Research Assistants

Available Research Positions

 

Research Assistant Positions are available for Qualified Undergraduate and Graduate Students.  These positions have been funded in the past through Nationally Recognized Agencies including the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), the American Concrete Institute, and the United States Department of Transportation.

 

Contact Dr. Myers at jmyers@umr.edu for additional information.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Ms. Lu Gan, BSCE, Spring 2001-Spring 2002.

Mr. Jason Jeffries, BSCE, Fall 2002.

Mr. Daniel Koenigsfeld, BSCE, Fall 2001.

Mr. Nathan Marshall, BSCE in progress, Summer 2002-Present.

Mr. Benjamin Powelson, BSCE, Summer 2001-Fall 2001.

Mr. Michael Purol, BSCE, Fall 2001.

Mr. Matt Reichert, BSCE in Progress, Spring 2001-Fall 2001.

Mr. Dan Schulte, BSCE in progress, Spring 2001-Present.

Mr. Brian Sides, BSCE, Fall 2000-Spring 2001.

Mr. Kyle Sims, BSCE, Fall 2000-Spring 2001.

Research Assistants

University of Missouri-Rolla

Visiting Scholars Advised

Mr. Juan La Gamma, Uraguay IAESTE, Summer 2003; Mr. Colm Murphy, Dublin, Ireland; Ms. Marta Matana, Dubrovnik, Crotia; Ms. Silvia Rocca, Piura, Peru; IAESTE, Summer 2002; Mr. Jakob Glyden, Technical University of Denmark; IAESTE, Summer 2001; Ms. Anja Frauenberger, Berlin, Germany; Bradenburg University of Technology, IAESTE, Summer 2000.

Mr. Francesco Micelli, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Lecce, Lecce, Italy; Research Topic: Mechanical Properties and Durability of FRP Bars; Environmental Effects on RC Beams Strengthened with Near Surface Mounted FRP Bars; Performance of Confined Concrete Subjected to Accelerated Environmental Conditioning September 2000 - March 2001.

Phone: 573-341-6618  Fax: 573-341-6215  Email: jmyers@umr.edu

 

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Graduate Research Assistants Advised

MS Candidates-In Progress

Mr. Ishwor Gurung, MS Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Research Topic: "Effect of Accelerated Curing and Surface Area to Volume Ratio on the Shrinkage Characteristics of High-Strength Concrete" Sept. 2001-Present.

Mr. Jason Jeffries, MS Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Research Topic: "Optimized Surface Roughness Guidelines for FRP Laminate Bond" Jan. 2002-Present.

Mr. Wesley Merkle, MS Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri-Rolla, Reserach Topic: "Load Distribution and Response of Bridges Retrofitted with Various FRP Systems" June 2003-Present.

MS Candidates-Completed

Ms. Danielle K. Stone, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Rolla, Missouri; Thesis: "Investigation of Cracking In Continuous Prestressed Concrete I-Girder Bridges" Completed - December 1999 (Co-Advised w/ Dr. A. Nanni).

Ms. Poornima R. Chepur, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Rolla, Missouri; Thesis: "Concrete Roughness Profile Characterization Using Laser Profilometry for Improved Bond Strength with Fiber Reinforced Polymers" Completed - December 2000 (Co-Advised w/Dr. N. Maerz).

Mr. Raghu H. Annaiah, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Rolla, Missouri; Thesis: "In-Situ Shear and Flexure Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Members with Advanced Composites" Completed - May 2001 (Co-Advised w/Dr. A. Nanni).

Mr. Anand Khataukar, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla; Non-Thesis Option Report: "Effect of Environmental Conditions on the Installation Process of Bonded FRP Laminates" Completed - Fall 2002.

Mr. Sharath S. Murthy, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Thesis: "Environmental Effects on Concrete-FRP Bond Under Sustained Loading" Completed - May 2002.

Mr. Khaled El-Domaity, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Thesis: "Blast Resistance of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Retroffited with FRP" Completed - May 2002 (Co-Advised w/ Dr. A. Belarbi).

Mr. Ji Shen, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Thesis: "Effect of Surface Area to Volume Ratio on the Quality Control of High Strength Concrete" Completed - Sept. 2002.

Mr. Xianlin Shen, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Thesis: "Effect of Surface Roughness and Putty Thickness on the Bond Performance of FRP Laminates" Completed - Dec. 2002.

Mr. Daniel Koenigsfeld, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla; Research Topic: "Secondary Reinforcement for FRP Reinforced Concrete Panels" Completed - Sept. 2003.

Mr. Preston Carney, MS, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Thesis: "Out of Plane Resistance of FRP Reinforced Masonry Infill Wall Connections" Completed: Sept. 2003.

PhD Candidates-In Progress

Mr. Mahmut Ekenel, PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla, Research Topic: "Durability Performance of HSC and FRP Bridges" Sept. 2001-Present.

Mr. Yumin (Aaron) Yang, PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla; Research Topic: "Use of High Performance Concrete for Missouri Bridge A6010" Sept. 2000-Present.

PhD Candidates-Completed

Ms. Danielle K. Stone, PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Missouri - Rolla; Research Topic: "Use of Partial and Full Composite Systems for Bridge Deck Applications" January 2000-August 2002 (Co-Advised w/ Dr. A. Nanni).