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
Dr. Yongchao Yang, Ph.D. from our group, currently post-doctoral researcher, has accepted Director’s Post Doctoral Researcher position at Los Alamos National Laboratory effective June 1, 2015. Congrats Yongchao.
Congratulations!!! Sriram. Dr. Sriram Narasimhan, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada, former group member, has been awarded the Canada Research Chair! His website at Univ of Waterloo
2004 paper on strain sensing using SWCNT nanofilms by Professors Satish Nagarajaiah and Enrique Barrera is highlighted on the 25th anniversary Web page of the Nanotechnology Journalhttp://iopscience.iop.org/0957-4484/page/25th-volume Interview with Satish Nagarajaiah and Enrique Barrera Nanotube film based on single-wall carbon nanotubes for strain sensing Prasad Dharap, Zhiling Li, Satish Nagarajaiah and E V Barrera 2004 Nanotechnology 15 379 PDF
Smart Strain Sensing Nanotech Paint highlighted on National Science Foundation Science 360 web site http://lnkd.in/Yzsdwy
Nano-infused paint can detect strain highlighted on ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Website http://www.asce.org/emi/News/Headlines/2012/Nano-infused-paint-can-detect-strain/#.UD5XFbn2rBM.twitter …