Xiong "Bill" Yu named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Bill YuXiong "Bill" Yu, professor of civil engineering, has been elected to fellowship in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
ASCE fellows are elected for celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that change lives around the world. It is a prestigious honor held by fewer than 3.5 percent of ASCE members.
Yu was recognized for his research contributions to the design and application of innovative sensors and geophysical technologies to assist civil engineering research and practice, particularly, the innovative applications of time domain reflectometry principles as a sensing platform to understand the fundamental properties and processes in soils and concrete that affect their performance and durability. Yu is also recognized as a pioneer in the development and applications of structural health monitoring technologies for pavement, bridges and other civil infrastructure.