The Ferguson Laboratory welcomes Dr. Salvatore Salamone, a new Assistant Professor at UT and the laboratory. He comes from the University of Buffalo where he was an Assistant Professor. He received his masters and doctorate degree from the University of Palermo and did a post doctorate at The University of California- San Diego. His research is on structural health monitoring, non-destructive evaluation, resilience of structural systems subject to earthquakes, ultrasonic sensing methods for smart structures, wave propagation in solids, digital signal processing and pattern recognition, dynamics and vibrations of structural systems, and piezoelectric energy harvesting. He will occupy the SHM/NDE laboratory at FSEL.