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:


Ms. Sepideh Yazdekhasti

Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2013-2017 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 2008
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2011
Research Focus:
Retrofitting Existing Water Supply Systems to Counter Vulnerabilities and Instill Robustness





Ms. Zeinab Farahmandfar

Civil Engineering PhD Student, Clemson University, 2013-2017 (expected)
Education:
 - Bachelors in Civil Engineering,
Power & Water University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007
 - Masters in Civil Engineering, Indian KNT University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2010
Research Focus:
Resilience modeling for critical interdependent infrastructure systems





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


Former Graduate Students:
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