Faculty

Gangbing Song
Gangbing Song
Director of Smart Materials and Structures Laboratory, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email gsong [at] uh.edu
Phone 713-743-4525
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