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Smart Civil Infrastructure Systems
Resilient and Sustainable Structures
Open Ph.D. Position
Structural Control and Health Monitoring
Advanced Material Technologies

Welcome to the Resilient and Advanced Infrastructure Laboratory (RAIL) at the University of Virginia!

The  research in Resilient and Advanced Infrastructure Laboratory (RAIL) focuses on applying smart technologies and interdisciplinary expertise to the development of resilient and sustainable civil infrastructure systems.  The actively pursued areas are:  (1) development of innovative structural systems and design strategies to enhance the performance and safety of structures; (2) application of advanced materials for disaster resistant design of structures as well as repair and retrofit of deficient and aging civil infrastructure; (3) development of damage detection and non-destructive evaluation techniques for structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure systems.