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Group outings at Tilden Regional Park

As the state of California is reopening since the mid-June, our group had an in-person lunch gathering recently at Tilden Regional Park after 18 months of lockdown period.
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Congratulations, Millard!

Dr. Millard McElwee has recently graduated from our group with a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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New report on wildfire evacuations for Paradise and Bolinas, CA

A new technical report is recently completed by the Soga Research Group highlighting the socio-technological challenges faced by California communities in wildfire evacuations.
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Our research on ML for Tunneling is highlighted by Sixense Group

Our research on the application of AI and ML for tunneling is highlighted by Sixense Group.
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SRG researchers take on working platform design using DFOS

A team from the Soga Research Group is working with a team from Malcolm Drilling to assess the performance of working platforms in San Francisco when subject to large loads from drilling rigs using distributed fiber optic sensors (DFOS).
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The Soga Research Group is a multi-disciplinary organization with expertise in infrastructure monitoring & resilience, computational geomechanics, city-scale modeling, and artificial intelligence as it applies to construction and infrastructure management. The group is based at the University of California, Berkeley and includes researchers from all over the world with different backgrounds and interests. It is led by Professor Kenichi Soga who has appointments in geosystems engineering, systems engineering, and materials science & engineering. Please follow us to stay updated on all of the cutting-edge research that we are involved with, and connect with group members.

Call for prospective MSc and PhD students

The Soga Research Group is looking for new students for the academic year 2021-22. More information here.

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