IMG_4135SMILab Team Members with Charles Farrar

Ali Ozdagli, Shreya Vemuganti, Biraj Rawal, Charles Farrar,  Piyush Garg, Fernando Moreu

Faculty


Fernando Moreu, PhD, PEM
Assistant Professor
PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
MS, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
BS, Civil Engineering, University of Granada (Spain), 1999
Contact
Phone- (505) 277-1784; Cell- (217) 417-1204,
Email- fmoreu@unm.edu ; Wechat ID- fmoreu

 


Tom Paez, PhDIMG_2487
SMILab Affiliate
PhD, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1973
MS, Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1971
BS, Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1971
Contact
Phone- (505) 508-5630;
Email- tlpaez4444@gmail.com
http://structuraldynamicsassociates.com/
Research Interests
(1) probabilistic structural dynamics, including basic and advanced random vibrations; (2) modeling, analysis and simulation of stationary and nonstationary random processes; and (3) validation of mathematical models of physical systems.
Book
Wirsching, P. H., Paez, T. L., Ortiz, K. (1995), Random Vibrations, Theory and Practice, John Wiley and Sons, New York. Republished by Dover. Publications, Inc.


Su Zhang, Ph.D. 
Su_Zhang_PhotoSMILab Affiliate
Ph.D.  Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2017
MS Construction Management, University of New Mexico 2010
Contact
(505) 277-3622 ext. 243 or by email at suzhang@unm.edu
Research Interest
GIScience, remote sensing, infrastructure management, small unmanned aircraft systems, spatial analysis and modeling, and spatial database management

 

 


Zeyu Wu, Ph.D.M
SMILab Affiliate
PhD, Water Structure Engineering, Zhengzhou University, 2012
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Zhengzhou University , 2004
BS, Civil Engineering, Zhengzhou University of Technology, 2000
Contact
Phone- (505) 218-4691;
Email– 13598437507@163.com
Research Interests
Structure vibration control; Complex structure design

 

Researchers


Marlon Frank Agüero Injante Picture_Marlon_Agüero
M.Sc., Industrial Constructions and Installations, Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain), 2016–18
Junior Civil Engineer, Freeport McMoran – Cerro Verde copper mine (Peru), 2012–2016
Internship, Systems Engineer, Barrick Gold Corporation – Lagunas Norte gold mine (Peru), 2011
B.Sc., Systems Engineering, National University of Trujillo (Peru), 2010
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Private University of Trujillo (Peru), 2010
Contact
magueroinjante@unm.edu
Research Interests
Structural Dynamics, Structural Control Systems, Smart Damping Devices, Industrial Infrastructure, Structural Health Monitoring, Earthquake Engineering


Dilendra MaharjanDilendra
Graduate Student, MS
Department of Civil Engineering, UNM
BE of Civil Engineering, I.O.E, Nepal
Contact
dmaharjan@unm.edu (505)-573-6219
Research Interests
Probabilistic Structural Dynamics, Earthquake Engineering, Random Vibrations Analysis, Structural Health Monitoring, Fracture Mechanics


Paul Ward, MS IMG_Paul
AmeriCorps VISTA for STEAM New Mexico
MS, Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2012
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2005
Contact
paulward.pw@gmail.com

Paul splits his time between working with Andrea Polli, the Civil Engineering Department, Fuse Makerspace, and AFRL based out of the University of New Mexico. So far, he has helped SMILab to develop their high school engagement program, and helps mentor grad students.

Paul’s Website


Ben NarushofBEN
Currently pursuing a B.S. in Civil Engineering
Contact
bnarushof@unm.edu
Research Interests
This past summer Ben interned with Los Alamos County on a bike trail connection project. This project fueled his interest in transportation engineering which he plans to focus on in his later studies.

 


Michael E Schuh 20171031_181114
Undergraduate student-veteran pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering
Contact
mschuh2@unm.edu
Research interests
Material Mechanics, Circuits, and Mechanical Vibrations.

 


Emmanuel AyorindePicture_Emmanuel Ayorinde
Research Assistant
Degrees: Mechanical Engineering undergrad Student
Contact
emmanuelayo@unm.edu or emmanuel.ayorinde@gmail.com, 682-234-1838
Research Interest: Structures, Non-destructive Testing, MicroControllers, Megatronics

 


Roya NasimiRoya
Ph.D. student at UNM
Research Assistant
Contact
rhnasimi@unm.edu

Research Interest:
Smart bridges; structural health monitoring; smart structures; extreme loadings and natural hazards; progressive collapse,
engineering software, FE Modeling


Desirae Lujan, P.E.Roya
BS, Civil Engineering, Minor in Mathematics, New Mexico State University, 2002
Graduate Student pursuing a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Contact
desirae.lujan@lacnm.us
Research Interest:
Practicing Civil Engineer for the past 16 years in the government sector
Senior Engineer with Los Alamos County Public Works Department: planning, development and construction of transportation projects.

SMILab Alumni


Ali Irmak Ozdagli, PhDa
Post-Doctoral Fellow
PhD, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2015
MS, Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2009
BS, Civil Engineering, Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey), 2007
Contact
aozdagli@unm.edu


photoCan Zhu
College of Civil Science and Engineering
SMILab Visiting Scholar from Yangzhou University in P. R. China
Contact
canzhu@unm.edu

 


hsElijah Wyckoff
SMILab Student Intern
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University.
Contact
eewyckof@asu.edu
 


Philipp WeingärtnerIMG_Philipp
SMILab Exchange Scholar
MS, Civil Engineering, University of the German Armed Forces, Munich
Contact
philipp.weingaertner@unibw.de

 


Noel Mollinedo IMG_2697
AmeriCorps VISTA for STEAM New Mexico
BFA University of New Mexico
Contact
nmollinedo@unm.edu

 
 


Piyush Garg
Graduate Student and Project Assistant, MSpI
PGD, Integrated VLSI and Embedded System Design, CDAC-Mumbai, 2011
BE, Electronics and Telecommunication, University of Mumbai, 2010
Contact
pgarg@unm.edu

 


Ian BenjaminMe
BS student in Mechanical Engineering at UNM
Contact
benjaminian@unm.edu

 


Sharon Chihyu Shen Sharon
Undergraduate Visiting Scholar in Computer Science, UNM
BS, Electrical Engineering at National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)
Contact
cyushen@unm.edu

 
 


Saravanan Mani WhatsApp Image 2018-03-30 at 7.32.50 PM
MS student in Electrical Engineering, Power and Energy system emphasis at UNM
BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Anna University, 2014
Contact
smani@unm.edu


Gabby WeaverGabby Weaver
SMILab Student Intern
BS in Computer Science, UNM
Minor in Mandarin, UNM

 
 


Gerald Miller Jr. IMG_0869
BS, in Nuclear Engineering and Minor in Physics, UNM
AS, General Engineering, San Juan College, 2017
Contact
gmiller16@unm.edu


Brian Bleck
BS, Computer Science, UNM
BA, Architecture UNM, BA Economics UNM
J.D. Law (Washington & Lee University School of Law)
Contact
bbleck@unm.edu


Liu Bideng, PhD, PEDSC032682
Visiting Scholar, Assistant Professor on leave from the Chinese Institute of Disaster Prevention, Beijing, China
PhD, Civil Engineering, Institute of Engineering Mechanics(IEM),China Earthquake Administration, 2011
BS, Civil Engineering, Shijiazhuang Tiedao University(STU), 2006
Contact
Email- liubideng@cidp.edu.cn


Guo Xiaoyun, PhDGuoxiaoyunpicture1
Visiting scholar, Associate Professor on leave from the Chinese Institute of Disaster Prevention, Beijing, China
PhD, Civil Engineering, Institute of Engineering Mechanics (IEM), China Earthquake
Administration, 2011
MS, Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin, China, 2007
BS, Civil Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China, 2005
Contact
gxy@cidp.edu.cn


Travis TaylorTRAVIS
MS student in Electrical Engineering, Systems and Controls emphasis, UNM
BE in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama, 2016
Contact
twtaylor@unm.edu

 


Shreya Vemugantis
Graduate Research Assistant (PhD)
MS, Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2015
BS, Civil Engineering, Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology – Osmania University, 2014
Contact
Email- svemuganti@unm.edu


Jose A. Gomez Romero-Salazarj
Graduate Research Assistant (MS)
BS, Industrial Engineering, Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain), 2015
Contact
Email- jalbertogomez@unm.edu
 


Sam Biggsff
Undergrad Research Assistant (BSCE)
BS, Civil Engineering University of New Mexico
Contact
Email- sbiggs01@unm.edu
 


Parya Nickbeenp
Graduate student , MS
BSc. Industrial Engineering- Iran 2011
Contact
Email- pnickbeen@unm.edu

 

High School Alumni


Emmanuel Rivas20161112_223527-1
UNM SMILAB High School Intern
Computer Engineering, Nanotechnology

 


Lucas ZhouScreen shot 2017-10-17 at 12.04.53 PM
UNM SMILAB High School Intern, La Cueva High School
Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Cyber Security

 
 


Juliet SturgeScreen shot 2017-10-17 at 12.04.53 PM
UNM SMILAB High School Intern, Sandia High School
Sustainable Energy, Smart Sensors, Earthquake Engineering, and Robotics

 


Selene Diaz Martinez Screen shot 2017-10-17 at 12.04.53 PM
UNM SMILAB High School Intern, Menaul High School
Smart Sensing, Biomedical Engineering

 


Brian BishopIMG_7339
UNM SMILAB High School Intern
Prospective major in Mechanical or Civil Engineering

 

 


Erik I. MorenoErik Moreno
UNM SMILAB High School Intern, School of Dreams Academy
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, UNM

 

 


Clayton BlissIMG_0341
UNM SMILAB High School Intern, St. Pius X High School
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University