Dr. Muhammad Arslan Khan receiving the Broberg Medal
Dr. Muhammad Arslan Khan, who completed his PhD in 2020 from the School of Civil Engineering at University College Dublin (UCD), won the Broberg Medal for the Best PhD in UCD in Mechanics, 2020 on 2nd June 2022. Dr. Khan’s PhD focuses on the Bridge Health Monitoring using the direct vibration measurements from bridges, novel redeployment strategies and the bridge weigh-in-motion techniques. His PhD, under the supervision of Prof. Eugene OBrien and Dr. Daniel McCrum, aims to detect structural damage of bridges without the need for any traffic disruptions and difficult sensors deployment. Currently, Dr. Khan is working, as a Postdoctoral Researcher at UCD, in the area of Drive-by Railway Infrastructure Monitoring, using train accelerations, automation, and machine learning techniques.