Engineering Research and Design Center (ERDC)

Faculty Expertise

Dr. Wenshen Pong, P.E.



Dr. Pong received his Ph.D. degree in Civil/Structural engineering from SUNY-Buffalo, in 1994. He is currently a professor of Civil Engineering in the SFSU School of Engineering. His research interests focus on structural control and earthquake engineering. Dr. Pong has published over fifty refereed journal or conference proceeding articles since he joined SFSU. Dr. Pong has received funding supported by the NSF, NASA, Department of Education, CSU, and private sectors. Overall, Dr. Pong has brought over $1.2 million of funding to SFSU and have participated in grants of over $1.8 million as a PI or Co-PI. Dr. Pong is a registered Professional Engineer in California. He is a member of ASCE, SEOAC, ASEE and AISC. He actively interacts with professionals in various engineering communities and has served as a consultant for various engineering projects.

Areas of specialization

  • Seismic Retrofit and New Construction
  • Structural Dynamic Analysis & Design
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Structural Control Technology
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