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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 Computer Sciences. He previously obtained his M.S. (2020) in the Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials program at UC Berkeley and his M.Eng. (2021) and B.Eng. (2019) in Civil Engineering at the Cooper Union. In his free time, James enjoys cooking, hiking, and basketball.  

    Research interests:

    • Infrastructure Health Monitoring: System Identification, Offshore and Onshore Wind Turbine Monitoring
    • Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technique: Distributed Acoustic Sensing
    • Statistical and Machine Learning Modeling: Physics-Informed Machine Learning