First place poster award

Douglas Gelineau holding his award.

Ph.D. student, Douglas Gelineau, wins first place poster award at the 18th Annual ESSIE Poster Symposium. The poster was entitled Investigating Extreme Event Loads On Coastal Bridges Using Wireless Sensor Technology.

SIMLab members attend conference at UIUC

ABM Abdullah, Dr. Rice and Shanyue Guan

SIMLab members Dr. Rice, ABM Abdullah, and Shanyue Guan attended 6AESE/11ANCRiSST held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 1-2, 2015.  Mr. Abdullah presented his research entitled “Damage Identification in Unbonded Tendons for Post-tensioned Bridges.” Conference website.

Dr. Rice receives the NSF CAREER award

O'Leno State Park bridge

CAREER: Loading on Coastal Bridges in Windstorms Using Rapidly Deployable Sensor Network This Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program grant seeks to transform coastal bridge resilience through cyberinfrastructure supported extreme event observations. Read the abstract here.