The Research Team

The research team for COCO-Bridge includes Eric Bianchi, Dr. Hebdon:

Eric Bianchi is pursuing a dual degree as a PhD candidate in Structural Engineering and a MS in Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. His research interests are in artificial intelligence for civil engineering applications. LinkedIn


Dr. Hebdon is a professor at Virginia Tech with research interests in redundancy of structural systems, bridge monitoring and testing, fatigue and fracture testing and retrofit of steel structures, historic fabrication methods and materials, and large scale testing of structures.