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Siddaiah Yarra

Siddaiah Yarra
Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2018 — University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, 2010 — San Jose State University
  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, 2007 — Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India
Research Interests: 
  • Advanced materials to improve sustainability and resilience of civil engineering constructed facilities

  • Structural health monitoring

  • Next generation transportation solutions through intelligent infrastructure components and systems

  • Computational and analytical models to predict mechanical behavior of adaptive and advanced materials

  • Structural component and system-level testing

  • Pedagogic research

  • Forensic engineering education and dissemination

  • Recruitment, Retention and graduation of first generation and economically disadvantaged students

Graduate Groups: 
Civil & Environmental Engineering