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Dr. Lu was named the Reilly Professor in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering

Congratulations to Prof. Lu was named Reilly Professor in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering.

Lu is an educator, innovator and entrepreneur. Her research centers on the discovery and engineering of functional materials and devices to enable intelligent and resilient infrastructure systems by integrating elements of civil engineering, material science and electrical engineering. She has published two books, six book chapters, 94 journal publications and 40 peer-reviewed conference proceedings, and holds nine published and provisional patents. Among her honors are the Alfred Noble Prize, bestowed by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and being named a fellow of Royal Society of Arts, both in 2022, and GameChanger Recognition by ASCE and the College of Engineering’s Most Impactful Inventors Award, both granted in 2021. Lu has been a professor in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering since 2020 after coming to Purdue as an associate professor in 2015.



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