JHUTO Team

James K. Guest

Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Civil and Systems Engineering 

Education

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, 2005
M.A., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, 2003
M.S.E., Civil Engineering and Operations Research, Princeton University, 2001
B.S.E., Civil Engineering Systems, University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Current Members

Alberto Torres

PhD Student

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, The College of New Jersey (2017)

Ardalan Nejat

PhD Student

Education

M.Sc, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (2020)
B.Sc, Civil Engineering, Shiraz University (2013)

Chuan Luo

PhD Student

Education

M.S., Civil Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University (2020)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2017)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University (2012)

Federico Ferrari

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil and Systems Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (2019)
Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (2017)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (2014)
B.S., Civil Engineering, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (2011)

Hak Yong Lee

PhD Candidate

Education

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University (2015)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University (2013)

Julia Carroll

PhD Candidate

Education

M.Eng Tufts University (2008)
BS Carnegie Mellon University (2005)

Justin Unger

PhD Student

Education

MSE, Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University (2020)
MS, Civil Engineering, Drexel University (2008)
BS, Architectural Engineering, Drexel University (2008)

Michael Vladimirov

Ph.D. Student

Education

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of New Haven, (2017)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, New York University (2014)

Sina Youssefian

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil and Systems Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic University (2016)
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology – Tehran Polytechnic (2010)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2007)

Yash Agrawal

PhD Student

Education

B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (2017)

Past Members

Alireza Asadpoure

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of UMass Dartmouth

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2011)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2005)
B.S., Civil Engineering, Tehran University (2003)

Andrew Gaynor

Materials Research Engineer, Army Research Laboratory, Maryland

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Charles “CJ” Jenkins, PE

Structural Engineer, Wiley|Wilson

Education

M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Miossissippi (2014)

Emmanuel Tromme

Senior Engineer, Toyota Motor Europe

Education

Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, University of Liege, Belgium (2015)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Liege, Belgium (2010)
B.S., Engineering Sciences, University of Liege, Belgium (2008)

Josephine V. Carstensen

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2017)
M.S.E., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (2011)
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (2008)

May Thu Nwe Nwe

Gilsanz Murray Steficek, New York

Education

PhD, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2019)
B.S., Civil Engineering, Bucknell University (2014)

Mazdak Tootkaboni

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of UMass Dartmouth

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2011)
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2009)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2009)
M.Sc. Civil Engineering, Tehran University (2002)
B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Tehran University (2000)

Mehdi Jalalpour

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cleveland State University

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2013)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2013)
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Tehran (2005)

Mikhail (Misha) Osanov

Boston Consulting Group, Washington DC

Education

PhD Johns Hopkins University (2019)
MS Johns Hopkins University (2018)
BS Bucknell University (2014)

Mu Zhu

Data Scientist, eBay

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
M.S.E., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2010)
B.S. Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University (2009)

Reza Behrou

Computational Mechanics Engineer, Divergent 3D Technologies

Education

Postdoctoral Scholar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego (2020)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2018)
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder (2016)
M.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder (2014)
M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (2010)
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Tabriz University (2007)

Reza Lotfi

Senior Structural Engineer, AECOM, Maryland

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2013)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
M.S., Structural Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2007)
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Tehran (2005)

Saranthip Koh (née Rattanaserikiat)

Structural Engineer, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Chicago

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2017)
M.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2011)

Sen Lin

Senior Full Stack Engineer, Apple

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2017)
B.S., Southwest Jiaotong University (2010)

Sergey Kuznetsov

Engineer, Commonweath Fusion Systems

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, National University of Science and Technology MISIS (2015)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Modeling and Development Laboratory, North Carolina State University (2018)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
Ph.D., Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University (2012)
M.S., Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Nizhniy Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Russia (2005)
B.Ed., Physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Russia (2003)

Seunghyun Ha

Associate Professor & Department Chair, Korea Maritime and Ocean University

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
Ph.D., Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University (2010)
M.S., Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University (2010)
B.S., Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University (2004)

Stefan Szyniszewski

Assistant Professor, Applied Mechanics, Durham University

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Florida (2009)
M.S., Strtuctural Engineering, RWTH-Aachen/Warsaw Univ. of Technology (2003)
B.S.,Civil Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology (2003)

Yang Yang

Product Design, Apple

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (2015)
M.S., Johns Hopkins University (2015)
M.S., Syracuse University, Syracuse (2011)
B.S., Tongji University, Shanghai, China (2008)