PHMSA awarded the University of California, Berkeley with US$250 000 from its Competitive Academic Agreement Program. FOSA member Dr. Soga is the Donald H. McLaughlin Chair in Mineral Engineering and a Chancellor’s Professor at UC Berkeley.
UCB researchers have been working closely with engineers…to identify and evaluate technologies that can assess the structural health of wind turbine towers....Supported by…[FOSA member] Optasense, distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) was also put to the test.
Soga Research Group distributed fiber optic team performed a field installation of a vertical fiber optic strain sensing cable using a Cone Penetration Test truck...a new method of installing fiber optic cable for strain monitoring....setup [uses FOSA member] Omnisens analyzer and portable generator
The Soga Research Group in collaboration with the UC Pavement Research Center has been researching the transportation networks of the future by installing state-of-the-art sensors into a new roadway system
FOSA congratulates Dr. Kenichi Soga and the University of California, Berkeley on its $250,000 Competitive Academic Agreement Program award from PHMSA.