Sandesh Lamsal

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About Me

Enthusiastic researcher and Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering at the University of Miami, Florida, USA, with a focus on Structural Engineering. Hailing from Nepal, my diverse background enriches my approach to engineering challenges.


Welcome to my blog where I share my thoughts on structural engineering, academia, and more. Stay tuned for interesting articles!

Curriculum Vitae


Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Civil Engineering (Structural), University of Miami

Aug 2022 - Present

Graduate Student Association Senate for 2024

Master of Science - MS, Civil Engineering (Structural), Texas Tech University

Aug 2021 - Aug 2022
Activities and societies: Member of TTU ASCE Students Society

Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University

Aug 2013 - Aug 2017
Activities and societies: Design of Bridge (Suspended Bridge at Panga, Kritipur and Suspension Bridge at Madaiyatapanpur, Sarlahi) as a final year project. Real Site Bridge Design with financial support from HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation. Supervisor: Sushil Kumar Bhandari. Worked as a Secretary at National College of Civil Engineering Student’s Society (Jan 2015 - Aug 2017), Organized AutoCAD Training to Freshmen and Sophomores. Participated in National Civil Competition with Parking Solution at New Road, Kathmandu.


University of Miami

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Part-time
Aug 2023 - Present
As an Instructor's Aide for the Structural Analysis Course (CAE 310) during the Fall 2023 semester.

Graduate Research Assistant, Full-time
Aug 2022 - Present
Working in morphological investigation and physical testing of Submerged Structures at the University of Miami Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Surge-Structure-Atmosphere Interaction (SUSTAIN) Laboratory with Dr. Landolf Rhode Barbarigos and Dr. Brian Haus.

Skills: Data Acquisition · Abaqus · MATLAB · Machine Learning · Python (Programming Language)

Texas Tech University

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Part-time
Aug 2021 - Aug 2022
Teaching Assistant in Undergrad Subjects (Statics & Mechanics, Construction Materials).

Skills: MATLAB · Structural Analysis · Data Visualization


Conference Proceedings:

Quantifying Wave Energy Dissipation in Perforated Breakwater Structures: An Experimental Study with Porous Hexagonal SEAHIVE Configurations

Authors: Sandesh Lamsal, Gustavo Aguilar, Peisen Tan, Katie Simi, Gerald Clark, Brian K Haus, Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos

Journal: 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Publisher: AGU

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Reefense: Design Considerations in Developing Low-Crested Structures with Reef Restoration for Coastal Defense

Authors: Benjamin Kenneth Norris, Borja Reguero, Camila Gaido Lasserre, Michael w Beck, Joseph Bartolai, Michael Yukish, Sandesh Lamsal, Brian K Haus, Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos

Journal: 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Publisher: AGU

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Contact Me

Sandesh Lamsal
Ph.D. Candidate | Research Assistant
University of Miami, Civil & Architectural Engineering
Coral Gables, FL 33146​, USA​
Phone: 806-224-8060 | Web:
Institutional Email: [email protected]
Personal Email: [email protected]