Hui Lu
Hui Lu

From: Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
Previous Education: MS, Mining Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing; BS, Mining Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Uncertainty modeling and probabilistic design in underground construction and tunneling

Gauen Alexander
Gauen Alexander

From: Irvine, California
Previous Education: BS, Civil Engineering, UAB; MS, Civil Engineering, UCLA
Pursuing: PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Tunnel feasibility and conceptual studies

Ashton Krajnovich
Ashton Krajnovich

From: Cupertino, California
Previous Education: BS, Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Pursuing: PhD, Geological Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: 3D geologic modeling

Lane Boyd
Lane Boyd

From: Big Cabin, Oklahoma
Previous Education: BS, Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Pursuing : PhD, Geological Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Quantifying subsurface geologic Uncertainty through the use of geostatistics

Anuradha Khetwal
Anuradha Khetwal

From: India
Previous Education: Master's in Rock Engineering and Underground Structures
Pursuing : PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Underground construction

Sana Zafar
Sana Zafar

From: Uttar Pradesh, India
Previous Education: B.Tech and M.Tech in Civil Engineering
Pursuing : PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Geophysical signatures of crack growth in rocks at multiple scales

Hongjie Yu
Hongjie Yu

From: Tongxiang, Zhejiang, China
Previous Education: MS, Tunnel and Underground Engineering, Tongji University, China; BS, Civil Engineering-Geotech, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Hohai University, China
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Research: Analyzing TBM generated data during tunneling, to deepen understanding of tunneling process via physics-based modeling, and also towards autonomous tunneling using machine learning approaches

Wei Hu
Wei Hu

From: Yushan, Jiangxi, China
Previous Education: BS, Civil Engineering; MS, Geotechnical Engineering
Pursuing : PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Soil abrasion, clay clogging, soil rheology

Haotian Zheng
Haotian Zheng

From: Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
Previous Education: MS, Tunnel and Underground Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, China; BS, City Underground Space Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, China
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering – Geotechnical Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Back analysis of tunnel response

Ashley Wilson
Ashley Wilson

From: Longmont, Colorado
Previous Education: BS, Civil Engineering, Northern Arizona University; MS, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Underground segmental tunnels

Awais Butt
Awais Butt

From: Karachi, Pakistan
Previous Education: BE, Civil Engineering
Pursuing : MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Back analysis of tunnel response

Sandeep Singh Khetwal
Sandeep Singh Khetwal

From: Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
Previous Education: Master of Advanced Studies in Tunneling
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Operations of road tunnels

Ali Nazem
Ali Nazem

From: Iran
Previous Education: Rock Mechanics Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Soil conditioning, Innovative experimental approach to characterize mixing and segregation of granular material and foam in EPB tunneling

Ketan Arora
Ketan Arora

From: New Delhi, India
Previous Education: M.Tech
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Tunnels in squeezing ground condition

Deepanshu Shirole
Deepanshu Shirole

From: Bhopal, India
Previous Education: M.Tech, Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi, India
Pursuing: PhD, Civil Engineering
Research: Ultrasonic imaging of rock damage processes

Tamir Epel
Tamir Epel

From: Tel Aviv, Israel
Previous Education: BS, Structural Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
Pursuing : MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering; PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Ground structure interaction, soft ground tunneling, segmental lining design, cross passage construction

Rajat Gangrade
Rajat Gangrade

From: Mumbai, India
Previous Education: B.Tech. Civil Engineering - VJTI Mumbai; MS, Geotechnical Engineering, Virginia Tech
Pursuing : PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Reducing risk and uncertainty in underground construction and tunneling using geostatistical modeling techniques