Kerop Janoyan, Ph.D., P.E., (CA), is a faculty member in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Clarkson University since January 2002. He received his B.S., M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1993, 1995, 1998 and 2001, respectively. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in California. Janoyan currently serves as the Director of Distance Learning in the Office of the Provost and as the Executive Officer of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering where he is an Associate Professor. He is also the co-Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CeCeT) Blade Testing Facility at Clarkson University. Janoyan has been recognized numerous times by the Coulter School of Engineering for his excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and continues to serve on numerous university and departmental committees. He is the recent recipient of the Albert D. Merrill Award. Janoyan was elected By-Fellow of Churchill College at Cambridge University where he spent his sabbatical stay in 2009.
Janoyan’s research and development expertise covers a broad range of related topics with a strong focus on aspects of intelligent infrastructure (including structural, geotechnical, environmental and energy) systems, in-service diagnostics, health monitoring, and parametric modeling of response from field measurements. Janoyan has an extensive history of participation in various academic and joint industrial projects tailored toward application of advanced sensing and diagnostics approaches for infrastructure, industrial, environmental and energy systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 90 technical papers and reports and has presented his research at numerous national and international conferences and workshops. His research and development efforts have been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Syracuse Center of Excellence, the NYSTAR Center of Advanced Material Processing, Intertek, General Motors Powertrain, John Deere, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, and other partners.