June 28, 2022
Congratulations to Ms. Yujin Park for passing her Senate Exam and advancing to Ph.D. Candidate!
December 16, 2021
Congratulations to Ms. Yening Shu for passing her Senate Exam and advancing to Ph.D. Candidate!
November 8, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Funderburk for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis! Morgan will remain at UC San Diego this quarter to finish her teaching assistantship. Congrats Dr. Funderburk!
September 18, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Han Joo Lee for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis! He has accepted and will start a post-doctoral scholar position at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in October. Congrats Dr. Lee!
June 8, 2021
The ARMOR Lab welcomes new 3+2 Student, Ms. Ting-Ya Chang!
May 6, 2021
Congratulations to Ms. Sijia Li for being awarded the Friends of the International Center Fellowship!
March 25, 2021
The ARMOR Lab welcomes new M.S. students, Mr. Jia (Jerry) Shen, Mr. Prithviraj Desai, and Mr. Yi Han!
March 15, 2021
The ARMOR Lab welcomes post-doctoral scholar Dr. Behnam Namiranian! He will be focusing his research on the simulation and design of functional textiles.
February 24, 2021
The ARMOR Lab welcomes Visiting Ph.D. student, Mr. Said Quqa, from the University of Bologna, Italy. Said specializes in signal processing and structural health monitoring.
August 3, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Long Wang for accepting an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Cal State San Luis Obispo! Dr. Wang will start his position in Fall 2020.
July 31, 2020
Congratulations to ARMOR Lab alumni, Prof. Donghyeon Ryu, for being promoted to Associate Professor at New Mexico Tech!
July 20, 2020
Congratulations to Ms. Yun-An Lin and Mr. Xinlun Zhao for completing their M.S. in Structural Engineering! Both of them are continuing as Ph.D. students in the ARMOR Lab.
June 1, 2020
The ARMOR Lab welcomes new MS student, Mr. Jeffrey Liu in Structural Engineering, as well as new 3+2 BS/MS students, Mr. Chih-Yen Wang and Mr. Shih-Chao Huang!
May 1, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Sumit Gupta for successfully defending his thesis and finishing his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering!
April 24, 2020
Congratulations to Ms. Yun-An Lin for being awarded the prestigious J. Yang Foundation Scholarship. The purpose of the J Yang Scholarship is to recruit and retain future scholars for successful graduate careers. Congrats Ann!
March 3, 2020
Congratulations to Ms. Morgan Funderburk for passing her Senate Exam and advancing to Ph.D. candidacy!
February 3, 2020
Congratulations to Mr. Han-Joo Lee for passing his Senate Exam and advancing to Ph.D. candidacy!
November 21, 2019
The ARMOR Lab welcomes post-doctoral scholar Dr. Irene Zhao! This position is funded by ORISE and co-hosted with the DoD-VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE). Dr. Zhao joins us from her previous post-doctoral fellowship at UT Austin. She received her Ph.D. from Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria).
October 25, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Long Wang for successfully defending his thesis and finishing his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering! Dr. Wang will stay in UC San Diego and continue as a post-doctoral fellow, working with Prof. Michael Todd and in collaboration with our group. Congrats Long!
September 25, 2019
The ARMOR Lab welcomes new M.S. student Ms. Sijia Li!
September 11, 2019
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate, Long Wang, on winning the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (Stanford, CA) Best Paper Award of the for his work on "Topological Design and Characterization of Piezoresistive Nanocomposites."
May 20, 2019
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate, Sumit Gupta, for being awarded the 2019 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship!
February 25, 2019
Ph.D. student, Morgan Funderburk, was recently selected to participate in several prestigious events and programs. Congrats Morgan!
California Council of Science and Technology (CCST) California Science Translators Showcase Showcase
PREEMPTIVE Costa Rica Advanced Studies Institute
Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) Science of Signatures Advanced Studies Institute
December 7, 2018
M.S. student, Julie Mancini, publishes Science Advances paper titled "Field Responsive Mechanical Metamaterials," Her artwork was also featured on the December 2018 cover of the journal. This work is being featured by IEEE Spectrum.
October 12, 2018
The ARMOR Lab welcomes our newest members: Materials Science & Engineering Ph.D. student, Yujin Park, who received her M.S. from Pusan National University (South Korea), as well as Structural Engineering M.S. students, Yun-An Lin, who received her B.S. from National Chiao Tung University, and Matthew Gerdes, who received his B.S. from CSU Northridge. Welcome Yujin, Ann, and Matt!
September 12, 2018
Ph.D. Candidate Bo Mi Lee was awarded with the ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures & Intelligent Systems (ASME) Best Symposium Paper in Structural Health Monitoring for her work on Nanocomposite Electrical Time-Domain Reflectometry. Congratulations Bo Mi!
August 18, 2018
Congratulations to M.S. student Gianmarco Vella who was selected as a Gordon Engineering Leadership Program Scholar. Over a one year period, Scholars learn the principles, theory, attitudes and skill sets required to be an engineering leader through a progressive education, training and practice program.
August 5, 2018
Ph.D. Candidate Long Wang participated in the 2018 Asian-Pacific-Euro Summer School (APESS) on Smart Structures Technology and was awarded the Best Presenter Award during the final competition. APESS provides lectures and hands-on experience on structural dynamics and control, smart structures technology, and structural health monitoring.
July 12, 2018
Prof. Ken Loh is honored with the 2018 Structural Health Monitoring Person-of-the-Year Award. This award was announced at the European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (Manchester, UK). The award states that the "Person-of-the-Year should have made an outstanding contribution to the field of SHM that will benefit society."
July 1, 2018
Prof. Ken Loh is promoted to Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Structural Engineering at UC San Diego.
June 28 to July 1, 2018
Ph.D. Candidates Sumit Gupta and Long Wang, along with Prof. Ken Loh, participated in the inaugural Innovation Fair as part of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Naval Exercise in Honolulu, HI. They showcased their Office of Naval Research projects and each hosted a booth with live demonstrations of new technologies for warfighter protection.