fp7 logoEU Career Integration Grant (CIG)

140,000 USD funding for the project titled: “Multi-Physical Structures through the use of Metallic Foam Sandwich Panels”. 2014-2018.

IABSE Best Paper Award

iabse logo“Progressive Collapse Simulation of Steel Frame Structures – Accomplishments and Validation Challenges”, IABSE Conference Helsinki, Finland 2008.


fulbright logoFulbright Award to study structural dynamics at the University of Florida. 2005.


monbusho logoGrant to investigate structural impact at Kanazawa University, funded by Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan. 2003-05.


daad logogfps-logoAward to study “Simulation Techniques in Mechanical Engineering” at RWTH-Aachen, Germany. 2002-03.