Associate professor lands prestigious grant for work on sustainable engineering

Author: Kanaga Rajan
August 4, 2023
Example of buildings incorporating green infrastructure, trees and bushes growing from balconies

NSF Early CAREER awardee Jenna Wong explores how nature can be incorporated into building design.

As a Bay Area native, San Francisco State University Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Jenna Wong understands the importance of sustainability and structural engineering from personal experience. She was on hand for the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and recalls being fascinated afterward by how downtown buildings were designed to withstand the formidable power of nature.

Read the SF State News story.