Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

“SAMPE Fellow Award” to Urs Meier – Award for pioneering CFRP achievements

Urs Meier received a prestigious award for his achievements in the field of carbon fibermore…

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Dr. Genda Chen – 2019 SHM Person of the Year Award during at the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)

Dr. Genda Chen recently received the 2019 SHM Person of the Year Award during anmore…

Aftab Mufti Medal Inaugurated: Urs Meier and Jan-Ming Ko Honored

Dr. Aftab Mufti, first president of ISHMII, was honored at SHMII-5 as ISHMII inaugurated the Aftab Mufti Medal for high achievement and innovation in civil structural health monitoring.  Dr. Mufti is held in high esteem for his lifetime of influential engineering accomplishments and dedication to the development of structural health monitoring as a recognized field within civil engineering.



His international leadership and vision has shaped the field globally.  With colleagues in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Dr. Mufti co-founded ISHMII and became its first president.    The initial recipients of the Aftab Mufti Medal are ISHMII co-founders Dr. Urs Meier, past-Deputy Director General of EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, and Dr. Jan-Ming Ko, an Emeritus Professor of Structural Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.