Group Members

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Principal Investigator

Dr. Juan Caicedo

Professor and Department Chair at the University of South Carolina
email: caicedo@cec.sc.edu


  • B.S. Civil Engineering with emphasis in structures, Universidad del Valle, Colombia, South America, May 1998
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, May 2001
  • D.Sc., Civil Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Aug.2003


Current Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Ahmed Al-Zubaidi

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: alzubaa@email.sc.edu


Yohanna Mejia Cruz

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: mejiacru@email.sc.edu


  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, 2012
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, 2017
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Present

Evan T. Quinn

Undergraduate Research Assistant (B.S.)
email: etquinn@email.sc.edu


Nicholas Haerens

Undergraduate Research Assistant (B.S.)
email: haerens@email.sc.edu




Alumni

Ramin Madarshahian

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: mdrshhn@email.sc.edu


  • Master of Science, Sharif University of Technology, Structural Engineering, 2006

Carl Romero

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: cromero@email.sc.edu


  • DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, Maryland, 2013
  • BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2017

Laney Patterson

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Elijah Adkins

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: adkinses@email.sc.edu


Diego Arocha

Graduate Research Assistant (M.S.)
email: arochazd@email.sc.edu


Davis Borucki

High School Researcher
email: dborucki@bu.edu


  • Richland Northeast High School (2012)
  • Boston University (2016)

Robert Boykin

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: boykinrf@email.sc.edu


Jamie Byers

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Lacie Cochran

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Phillip Conrad

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: conradp@email.sc.edu


Shannon Crownover

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Benjamin T. Davis

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: btdavis@email.sc.edu


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Minor in Business Administration, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2013
  • Master of Science in Engineering and Project Management, University of California, Berkeley, 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Structures), University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2016

Theo Deligiannidis

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Michael Fernandez

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: fernand2@email.sc.edu


Jasmine Flora

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Mimi Foster

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Jason Gantt

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: ganttjw@email.sc.edu


Wesley Harvey

High School Researcher
email: harvey_w14@homesc.com


Justin Inman

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Muslum Kilinc

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: kilinc@email.sc.edu


  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, TURKEY, 2001
  • M.E., Computer Science, University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, 2010
  • PhD., Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, 2014

Albert R. Ortiz Lasprilla

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: aro@email.sc.edu


  • BS., Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia, 2008
  • BS., Geography, Universidad del Valle, Colombia, 2011
  • Esp., Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia, 2011
  • M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia, 2011
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2016

Lila Leon

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: <N/A>


Andrew MacMillan

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Johannio Marulanda

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: johannio@gmail.com


  • B.S.,Civil Engineering at the Universidad del Valle, 2002
  • M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Universidad del Valle, 2006
  • Ph.D, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2010

Brandon Mogan

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Minji Moon

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Gustavo Ospina

Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
email: gustavo.ospina@upb.edu.co


  • Ph.D, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2013

Sheri Plitsch

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Sheri Plitsch

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Hillary Reichard

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: reicharh@email.sc.edu


Nehemiah Stewart

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: stewarnw@email.sc.edu


Ty Stokes

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: <N/A>


Ellie Stuckey

High School Researcher
email: <N/A>


Xueliang Wang

Visiting Scholar
email: xueliang@cec.sc.edu


  • B.S. Structural Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China, 1995
  • M.S. Structural Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2002
  • Ph.D. Structural Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2008

Glen Wieger

Graduate Research Assistant (M.S.)
email: <N/A>


  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Florida State University, 2007
  • M.Sc., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2009

Jennifer Yu

High School Researcher
email: jenniferyu1996@yahoo.com


Boris A. Zarate

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant
email: boris.zarate@mistrasgroup.com



Contact

Email Juan Caicedo with any questions.