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You-Jia (Allen) Li

Ph.D. Student Office: Davis Hall 545 Email: you-jia_li ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Allen is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley, specializing in Structural Engineering and Materials Mechanics (SEMM). His primary research… Read More »You-Jia (Allen) Li

Rodrigo Tapia Corvalán

Ph.D. Student Office: 545 Davis Hall Email: rodrigo.tapia ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Rodrigo Tapia Corvalán earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Santiago, Chile. During his Master’s research, he studied the response of metal connections in mass… Read More »Rodrigo Tapia Corvalán

James Xu

Ph.D. Student Office: 508 Davis Hall Email: james.xu ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu James is a third-year Ph.D. student interested in the intersections of infrastructure health monitoring, numerical modeling, and machine learning. He is minoring in Statistics and Electrical Engineering and… Read More »James Xu

Han Liu

Ph.D. Student Office: 508 Davis Hall Email: han_liu ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Han Liu is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in Structural Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, Han possesses a robust academic background, having earned a Bachelor’s degree at… Read More »Han Liu

Lauren Talbot

Ph.D. Student Email: lauren.talbot ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Lauren is a Ph.D. student within the Soga Research Group at Berkeley. Her research area is computational geomechanics, with a focus on the Material Point Method (MPM). Lauren’s current work involves developing… Read More »Lauren Talbot

Paola Lorusso

Ph.D. Student Email: paola_lorusso ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Paola graduated from the Politecnico di Torino in Italy with both a BS and an MS in Architecture. During her studies, she developed an interest in fire safety engineering and simulations of… Read More »Paola Lorusso

Joel Given

PhD Student Email: joelgiven ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Joel is a Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley within Prof. Kenichi Soga’s computational geomechanics group. Joel’s research currently focuses on two main areas: MPM MPM modeling is completed with a single-phase explicit… Read More »Joel Given

Bodhinanda Chandra

Ph.D. Candidate Office: 415 Davis Hall Email: bchandra ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Nanda is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, working with Prof. Kenichi Soga on computational geomechanics research. Before coming to Berkeley, he obtained his B.Eng in… Read More »Bodhinanda Chandra

Saki Nonaka

Visiting Researcher Email: nonakasa ‘at’ kajima ‘dot’ com Saki is a visiting researcher in the Soga Research Group. She has been working at Kajima Corporation as a research engineer, mainly focusing on fluid analysis. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s… Read More »Saki Nonaka

Yuya Nakashima

Visiting Researcher Email: yuya-nakashima ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu Yuya Nakashima is a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. He has also worked at Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. for 12 years, where he is in charge of materials engineering… Read More »Yuya Nakashima