About Us

Our research interest is in smart structural health monitoring (SHM) and structural dynamics. The Smart Infrastructure Lab was established at the University of Connecticut by Prof. Shinae Jang in 2010. We are pursuing the development of innovative structural health monitoring system and methodologies to enhance the sustainability and resiliency of our infrastructure.

Professor Jang in a group photo with her graduate and research assistantsimage of shake tableimage of group workingimage of group workingimage of truss bridgeimote of sensorimage of shake tableimage of founders bridgeimage of measurementimage of LVDTimage of sensorphoto of e2 activityDean Burkey and Professor Jang posing with her award for Distinguished Engineering Educator


  • [PhD Defense] Edward Eskew
    Edward Eskew PhD dissertation Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Connecticut 1:00 PM. – Thursday, July 27, 2017 CAST 306 Advisory Committee: Dr. Shinae Jang (Major Advisor) Dr. Michael Accorsi (Associate Advisor) Dr. Richard Christenson (Associate Advisor) Dr. Jeongho Kim (Associate Advisor) Dr. Wei Zhang (Associate Advisor) Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Structures for […]
    Posted on July 26, 2017
  • [Publication] Publication in JCSHM : Chanhao Jin
      Colin (Chanhao) published his first journal paper to the Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, and available online already. Downloadable from the following link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13349-016-0173-8      
    Posted on May 25, 2016
  • [MS Thesis Defense] Valeri Kolev 11AM on 7/16
    Master’s Thesis Defense Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Connecticut Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Applications using Long-Term Truck Traffic Data   Valeri I. Kolev    11:00 A.M.– Thursday, July 16, 2015 CAST 306   Advisory Committee: Shinae Jang (Major Advisor) Richard Christenson (Associate Advisor) Sarira Motaref (Associate Advisor)    
    Posted on July 16, 2015