Research Team

I am currently seeking graduate students. 

Preferred Skills: Python, Java, C#, NLP, Machine Learning, AI

If you are interested in conducting research with me, please send me your transcripts, resume, and short statement of interest at my email, jee.park@unlv.edu. Email subject line should be “Prospective MS or Ph.D. Applicant for Semester/year”

Current Team

Ph.D. Students

Lei Jia, Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: Non-contact Acoustic Emission Approach for Rail Health Monitoring
Expected Graduation: Fall 2024
Email: jial5@unlv.nevada.edu
August, 2017 (July, 2019 with me) – Current
Unmesa Ray, Ph.D. Student in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: TBD
Expected Graduation: TBD
Email: rayu1@unlv.nevada.edu
January, 2023 – Current
Laura Alvarez, Ph.D. Student in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: TBD
Expected Graduation: TBD
Email:alvarezq@unlv.nevada.edu
January, 2023 – Current
Pedram Moussavi, Ph.D. Student in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: TBD
Expected Graduation: TBD
Email:alvarezq@unlv.nevada.edu
January, 2024 – Current

MS. Students

Currently no MS student in my team

Undergraduate Students

Montserrat Ahumada, Undergraduate Student in Civil Engineering
Assisting my research in two projects:
1) Smart Technology Implementation for Traffic Records Data Quality Improvements and
2) Enhancing Critical Transitions in Undergraduate Civil Engineering

Past Team: Graduates

Dr. Ali Khodabandelu, PhD in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: IMPROVING MULTI-CRANE PLANNING ON CONSTRUCTION SITES
Expected Graduation: December, 2023
Email: khodaban@unlv.nevada.edu
August, 2018 – December, 2023
Currently working for Universal Engineering Sciences
Dr. Cristian Arteaga, PhD in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: Identification of Factors Contributing to Traffic Crashes by Analysis of Text Narratives
Expected Graduation: December, 2022
Email: arteagas@unlv.nevada.edu
August, 2017 (November, 2018 with me) – December, 2022
Currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at UNLV
Sayan Sakhakarmi, PhD in Civil Engineering
Sayan Sakhakarmi, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: Automated Approach for the Enhancement of Scaffolding Safety Monitoring with Strain Sensor Data
Graduation: December, 2022
Email: sayan.sakhakarmi@unlv.edu
January, 2018 – December, 2022
Last known employer, as of Jan 2022, WSP
Shakhawat Hossen, Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering, Co-advising with Dr. Brendan Morris
Dissertation Topic: IMPROVING PEDESTRIAN SAFETY WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DEMAND-RESPONSIVE TRANSVERSE RUMBLE STRIP AS NEW TRAFFIC SAFETY COUNTERMEASURE
Graduation: Fall 2021 (Dissertation completed)
Email: hossen@unlv.nevada.edu
August, 2017 (November, 2018 with me) – Fall 2021
Last known employer, as of Jan 2022, WSB
Naveed Ahmed, M.S. Graduate in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Topic: AN EXPLORATORY PILOT STUDY ON GENERATING AN EMERGENCY EVACUATION VR EXPERIENCE FOR A REAL-LIFE BUILDING WITHOUT EXISTING BIM OR FLOOR PLANS
Graduation: Fall 2023
Email:ahmedn8@unlv.nevada.edu
August, 2021 – Fall, 2023
Mahendra, Ghimire, M.S. Graduate in Civil Engineering
Graduation: Spring2024
Email:ahmedn8@unlv.nevada.edu
Spring, 2023 – Spring, 2024
  • Erick Wakayu, M.S. Student in Computer Science
  • Leopold Falkensammer, MS Student in Civil Engineering, Co-advising with Dr. Ryan Sherman
    • Dissertation Topic: Galena Creek Bridge Structural Health Monitoring Instrumentation and Modeling
    • Graduation: Fall 2019 (last known employer, as of Fall 2021, HDR)
  • Post Doctoral Researcher: Chunhee Cho, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering — appointed to an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Aug, 2017 – June, 2018)

Interns/Others

  • Inhwa Oh, Visiting Scholar from Seoul National University, South Korea (Sp 2023 to Sp2024)
  • Raphael Dupuy, Undergraduate Student from Cesi, School of engineering, Nice, France (Fall 2023)
  • Nathalie Devine, Undergraduate Student from Cesi, School of engineering, Nice, France (Fall 2023)
  • Victor Colson, Graduate Student from Cesi, School of engineering, Nice, France (Fall 2023)
  • MiHyun Kim, Undergraduate Student from Pukyung National University (Fall 2019)
  • Sunhee Woo, Undergraduate Student from Pukyung National University (Fall 2019)
  • SeongGwang Park, Undergraduate Student (Fall 2019)
  • Yunji Yang, Undergraduate Student in Electronic Engineering at Pukyung National University (Summer 2019)
  • Benjamin Del Regno, Undergraduate Student in General engineering school at CESI (Summer 2019)
  • Baptise Bernardini, Undergraduate Student in Electronic Systems at ESIEE Paris (Summer 2019)
  • Candice Gerard, Undergraduate Student in Industrial Engineering at ESIEE Paris (Summer 2019)
  • SeongKeun Yeon, Undergraduate Student in Information Engineering at Pukyung National University (Summer 2018)
  • Corentin Debarre, Undergraduate student in Electrical and Software Engineering  at Engineering School, France (Fall 2018)
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