Fernando Moreu

Fernando Moreu, P.E.

Fernando Moreu, P.E.

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Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
Former PhD Student

Ph: (217) 417-1204
Email: fmoreu@unm.edu
Website: http://smilab.unm.edu//


University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Ph.D., Civil Engineering

May 2015

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Master of Science, Civil Engineering

May 2005

University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

October 1999

Research Interests

Railroad Bridges and Infrastructure

Design, construction, replacement, maintenance, inspection, and assessment (sensing) of railroad bridges. Regulations, research, and recommended practices towards railroad bridge management.

Structural Dynamics and Structural Health Monitoring

Data acquisition and data processing both on real-time and remotely. Structural health monitoring of railroad bridges, including track monitoring, with emphasis of campaign monitoring under traffic for replacement prioritization at the network level.

Wireless Smart Sensors Networks

Investigate and use and development of simplified, inexpensive, and portable wireless smart sensors for both campaign and long-term assessment of critical infrastructure.


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Select Awards and Honors

Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, FLAS Academic Year Fellowship, University of Illinois


Center for Global Studies, FLAS Summer Fellowship at HIT (China), University of Illinois


Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant Year, University of Illinois


Talentia Fellowship, Junta de Andalucia (Spanish Government) 2 years

2010, 2011

ASCE Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Award, Central Illinois Section (Region 3)


O. H. Ammann Research Fellowship Award in Structural Engineering Year, SEI of ASCE


CICCP Young Engineer of the Year Finalist Spanish Society of Civil Engineers (CICCP), Spain


Max Zar Scholarship, Str. Engrs. Foundation (SEF) and Str. Eng. Association of Illinois (SEAOI)


NSF APSS Fellowship for Summer Study


“Idea to Product™ Competition”, Regional Finalist (Midwest region)


Award towards Research Assistants, CEE Department, University of Illinois


Prize due to exceptional grades University of Granada, Spain


Scholarship, Minister of Education of Spain (1 Year)