SSEBE/DEW Sch of Construction
Mail Code: 0204
Del E. Webb School of Construction
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Dr. Samuel T. Ariaratnam is a Professor in the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. Prior to coming to ASU in 2001, he was a faculty member in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta. His teaching and research interests are in the area of Urban Infrastructure Management & Rehabilitation, with a particular focus on trenchless engineering applications of horizontal directional drilling, trenchless pipe replacement, and underground utility asset management. He has published over 150 technical papers in refereed journals and conferences. Dr. Ariaratnam serves on the Editorial Board of Trenchless Technology Magazine , Trenchless Engineering , and the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management . He was recently named to the Phoenix Business Journal's Forty under 40 list.
Infrastructure management & rehabilitation Trenchless construction methods
1994, Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1991, M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1989, B.A.Sc. Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo - Ontario - Canada
Research ActivityResearch Awards
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * , Lueke,Jason S , . Main Breaks: Current Knowledge and Research RoadMap (RFP 04374). WRF (4/15/2012 - 7/15/2014).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Lueke,Jason S . Water Research Foundation Project 4367 - Answers to Challenging Infrastructure Management Questions". H D R, INC (10/1/2011 - 10/15/2013).
Lueke,Jason S * Ariaratnam,Samuel T . WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK ENERGY UTILIZATION CALCULATOR. CertainTeed (2/1/2010 - 12/31/2010).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * , Karady,George G , Perrings,Charles Aubrey , Williams,Eric David , Williams,Eric David , . NSF EFRI-RESIN Sustainable Infrastructures for Energy and Water Supply (SINEWS). NSF-ENG (9/15/2008 - 8/31/2013).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Development of a Free-Swimming Accoustic Tool for Liquid Pipeline Leak Detection including Evaluation for Natural Gas Pipeline Application. DOT-PHMSA (6/1/2008 - 8/31/2010).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Determination of Safe Pulling Force of Fusible PVC Pipe During Horizontal Directional Drilling Installations. US (5/1/2007 - 12/31/2008).
Crittenden,John C * , Allenby,Braden Richard , Ariaratnam,Samuel T , Chen,Yongsheng , Fernando,H J S , Garcia,Antonio Agustin , Golden,Jay Stuart , Grimm,Nancy B , Guhathakurta,Subhrajit , Guston,David H , Kaloush,Kamil Elias , Konjevod,Goran , Lant,Timothy W , Li,Ke , Liu,Huan , Perrings,Charles Aubrey , Sawhney,Anil , Stanzione Jr,Daniel Charles , Torrens,Paul Morrison Kevin , Williams,Eric David , . CAA: Environmental and Economic Impacts of Material Used in Future Urban Development. SFAz (3/30/2007 - 9/30/2008).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Planning for Dev. of Terrorism Liaison Officers (TLO) Training Courses under the 2004 LETPP #2004-GE-T4-0051. AZ DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (10/15/2006 - 6/30/2008).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Project Quantification Measures in Horizontal Directional Drilling. Vermeer Mfg Co (8/5/2005 - 4/30/2013).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . ATTRACT, RECRUIT AND RETAIN TOP QUALITY CONSTRUCTION LEADERS/MANAGERS. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY INST (1/1/2003 - 5/15/2005).
Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . LARGE DIAMETER CONCRETE LINED SEWER ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION. PROJ. ENGR. CONSULTANTS (5/15/2002 - 12/31/2005).
Westerhoff,Paul * , Ariaratnam,Samuel T , Beckman,James R , Chasey,Allan Dee , Dey,Sandwip Kumar , Fox,Peter , Hu,Qiang , Hu,Qiang , Hu,Qiang , Lee,Taewoo , Li,Yantao , Mignolet,Marc Paul , Mitropoulos,Panagiotis , Mobasher,Barzin , Roy,Della M , Roy,Della M , Roy,Ramendra P , Ruddell,Benjamin Lyle , Sawhney,Anil , Sommerfeld,Milton R , Sommerfeld,Milton R , Sommerfeld,Milton R , Tao,Nongjian , Wang,Joseph , Wang,Joseph , Wiezel,Avi , . SRP/ASU COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT. SRP-SALT RIVER PROJECT (7/1/1993 - 4/30/2012).