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Dr. Nighat Yasmin

Dr. Nighat YasminSenior Lecturer
Graphics Coordinator

General Engineering
121 Lever Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: (864) 656-2542

Personal Webpage:

Courses Taught

  • CE 2510 - Analysis Technique in Civil Engineering
  • EM 2100 - Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • EM 2020 - Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
  • ENGR 2100 - Engineering Graphics for Civil Engineering
    • *New course developed: An engineering graphics course focused on civil engineering problems.


Meet Dr. Yasmin


  • M.Sc in Civil Engineering, University of Alberta
  • M.S. in Computer and Information Science, University of Mississippi
  • B.Sc in Physics and Mathematics
  • B.Sc in Civil Engineering


  • Lecturer - Clemson University/General Engineering (August 2006-present)
  • Lecturer (part-time) - Clemson University/Civil Engineering (May 2006-August 2006), (August 2004-June 2005), (May 2004-June 2004)
  • Research Associate - National Center for Computational Hydrosceince and Engineering
  • NCCHE - University of Mississippi (1999-2003)
  • Research Assistant - National Center for Computational Hydrosceince and Engineering (NCCHE), University of Mississippi (1997-1999)

Research Interests/Expertise

  • Engineering Graphics:
    AutoCAD (2D and 3D), visualization, geometric modeling and surface modeling.
  • Rapid Manufacturing:
    Rapid Prototyping, SLA.
  • Languages used for Programming:
    C, C++, Java, FORTRAN, FORTRAN90, Visual Basic, Visual C++, Pascal, HTML, SQL, mSQL, CGI, Lite, and RESOLVE
  • Database:
    Developed databases using Microsoft Access and Oracle, programmed using SQL, mSQL and Lite scripting language, and database system for Palm Computers.
  • Web Page Development:
    Developed web pages using HTML, Java, CGI, and mSQL.
  • Packages Developed:
    CCHE3D-GUI using Visual C++, OpenGL, and MFC. HydroVision using C, PHIGS, and TCL/TK.

Professional Activities

  • Member Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Honor Society in the Computing Sciences

Selected Publications

  • Nighat Yasmin, "Incremental computation of shortest paths in semi-dynamic graphs using software components" In Proceedings of the ACM SouthEast Conference, Melbourne, Florida, pp 96-101, March 2006.
  • Nighat Yasmin and Murali Sitaraman, "Design Issues in Developing Data Abstractions for Evolving Graphs", In Proceedings of the Resolve Workshop 2006, available as Virginia Tech TR #06-10, Blacksburg, Virginia, pp 45-51, March 2006.
  • Nighat Yasmin and Murali Sitaraman, "Duration analysis of finalization of objects", In Proceedings of the Resolve 2007 Workshop: Techniques and tools for verification and instruction, available as CU-DSRG-06-07-00 and RSRG-07-01, Clemson, South Carolina, pp 34-37, June 2007.
  • Nighat Yasmin, "Tools for Design: Engineering Graphics Principles and AutoCAD 2007", Published by Schroff Development Corporation (SDC), Pages 313, ISBN:  978-1-58503-392-8, August, 2007.
  • Gregory W. Kulczycki, Murali Sitaraman, Nighat Yasmin, and Kimberly Roche, "Formal specification", accepted for publication in Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. The article number is 161 (can be checked at ).
  • Nighat Yasmin, "Introduction to AutoCAD 2008 for Civil Engineering Applications", Published by Schroff Development Corporation (SDC), Pages 313, ISBN:  978-1-58503-485-7, August, 2008.