Dr. Amr A. Oloufa, P.E.


Professor and Director of Construction Programs
Department of Civil, Environmental, and  Construction Engineering
University of Central Florida

Contact Information

 

Room: Engr II 211-H
Phone: (407) 823-3592
E-mail: Amr.Oloufa@ucf.edu

 

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Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
University of California, Berkeley. April 1988.


M.S. in Civil Engineering
Columbia University, New York. April 1984


B.S. in Civil Engineering

Cairo University, Egypt. May 1980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Construction Automation.
  • Solid Modeling In Construction and Design.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Object-Oriented and Relational Databases.
  • Simulation of Construction Operations.
  • Global Positioning (GPS) System Applications.
  • Design Structure Matrix in Design (DSM)

Research Projects

  • Application of Triangulation and GIS in Construction
    Aug. 1990 - May 1991
    University Research Council
    $4,950 (Co-P.I.)
  • Application of GIS to Geotechnical Engineering
    August 1990 -May 1992
    Dames and Moore
    $23,500 (P.I.)
  • Applications of Vector Processing In Volume Calculations of Earthmoving Operations.
    August 1990 -May 1992
    IBM (Hardware Grant)
    $85,000 (Co-P.I.)
  • A DBMS for Oahu's Groundwater System, A Pilot Study
    Aug. 1991- May 1992
    Water Resources Research Center
    $27,000 (Co-P.I.)
  • An Automated Environment for Soils & Terrain - Dependent Applications
    Aug. 1993 - June 1994
    Fujita Corporation
    $15,000 (P.I.)
  • Discrete Event Simulation of Shield Tunneling Operations
    June 1994 - Aug. 1995
    Fujita Corporation
    $30,000 (P.I.)
  • A GIS for Planning and Construction
    March 1993 - March 1994
    Penn State Office of Physical Plant
    $6,000 (P.I.) (Hardware Grant)
  • A Framework for Post-Occupancy Evaluation.
    March 1993 - May 1995
    Consortium for the Advancement of Building Sciences
    $25,000 (P.I.)
  • Impact of Overmanning on Productivity
    March 1994 - Oct. 1995
    National Electrical Contractors Association
    $70,000 (Co-P.I.)
  • A Multimedia Project for Fiber Reinforced Concrete
    Feb. 1995 - Nov. 1995
    Mitchell Fiber
    $7,000 (Co-P.I.)
  • Evaluation of Real-Time Density Measurement for Compactors
    June 1996 - July 1996
    Rexworks Corp.
    $7,500 (Co-P.I.)
    A Pilot Project for Object-Oriented Representation of Buildings
    Oct. 1995 - March 1996
    Fujita Corp.
    $30,000 (P.I.)
  • Constructability Analysis of Buildings Using Solid Modeling
    Sept. 1996 - May 1997
    Fujita Corp.
    $4,000 (P.I.)
  • Development of a Real Time Tracking System and Density Meter Based on Vibratory Responses
    February 1997 - November 1997
    Ingersoll Rand and Ben Franklin Partnership
    $72,000 (Co P.I.)
  • Development of a Real-Time Tracking System. Phase 2
    August 1997 - May 1998
    Ingersoll-Rand and Ben Franklin Partnership
    $106,000 (Co P.I.)
  • Development of Guideline for Presenting Loss of Productivity Claims
    January 1998 - December 1998
    National Electrical Contractors Association
    $39,500 (Co P.I.)
  • Application of DGPS for Collision Avoidance in a Wireless Environment.
    November 1999 - August 2000.
    Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS)
    $50,000. (P.I.)
  • A Palm-Held Reporting System
    January 2000 - September 2000
    Florida Department of Transportation
    $50,000 (P.I.)
  • Positioning Equipment for Transportation and Construction Engineering Research.
    January 2000. (Equipment Grant)
    University of Central Florida.
    $30,000 (P.I.)
  • Transit Tracking System.
    May 2001 - July 2002.
    Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS)
    $55,000. (P.I.)
  • Optimization of Transportation Network Projects using Design Structure Matrix (DSM) and Simulation.
    May 2002 - July 2003.
    Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS)
    $65,000. (Co-P.I.)
  • GPS-Aided Asphalt Condition Rating using Infrared Thermography.
    November 2002 - May 2004.
    Florida DOT
    $89,000. (P.I.)
  • Moisture monitoring of soil using GPRS.
    March 2003 - March 2004.
    Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS)
    $45,000 (Co-P.I.)Non-Intrusive Weight Measurement of Commercial Vehicles
  • March 2003 - March 2004.
    Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS)
    $46,000 (Co-P.I.)
  • Virtual Commercial Vehicle Inspection Stations
    February 2003 - December 2005.
    Florida DOT.
    $570,000 (P.I.) (includes cost for an overhead Gantry, $250-300K)
  • Passenger Demand Infrastructure System
    July 1, 2003 - October 1, 2004.
    Florida DOT
    $ 250,000 (P.I.)
  • Traffic & Rural Intersection Monitoring with a Solar-based Infrared Wireless System
    June 2004 - December 2005
    Florida DOT.
    $86,478.00 (P.I.)
  • Simulation and Continuance of Operation for the use of Transit in Emergency Evacuation.
    November 1, 2004 - December 2005
    CATSS
    $178,000 (co-P.I.)
  • Mobile Non-Invasive Weigh-in-Motion System
    May 2005 - May 2007
    Florida DOT
    $228,000 (P.I.)
  • Test Deployment of Proposed FTA Safety and Security Guidelines
    May 2005 - May 2007
    CATSS
    $99,000 (P.I.)

 

 

  • Refereed Journal Publications

    • Oloufa, A. A.. 1990. Object Oriented Simulation of Earthmoving Operations. Mechatronic Systems Journal . Vol. 1: pp 175 - 182.
    • Oloufa, A. A.. 1991. Triangulation Applications in Volume Calculation. ASCE Journal of Computing. January. Vol. 5, No. 1: pp 103 - 121.
    • Oloufa, A. A., C.S. Papacostas and R. Espino. 1992. Construction Applications Of Relational Databases In Three Dimensional GIS. ASCE Journal of Computing. January. Vol. 6: pp 72-84.
    • Oloufa, A. A., C.S. Papacostas and H. Hamada. 1992. Relating Structural Failures to Subsurface Conditions Using GIS. Building and Environment Journal. April. Vol. 27, No. 2: pp 257 - 266.
    • Oloufa, A. A. and K.C. Crandall. 1992. Feedback Mechanisms For Operational Simulation. ASCE Journal of Computing. April. pp 161-177.
    • Oloufa, A. A.. 1993. Modeling Operational Activities In Object Oriented Simulation. ASCE Journal of Computing. January. Vol. 7, No. 1: pp 94 - 106.
    • Oloufa, A. A.. 1993. Modeling and Simulation of Construction Operations. Journal of Automation In Construction. March. Vol. 1 No.4: pp 351 - 359.
    • Oloufa, A. 1994. Construction Simulation of Buildings with a User-Oriented Approach. Microcomputers in Civil Engineering. #9.: pp 425-433.
    • Oloufa, A. A., A. Eltahan and C.S. Papacostas. 1994. An Integrated GIS for Construction Site Investigation. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, March. Vol. 120:1. pp 211-222.
    • El-Kadi, A., Oloufa, A., Eltahan, A. and Malik, H. 1994. Use of a Geographic Information System In Site-Specific Groundwater Modeling. Ground Water Journal, July. Vol. 32. No. 4. pp 617-625.
    • Oloufa, A., and M. Ikeda. 1995. An Automated Environment for Soils-Dependent Applications. Journal of Automation in Construction. Vol. 4 #2, June. pp. 139-146.
    • Carpenter, C. and A. Oloufa. 1995. Post Occupancy Evaluation of Buildings and Development of Facility Performance Criteria. ASCE Journal of Arch. Eng. Vol. 1 No. 2. pp 77-81.
    • Oloufa, A., A. El-Kadi, A. Eltahan, and H. Malik. 1995. An Analytical Groundwater Modeling Approach for Natural Resources Utilizing GIS. Civil Engineering Systems. Vol. 12. pp 49-65.
    • Thomas, H. R. and A. A. Oloufa. 1995. Labor Productivity, Disruptions, and the Ripple Effect. Cost Engineering, No. 81-94. Dec. 1995.
    • Li, C., Oloufa, A. and Thomas, H. R. 1996. A GIS-based System for Pavement Compaction. Journal of Automation in Construction. Vol. 5. pp. 51-59. (Invited Paper) May 1996.
    • Thomas, H. R., Oloufa, A. A., and Hanna, A.. 1996. A What to do Guide for Schedule Acceleration and Compression. National Electrical Contractors Association NECA 1996. (Publication) 40 pages
    • Korka, J., A. Oloufa and H. Thomas. Sept. 1997. Requirements for Computerized Maintenance Management Systems for Buildings. ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering. Vol. 3:3, pp. 118-124.
    • Oloufa A. A., Masaaki Ikeda, and Tang-Hung Nguyen, Resource-Based Simulation Libraries for Construction, Journal of Automation in Construction, 1998, U.S.A
    • Do, W. S., A. Oloufa and H. Thomas. 1999. Evaluation of GPS devices for a Quality Control System for Compaction Operations. Transportation Research Record # 1675 pp. 67-74.
    • Nguyen, H. & A. A. Oloufa: Topology Applications for Design and Construction of Buildings. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. October 2001, Vol. 15, No. 4, pages 268-274.
    • Nguyen, H. & A. A. Oloufa: Spatial Information: Classification and Applications. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 2002, Vol. 17, pages 246-255.
    • Oloufa, A. A. "A GPS-based System Architecture for the Quality Control of Asphalt Compaction". IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. March 2002. Vol. 9, No.1, pages 29-35.
    • Oloufa, A. A., Ikeda, M., and Oda, H.: Situational Awareness of Equipment using GPS, wireless, and web technologies. Automation in Construction 12 (2003). Pages 737-748.
    • Oloufa, A., Hosni, Y., Fayez, M., and Axelsson, P.: Using DSM for Modeling Information Flow in Construction Design Projects. Accepted for publication in Civil Engineering & Environmental Systems. September 2003.
    • Oloufa, A., Mahgoub, H. and Ali, H.: Infrared Thermography for Asphalt Crack Imaging & Automated Detection. Transportation Research Record. No. 1889 pp. 126-133, 2004.
    • Nguyen, H. & A. Oloufa: "Algorithms for Automatically Deducing Topological Information", Journal of Automation in Construction, Vol. 14/1, pp. 59-70, 2004


  • Refereed Proceedings

    • Oloufa, A. A.: "A Framework for the Operational Simulation of Construction Projects", Technical Report #13, University of California in Berkeley, Mar. 1988.
    • Oloufa, A. A., Papacostas C. S. and Espino, R.: "GIS Applications in Geotechnical Engineering", Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, Oct. 1990, Orlando, FL.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Intuitive Simulation Modeling Using Object Oriented Constructs". Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics In Construction (ISARC), Stuttgart, Germany, June 1991.
    • Oloufa, A. A. and Eltahan, A. : "A GIS For Geotechnical Data Management". Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress, Montreal 1992.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Visual Simulation Programming For Construction Operations". Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics In Construction (ISARC), Tokyo, Japan, June 1992.
    • Oloufa, A. A., Riggs, H. R. and Hamada, H. S.: "CE 113: A Freshman Course In The Integration of Computers and Design", Proceedings of the ASEE-PSU, Oct. 1992, Los Angeles, CA.
    • Oloufa, A. A. and C. Carpenter. 1994. A Framework for Post Occupancy Evaluation of Buildings. 10th International Symp. of Cybernetics. Baden Baden, Germany. Invited paper
    • Smith, G., A. Oloufa, and J. Kranz: March 1999. "Electrical Contractor Safety Management Evaluation". 2nd International Conference on Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites, Hawaii.
    • Oloufa, A.: January 2001. "Real-Time Tracking for Compaction of Superpave Mixes. First International Structural Engineering & Construction Conference". Honolulu, HI.
    • Fayez, M., Axelsson, P., Oloufa, A., and Hosni, Y., "DSM Versus CPM: Issues for Planning Design & Construction Activities", ASCE Construction Congress, Honolulu, HI, March 10-14 2003.
    • Mohamed Fayez, Pär Axelssom, Amr Oloufa, and Yasser Hosni. Information Intensive Projects: Planning and optimizing using the Design Structure Matrix (DSM). IERC2003, IIE Annual Research Conference, May 2003, Portland, Oregon, May 18 - 20, 2003.
    • Serag, E., T. Shaalan, H. Mahgoub, Y. Hosni, A. Oloufa. Remotely-Operated Compliance Stations for Commercial Vehicles. The 4th International Conference on WIM (ICWIM4), Feb. 20-22, 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Proceedings Refereed By Abstract

    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Intelligent Automation of Simulation Modeling", Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, May 1991.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Design And Implementation of An Introductory Graduate Course In Graphics". Proceedings of the ASEE, June 1991 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Teaching Computer Graphics Courses In Construction Engineering Education", Proceedings of the ASEE, Annual Conference, Toledo, OH, June 1992.
    • Oloufa, A. A. and Eltahan, A. : "Geotechnical Data Management : A GIS -Based Approach". Proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Computing In Civil Engineering, Dallas, TX , June 1992.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Modeling of Building Construction Activities Using Forms". Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics In Construction (ISARC), Houston, TX, May 1993.
    • Oloufa, A. A.: "Bringing the Real World to the Classroom with Multimedia", Proceedings of the ASEE, Annual Conference, Toledo, Canada, June 1994.
    • Oloufa, Amr A. and Ikeda, M.: 1994. The Fujita Integrated Environment for Automation, Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Bristol, England. May. pp. 539-546
    • Oloufa, A. and M. Ikeda. 1995. Object-Oriented Simulation of Shield Tunneling. International Conference in Computing in Civil & Building Engineering, ICCCBE, July, Berlin. pp. 1315 - 1319.
    • Li, C., R. Thomas and A. Oloufa. 1995. Development of an Automated Real Time Tracking System for Pavement Compaction. International Symposium for Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC .Warsaw, Poland. pp. 49 - 54.
    • M. Ikeda, A. Oloufa, and S. Sekihara, June, 1996. An Object Oriented Environment for the Construction Planning of High Rise Buildings. International Symposium for Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 96, June 1996.
    • Oloufa, A. and M. Ikeda. June 1997. Library-Based Simulation modeling in Construction. Proceedings of the ASCE Computing Conference. pp. 198-205.
    • Nguyen, H. and A. Oloufa. June 1997. Construction Planning of high Rise Buildings with an Object Oriented Solid Geometry Model. Proceedings of the ASCE Computing Conference. pp. 426-432.
    • Do, W. and A. Oloufa. August 1997. A GPS System for Tracking Pavement Compaction, Proceedings of the ICCCBE Conference, Seoul, Korea. pp. 989-994.
    • Nguyen, H. and A. Oloufa. August 1997. OOSE: A Proposed Object Oriented Solid Geometric Model for AEC, Proceedings of the ICCCBE Conference, Seoul, Korea. pp. 615-620.
    • Oloufa, A., W. Do and R. Thomas, Oct. 1997. Automated Monitoring Compaction Using GPS, Proceedings of the ASCE Annual Convention and Construction Congress. pp. 1004-1011.
    • Do, W., A. Oloufa and H. Thomas. Evaluation of GPS devices for a Quality Control System for Compaction Operations. Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference, January 1999.
    • A. Oloufa, Do, W., and H. Thomas. An Automated System for Quality Control of Compaction Operations: Receiver Test & Algorithms. Sep. 1999. International Symposium for Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Spain. pp. 67-71.
    • Nguyen, H. and A. Oloufa. March 1999. An Automated Building Design System with Topological Information. Construction Congress 2000.
    • Nguyen, H. and A. Oloufa. September 2000. Topology Applications for Design and Construction of Buildings. Seventeenth Annual Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction. (ISARC).
    • A. A. Oloufa, February 2001. A Crash Reporting System on Palmpilots. International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS 2001). Cocoa Beach, FL.
    • A. A. Oloufa, and Radwan, A. E. September 2001. Server-Based Collision Avoidance using DGPS. 8th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Sydney, Australia.
    • Mohamed Fayez, Pär Axelsson, Amr Oloufa, and Yasser Hosni. On the Optimization of Information Intensive Projects: Case of Construction Design. Fourth MIT-DSM conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 7-8, 2002.
    • F.A. Moslehy, A. A. Oloufa. February 2004. Laser-based Vibration Technique for Weight Measurement of Commercial Vehicles. Society for Experimental Mechanics. Detroit. MI.
    • A. A. Oloufa, August 2003. Virtual Commercial Vehicle Inspection Stations. National Rural ITS Conference 2003 (NRITS), Palm Harbor, FL.
    • A. A. Oloufa, December 2003. Virtual Weigh Stations: Issues & Technologies. Florida Department of Transportation - ITS Annual Meeting. Deerfield Beach, FL.
    • A. A. Oloufa, February 2004. Virtual Commercial Vehicle Inspection Stations. First International Conference on Virtual & Remote Weigh Stations, Orlando, FL.

 

 

 

 

Awards


  • Presidential Award for the Outstanding Department Head, Kansas State University, 2007
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2005
  • Chi Epsilon Chapter Honor Member, 2003
  • Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, 2002
  • K-State College of Engineering Research Excellence Award, 2002
  • Chi Epsilon Advising Excellence Award, 2002
  • Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching Award, 1993 and 1997
  • Central District Winner of the James M. Robbins Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching Award, 1994, 1998
  • Member, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (Since 2001); President of the Local Chapter, 2005-‘06
  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship by the Government of India for seven consecutive academic years for general academic excellence (1975-'82)
  • Listed in the Outstanding Young Men of America, 1990.

Nominations by Students for Teaching Awards

  • Nomination for James L. Hollis Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fall '92
  • Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching Award, Fall '93
  • Nomination for James L. Hollis Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fall '93
  • Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching - Central District Award, Spring '94
  • Nomination for the James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award (National Award of Chi Epsilon), Spring '94
  • Nomination for James L. Hollis Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fall ’94
  • Nomination for James L. Hollis Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fall ’95
  • Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching Award, Fall ’97
  • Nomination for James L. Hollis Award for Excellence in Teaching, Fall ’97
  • Chi Epsilon Excellence in Teaching - Central District Award, Spring ’98
  • Nomination for the James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award (National Award of Chi Epsilon), Spring ’98
  • Nominated for Myers-Alford Memorial Teaching Award, Kansas State University, Spring ’99

 

 

  • Invited Lectures (Selected)

    • "Hallmark of Engineering Leaders," Florida Engineering Society Chapter, Orlando, FL, April 2009.
    • "Humanities Dimension to Soil Engineering," ASCE Geotechnical Chapter, Fall Lecture, Orlando, FL, 2008.
    • "From Earth to Space: Unified Purpose of Engineering," Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, June 2008.
    • "New Dimensions of Geoenvironmental Engineering," Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, June 2008.
    • "From Subsurface Remediation to Growing Plants in Space," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 2005.
    • "Immiscible Flow in Soils: NASA and Geoenvironmental Perspectives," Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, January 2004.
    • "Remediation of NAPL-Contaminated Sites," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, 2003.
    • "Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids in Soils: Environmental and Space Research Perspectives," Condensed Matter Seminar, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, November 2002.
    • "Geoenvironmental Engineering – Scope and Opportunities," Indian Institute of Engineers, Hyderabad, India, June 2001 (Invited by Prof. Saibaba Reddy and Dr. S. N. Rao).
    • "Animal Waste Lagoons," Plenary Talk, Annual Hazardous Substance Research Center Conference, Kansas State University, May 2001 (Invited by Prof. Larry Erickson).
    • "Civil Engineering – Opportunities and Challenges," Wichita, Kansas, January 2001.
    • "Internal Erosion in Earth Dams and Embankments," Department of Civil Engineering, Wollongong University, Australia, Summer 2000.
    • "Particle Transport and Deposition Principles in Earthen Dam Performance," Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 19 January 2000.
    • "State-of-the-Art on Filtration and Drainage in Earth Dams," Central Soil and Materials Research Station, Delhi, India, 18 January 2000.
    • "Immiscible Ganglia Dynamics – Effects of Vibrations," Johnson Space Center, NASA, Houston, TX, October 2000.
    • "Seepage Through Lagoon Soil Liners," Seminar Series in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University, 26 February 1998.
    • "Particle Transport in Geoenvironmental Engineering," Department of Civil Engineering, Setsunan University, Osaka, Japan, November 1996.
    • A series of four lectures at the Korea University, Seoul, Korea, October 1996:
      • "Design and Construction of Waste Containment Barriers,"
      • "Particle Transport in Geoenvironmental Engineering,"
      • "Remediation Technologies for NAPL-Contaminated Sites,"
      • "Vibratory Remediation of NAPL-Contaminated Sites"
    • "Vibratory Remediation of Sites Contaminated with Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPLs)," Center for Environmental Engineering and Science Technologies, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, April 1996.
    • "In-situ Remediation of NAPL-Contaminated Sites: Physical Methods," Seminar Series in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, February 9, 1995.
    • A series of presentations on Environmental Geotechnology and Subsurface Remediation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, December 1993:
      • "Vibratory Mobilization of Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Ganglia in Sands," December 21, 1993
      • "Integrated Vibrorecovery Process for In-situ Site Remediation," December 21, 1993
      • "Unsaturated Flow Modeling – Exact Solution to Approximate Problem" December 23, 1993
      • "A Probabilistic Analysis of Groundwater Levels in Hillside Slopes," December 23, 1993.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Glimpses of Environmental Geotechnology," Department of Geology, Kansas State University, January 26, 1993.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Glimpses of Environmental Geotechnology", Rutgers- State University of New Jersey, March 30, 1992.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "A Review of Remediation Technologies for NAPL-Contaminated Sites", Stevens Center for Environmental Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, March 26, 1991.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Design and Construction of Clay Liners", Stevens Center for Environmental Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, April 27, 1990.


  • Other Presentations (Selected)

    • Jones, S.B., D. Or, M. Tuller, S.L. Steinberg, S.D. Humphries, G.E. Bingham, N.E. Daidzic, and L.N. Reddi, "Influence of Variable Gravity on Liquid Configurations in Micromodels," Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI, November 2003.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Ammonia Transport through Compacted Clay and Geosynthetic Clay Liners," AGU Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2000.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "State of the Technology: Phytoremediation," EPA ORD Conference, Bloomingdale, Illinois, November 1999.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, and M.V.S. Bonala, "Critical Review of, and Future Research Needs in, Internal Erosion, Piping, and Filtration in Earth Dams," Technology Update Lecture, US Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado, July 1999.
    • Davalos, H., and Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Animal Waste Containment in Anaerobic Lagoons Lined with Compacted Clays," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, and V. Felker, "Biological Clogging of Compacted Clay Liners," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Hajra, M.G., and Lakshmi N. Reddi, "A Model to Predict Biological Clogging in Porous Media," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Ming, X., and Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Modeling Permeability Changes due to Particle Transport," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Hajra, M.G., M.V.S. Bonala, and Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Effect of Flow Rate and Influent Particle Concentration on Clogging of Soil Filters," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Mutyala, J., Marchin, G.L., and Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Biological Clogging in Porous Media and the Effects of Using Iodinated Resins," 1999 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, May 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, M.G. Hajra, and X. Ming, "Pavement Subsurface Drainage," 81st Annual Kansas Transportaton Engineering Conference, Kansas State University, April 13, 1999.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, and Davalos, H., "Seepage Through Animal Waste Lagoon Liners," 7th Annual Kansas Hydrology Seminar, Topeka, Kansas, November 20, 1998.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, Bonala, M.V.S., and Davalos, H., "Performance of Animal Waste Lagoon Liners," 1998 Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Snowbird, Utah, May 18-21, 1998.
    • Han, W., Reddi, L.N., and Banks, M.K., "Modeling the Effects of Cyclic Water Table Fluctuations on Fate of LNAPL Ganglia," 12th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas City, Missouri, May 20-22, 1997.
    • Bonala, M.V.S., and Reddi, L.N., "Impact of Pore Fluid Composition Changes on Soil Filter Clogging in Contaminated Environment," 12th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas City, Missouri, May 20-22, 1997.
    • Schuckman, L., Banks, M.K., and Reddi, L.N., "The Effect of Fluctuating Water Levels on Biodegradation of NAPLs in Soil," 12th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas City, Missouri, May 20-22, 1997.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, W. Han, and M.K. Banks, "Fate and Transport of Residual NAPLs under Fluctuating Water Table Conditions," HSRC/WERC Joint Conference on the Environment, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 1996.
    • Rieck, G., S.T. Chou, and L.T. Fan, "Commercialization of Waste Generated from Foundry Industries of Kansas," presented at the AMI Progress in Manufacturing Conference & Exhibit, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, January 1996.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, M.V.S. Bonala, and R. Poduri, "Combined Effects of Pore Fluid Dynamics and its Composition on Stability of Particulate Contaminants," Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1995.
    • Prabhushankar, R.N., and Reddi, L.N., "One-Dimensional Particle Transport Model in Porous Media," Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1995.
    • Pant, A.K., and Reddi, L.N., "Effect of Pore Fluid Kinetics on the Recovery of Immiscible Contaminants from Soils," Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1995.
    • Menon, S., and Reddi, L.N., "Network Modeling Approach to Assess Fate of Residual NAPL Ganglia under the Influence of Pore Fluid Kinetics," Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1995.
    • Liu, B., Han, W., Banks, M.K., and Reddi, L.N., "Bioremediation of Hazardous Organic Contaminants at Textural Interfaces in the Subsoil," Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1995.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, and H. Wu, "Performance Evaluation of Vibrorecovery as Remediation Technology at Hazardous Waste Sites," presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Remediation, Bozeman, Montana, June 8-10, 1994.
    • Prabhushankar, R.N., Reddi, L.N., and Schwab, P.A., "Clay Colloid-Associated Transport of Contaminants into the Subsurface," presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Remediation, Bozeman, Montana, June 8-10, 1994.
    • Rieck, G., and Reddi, L.N., "Stabilization of Foundry Waste with Clay Binders and Its Utilization," presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Remediation, Bozeman, Montana, June 8-10, 1994.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Feasibility and Efficiency of Vibrorecovery Technology to Remediate LNAPL-Contaminated Sites," presented at the ACS Special Symposium - Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VI, September 19-21, 1994.
    • Thangavadivelu, S., and Reddi, L.N., "Generalized Prediction of Permeability of Compacted Clays," presented at the 1994 ASAE summer meeting, June 19-22, Kansas City, Missouri.
    • Rieck, G., Lakshmi N. Reddi, Chou, S-T., and Fan, L.T., "Utilization and Potential Commercialization of Waste Generated in Kansas Manufacturing Industries," presented at the AMI Progress in Manufacturing Conference & Exhibit, January 7, 1994, Kansas State University.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, and S. Challa, "Mobilization of Organic Contaminants from Soils due to Cyclic Pore Pressures," presented at the Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, May 25-26, 1993.
    • Prabhushankar, R.N., and Reddi, L.N., "Physical Extraction of Clay Colloids and the Associated Contaminants from Saturated Subsurface," presented at the Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, May 25-26, 1993.
    • Govindaraju, R.S., and Reddi, L.N., "A Physically Based Model for Transport of Colloidal Clay Particles Under Hydraulic Gradients," presented at the 1993 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 7, 1993.
    • Bhargava, S.K., Govindaraju, R.S., and Reddi, L.N., "Pore Evolution During Colloidal Clay Particle Removal Under Hydraulic Gradients," presented at the 1993 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 7, 1993.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Enhancement of Drainage in and Stability of Highway Embankment Slopes," 75th Annual Kansas Transportation Engineering Conference, Kansas State University, March 31 - April 1, 1993.
    • Hadim, A., Shah, F., Reddi, L.N., and Prabhushankar, R.N., "Feasibility of Ultrasonic Enhancement of In-Situ Remediation Techniques," poster presentation at New Jersey Institute of Technology, October 15, 1993.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi and G.P. Korfiatis, "A Vibratory Method for In-situ Remediation of Soils Contaminated with Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids" presented at the Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, University of Colorado at Boulder, June 1-2, 1992.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Development of Geo-mechanical techniques for Remediation of NAPL-contaminated Sites" presented at the Environmental Geotech Symposium of the 1992 ASCE International Convention & Exposition, September 14-17, New York, 1992.
    • Lakshmi N. Reddi, "Simple Conceptualizations of Flow in the Unsaturated Zone", AGWSE Conference of Ground Water Flow Systems and Land Use: Relation to Quality of Shallow Ground Water, September 25-26, 1990, Anaheim, CA.

 

 


Student Supervision

M.Sc. Thesis Co-adviser

  • Amir Emadi, Adding an Environmental Module to the Caspian Sea Negotiations Support System , K. N. University of Technology, Iran (Expected 2011).
  • Mojtaba Moradi, Analyizing the Caspian Sea Conflict through Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods, K. N. University of Technology, Iran (Expected 2011).
  • Aram Bahreini, Strategic Analysis of Interconnected Games, K. N. University of Technology, Iran (Expected 2011).
    Mahboubeh Zarezadeh-Mehrizi, Resolving a Transboundary Water Resource Problem through Bankruptcy Problems, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Expected 2011).
  • Laleh Shalikarian, Finding the Optimal and Fair Water Exports Alternative for California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, University of Tehran, Iran (Expected 2011)
  • Sona Gholizadeh, Cooperative Game Theory Resolutions to the Caspian Sea Conflict, Sharif University of Technology, Iran (Graduated 2010)
  • Marion Guegan, Climate Change Effects on Electricity Demand in California, Lund University, Sweden (Graduated 2010, Best Master Thesis of the Year Award by Ramböll)
  • Mohammad Arashady, Dynamic Interactions of Agriculture and Energy, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Graduated 2010)








     

 

CURRENT COURSES TAUGHT AT UCF


GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT AND OFFERED IN TEXAS A&M University (2002-2005)

  • Environmental Systems Engineering (Spring, 2002 and Fall, 2003)
  • Decision Sciences for Environmental Systems (Fall, 2002; Spring, 2004)
  • Environmental Systems Modeling (Spring, 2003)
  • Environmental Regulations and Policy (Fall, 2004)
  • Engineering Optimization for Environmental Systems (Spring, 2005)

UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT IN TAIWAN

(1992-2001)
  • Introduction to Environmental Systems Analysis (Undergraduate level)
  • Environmental Economics (Undergraduate level)
  • Mathematical Programming for Civil and Environmental Engineers (Undergraduate level)
  • Environmental Statistics for Engineers (Undergraduate level)
  • Engineering Design for Solid Waste Management (Undergraduate level)
  • Water Resources and Environmental Systems Analysis (I) (Graduate level)
  • Water Resources and Environmental Systems Analysis (II) (Graduate level)