PhD Candidate Yiwen Dong awarded Best Overall Presentation & Best Early-Stage Graduate Student Talk Awards
Yiwen Dong was awarded both the Best Overall Presentation award as well as the Best Early-Stage Graduate Student Talk Award at the 2023 Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability Research Review.
Yiwen is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, advised by Professor Hae Young Noh, and a member of the Structures as Sensors lab. Her research interest is human behavior characterization and health monitoring through their interactions with the physical structures. Her current work focuses on human and animal health monitoring through footstep/activity-induced structural vibrations.
The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability Research Review 2023 showcases 48 presentations, 18 posters, and 7 artworks from undergraduate, graduate students, and postdocs covering 13 departments and institutes within the School of Sustainability. The Best Overall Presentation is awarded to the best talk out of all 48 presentations; the Best Early-Stage Graduate Student Talk is awarded to the best research talk among year 1-3 Ph.D. students.