Dr. Onur Avci is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. He has received MS (2002) and PhD (2005) degrees in civil engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the States of New York and Connecticut. He has worked on the analysis and design of more than 5 million square feet of structural space during his consulting experience. He has been rewarded for more than $2.2 million of research grant since 2012. His research interests include Structural health monitoring, structural damage detection, floor vibration serviceability, dynamic testing, earthquake engineering, structural steel, analysis & design of conventional structures.