2022 Spring Graduate Symposium

April 15, 2022

On April 6, the CAEE Department hosted its Graduate Symposium. Planned by Assistant Professors Blair Johnson and Krishna Kumar, as well as graduate students Emma Palmer and Runal Shrivastava, the symposium provided an opportunity for students to showcase their research and presentation skills. The all-day event, held on the University campus in the Engineering Education and Research Center, began with a poster session, and was followed by presentations in the Mulva Auditorium. Sandra Akmansoy of Arup concluded the event as the keynote speaker.

The 23 participating students gave presentations on a variety of fields and topics, including geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, water resources, environmental engineering and building energy. After the presentations concluded, they were judged by both faculty and industry professionals, including representatives from Pivot Engineers, Datum Engineers, and L.A. Fuess Partners.

2022 Graduate Symposium Winners

Poster session:

1st place - Animesh Rastogi (Mechanics, Uncertainty, and Simulation Engineering)
2nd place - Yongjin Choi (Geotechnical Engineering)
3rd place - Nate Markusic (Mechanics, Uncertainty, and Simulation Engineering)

Oral sessions:

1st place - Reihaneh Hosseini (Geotechnical Engineering)
2nd place - Mitchell Thompson (Building Energy and Environments)
3rd place - Aysegul Demir (Building Energy and Environments)