ARMOR TEAM MEMBERS
Director:
Ken Loh
 
Kenneth J. Loh, Ph.D.
Director of ARMOR Lab
Associate Professor of Structural Engineering
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2008)
M.S. in Materials Science and 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)


Ph.D. Students:
Morgan Funderburk

Morgan Funderburk
Ph.D. Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego
M.S. Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Alabama (2015)

Research: Metamaterials and nanocomposites for sensing and actuation


Sumit Gupta
 
Sumit Gupta
Ph.D. Candidate in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

M.S. in Civil Engineering, UC Davis (2015)
B.S. in Construction Engineering, Jadavpur University, India (2014)

Research: Tomographic and optimization methods for structural health monitoring


Bo Mi Lee
 
Bo Mi Lee
Ph.D. Candidate in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego
 
M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, South Korea (2011)
B.S. in Physics, Hanyang University, South Korea (2009)

Research: Multi-scale modeling of nano-structured materials



Han-Joo Lee
 
Han-Joo Lee
Ph.D. Student in Materials Science & Engineering, UC San Diego

M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea (2016)
B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea (2014)

Research: Stimuli-responsive nanocomposites


Long Wang
 
Long Wang
Ph.D. Candidate in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

M.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis (2016)
M.S. in Civil Engineering, UC Davis (2015)
B.S. in Port, Waterway, and Coastal Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China (2014)

Research: Nano-engineered fabric-based sensors for human performance sensing


M.S. Students:
Gaochen Fan
 
Gaochen Fan
M.S. Student in Materials Science & Engineering, UC San Diego

B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Purdue University (2015)

Research: Polymer nanocomposite sensors

Julie Jackson
 
Julie Jackson
M.S. Student in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis

B.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis (2013)

Research: Stimuli responsive nanocomposites designed using additive manufacturing



Siddhartha Sengupta
 
Siddhartha Sengupta
M.S. Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

B.S. in Construction Engineering, Jadavpur University, India (2011)

Research: Mobile wireless sensing and system identification


Undergraduate Students:
Zachary Huang

Zachary Huang

3rd-year Undergraduate Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

Research: Numerical modeling of carbon nanotube-polymer nanocomposites



Miranda Mellor

Miranda Mellor

3rd-year Undergraduate Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

Research: Stimuli-responsive nanocomposites for structural health monitoring



Christina Ngo

Christina Ngo

2nd-year Undergraduate Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

Research: Rapid nanocomposite and thin film assembly



Arash Rohani

Arash Rohani

3rd-year Undergraduate Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

Research: Non-destructive evaluation



Aaron Vongsa

Aaron Vongsa

3rd-year Undergraduate Student in Structural Engineering, UC San Diego

Research: Fabric-based pressure sensors



Former Ph.D. Students:
Bryan Loyola
Dr. Bryan Loyola
Current Position: Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Labs (Livermore, CA)

Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis (2012)
M.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis (2010)
B.S. in Physics, UC Davis (2005)

Thesis: Distributed In Situ Health Monitoring of Conductive Self-sensing Fiber-reinforced Polymers using Electrical Impedance Tomography


Donghyeon Ryu
Prof. Donghyeon Ryu
Current Position: Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Technology (Socorro, NM)

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, UC Davis (2014)
M.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis (2014)
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea (2008)
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea (2004)

Thesis: Multi-modal, Self-sensing, and Photoactive Structural Coatings for Sustainable Infrastructures

Fae Azhari
Prof. Faezeh Azhari
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (Canada)

Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis (2016)
M.Eng. in Industrial Engineering & Operations, UC Berkeley (2015)
M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada (2009)
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Isfahan Tech, Iran (2003)

Thesis: Sensor Development and Response Analysis for Bridge Scour Monitoring and Prognosis