Joseph Louis

Portrait of Joseph Louis.

Joseph Louis

Associate Professor
Civil and Construction Engineering

201F Kearney Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States

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

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.