KENNETH J. LOH, PH.D.

Director of the Active, Responsive, Multifunctional, and Ordered-materials Research (ARMOR) Laboratory
Associate Professor, Department of Structural Engineering
Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Program
University of California, San Diego

Academic Preparation:
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2008)
  • M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2008)
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2005)
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2004)
Appointments:
  • 2016/01 - present :: Affiliate Faculty, Center for Extreme Events Research (CEER), UC San Diego
  • 2015/11 - present :: Associate Professor, Structural Engineering, UC San Diego
  • 2015/11 - present :: Adjunct Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
  • 2015/11 - present :: Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Graduate Group, UC Davis
  • 2015/06 - 2015/12 :: Director, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Davis
  • 2015/06 - 2015/07 :: Visiting Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental, & Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Italy
  • 2014/07 - 2015/10 :: Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
  • 2014/07 - 2015/10 :: Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Graduate Group, UC Davis
  • 2014/03 - 2014/11 :: Visiting Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • 2010/12 - 2014/06 :: Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Graduate Group, UC Davis
  • 2008/11 - 2014/06 :: Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis
Selected Awards and Honors:
  • 2015 Joseph Wang Award in Nanoscience (Cognizure)
  • 2014 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, UC Davis
  • 2013-2014 U.S. Fulbright Scholar Core Program
  • 2013 Achenbach Medal (IWSHM)
  • 2013 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2013 SPIE Senior Membership Honor
Patents:
  • K. J. Loh, L. Wang, H.S. Koo, and S. Gupta, "Multifunctional and Distributed Sensing Fabrics," Provisional U.S. Patent 62/299,344. Filed February 24, 2016.
  • K. J. Loh and J. Gonzalez, “Multifunctional Cement Composites with Load-Bearing and Self-Sensing Properties,” Provisional U.S. Patent 62/165,847. Filed May 22, 2015. 
  • J. P. Lynch, N. A. Kotov, and K. J. Loh, “Passive Wireless Readout Mechanisms for Nanocomposite Thin Films Sensors,” U.S. Patent 8,451,124. Issued May 28, 2013. 
  • J. P. Lynch, T-C. Hou, N. A. Kotov, N. W. S. Kam, and K. J. Loh, “Electrical Impedance Tomography of Nanoengineered Thin Films,” U.S. Patent 8,159,235. Issued April 17, 2012.
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