Andrea_Ventola

Ms. Andrea Ventola

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PhD Candidate - The University of Michigan

  • Civil Engineer Geotechnical Engineer

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  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Ph.D in Civil Engineering - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor : 01/09/2017 - Present
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • M.S.E. in Civil Engineering with a Focus on Geotechnical Engineering - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor : 01/09/2016 - 28/04/2017
  • BSc or Equivalent
    • B.S.E. in Civil Engineering - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor : 03/09/2012 - 29/04/2016

  • Rackham Merit Fellowship University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2017
  • Rackham Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2017
  • Richard D. Woods Award University of Michigan Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, 2017
  • Kenneth W. Kramer, PE Memorial Scholarship Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, 2016
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2016
  • Regents Merit Scholarship University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2012
  • Oakland Treasurer Meisner Financial Literacy Art Contest Scholarship Oakland County, Michigan, Treasury Department, 2012

  • The University of Michigan : ( 01/09/2017 - Present )
    • PhD Candidate

    • PhD Candidate in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • G2 Consulting Group : ( 02/05/2016 - 26/08/2016 )
    • Quality Assurance Intern

    • - Responsible for conducting daily quality control testing and observation for construction operations throughout the summer, including asphalt and concrete placement and soil backfilling.
      - Gained experience in conducting ASTM-standardized geotechnical soil and concrete laboratory testing, including Atterberg Limit
      testing, soil classification, concrete compressive strength testing, soil particle-size distribution tests, and hydrometer testing.
      - Earned a Michigan Concrete Technician Level I Certification
      - Familiarized with gINT geotechnical software through generating soil boring data and logging laboratory results.
  • University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program : ( 01/09/2014 - 29/04/2016 )
    • Peer Advisor

    • - Liaison, mediator, and mentor to classes of 29-34 undergraduate engineering student researchers throughout the academic year
      - Independently planned and led bi-weekly seminars in various topics, including engineering research ethics, the benefits of
      interdisciplinary research, and current research methods within the engineering industry.
      - Professionally collaborated with University faculty and staff to organize seminar guest speakers and panelists
      - Led the planning, organization, and execution of an interdisciplinary panel with over 140 students and faculty in attendance
  • 2016 University of Michigan "Agents of Change" Exhibit : ( 05/01/2015 - 22/01/2016 )
    • Exhibit Co-Creator

    • - Member of a six-person student-run committee responsible for planning, designing, and constructing a 2-week 1,000 square foot exhibit dedicated to highlighting various experiences of several University schools and colleges surrounding social justice.
      - Awarded a 2016 MLK Spirit Award for the success and community impact of our exhibit
  • Barton Malow Company : ( 04/05/2015 - 28/08/2015 )
    • Summer 2015 Intern

    • - Assisted in the day-to-day operations of the construction of a $77 million biomedical research building
      - Gained first-hand experience with USGBC’s LEED Accreditation by gathering data for several of the project’s construction credits
      - Individually responsible for gathering and organizing project close-out items including warranties, contractor guarantees, and owner maintenance manuals from over 10 subcontractor companies
      - Researched and presented the company’s historic racial and gender diversity to an audience of over 40 people, including company directors, vice presidents, Human Resources personnel, and summer interns.
  • Barton Malow Company : ( 05/05/2014 - 29/08/2014 )
    • Summer 2014 Intern

    • - Spearheaded a $318,000 concrete replacement project for summer 2014 site renovations at Chippewa Valley School District
      - Supervised and interacted with subcontractors on a daily basis, communicated with school administrators on the progress of summer renovations, and worked effortlessly with teams to ensure construction was executed on schedule and on budget
      - Investigated ways to increase the efficiency of the company-wide implementation of Bluebeam software and presented findings to over 30 company employees, including directors, summer interns, and the company’s president.

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  • Compressibility of Sands of Various Geologic Origins at Pre-crushing Stress Levels
    Journal Article published 2017 Apr 1 in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering volume 35 issue 5 on pages 2037 to 2051
    Authors: Junxing Zheng, Roman D. Hryciw, Andrea Ventola
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-017-0225-9


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Compressibility of Sands of Various Geologic Origins at Pre-crushing Stress Levels
Journal Article published 2017 Apr 1 in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering volume 35 issue 5 on pages 2037 to 2051
Authors: Junxing Zheng, Roman D. Hryciw, Andrea Ventola
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-017-0225-9

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