Anandharam Mourougassamy

Pursuing BS in Civil Engineering

Anandharam Mourougassamy, a senior civil engineering student who will study seismic engineering in graduate school
“Try to get as involved as possible. We are big on research, so despite what year of school you’re in, go and talk to people and you might find something you are interested in. I never had a plan to do research, and I’ve been fortunate to work on a research project every year.”
Anandharam Mourougassamy
Pursuing BS in Civil Engineering

Anandharam Mourougassamy is a senior civil engineering student who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in three years. Originally from India, Mourougassamy began taking summer classes and working in different labs with faculty after his freshman year.

He worked with assistant professor Ranade in the Department’s materials lab, and he received author credit (as a research assistant), when a paper on the research project was published in a conference in Germany. Mourougassamy also worked as a teaching assistant and participated in another research project during his time with UB.

Originally from India, Mourougassamy took advantage of the open-door policy most faculty members within the department have. He participated in ASCE as a freshman and encourages others to get involved.