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Dr. Kalyan R. Piratla

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest:
Underground Construction
Construction Planning and Management
Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Systems
Asset Management
Infrastructure Monitoring Techniques

Education:
2012, Ph.D. in Construction Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2008, Masters in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras - India
2007, Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras – India

Classes typically taught:
CE 4340/6340 Construction Estimating and Project Control

Sample Publications:
Piratla, K. R. and Ariaratnam, S. T., “Reliability based optimal design of water distribution networks considering life cycle components”, Urban Water Journal (In print)

Piratla, K. R., Ariaratnam, S. T. and Cohen, A. (2012), “Estimation of CO2 emissions from the life cycle of a potable water pipeline project”, Journal of Management in Engineering (ASCE), 28(1), 22-30.

Piratla, K. R. and Ariaratnam, S. T. (2011), “Criticality analysis of water distribution pipelines”, Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice (ASCE), 2(3), 91-101.

Ariaratnam, S. T., Piratla, K. R., Cohen, A. (2012) “Field assessment of a vacuum microtunneling (VMT) system for on-grade pipeline installations”, Journal of Tunneling and Underground Space Technologies (In print).

Ariaratnam, S. T., Botteicher, R. B., Ghosh, A., Piratla, K. R., and Vilfrant, E. (2010). “Predictive modeling of installation loads for directional drilled fusible PVC pipe”, Journal of Tunneling and Underground Space Technologies, Vol. 25(6), pp. 766-772.

Personal Website: http://www.kalyanpiratla.com

Piratla
Contact Information:
Office: 310 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3324
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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