Welcome to the Soga Research Group

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Marin Community Workshop of Smart and Connected Communities Project

The members of the Smart and Connected Communities Project hosted the Marin Community Workshop at the College of Marin, Kentfield Campus on October 26, 2023.
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Pengshun’s Presentation at the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Pengshun, a Ph.D. student at the SRG, presented at the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting held on October 15-18, 2023, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix.
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Model Bridge Tests for CE 170A: Infrastructure Sensing and Modeling (Fall 2023)

Students of CE 170A (Infrastructure Sensing and Modeling) had a lot of fun on September 6th.
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Using fiber optic sensing to assess cast-in-steel-shell concrete piles

The SRG/CSI, in partnership with Caltrans, is employing distributed fiber optic sensing and pore pressure transducers to monitor the geotechnical capacity of CISS concrete piles in relation to soil plug thickness.
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USDOT – Distributed fiber optic sensing of pipelines affected by fault crossing and landslide

The SRG secured funding from the PHMSA to create a distributed monitoring system designed for steel pipelines transporting hydrocarbons through geohazard-prone areas.
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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 2023-24. More information here.

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