Jennifer Bridge (Formerly Rice), Ph.D.

Research Areas:

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Smart sensor networks
  • Structural dynamics and random vibration
  • Full-scale bridge monitoring
  • Wind turbine condition monitoring
  • Distributed computing
  • Data quality and signal processing


Jennifer Bridge, currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida and works as Faculty in the Small Infrastructure Management Laboratory. Previously she worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech University (2009-2011).

Dr. Bridgeresearch is focused on advancing technological and analytical strategies to enable effective monitoring and management of civil infrastructure.  Her primary interests include the development and application of smart sensor networks for structural health monitoring (SHM), full scale bridge testing and evaluation, damage detection, and efforts to improve structural sustainability through advanced monitoring and control.

Dr. Bridge’s full resume.


Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering