Principal Investigator

Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University

Sri Sritharan

Wilkinson Chair Professor in Engineering and member of the faculty in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University since December 1999. Following his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego, Sritharan’s research has focused on structural concrete and earthquake-resistant design. Other research interests of Sritharan include precast structural systems, soil-foundation-structure interaction, Ultra high performance concrete, and wind energy/wind engineering. For more details visit (

Graduate Students

Peggar, Robert J

Robert Peggar J,
MS Student (Graduated)
Iowa State University         

Liang, Xiao

Xiao Liang,
PhD Student
Iowa State University     

Cheng, Zhao

Zhao Cheng,
MS Student
Iowa State University

Justin Vander Werff

Justin Vander Werff,
PhD Student (Graduated)
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Civil
and Mechanical Engineering,
Dordt College

Rick, Snyder

Rick Snyder,
MS Student (Graduated)
Iowa State University

Zach Thiemann,
MS Student (Graduated)
Iowa State University