Sheng Dai, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE earned his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, worked as an ORISE postdoc at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, and returned to Georgia Tech as a faculty member in 2015. He is currently an associate professor and group coordinator of Geosystems Engineering in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ocean Science and Engineering, and holds a courtesy appointment at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech. Dr. Dai's group addresses emerging energy and environment challenges through studying subsurface geomechanics, geomaterials characterization, energy geotechnics, and bio-inspired geotechnics. His research has been funded by DOE, NSF, and NASA, and has been recognized for his research and teaching, including being a recipient of the NSF CAREER award and the Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows at Georgia Tech.

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