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Samuel Ariaratnam

Samuel.Ariaratnam@asu.edu

Professor
Sch Sustain Engr & Built Envrn
Faculty
Mail Code: 3005

CAVC 480 (Map)
(480)965-7399

Bio

Professor and Construction Engineering Program Chair
Del E. Webb School of Construction
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Samuel T. Ariaratnam is a Professor and Construction Engineering Program Chair in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.  He received his B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo and his M.S. & Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  His educational and research interests lie in the area of trenchless construction methods with an emphasis on Horizontal Directional Drilling and Pipe Bursting.  Sam has published over 200 technical papers, holds four patents, and is active in numerous professional organizations.  He served on the North American Society for Trenchless Technology Board of Directors from 2001-2006.  Currently, Dr. Ariaratnam serves as the Immediate Past Chairman of the International Society for Trenchless Technology.  Recently, he was appointed to the Executive Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines Division.  Additionally, he is a co-author of the Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines and the Pipe Bursting Good Practices.  Dr. Ariaratnam is a registered professional engineer in the State of Arizona and the Province of Ontario.

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Infrastructure management & rehabilitation, Trenchless construction methods

Education

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 Interests

Sustainable underground urban infrastructure systems, Trenchless Technology

Courses

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CEE 792 Research
CEE 799 Dissertation
CNE 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 593 Applied Project
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 795 Continuing Registration
CON 799 Dissertation

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-CEE The ASU Experience
CEE 492 Honors Directed Study
CEE 493 Honors Thesis
CEE 499 Individualized Instruction
CEE 580 Practicum
CEE 590 Reading and Conference
CEE 592 Research
CEE 599 Thesis
CEE 790 Reading and Conference
CEE 792 Research
CEE 795 Continuing Registration
CEE 799 Dissertation
CNE 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 454 Trenchless Construction Methds
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 554 Trenchless Construction Methds
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CEE 792 Research
CEE 799 Dissertation
CNE 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 593 Applied Project
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 795 Continuing Registration
CON 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-CEE The ASU Experience
CEE 492 Honors Directed Study
CEE 493 Honors Thesis
CEE 499 Individualized Instruction
CEE 580 Practicum
CEE 590 Reading and Conference
CEE 592 Research
CEE 599 Thesis
CEE 790 Reading and Conference
CEE 792 Research
CEE 795 Continuing Registration
CEE 799 Dissertation
CNE 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 494 Special Topics
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 554 Trenchless Construction Methds
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 593 Applied Project
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 795 Continuing Registration
CON 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 494 Special Topics
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 554 Trenchless Construction Methds
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 593 Applied Project
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 795 Continuing Registration
CON 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 494 Special Topics
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 554 Trenchless Construction Methds
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 499 Individualized Instruction
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 792 Research
CON 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 492 Honors Directed Study
CON 493 Honors Thesis
CON 545 Construction Project Mgmt
CON 590 Reading and Conference
CON 592 Research
CON 595 Continuing Registration
CON 599 Thesis
CON 680 Practicum
CON 790 Reading and Conference
CON 792 Research
CON 795 Continuing Registration
CON 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CON 455 Construction Project Mgmt II
CON 494 Special Topics
CON 554 Trenchless Construction Methds

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * , Kavazanjian,Edward , . GROUND TEMPERATURE STUDY OF SOUTHWEST GAS OPERATING TERRITORIES. SW GAS CORP (12/1/2013 - 12/31/2015).
  2. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Project 4473 - the Assess-and-Fix Approach: Using NDE to Help Select Pipe Renewal Methods. H D R, INC (3/13/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  3. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Lueke,Jason S . Main Breaks: Current Knowledge and Research RoadMap (RFP 04374). WRF (4/15/2012 - 7/15/2014).
  4. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Lueke,Jason S . Answers to Challenging Infrastructure Management Questions. H D R, INC (10/1/2011 - 10/15/2013).
  5. Lueke,Jason S * Ariaratnam,Samuel T . WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK ENERGY UTILIZATION CALCULATOR. CertainTeed (2/1/2010 - 12/31/2010).
  6. 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 - 8/31/2015).
  7. 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).
  8. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Determination of Safe Pulling Force of Fusible PVC Pipe During Horizontal Directional Drilling Installations. US (5/1/2007 - 12/31/2008).
  9. 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).
  10. 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).
  11. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . Project Quantification Measures in Horizontal Directional Drilling. Vermeer Mfg Co (8/5/2005 - 4/30/2015).
  12. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . ATTRACT, RECRUIT AND RETAIN TOP QUALITY CONSTRUCTION LEADERS/MANAGERS. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY INST (1/1/2003 - 5/15/2005).
  13. Ariaratnam,Samuel T * . LARGE DIAMETER CONCRETE LINED SEWER ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION. PROJ. ENGR. CONSULTANTS (5/15/2002 - 12/31/2005).
  14. Westerhoff,Paul * , Ariaratnam,Samuel T , Beckman,James R , Chasey,Allan Dee , Dey,Sandwip Kumar , Fox,Peter , 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 , Tao,Nongjian , Wang,Joseph , Wang,Joseph , Wiezel,Avi , . SRPASU COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT. SRP-SALT RIVER PROJECT (7/1/1993 - 4/30/2012).

* principal investigator

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