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Debakanta Mishra

Oklahoma State University

Dr. Debakanta (Deb) Mishra is an Associate Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Oklahoma State University, where he teaches courses in the areas of geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, and railroad engineering. He joined OSU in August 2019 after spending 5 years as an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Boise State University. Prior to that he completed his Ph.D. and post-doctoral work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Deb’s research interests are in the areas of (1) Advanced laboratory characterization of infrastructure materials; (2) Instrumentation, performance monitoring, and numerical modeling of civil engineering infrastructure; and (3) Application of machine learning and artificial intelligence for network-level pavement/railroad condition assessment. He serves as an active member of several TRB and ASCE committees, and has been the chair of the TRB Unbound Granular Material Sub-Committee since 2016.