Fernando Gómez

Fernando Gómez

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PhD Student

1141 Newmark Civil Enginning Laboratory
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61820
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Email: gmzsnch2@illinois.edu

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

MS., Civil Engineering

May 2016

Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador

BS., Civil Engineering

May 2012

Research Interests

Topology Optimization

– Topology optimization of structures subjected to stochastic dynamic processes.
– Applications to building and bridges subjected to earthquake and wind loadings.
– Numerical solution of large-scale Lyapunov equation.

Structural Health Monitoring

– Field deployable reference-free displacement estimation using Wireless Smart Sensors. Applications to railroad bridges.
– Damage detection using electromechanical impedance measurements using Red Pitaya (single-board computer).
– Applications of digital filters to SHM.

Earthquake Engineering

– Seismic design of reinforced concrete and steel structures.
– Seismic protection devices.

Publications

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Select Awards and Honors

Fulbright Foreign Fellowship, U.S. Department of State

2014-2016

Top of the Class Award, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

2012

2 gold medals and 1 silver medal in IberoAmerican University Mathematical Olympiad

2009-2011

Academic Excellence Award, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

2007-2009

Academic Merit Award, Ecuadorian House of Culture

2005

2 bronze medals in International Mathematical Olympiad

2005-2006