Vinayak Kaushal

vinayak.kaushal@mavs.uta.edu

Adjunct Professor

Civil Engineering

The University of Texas at Arlington

USA

Editor

Biography

Dr. Vinayak Kaushal is an Assistant Professor of Instruction and has earlier served as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate and an Adjunct Faculty in the Civil Engineering department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). He has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in construction engineering and management. He has five years of experience working in the fields of construction management, research and teaching. Dr. Kaushal has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. During his past four years working as a researcher at the Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) at UTA, Dr. Kaushal had been actively involved in the industry research projects on trenchless pipeline construction and renewal technology and in the recent years, has collaborated in writing several research proposals. A great enthusiasm in the field of pipelines and trenchless technology led him to complete his doctoral dissertation on comparison of environmental and social costs of trenchless cured-in-place pipe renewal method with open-cut pipeline replacement in 2019. Dr. Kaushal is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) subcommittee under the American Water Works Association’s Pipe Rehabilitation Standard Committee. He is also a reviewer board member of MDPI’s Infrastructures Journal.

Area of Interests

Sustainable construction and infrastructure engineering, asset management, and construction, renewal and management of infrastructure systems by using innovative methods.