Dr. Wei Song

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Wei Song's research interests include structural condition assessment, advanced experimental technique, cyber-physical system design promoting community resilience and optimal control design for nonlinear stochastic systems. Song is most focused on addressing the challenges of developing resilient and sustainable communities through civil engineering. His research approach is designed specifically to develop, assess and implement advanced… Read more about Dr. Wei Song

In The News: The Impact Cannon

In 2011, Alabama was hit by a giant tornado- the largest tornado recorded in the U.S. terms of the amount of damage it caused. Thousands were displaced from their homes- We look at the new technology the University of Alabama is using to keep our homes safe from the severe… Read more

Sources: Daily Planet - Discovery

In The News: Researchers use innovative lab to study storm shelter designs

Storm shelters are an expensive and time-consuming add-on when building a home. To save time and money, sometimes homeowners and builders skimp on the protection they provide from high-winds from tornadoes or hurricanes. What if a homeowner could have the protection at a more affordable price? Answering that question is… Read more

Sources: Phys.org