CECE Faculty Prof. Catbas was awarded Aftab Mufti medal from the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII) and Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring (SHM).  The medal was awarded for Dr. Catbas and his team’s work “Performance-based structural health monitoring through an innovative hybrid data interpretation framework.” The Society and Journal issue only one award a year. The medal was awarded at SHMII Conference, held in Brisbane, Australia.

“I am humbled to receive the Aftab Mufti Medal.  This was a multi-disciplinary study and I would like to acknowledge my collaborator Dr. George Atia from Electrical Engineering and my doctoral student (now Dr.) Masoud Malekzadeh. This honor will definitely be an additional motivation for our work at UCF” said Dr. Catbas.