Ayan Sadhu

Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor

Ph.D. - University of Waterloo
M.Tech. - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India
B. Tech. - Jadavpur University, India

Dr. Sadhu's research is focused on addressing the practical challenges of structural health monitoring while harnessing the capability of modern sensing technology. His current projects involve both theoretical as well as experimental research in areas including structural condition assessment, damage detection, pattern recognition, vibration control, Artificial Intelligence, and information modeling techniques of large-scale structures. This research resulted in numerous research articles, and the proposed algorithms have been successfully implemented in several full-scale structures including those located in North America and Europe.

Dr. Sadhu has recently secured a Canada Research Chair (Tier-2) position in Smart and Sustainable Civil Infrastructure. He received the prestigious Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Ontario. His research is also supported by NSERC Discovery and Alliance grants, CFI-JELF, Mitacs, and various industry partners. Dr. Sadhu was the recipient of the Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Research at Western Engineering. He is the Director of the Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) Laboratory at Western University.

Dr. Sadhu is currently leading an interdisciplinary research theme on smart cities and communities funded by the Western Academy for Advanced Research (WAFAR) as a theme lead.

His research can be followed through Google Scholar or LinkedIn or Research Gate