Courses

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES


ARE323K – Project Management and Economics
The University of Texas at Austin,
Course description: Solving economic problems related to construction and engineering; construction project management techniques; characteristics of construction organizations, equipment, and methods

 

GRADUATE COURSES


CE397 – Urban Systems Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Course description: Solving infrastructure problems related to civil engineering using the systemic, System-of-Systems approach; characteristics of systems-of-systems appropriate problems; introduction to computational modeling techniques (e.g., system dynamics, agent based modeling, discrete event simulation) for such appropriate problems.

CE395R – Quantitative Methods for Project Analysis
The University of Texas at Austin
Course description: Practical methods of data analysis for evaluating project performance metrics. Includes quantitative methods for solving everyday problems such as bid selection, capital budgeting, assignment of resources, equipment replacement analysis, and the optimization of capital structure. Techniques for developing optimization and simulation models under conditions of risk using Microsoft Excel and add-ins such as At Risk.

OTHER


CE 222/CEM 201 – Life Cycle Engineering and Management of Constructed Facilities
Teaching Assistant, Purdue University (2010, 2011)
Supervisor: Professor Dulcy M. Abraham , Professor Makarand Hastak
Tasks include: occasional lecturing on labor law, construction equipment, and scheduling; creating assignments; grading; developing exams; proctoring exams; holding office hours; maintaining attendance record and course grade book; and building and maintaining Blackboard class site

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
Graduate Assistant, College of Engineering, Purdue University (2011)
Associated tasks include:

  • Mentored 42 students by assisting students with writing a problem statement and research abstract, tracking their progress on submitted work and meeting attendance
  • Gave lectures on various topics, such as developing an abstract, writing a research report, giving an oral presentation, creating a poster, and ethical research
  • Planned and organized a research symposium for 50 poster presentation and 85 oral presentations showcasing the undergraduate work accomplished through the SURF program
  • Recruited and organized volunteers for the various SURF events, including 75 judges for the symposium
  • Planned and organized SURF student seminars, banquet, orientation meeting and other activities

Mathematics Academy
Educational Facilitator, University of Washington, (2010, 2011)

  • Taught in a classroom setting and worked one-on-one with upcoming high school seniors in pre-calculus and calculus over a 4-week, intensive program for underrepresented groups showing high aptitude in math and science
  • Prepared lectures, drills, homework assignments, and exams pertaining to pre-calculus and calculus
  • Provided daily grading and feedback on student progress
  • Exposed students to different engineering fields, careers in engineering, and the local and global impact of engineering through interactive, hands-on activities, laboratory visits and conversations with students and faculty at the university