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Surender Ganta

Contact Information
Email Address: surender@vt.edu
Contact Number: (540) 998-1911
Education and Work
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Master of Science in Civil Engineering(pursing), Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Osmania University, Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Hyderabad, India
  • Graduate Research Assistant (Oct 2008-Present), Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Senior Year Design Project (Aug 2007-May 2008), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Hyderabad, India
Technical Skills
Transportation Software CORSIM, VISSIM, Integration, HCS, CUBE, ArcGIS, Passer V
Programming C, C++
Analysis MATLAB, SAS-JMP, and Minitab
General Microsoft Office suite
Traffic Engineering, Pavement Design, Civil Infrastructure and Design Analysis, Traffic Characteristics and Flow, Operation and Analysis of Advance Signal Systems, Mass Transit System, Transportation and Land Use, Pavement and Bridge Management systems and Air Transportation

Activities and Interests
  • Treasurer, Alliance of Transportation Engineering Students at Virginia Tech
  • Student Member, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • Student Member, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)
  • Friend, TRB Traffic Signal Systems Committee (AHB25)
Awards and Honors
  • Won 1st prize as a team in “Traffic Bowl” competition held at Wintergreen in October 2008.
  • Best Project Award for the Year 2007-2008, Undergraduate Research work in “Analysis and Design of Polymer Modified Bitumen in Pavements” under guidance of Dr. M. Kumar, Department of Transportation, Osmania University.
Photography, Pencil Sketching, and Social Service
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Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA-24061.
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