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					                                       Curriculum Vitae
                                          Tat S. Fu
PERSONAL
Birthplace:    Hong Kong
Citizenship:   U.S.A.
Language:      Fluent in English and Chinese
Contact:       Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire
               Kingsbury Hall W133, 33 College Road, Durham, NH 03824
               Tel: (603) 862-4139 | Fax: (603) 862-2364 | tat.fu@unh.edu

INTERESTS
Civil Engineering: structural dynamics, structural control and health monitoring, structural design,
   computational stochastic dynamics, earthquake engineering, sustainable civil infrastructure, high
   speed rail, water distribution system
Electrical Engineering: wireless sensor networks, control systems, system identification
Architecture: sustainability, building energy modeling and analysis, efficient building design
Multidisciplinary Research: system integration, multi-functional design, interdependence of systems,
   multivariate optimization


ACADAMIC POSITIONS
2010 - Present Assistant Professor                     University of New Hampshire (UNH)
2009 - 2010    Postdoctoral Researcher                 University of Southern California (USC)
2009           Lecturer                                University of Southern California
2007 Summer    Visiting Researcher                     University of Liège, Belgium


EDUCATION
2009 Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California (USC)
           major:         Structural Mechanics
           co-advisors: E.A. Johnson and S.F. Masri
               thesis:       Smart Buildings: Synergy in structural control, structural health monitoring and
                             environmental systems
2007    M.B.S. School of Architecture, USC
               major:        Building Science
               co-advisors: M.E. Schiler and G.G. Schierle
               thesis:       Integration of Mass Dampers and External Shading Fins: Exploring synergy in
                             structural and environmental control systems
2006    M.S.   Electrical Engineering, USC
               major:         Control Systems
2004    M.S.   Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC
               major:         Structural Engineering
2003    B.S.   Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC
               major:         Civil Engineering - Building Science (Cum Laude)
               minor:         Mathematics

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HONORS AND AWARDS
2009         Outstanding Research Assistant Award                 USC Civil Engineering
2004 - 08    Doctoral Fellowship                                  USC School of Engineering
2007 Summer  NSF International Research &                         University of Liège, Belgium
             Education in Engineering (IREE) award
2006 - 07    Architecture Grant                                   USC School of Architecture
2005 - 06    Lowell W. Pidgeon Scholarship                        USC School of Architecture
2004 - 05    Harding Scholarships                                 USC School of Architecture
2004 - 05    Research Scholar Grant                               USC School of Architecture
2004 July    Student Travel Grant                                 ASCE Joint Specialty Conference
                                                                  on Probabilistic Mechanics and
                                                                  Structural Reliability (PMC2004)
2004 June             NSF Graduate Travel Grant                   4th International Workshop on
                                                                  Structural Control (4IWSC)
2003                  Outstanding Student Award                   USC School of Architecture
1999 - 03             Dean’s List                                 USC School of Engineering


FUNDING
2010 - 2011           MIT University Transportation Center      $20,000
                      Seed Grant: Encouraging Alternative Transportation Behavior among Baby
                      Boomers via Simulations
                      PI: T. Fu; co-PIs: Rosemary Caron, David Gress


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2010 - present Assistant Professor                  UNH Civil Engineering
2009 - 2010    Postdoctoral Researcher              USC Civil Engineering
2007 Summer    Visiting Researcher                  University of Liège, Belgium
2004 - 05      Research Scholar                     USC School of Architecture
2003 - 09      Research Assistant                   USC Civil Engineering

Research Projects
2010 - Present Encouraging alternative transportation behavior among baby boomers via simulations:
                Assess commuters (with a focus on baby boomer staff/faculty) at UNH and their
                 corresponding travel patterns using the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) measures
                 developed in University of Rhode Island
                Survey existing alternative transportation options (carpooling, transit use, walking,
                 and biking) at UNH; analyze their utilizations and limitations
                Examine TTM constructs and travel patterns in UNH databases
                Develop probabilistic models using existing information from UNH databases and
                 previously-implemented interventions from prior studies
                Simulate possible outcomes and demonstrate effectiveness of the proposed behavioral
                 model on encouraging alternative transportation use on commuters
                Collaborated with researchers in Psychology, Communication Studies and Health
                 Management and Policy

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                Collaborators: Norbert Mundorf, James O. Prochaska, Colleen Redding, Rosemary
                 Caron and David Gress

2009 - Present California high speed rail system:
                Review latest developments of the California high-speed rail (HSR) in collaboration
                 with the California HSR Authority
                Collect and organize relevant information, including seismic design codes for HSR
                 and ongoing research programs, from HSR international experts in Japan, Taiwan,
                 China, South Korea, France and Germany
                Plan a workshop that brings together HSR experts and organizations from various
                 countries
                Summarize state-of-the-art knowledge in seismic design and performance of HSR
                 systems; recommend high-priority research areas
                Collaborate with PEER (Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center)
                Collaborator: Jean-Pierre Bardet

2009 - Present Water distribution system:
                Investigate 15,000+ leaks in the Los Angeles water distribution system since 2001
                Conduct statistical analysis and identify damage patterns to assess the health of the
                 water distribution system
                Make recommendations to City of Los Angeles on monitoring, maintaining and
                 improving the water distribution system
                Collaborator: Jean-Pierre Bardet

2008 - Present Structural health monitoring (SHM) using distributed mass dampers:
               Identify damage of structures using distributed mass dampers as actuators
               Propose the innovative use of multiple damper/actuator system to improve damage
                identification by exciting structures
               Collaborator: Erik Johnson

2005 - Present Distributed mass damper (DMD) system for structural safety:
                Study passive, active and semiactive controls, as well as performance-optimized
                 design for structural damage mitigation using the DMD system
                Passive control: stochastic analysis and Pattern Search optimization
                Active control: Linear-quadratic regulator (LQR) control and trade off analysis
                Semiactive control: nonlinear analysis with gain scheduling
                Collaborator: Erik Johnson

2005 - 2009    Shading fin mass damper system:
                Explore synergies between Structural Engineering and Architecture by integrating
                 structural and environmental control systems
                Proposed a distributed mass damper system that doubly acts as movable shades (see
                 below for details)
                Collaborators: Erik Johnson and Marc Schiler




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2005 - 07   Movable shades on building sustainability:
             Improved building energy efficiency and sustainability using movable shades
             Used building energy simulation tools such as eQuest and DOE2
             Collaborator: Marc Schiler

2009        USC sustainability challenge on building energy reduction:
             Served as Energy Analyst
             Set up the USC campus-wide sustainability challenge in which 94 campus buildings
              competed to reduce energy consumptions
             Collected building energy data from building facility management
             Provided data analysis and normalization according to weather patterns
             Set up a website for building occupants to monitor energy consumption in real time
             Collaborator: Mark Lescroart

2006 - 09   Optimal wireless sensor deployment for structural health monitoring (SHM):
             Studied optimal sensor deployment for SHM using wireless sensor networks (WSNs)
             Performed multivariate optimization for SHM and WSN
             Collaborated with researchers in Electrical Engineering
             Collaborators: Erik Johnson, Bhaskar Krishnamachari and Amit Ghosh

2005 - 06   NetSHM:
             Detected and localized structural damage using NetSHM, a distributed wireless
              sensors network system for structural health monitoring
             Collected data with wireless sensors and conducted analyses on damage detection
             Collaborated with researchers in Computer Science
             Collaborators: Erik Johnson, Ramesh Govindan, Krishna Chintalapudi and
              Jeongyeup Paek

2007 - 09   Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) via wave propagation:
             Studied NDE on structural members using wave propagation techniques on finite
             element models
             Analyzed sensors placement to improve damage detection via the NDE method
             Collaborator: Sami Masri

2007 - 08   Nonlinear Energy Sink (NES):
             Performed nonlinear control analysis of a Nonlinear Energy Sink (NES) to reduce
              responses of multiple-degrees-of-freedom civil structures
             Collaborators: Erik Johnson, Gaëtan Kerschen and Régis Viguie

2003 - 05   MiniMOST(Multi-site Online Simulation Test):
             Demonstrated the capabilities of an NSF funded program: NEESgrid (Network for
              Earthquake Engineering Simulation)
             Built and set up equipment, and conducted experiments
             Collaborated with other NEESgrid sites
             Collaborator: Erik Johnson and Allen Au


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2005 - 07     Age differences in the effect of anxiety on selective attention:
               Provided consultation on the design, programming, and data analysis of an
                experimental task to assess visual attention in response to emotional stimuli
               Collaborated with researchers in Psychology
               Collaborator: Lewina Lee, Bob G. Knight

2005 Spring   Heliodon:
               Created a computer graphic interface for Heliodon which simulated solar shading on
                scaled models based on specific inputs of date and time
               Performed experimental demonstration
               Collaborator: Douglas Noble

2002 - 04     Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov (FPK) MATLAB Toolbox:
               Created a GUI Tool (in MATLAB) for solving SDOF problems in stochastic
                dynamics systems using FPK equations
               Collaborator: Erik Johnson and Steve Wojtkiewicz

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010 - present Assistant Professor                  UNH Civil Engineering
2009           Lecturer                             USC Civil Engineering
2007 - 09      Teaching Assistant                   USC Civil Engineering
2006 - 07      Guest Lecturer                       USC Civil Engineering

Courses
UNH CiE 796 – Green Building Design
      CiE 896 – Structural Control
USC CE 108 – Introduction to Computer Methods in Civil Engineering
      CE 408 – Risk Analysis in Civil Engineering
      CE 480 – Structural Systems Design
      CE 507 – Mechanics of Solids


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
2009 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional
2002 EIT (Engineer in Training), certified in California


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010           Session Chair – EMI2010 Conference technical session
2008 - Present Ad hoc Reviewer – Journal of Engineering Mechanics
2005           Architectural Intern – Kritzinger + Rao Architect
2002 - 04      Engineering Intern – Design Division of Los Angeles County Public Works

PUBLICATIONS / WRITING
Journal


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2010    Fu, T., and Johnson, E., 2011. “Distributed Mass Damper System for Integrating Structural and
        Environmental Controls in Buildings,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 137(3), 205-213.

2006    Chintalapudi, K., Fu, T., Paek, J., Kothari, N., Rangwala, S., Caffrey, J., Govindan, R.,
        Johnson, E., and Masri, S., 2006. “Monitoring Civil Structures with a Wireless Sensor
        Network,” IEEE Internet Computing, March/April 2006, pp. 26-34.

2010    Fu, T., Ghosh, A., Johnson, E., and Krishnamachari, B. “Optimal Deployment Strategies in
        Structural Health Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Networks,” Journal of Structural Control
        and Health Monitoring, submitted.

2010    Fu, T., Schiler, M., and Johnson, E. “Movable Shading Devices for Integrating Environmental
        and Structural Controls in Buildings,” Journal of Energy and Building, in preparation.

2010    Fu, T., and Johnson, E. “Control Strategies for a Distributed Mass Damper System,” Journal of
        Engineering Mechanics, in preparation.

Technical Report
2010 Bardet, J.P., Ballantyne, D., Bell, G.E.C., Donnellan, A., Foster, S., Fu, T., List, J., Little, R.G.,
      O’Rourke, T.D., and Palmer, M.C., 2010. “Expert Review of Water System Pipeline Breaks in
      the City of Los Angeles during Summer 2009.” Report to the Steering Committee on Water
      Pipeline Breaks of the City of Los Angeles, April 9.

Conference
2010 Fu, T., and Johnson, E., 2010. “Structural Health Monitoring with a Distributed Mass Damper
      System.” Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring
      (5WCSCM), Kansai University, Toyko, Japan, July 12-14, 2010.

2010    Fu, T., and Bardet, J.P., 2010. “Seismic Demands on California High Speed Rail.” Joint
        Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE)
        & 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), Tokyo Institute of
        Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 3-5, 2010

2009    Fu, T., and Johnson, E., 2009. “Active and Semiactive Control of a Distributed Mass Damper
        System that Integrates Structural and Environmental Controls in Buildings.” Proceedings of the
        10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2009), Kansai
        University, Osaka, Japan, September 13-17, 2009.

2009    Fu, T., and Johnson, E., 2009. “Control Strategies of a Distributed Mass Damper System.”
        Proceedings of 2009 American Control Conference (ACC 2009, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12,
        2009.

2008    Fu, T., and Johnson, E., 2008. “Distributed Mass Damper System for Integrating Structural and
        Environmental Controls in Buildings.” Proceedings of Inaugural International Conference of
        the Engineering Mechanics Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, May 18-20,
        2008.


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2007     Johnson, E., and Fu, T., 2007. “IREE Supplement Award: Integrated Monitoring and Smart
         Damping for Dynamic Hazard Mitigation.” Proceedings of International Research and
         Education in Engineering (IREE) Grantees Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN,
         October 30–31, 2007.

2006     Fu, T., Chintalapudi, K., Paek, J., Johnson, E., and Govindan, R., 2006. “Structural Damage
         Detection and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks.” Proceedings of 4th World
         Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (4WCSCM), UCSD, La Jolla, CA, July
         2006.

2006     Johnson, E., Chintalapudi, K., Fu, T., and Govindan, R., 2006. “Structural Damage Detection
         and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks.” Proceedings of 15th U.S. National
         Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM06), University of Colorado,
         Boulder, CO, June 2006.


2005     Chintalapudi, K., Fu, T., Johnson, E., and Govindan, R., 2005. “Structural Damage Detection
         and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks with Low Power Consumption.”
         Proceedings of 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (5th IWSHM),
         Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, September 2005.

2004     Fu, T., Johnson, E., and Wojtkiewicz, S., 2004. “FPKtool: A GUI Tool for Solving FPK
         Equations for SDOF Systems.” Proceedings of ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on
         Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability (PMC2004), Albuquerque, NM, July 2004.


PRESENTATIONS
Seminars
2010     University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Nov 12   “Smart Building: Integrating Structural and Environmental Control Systems”

2009            KPFF Consulting Engineers, Los Angeles Office
March 13        “Smart Building: a Shading Fin Mass Damper system”

2008            ARUP, Los Angeles Office
June 17         “Smart Building: a Shading Fin Mass Damper system”

2007            University of Liège, Belgium, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department
June 7          “Smart Building: Integrating Structural and Environmental Control Systems”

Conferences
2010        Engineering Mechanic Institute (EMI) 2010 Engineering Mechanics Conference, USC,
Aug 8-11    Los Angeles, CA
            “Structural Health Monitoring with a Distributed Mass Damper System”

2010            7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) & 5th


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March 3-5    International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), Tokyo Institute of
             Technology, Tokyo, Japan
             “Seismic Demands on California High Speed Rail”

2009         The 2009 Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) Annual Meeting,
Oct 15-16    San Francisco, CA
             “High Speed Rail and Earthquake”

2009         The 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR
Sept 13-17   2009), Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
             “Active and Semiactive Control of a Distributed Mass Damper System that Integrates
             Structural and Environmental Controls in Buildings”

2008         Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EM08),
May 18-20    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
             “Distributed Mass Damper System for Integrating Structural and Environmental
             Controls in Buildings”

2007         International Research and Education in Engineering (IREE) Grantees Conference,
Oct 30-Nov 1 Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
             “IREE Supplement Award: Integrated Monitoring and Smart Damping for Dynamic
             Hazard Mitigation” (Poster)

2006         4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (4WCSCM), University of
July 11-13   California, San Diego, CA
             “Structural Damage Detection and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks”

2006         15th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM06),
June 25-30   University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
             “Structural Damage Detection and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks”

2005         5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (5 th IWSHM), Stanford
Sept 12-14   University, Palo Alto, CA
             “Structural Damage Detection and Localization Using Wireless Sensor Networks with
             Low Power Consumption”( present with Chintalapudi, K.)

2004         ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability
July 26-28   (PMC2004), Albuquerque, NM
             “FPKtool: A GUI Tool for Solving Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov (FPK) equations for
             SDOF Systems”

Invited Symposium
2009        USC Graduate and Professional Student Senate Research Symposium, USC
April 7     “Shading Fin Mass Damper: Integrating Structural Control, Structural Health
            Monitoring and Environmental Control”



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PROFESSIONAL AND HONORS SOCIETIES
 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Member
 ASCE Engineering Mechanic Institute (EMI) Structural Health Monitoring and Control (SHMC)
  Committee – Member
 Golden Key International Honour Society – Member
 Chi Epsilon, National Civil Engineering Honors Society – Member



EXTRACURRICULAR SERVICES
2009      Organizer – USC Earth Week (to promote sustainability awareness across campus)
2005 - 06 Volunteer – St. Barnabas Senior Center, Los Angeles
2004      Volunteer – Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles
2001      Volunteer – Reading to Kids, Los Angeles
1999      Volunteer – CAST (Community Action Short Term)




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