Mohammad Reza GHIASIAN
Ph.D. Candidate 2022
Originally from Iran, Mohammad graduated from University of Tehran in 2018 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and since May 2018 he is a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering. His research focuses on the morphogenesis of efficient and ecofriendly coastal structures, as well as the role of green infrastructure such as coral reefs on storm surge and waves.
B. Sc. in Environmental Engineering 2023
Originally from Wilmington Delaware, Claire is an undergraduate student pursuing a B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering. She is now working as an undergraduate research assistant, focusing on the design of efficient and ecofriendly coastal structures as well as the role of green infrastructure such as coral reefs on storm surge and waves.
Ph.D. Candidate 2021
Originally from Italy, Piermaria graduated from University of Rome "La Sapienza" with a B.Sc./M.Sc in Architectural Engineering and a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from NYU - Tandon School of Engineering. Since October 2017, he is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in Engineering - Architecture and Urban Planning - focusing on the dialectic form finding of buildings during the conceptual phase.
Ph.D. Candidate 2024
Originally from Iran, Tara graduated from the Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) in 2019 with a M.Sc. in Structural Engineering and since February 2020 is a Ph.D. candidate in Structural Engineering at EPFL. Her research focuses on developing FRP bending-active load-bearing structures for temporary or permanent building roof structures, vertical axis wind turbines, rockfall and avalanche barriers.
M.P.S. in Coastal Zone Management 2021
Originally from Indiana, Hanna graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2020 with a B.A. in Marine Science & Conservation and is pursuing her M.P.S. in Coastal Zone Management. Her research focuses on investigating ecological impacts on coastlines brought on by the exploitation of natural resources and urban development, and incentivizing lawful practices at a corporate level through the commodification of externalities.
Ph.D. Students and Visiting Scholars
Dr. Omar ALOUI
Dr. Nizar BEL HADJ ALI
Undergraduate Students and/or Research Assistants
Graduate Students and/or Research Assistants