI and ASCE Award Announcement Rice Brown School of Engineering News Article Rice News
2015, Leon S. Moisseiff Award for 2015 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – http://blogs.asce.org/moisseiff-award-goes-to-team-of-esteemed-engineers-and-researchers/ http://news.rice.edu/2015/01/23/nagarajaiah-team-win-top-civil-engineering-honor/
Dr. Chao Sun, Ph.D. from our group, has accepted a position of Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University, department of Civil and environmental engineering, effective August 2015. Congratulations! Chao. LSU website for Dr. Chao Sun