Sara Khoshnevisan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management

Baldwin 795

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH 45221

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (2019- Present)

  • Assistant Professor, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY (2017- 2019)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (2016- 2017)

  • Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (2012-2015)


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (2015)

  • Master of Science en-route to PhD in Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (2014)

  • Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (2012)

Research Interests​

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Liquefaction 

  • Robustness to lack of knowledge

  • Reliability-based design

  • Risk assessment

  • Risk visualization for disaster resilience and mitigation of geohazards and other natural or manmade threats

  • Numerical modeling

  • Soils and foundations
  • Machine Learning and big data analytics

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