Assistant Research Professor, Director of Industrial Collaboration, Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-inspired Geotechnics
Biogeotechnical engineering for ground improvement, Biogeochemical processes, Biopolymers, Mineral precipitation in soils, Geomicrobiology
Material behavior, fatigue and damage in engineering structures, infrastructural design and behavior under transportation, environmental, and other dynamic loads in geotechnical engineering. Additive Manufacturing and its numerous applications such as in the fabrication of new materials, process optimization for AM of metals, and experimental characterization of metallic powders.
Travel Surveys, Transportation Policy Issues, Application of new technology to surveys, travel demand modeling and forecasting, evaluation of transportation projects