Dr. Louis teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in heavy civil operations and equipment, and analytical tools for construction. Dr. Louis’s research interest lies at the intersection of simulation, visualization, and automation within the context of construction operations. He draws upon concepts in these areas to provide construction managers with better means of planning, monitoring, and controlling their operations to improve safety, maximize productivities, and minimize equipment idle times. Dr. Louis is passionate about engaging with the broader community and has organized university-level TEDx talks. He was awarded the Zimmerman Award for Innovation and Outreach at Purdue University for his efforts at introducing robotics to middle school students.
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 2016
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 2010
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, National Institue of Technology, Trichy, India. 2008