Shiva Haghighi

Shiva Haghighi is a graduate research assistant in Engineering Education and Civil Engineering. She received her BS in civil engineering from Purdue University with an emphasis on structures. She is continuing her studies in Civil Engineering in the area of architectural engineering and green building design. She has done internships with American Structurepoint and Bechtel Corporation, as well as conducted summer research at Purdue; project topics include heat straightening repair of steel beam bridges and its effects on structural properties and nighttime construction safety strategies. Her research interests include green building and urban planning and design. Shiva is a LEED-accredited professional and an Engineer in Training (EIT). She is a past President of both the Civil Engineering Student Advisory Council and the Purdue chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and continues to serve as a member of both groups.