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Dr. Kalyan R. Piratla

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
S.E. Liles, Jr. Distinguished Professor

Research Website: Center for Research in Underground Infrastructure Systems Engineering (Cruise)

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:

Shukla, H. and Piratla, K., 2020. Leakage detection in water pipelines using supervised classification of acceleration signals. Automation in Construction, 117, p.103256.

Shukla, H., Piratla, K.R. and Atamturktur, S., 2020. Influence of Soil Backfill on Vibration-Based Pipeline Leakage Detection. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 11(1), p.04019055.

Yerri, S. and Piratla, K.R., 2019. Decentralized water reuse planning: Evaluation of life cycle costs and benefits. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 141, pp.339-346.

Farahmandfar, Z. and Piratla, K.R., 2018. Comparative evaluation of topological and flow-based seismic resilience metrics for rehabilitation of water pipeline systems. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 9(1), p.04017027.

Yazdekhasti, S., Piratla, K.R., Atamturktur, S. and Khan, A.A., 2017. Novel vibration-based technique for detecting water pipeline leakage. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 13(6), pp.731-742.

Farahmandfar, Z., Piratla, K.R. and Andrus, R.D., 2017. Resilience evaluation of water supply networks against seismic hazards. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 8(1), p.04016014.

 


Contact Information:

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