Zhou to Speak at SEI Illinois Webinar

On March 25, Sunny Zhou (PhD student) will be speaking about her research at the SEI Illinois Chapter Webinar: Innovative Structural Engineering Research Spotlight.  This webinar will feature three University of Illinois structural engineering PhD students, and registration is free for all students.  Sunny is working on a major field monitoring campaign and she will be presenting on early results for two instrumented skewed steel I-girder bridges.

SEI Illinois Chapter – March Webinar

Sunny Zhou at Mattis Avenue Bridge over I-57

Tao Admitted to PhD Candidacy

Congratulations to Zhuoqi Tao on passing the structural engineering qualifying exam and being admitted to candidacy in the PhD program!  Zhuoqi is studying innovative methods for seismic stability and damage control in steel building systems as part of the NSF-funded project Collaborative Research: Frame-Spine System for Seismic-Resilient Building Performance.  His recent work contributed to a unique full-scale four-story building test that was conducted at E-Defense in December 2020.