Chair and Professor
The University of South Dakota
Dr. Sukhvarsh Jerath joined the Civil Engineering Department on August 1985. He obtained his Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois. His Teaching and Research Experience includes Professor of Civil Engineering, University of North Dakota, 7/1991-Present; Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of North Dakota, 8/1985-6/1991; Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Washington State University, 9/1980-7/1985; Taught 8 Graduate (500 level) and 10 Undergraduate (200 to 400 level) different courses; Advised 1 Ph.D. and 16 masters’ students in the areas of Reinforced concrete beams, Stability of cylindrical storage tanks, Durability and properties of concrete, Vibration of pipes, Blast loading on steel frames, Earthquake loading on cylindrical shells, Impact factors for bridges due to moving loads, Nonlinear static and dynamic finite element analysis for earthquake loading.
Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics