Gangbing Song

Gangbing Song

Director of Smart Materials and Structures Laboratory, Professor of Mechanical Engineering


gsong [at] uh.edu



Engineering Expertise: 

Controls: Dynamics, Robotics, Active Vibration Controls, Robust Controls, Adaptive Controls, Passive Vibration Damping Using Smart Materials

Structural Health Monitoring: Health Monitoring of Civil Structures Using Smart Materials

Smart Materials: Shape Memory Alloys, Piezoelectric Materials, Fiber Optic Sensors, Carbon Nanofibers, Magnetorheological Fluids

Subsea Engineering Experience: 

Subsea System Design

  • Subsea Machine Diagnostics and Performance Monitoring
  • Subsea Systems Integration
  • Subsea Structural Health Monitoring, including Subsea Valves, Risers, Pipelines
  • Pipeline Corrosion Monitoring
  • Smart Materials for Sensing and Actuation Applications in Subsea Environments
  • Subsea Systems Integration

Control of

  • Subsea Blowout Preventers
  • Subsea Jumper/Riser Vibrations Using Pounding Tuned Mass Dampers
  • Subsea Hydraulic Accumulators Using Shape Memory Alloys
  • Subsea Valves Using Magnetorheological Fluids
  • Subsea Vibrations in General