Signature Areas:
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Disaster Risk Reduction

Learn how novel sensing and analysis platforms can allow the assessment and mitigation of hazards.

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Advanced Sensing for Civil Infrastructure

Learn how our workin health monitoring is responding to America's infrastructure crisis.

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Citizen Engineering + Virtual Collaboration

Learn how, by sharing our resources, knowledge and manpower, we can answer society's grand challenges.

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Enhancing the Performance of Tall Buildings

Learn how in-situ observations can reveal insights to enhance the efficiency of tall buildings.

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Engineering Empowering Development

Click to learn how our innovations address the infrastructure challenges of the developing world.

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News & Events
What's new in DYNAMO Lab

June 25, 2014


Dr. Kijewski-Correa to deliver Keynote Address entilted “The Case for Full-Scale Monitoring of Wind-Sensitive Structures: How to Capitalize on the Mutual Benefits for Structural Designers and Wind Engineers,” IN-VENTO, Italy.

May 19, 2014


The 2013-2014 NDSEED begins journey to Mata de Tules, Nicaragua to construct their footbridge.

May 16, 2014


DYNAMO Graduate Student Andrew Bartolini won the 2014 Dondanville Family Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student for his dedication to students in Introduction to Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering. 

April 30, 2014


Dr. Kijewski-Correa leads day-long continuing education course for SEAOI in Chicago, entitled: "Structural Dynamics: A Practitioner’s Guide to Understanding the Behavior of Tall Buildings."

April 8, 2014


Sally Williams successfully defends her Master's Thesis entitled: leads day-long continuing education course for SEAOI in Chicago, entitled: "Modernizing the System Hierarchy for Tall Buildings: a Data-Driven Approach to System Characterization."

March 14, 2014


Dr. Kijewski-Correa delivers seminar entitled: “What We Can Learn from the ‘Big Boys’: The Case for Monitoring Urban Habitats,” University of Michigan, Sponsored by ASCE Student Chapter.

Oct. 19, 2013

What would you fight for? NDSEED featured by NBC in commercial aired on national TV during ND-USC game.

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Welcome to the DYNAMO Lab
Answering 21st Century Infrastructure Challenges with Context-Appropriate Solutions

Welcome to the Structural DYNAmics and MOnitoring (DYNAMO) Laboratory in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, dedicated to addressing 21st Century Civil Infrastructure Challenges posed by increased urbanization and hazard vulnerability, using inter-disciplinary collaborations and context-driven technologies ranging from advanced sensing, simulation and cyber-infrastructure to sustainable systems suitable for developing countries.


 Venues for DYNAMO's research and education extend from computational and experimental facilities at Notre Dame to full-scale investigations, virtual domains and international field reconnaissance. With a commitment to education and technology transfer, DYNAMO delivers practical engineering solutions to public and private sector partners, while inspiring a new generation of engineers.

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