Awards

Award photo Professor John McCartney, along with Professor Patrick Fox and previous PhD student Yewei Zheng, awarded 2018 IGS Award from the International Geosynthetics Society

Professor John McCartney, along with Professor Patrick Fox, Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engin

Dr. Kenneth Loh Professor Kenneth Loh awarded 2018 Structural Health Monitoring Person-of-the-Year Award

Professor Kenneth Loh has been awarded the 2018 Structural Health Monitoring Person-of-the-Year Award from the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT).

Elide Pantoli Outstanding Earthquake Spectra Paper Award Announced

On the basis of recommendations made by the Earthquake Spectra Editorial Board, the EERI Board of Directors has selected the paper, “Landmark Data Set from the Building Nonstructural Components and Systems (BNCS) Project,” Earthquake

Professor Lanza di Scalea Professor Lanza di Scalea receives the 2018 ASNT Outstanding Paper Award

The paper titled “Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Testing of Rails: Experimental Prototype and Finite Element Simulations,” authored by Prof.

Manuel Vega Loo Manuel Vega Loo Wins ASEE SMART Fellowship

PhD student Manuel Vega Loo has won the ASEE SMART Fellowship, a highly-competitive Department of Defense-wide full scholarship for PhD research.  His home government institution will be the Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center

ASCE UCSD Receives ASCE Honorable Mention for Student Chapter

UC San Diego Structural Engineering has received an Honorable Mention for the 2018 ASCE Student Chapter Award. 

Professor Yuri Bazilevs Prof. Yuri Bazilevs receives ASCE 2018 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize

Prof. Yuri Bazilevs is the recipient of the 2018 Walter L.

Dr. John Kosmatka 2016-2017 Jacobs School of Engineering Best Teacher Award

Congratulations to Professor John Kosmatka for receiving the 2016-2017 Best Undergraduate Teacher Award!

Photo Not Available Bahador Babaei Receives 2017-2018 Krishnan Award

Structural Engineering undergraduate student Bahador Babaei of Warren College has been selected to receive the 2017-2018 Krishnan award, sponsored by the UC San Diego Alumni Leadership Development Office.

Photo Not Available Robert Urena Receives John E. Starrett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Structural Engineering undergraduate student Robert Urena has been selected to receive the 2016-2017 John E. Starrett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Lanza di Scalea Dr. Lanza Awarded Fellow of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)

Professor Francesco Lanza di Scalea was elected Fellow of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) with the citation “contributions to the fields of non-destructive evaluation and structural health monitoring, particularly ultrasonic testing,

ASCE Alec Ramirez receives ASCE 2017 Daniel W. Mead Prize for Students

The American Society for Civil Engineering has awarded UCSD's ASCE student member Alec Ramirez with the prestigious award of  the 2017 Daniel W. Mead Prize for Students. Their statement reads: 

Professor J.S. Chen Professor J.S. Chen Receives Belytschko Medal for 2017

​J. S. Chen has been selected as the recipient of the U.S.

Sho Funai Endowment PhD Student Receives First Sho Funai Endowed Prize

Congratulations to Joaquin Marquez for being awarded the first Sho Funai Endowed Prize in Structural Engineering.

Professor Gilberto Mosqueda 2015-2016 Jacobs School of Engineering Best Teacher Award

Congratulations to Professor Gilberto Mosqueda for receiving the 2015-2016 Best Undergraduate Teacher Award!

Professor JS Chen Professor JS Chen Selected to Deliver John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture

Professor J. S. Chen was selected to deliver the 2017 John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture on January 24, 2017 at Stanford University. The John A.