Faculty Dr. Vedhus Hoskere, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Office Location N136 Engineering Building 1 Phone 713-743-9846 | Fax 713-743-4260 Email vhoskere [at] central.uh.edu Structures and Artificial Intelligence Lab Main Courses Awards & Honors Research Presentations Publications Education PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020 MS, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020 MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016 BS, Civil Engineering, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, 2014 Professional Experience 2020 – Present: Assistant Professor, University of Houston, TX 2014 – 2020: Graduate Research Assistant, Smart Structures Technology Lab, University of Illinois, IL 2014 – 2016: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, IL 2015 – 2015: Structural Engineer Intern, KPFF Consulting Engineers, Pasadena, CA Classes Introduction to Deep Learning for Engineers (CIVE 7397) Awards & Honors Best Poster Award, SHMII – 9, St. Louis, MO Top Downloaded Articles in Structural Engineering, ASCE Publications, 2019 Invited Paper, 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Qingdao, China, 2018 Liu Huixian Earthquake Engineering Scholarship, U. S. – China Earthquake Engg. Fdn., 2018 William K. Brown Endowment Scholarship, CEE @ Illinois, 2017 Best Paper Award, ASCE EMI SHMC, San Diego, CA, 2017 Outstanding rating, List of Teaching Assistants Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois Fa. ‘14, Sp. ‘15 NTS Scholarship, Government of India (awarded to 750 students out of 150,00 applicants), 2008-2014 BMSCE Graduating Medal, 2014 Gold Medal, International Mathematics Olympiad, Science Olympiad Foundation, 2009 Research Interests Dr. Hoskere’s research is focused on developing artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision solutions for rapid and automated civil infrastructure inspection and monitoring. Presentations None Selected Publications Please refer to my Google Scholar page for an updated list of publications.