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Branko Glisic
Branko Glisic

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Departmental Representative, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) 2000
B.S./M.S. (4 years), Theoretical Mathematics, Department of Mathematics University of Belgrade 1996
B.S./M.S. (5 years), Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering University of Belgrade 1994

Room: E330 Engineering Quad
Phone: 609-258-8278

Webpage: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Lab

Curriculum Vitae

Heritage Structures Lab

Honors and Awards

  • Recognition for outstanding contribution by ISHMII with the JMBT Structures Research Inc. Award for Best Paper in SHM Applications at SHMII 3rd International Conference, 2007
  • Nominated for K. B. Woods Award at Transportation Research Board (TRB) 81st Annual Meeting, by Chair of TRB Committee on Soils and Rock Instrumentation (A2K01), 2002
  • Ph.D. scholarship, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL), 1996-2000
  • Excellence scholarship, Ministry for Education, state of Serbia, 1987-1994
  • Awarded by the University of Belgrade as the best student in the Department of Civil Engineering, Class 1994/95

Concurrent University Appointments

  • Associated Faculty, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)


  • CEE312 Statics of Structures
  • CEE521 Continuum Mechanics
  • CEE539 Special Topics in MMS: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)
  • ELE547C Special Topics in Solid-State Electronics: Large Area Electronics


Research Areas

  • Advanced Sensing Technologies, Smart Structures
  • Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Mechanics, Materials & Structures
  • Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)

Research Interests

  • SHM methods and strategies
  • Fiber optic sensors and advanced sensing technologies
  • SHM data management
  • Structural analysis, smart and deployable structures

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Research Focus:

  • Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)
  • Infrastructure-bridges, dams and dikes, lifelines
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Structures, structural art and heritage structures
  • Hazard mitigation and enhancement of safety
  • Sustainability

Updated: January 31, 2018