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Alumna Returns to Campus for Doctoral Work

Sept. 9, 2014

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Alumna Beena Ajmera is completing her doctoral studies in the lab of Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

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Alumna Beena Ajmera, a doctoral candidate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is back on campus this year to complete her studies in civil engineering. She is working in the lab of Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, a co-adviser of her Ph.D. thesis.

The award-winning Ajmera '12, '11 also has received a $10,000 scholarship and a first place award from the United States Society on Dams for her research, which deals with dam safety and the impact of an earthquake to structures built in clay soil.


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