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College of Engineering and Computing

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Inthuorn Sasanakul

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-7160
Fax: 803-777-0670
Office: 300 Main Street Room C227
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Dr. Sasanakul has expertise in geotechnical centrifuge modeling, specializing in soil dynamics, soil characterization, instrumentations, and behavior of soils, and soil-structure systems that are subjected to earthquakes and other natural hazards. Her research includes work on advance soil testing using resonant column and torsional shear devices, centrifuge modeling of mine tailings, New Orleans levees and T-walls system, underground tunnel, soil model characterization using bender element, CPT, and T bar, and contaminant migration through soil cement barriers.   Dr. Sasanakul was a recipient of “ASTM Hogentogler Award of 2012”. She also received prestigious awards from the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineer including the “Commander’s Award of Public Service” with accompanying medal from the Chief U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This award is in appreciation for the support of New Orleans Recovery through efforts of the Evaluation Task Force of the Hurricane Katrina Interagency.


  • Ph.D., Utah State University (2005)
  • M.S., Asian Institute of Technology (2000)
  • B.S., Thammasat University (1998)

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