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09-22-2008

Peethamparan Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Clarkson University

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Sulapha Peethamparan has been appointed assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University. She began teaching this fall. Peethamparan Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Clarkson University

Peethamparan received her bachelor of technology degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, her master of science degree in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, her master of engineering from the National University of Singapore and her Ph.D. in civil engineering from Purdue University.

Her research includes hydration and setting kinetics of cements, early age and long term performance of concrete, utilization of cement kiln dust for soil stabilization and development of sustainable concrete containing supplementary cementitious materials.

Before coming to Clarkson, Peethamparan was a post-doctoral research associate at Princeton University, research engineer at Aquegen International Singapore, and sub-engineer at Kerala State Electricity Board.

She is a reviewer for scholarly journals such as ASCE: Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Waste Management, The Journal of ASTM International and the Journal of the Transportation Research Record. Peethamparan is a member of the American Concrete Institute, American Standards for Testing Materials, Advanced Cement Based Materials Center, Materials Research Society, and Women in Science and Engineering.

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[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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