Chao Sun, Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Louisiana State University

3240K Patrick Taylor Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: (225) 578-8511 / Fax: (225) 578-4945

csun@lsu.edu

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., 2013, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA, Emphasis on Nonlinear Dynamics, Vibration Control and Data Acquisition

M.S., 2009, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Emphasis on Digital Image Based Constitutive Modeling and Damage Mechanics of Concrete

B.S., 2006, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, Major in Civil Engineering and Minor in Business Administration 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

08/2015 - present, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University

01/2014 - 08/2015, Senior Structural Engineer, INTECSEA Inc., WorleyParsons Group

10/2013 - 07/2015, Postdoctoral Researcher (part time), Rice University

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dynamics, Sensing and Adaptive Control;

Multi-hazards Mitigation for Coastal and Offshore Structures;

Hydrodynamics, Fluid Structure Interaction between Ocean Waves and Structures;

Analytical, Numerical and Experimental Modeling of Nonlinear Vibrations;

Vibration Based System Identification and Damage Detection;

Energy Harvesting from Ambient Vibrations and Ocean Waves;

Other Dynamics related areas.

 

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