Dr. Tat S. Fu

Assistant Professor

Phone: (603) 862-4139 Fax: (603) 862-2364 E-mail:
University of New Hampshire (UNH) Department of Civil Engineering Kingsbury Hall W133 33 Academic Way Durham, NH 03824

  • Ph.D.   Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), 2009
  • M.B.S.  (Master of Building Science), Architecture, USC, 2007
  • M.S.     Electrical Engineering, USC, 2006
  • M.S.     Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC, 2004
  • B.S.      Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC, 2003


  • Assistant Professor – UNH Civil Engineering, 2010 – present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – USC Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2009 – 2010
  • Lecturer – USC Civil and Environmental Engineering, Fall 2009
  • Visiting Researcher – Département d’Aérospatiale et Mécanique, University of Liège, Belgium, Summer 2007

Professional Certifications

  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional
  • EIT (Engineer in Training), certified in California

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Fellow, UNH Research and Engagement Academy, 2013
  • Faculty Fellow, UNH Writing Academy, 2013
  • ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, UNH Graduate School, 2012
  • Outstanding Research Assistant Award, USC Civil Engineering, 2009
  • Doctoral Fellowship, USC School of Engineering, 2004-2008

Research Funding (external)

  • NSF & NHDOT (co-PI), “PFI:BIC: The Living Bridge: The Future of Smart, Sustainable, User-Centered Transportation Infrastructure”, IIP 14-30260, 2014-2017.
  • NSF (PI), “Wireless Occupancy Detection to Improve Building Energy Efficiency,” CBET 13-336824, 2014-2017.
  • NSF (PI), “RAPID: Structural Damage Data Collection and Analysis of a Recently Damaged Bridge,” CMMI 13-42020, 2013-2014.
  • NSF (PI), “BRIGE: Integrating Structural Control and Double Skin Façades for Building Safety and Energy Efficiency,” CMMI 12-28074, 2012-2015.
  • EPA (co-PI), “P3: Harvesting Wind Energy with Existing Bridge Underpass Infrastructure,” SU835076, 2011-2012.
  • New England University Transportation Center &  University of Rhode Island Transportation Center (PI), “Encouraging Alternative Transportation Behavior among Baby Boomers,” 2011-2013.

*NSF: National Science Foundation *EPA: Environmental Protection Agency *NHDOT: New Hampshire Department of Transportation


Graduate Students



Travis Adams


Office: Kingsbury Hall W138 Email:

  • Currently Pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S.− Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, 2014



Hamidreza Anajafi M.


Office: Kingsbury Hall N142 Email:

  • Currently Pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • M.S.− Structural Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • B.S.− Civil Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Hometown: Arak, Iran

Research Area

  • Structural Control
  • Seismic Isolation
  • Seismic Design and Rehabilitation



Jonathan Coulp-Yu


Office: Kingsbury Hall W130


  • Currently Pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, UNH, 2011


Matthew  Golde


Office: Kingsbury Hall W250

  • Currently Pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, UNH, 2011



Shounak Mitra


Office: Kingsbury Hall N141 Email:

  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology – Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India, 2010
  • Hometown: Mumbai, India

Research Area

  • Wireless Sensors
  • Seismic Risk Assessment



Kyle Wyatt

Kyle Wyatts


Office: Kingsbury Hall W250
  • Currently Pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, UNH, 2012
  • Hometown: Ashland, MA

Research Area

Incorporating smartphone technology into Structural Health Monitoring.



Rui Zhang


Office: Kingsbury Hall N141 Email:

  • Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, University of South China, 2012
  • Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China

Research Area

  • Structural Control
  • Structural Health Monitoring

Project(s) Involved



 Undergraduate Students





Former Students



Anabelle Allen

  • Currently pursuing a M.S. in Civil Engineering.
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, UNH, 2012



Paige Dickie


  • B.S. -Civil Engineering, UNH, 2014



Andrew  Wells

  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, UNH, 2014