About

Prof. Shelly Zhang is an Assistant Professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and a faculty affiliate at the Mechanical and Science Engineering Department in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Welcome! Our research group focuses on exploring

structural optimization
– stochastic programming
– additive manufacturing


to develop resilient, smart, sustainable, and innovative engineering infrastructure for applications at different scales, such as high-rise buildings.

News

(January 2019) Prof. Zhang has started at the CEE Department at the University of Illinois as an Assistant Professor. She is pursuing the research on design optimization and additive manufacturing and is accepting applications for her research group.


(December 2018) Dr. Zhang was selected for the 2018 Best PhD Thesis Award by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech.


(September 2018) Dr. Zhang joins the CEE Department at the University of Illinois as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. She will be teaching Structural Analysis (CEE 470) in Spring 2019.


(April 2018) Shelly will join the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign as an Assistant Professor in January 2019.