Shirley Dyke

Shirley Dyke

Professor Of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088


  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • B.S. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Structural Dynamics and Control
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Machine Vision
  • Real-time Hybrid Simulation
  • Damage Detection and Structural Condition Monitoring
  • Cyberinfrastructure Development

Research Area(s)

Awards and Recognitions

  • National Science Foundation PECASE Award (1998)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (1998)
  • Purdue University College of Engineering Team Excellence Award (2013)
  • ANCRISST Young Investigator Award (2007)
  • Outstanding Alumna Award for the Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering at the University of Illinois (2005)
  • International Association on Structural Safety and Reliability Junior Research Award (2001)
  • Ten Select Publications

    C.M. Yeum and S.J. Dyke (2015), "Vision based Automated Crack Detection for Bridge Inspection," Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, DOI: 10.1111/mice.12141.

    Z. Sun, S. Krishnan, G. Hackmann, G. Yan, S.J. Dyke, C. Lu and A. Irfanoglu (2015). "Damage Detection on a Full-Scale Highway Sign Structure with a Distributed Wireless Sensor Network," Smart Structures and Systems, DOI:

    Z. Sun, B. Li, S.J. Dyke, C. Lu and L. Linderman (2015). "Benchmark problem in active structural control with wireless sensor network," Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, DOI: 10.1002/stc.1761.

    B. Xu, J. He and S.J. Dyke, 2015. "Model Free Nonlinear Restoring Force Identification for SMA Dampers with Double Chebyshev Polynomials: Approach and Validation," Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s11071-015-2257-0.

    F. Li, A. Maghareh and S.J. Dyke 2015. "Experimental Implementation of Predictive Indicators for Configuring a Real-time Hybrid Simulation," Engineering Structures, doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.07.040.

    D. Gomez, S.J. Dyke and A. Maghareh (2015), "Enabling Role of Hybrid Simulation Across NEES in Advancing Earthquake Engineering," Smart Structures and Systems Special Issue dedicated to Professor Yozo Fujino, January, DOI: 10.12989/sss.2015.15.3.913.

    S. Pej??a, S.J. Dyke and T. Hacker (2014). "Building Infrastructure for Preservation and Publication of Earthquake Engineering Research Data," The International Journal of Data Curation, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 83-97. doi:10.2218/ijdc.v9i2.335

    A Maghareh, S.J. Dyke and A. Prakash (2014), "Establishing a Predictive Performance Indicator for Real-time Hybrid Simulation," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 43, Issue 15, pp. 2299–2318, December 2014 DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2448.

    Y. Qian, G. Ou, A. Maghareh and S.J. Dyke (2014), "Parametric Identification of a Servo-Hydraulic Actuator for Real-time Hybrid Simulation," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing DOI: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2014.03.001.

    G. Ou, S.J. Dyke, A.I. Ozdagli and B. Wu (2014), "Robust Integrated Actuator Control: Experimental Verification and Real Time Hybrid Simulation Implementation," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2479.