Two SE faculty were honored with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) Awards:
Dr. Lelli Van Den Einde received the 2011 ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers - Region 9 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award.
Congratulations to Yujia Liu, on receiving the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship provides unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s outstanding
Dean Frieder Seible presented Professor Lanza di Scalea with the "Best Teacher Award for 2010-2011".
Professor David J. Benson is named the 2012 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award Winner.
Professor Patrick J.
Ph.D. student Gabriela DeFrancisci received the 2012 Student of the Year award from the FAA Joint Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials and Structures. Gabriela will travel to Washington D.C. in January to accept her award.
Structural Engineering Ph.D. student, Mr. Weian Liu, was chosen as one of the three US recipients of the 2012 Liu Huixian Scholarship awards by the US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation and the Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation.
Dean Juan Lasheras presented Professor Patrick Fox with the "Best Teacher Award for 2011-2012".
Undergraduate student Ameeta Kunnath has received first place in the 2013 National Daniel W.
Professor Hyonny Kim has received the 2013 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award for Structural Engineering. The AS Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes the recipient's excellent contributions to the educational mission of UCSD.
Dr. John Kosmatka was selected by over 300 undergraduate students participating in this year's Jacobs Ring Ceremony as the 2013 Professor of the Year.
Professor Francesco Lanza di Scalea and his students Stefano Mariani, Thompson Nguyen, Robert Phillips, Piotr Kijanka of UCSD and Wieslaw Staszewski of AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, received the Best Paper Award at the 9th Inte
Dean Albert Pisano presented Professor Benson Shing with the 2012-2013 Best Teacher Award.
The ASCE Student Leadership Award is granted to an ASCE Student Member who has demonstrated leadership in a Student Chapter/International Student Group through various activities (e.g., service as an officer, leading special events, interaction wi
Graduate Student, Marco Simone Pigazzini received the Science and Engineering Library Award for Best Use of Literature at the JSOE 2014 Research Expo. Marco's poster was entitled, Impact on Water of Aircraft Structures: A Review.
SE Graduate Student, Edouard Marc Yreux , and SE Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr.
Professor Patrick Fox has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), effective October 2014.
Mary Faith Silva, currently a senior in the SE Department, has received over $22,000 in graduate scholarships!
Faith will be attending UC Berkeley in the Fall.
California Homebuilding Foundation $15,000
Structural Engineering Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Weian Liu, received the 2013 National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Chinese Students Studying Abroad.