Awards

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.

Award Recipient Alan Puah (left) SE Student Awarded Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Scholarship

Alan Puah (left in photo), an SE senior, recently received a scholarship awarded by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH).  SGH is a major structural engineering consulting firm, and the scholarship was establish

Professor Yuri Bazilevs SE Professor and Alumnus Named 2016 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers

UCSD SE Professor Yuri Bazilevs, and Iowa State University Mechanical Engineering Professor Ming-Chen Hsu, who received his PhD from the SE Department in 2012, are selected on the list of 2016 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers

Sumit Gupta Sumit Gupta Awarded Best Student Paper Award for the Structural Health Monitoring Symposium

Sumit Gupta, Ph.D. candidate working with Dr. Kenneth Loh, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award for the Structural Health Monitoring Symposium of the 2016 ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS).

Lanza di Scalea Structural Engineering Professor elected Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America

Professor Lanza di Scalea was elected Fellow of the Acoustic Society of America "based on outstanding contributions to acoustics and the Society with citation:  for contributions to the theory and applications of ultrasonic guided waves." The anno