Thamer Althayidi

From: Ar'ar, Saudi Arabia
Previous Education: BS Civil Engineering, Northern Borders University, Ar'ar, Saudi Arabia
Pursuing : MS, Underground Construction & Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Tunneling and underground space technology

Shrey Arora

From: Allahabad, India
Previous Education: MS, Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, USA; B.Tech., Mining Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
Pursuing : PhD, Underground Construction & Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Artificial neural networks in tunneling

Carolyne Bocovich

From: Andover, Minnesota, USA
Previous Education: MS, Geotechnical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA; BS, Physics, Hamline University, USA
Pursuing : PhD, Geotechnical Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Data-driven modeling to update failure probability estimates

Lane Boyd

From: Big Cabin, Oklahoma, USA
Previous Education: BS, Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA
Pursuing : PhD, Geological Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Project management of geological variability

Tamir Epel

From: Tel Aviv, Israel
Previous Education: BS, Structural Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
Pursuing : MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Ground-support interaction; seismic design of tunnels

Jacob Grasmick

From: Norman, Oklahoma
Previous Education:
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Techniques for imagining geological conditions ahead of TBMs

Bryce Grimm

From: Reno, Nevada
Previous Education: BS Geological Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Pursuing: MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: To be determined

John Hinton

From: Sacramento, California, USA
Previous Education: BS, Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA
Pursuing: MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Research: Apparatus for soil shear testing; acoustics of rock shear failure

Todd Kilduff

From: Denver, Colorado, USA
Previous Education: MS, Civil Engineering-Geotech, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, USA; BS, Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Design optimization and implementation of microtunneled pipe canopies

Brett Kravitz

From: Commack, New York, USA
Previous Education: BS, Geological Engineering & Geology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Pursuing: MS, Civil/Geotechnical Engineering
UC&T Research: Void detection in tunnel liners using ground penetrating radar

Hui Lu

From: Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
Previous Education: MS, Mining Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing; BS, Mining Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Cutting tool optimization

Varun Maruvanchery

From: Kerala, India
Previous Education: M.Tech, Rock engineering and underground structures, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; B.Tech, Civil engineering, GEC Thrissur.
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Fracture mechanics in geomaterials

Brad Meyer

From: Hacklebarney, New Jersey, USA
Previous Education: BS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Bucknell University, USA
Pursuing: MS, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Acoustic emissions for damage detection

Ali Nazem

From: Tehran, Iran
Previous Education: MS, Rock Mechanics Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran; BS, Mining Engineering with minor in Tunneling, Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
Pursuing: PhD, Civil Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Soil conditioning for EPBM tunneling, tunnel design

Simon Prassetyo

From: Bandung, Indonesia
Previous Education: MS, Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, WV; BS, Mining Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Pursuing : PhD, Civil Engineering - Geotech
UC&T Interest/Research: Tunneling in a proelastic medium

Deepanshu Shirole

From:
Previous Education:
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Rock fracture processes

Sankhaneel Sinha

From: West Bengal, India
Previous Education: MS, Mining Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA; BS, Mining Engineering, IIEST Shibpur, West Bengal, India
Pursuing: MS, Hydrology
UC&T Interest/Research: Numerical modeling of underground structures

Yuanli Wu

From: Xiji, Ningxia, China
Previous Education: MS, Geotechnical Engineering, China University of Geoscience; BS, Geotechnical Engineering, China University of Geoscience
Pursuing: PhD, Civil Engineering - Geotech
UC&T Interest/Research: Soil conditioning for EPBM tunneling

Meriel Young

From:
Previous Education:
Pursuing: MS, Geological Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: Long-term behavior of rock

Hongjie Yu

From: Tongxiang, Zhejiang, China
Previous Education: MS, Tunnel and Underground Engineering, Tongji University, China; BS, Civil Engineering-Geotech, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Hohai University, China
Pursuing: PhD, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
UC&T Interest/Research: TBM automation