Team

Faculty:
Dr. Kalyan R. Piratla
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, 2012- current
Director, CRUISE Lab at Clemson University
Faculty Advisor, Clemson-NASTT Student Chapter
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2008
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2008
 - PhD in Construction Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2012

PhD Students:


Mr. Abdulrahman Bin Mahmoud
Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2015-2018 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, 
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2012
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, USA, 2015
Research Focus: 
Evaluating resilience metrics for optimal design and rehabilitation planning of water distributions sytems




M
r. Sreeganesh Yerri

Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2016-2019 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Gandhi Institute of Technology And Management, Hyderabad, India, 2014
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, USA, 2016
Research Focus:
 
Adaptable coastal stormwater pipeline infrastructures



Mr
. Harshit Shukla

Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2016-2019 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, O P Jindal Institute of Technology Raigarh, India, 2014
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Patna, India, 2016
Research Focus:

Evaluating energy harvesting potential in water supply systems to power leakage monitoring systems



Mr. Ahmad Momeni
Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2017-2021 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, 2014
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, AmirKabir University of Technology, Iran, 2017
Research Focus:

Modeling interdependencies in critical infrastructure systems



Mr. Vindhyawasini Prasad
Civil Engineering MS Student, Clemson University, 2017-2019 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorke, India, 2017
Research Focus:
Modeling gas pipe networks and their interdependencies with other critical infrastructure systems

Former Graduate Students:
Dr. Sepideh Yazdekhasti, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, August 2017
Dr. Zeinab Farahmandfar, Ph.D in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, December 2016
Dr. He Jin, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, August 2016
Mr. Suraj Goverdhanam, M.S. in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, August 2014
Mr. Sreeganesh Yerri, M.S. in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, August 2016
Ms. Phalguni Yamuna Moganti, M.S. in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, August 2016