Jennifer A. Bridge

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ESSIE

Email: jennifer.bridge@essie.ufl.edu

Mailing Address: Box 116580, Gainesville, FL 32611
Office Location: 365 Weil Hall

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Structural health monitoring, Smart sensor networks for civil infrastructure monitoring, Data quality and signal processing, Data-driven decision support for infrastructure management, Compact radars sensors for bridge and coastal monitoring applications

ABOUT

Smart Infrastructure Management Laboratory, Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering

Dr. Bridge’s research interests are in the area of structural dynamics with emphasis on structural health monitoring, wireless smart sensor networks, wind hazard mitigation, and full-scale bridge assessment.  She strives to improve infrastructure monitoring strategies by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to the development and application of novel sensors and sensing systems.  Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Florida Department of Transportation.  Dr. Bridge received the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award to study the impact of severe storms on coastal bridges and develop cyberinfrastructure tools for the observation of extreme events.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009)
M.S. Texas Tech University (2005)
B.S. Texas Tech University (2003)