Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE) has appointed Simon Laflamme the Waldo W. Wegner Professor in Civil Engineering.
“This professorship enables innovative research projects that could yield exciting opportunities for our department,” Laflamme said.
Laflamme is an associate professor of structural engineering. His research interests include structural health monitoring, adaptive systems, structural control, intelligent systems and nonlinear time series.
Recently, Iowa State’s College of Engineering recognized Laflamme with the Early Career Engineering Faculty Research Award. His work has led to many patented devices, including an elastomeric skin technology that detects structural damage, a smart tire capable of detecting deformations, and a damper to reduce vibrations in civil structures.
Waldo Wegner was a 1935 graduate of civil engineering. Wegner passed away in 2001. The Wegner Professorship in Civil Engineering is named in his honor.
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