Avinash Prasad ,

  • Ph.D. Candidate

Avinash Prasad

Mr. Avinash Prasad is a Licensed Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor with more than 25 years of professional experience in civil engineering & management field since his graduation in engineering. Being a structural evaluator of bridges (particularly suspension bridges) as a registered professional engineer and land surveyor in multiple states (NJ, NY, CT, MA, RI) for over a decade, he has gained proficiency in bridge asset management. He has performed visual inspection (including hands on inspection) of thousands of bridges in the states of NJ, NY, CT, MA and RI through different accesses like free climbing, rope climbing, bucket truck, ladder/extension ladder, man lift, snooper and other specialized equipment. He has double Masters of Science Degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Management from New Jersey institute of technology, NJ and BS Degree in Civil Engineering. He has more than 1000 hours of continuous professional education as instructor/participating professional (1990-2017) excluding formal education. He is a (NJ) state certified emergency medical technician (EMT), emergency medical responder (EMR), fire fighter (FF). He is also a certified CPR, AED administer. He is a FELLOW of American Society of Civil Engineers and also an active member of several professional organizations such as: AREMA, PMI, AISC, NYSAPLS, IPWE, IRT and IIBE. His technical papers were accepted in ASCE, Railway Age and Railway Track & Structure conference proceedings for presentation and or publication.