Sandesh Lamsal

Structural Engineer. Florida, USA.


1251 Memorial Drive, McArthur Eng. Bldg

Coral Gables, FL 33146

Ph.D. student in Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Miami, Ph.D. Candidate 2025. His academic journey began with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Tribhuvan University, followed by a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. Prior to his enrollment at TTU and UMiami, he honed his skills as a Civil Engineer in Nepal.

He is currently engaged in the morphological investigation and physical testing of submerged structures at the University of Miami’s Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Surge-Structure-Atmosphere Interaction (SUSTAIN) Laboratory. This exciting research is being conducted under the guidance of Dr. Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos (CASE Lab). He is also involved in studying the combination of wind and wave loading effects on building structures and considering prevailing building design codes within his team.

His professional and academic journey spans from designing earthquake-resistant structures to his current focus on enhancing coastal resilience. He thrives on tackling diverse research challenges, aiming to make impactful contributions to engineering. Outside of research, he actively engages with the University of Miami Graduate community, participating in the American Society of Civil Engineers Student Society and contributing to the Graduate Student Association.


Aug 08, 2022 Started a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, specializing in Structures, under the esteemed guidance of Dr. Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos at the University of Miami, FL, USA.
Aug 16, 2021 Embarking on a Remarkable Journey: Commencing my Masters in Civil Engineering with a Focus on Structural Engineering at Texas Tech University, Texas, USA ! :sparkles:

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    Quantifying Wave Energy Dissipation in Perforated Breakwater Structures: An Experimental Study with Porous Hexagonal SEAHIVE Configurations
    Sandesh Lamsal , Gustavo Aguilar , Peisen Tan , and 4 more authors
    In 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting , 2024