Professors David Benson (left) and Yuri Bazilevs (right) were recently selected to receive awards from the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM). Prof. Benson was named to receive the IACM Fellow Award, and Prof.
Ming-Chen Hsu, a Ph.D. student working with Prof. Yuri Bazilevs, was selected as one of the six finalists of the 2010 Robert J. Melosh Medal Competition for the best student paper in finite element methods.
SE's Seismic Design Team, with twenty-seven students from the Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (SCSE) and the SE Department, recently attended the 2010 National Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition in San Francisco and received the aw
PhD student Arun Manohar has been awarded a Fellowship for the San Diego Regional Renewable Energy Technology Acceleration Program administered by the Von Liebig Center.
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