Seyed Ali Ghahari receives NSF Emerging Educator award to attend 2017 Making Academic Change Happen Workshop
CE graduate student Seyed (Ali) Ghahari will attend the Making Academic Change Happen Workshop 2017 on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technlogy, supported by the National Science Foundation as an Emerging Educator through NSF's Engineering Education Centers Division. The Making Academic Change Happen Workshop 2017 will offer attendees the opportunity to participate in a project-centered workshop designed to help them implement their educational innovations.
Ali graduated in B.Sc. Railway Engineering from IUST in 2011, and received his M.Sc. in Construction Engineering and Management from AUT in 2013. He received his second M.Sc. in Construction Materials from Purdue in 2016. Ali has been a researcher at the Concrete Technology and Durability Research Center at AUT for 3 years and has served as a research scholar at IUST for 2 years. At Purdue, he has served as a teaching assistant since 2015 and he is pursuing his Ph.D. in Transportation and Infrastructure Systems at Purdue under the supervision of Prof. Samuel Labi. He is performing asset management studies on infrastructure systems. Ali has more than 20 publications on different aspects of civil engineering.