Rajarajan Subramanian, Ph.D.

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Civil Engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Associate Program Chair, Civil Engineering & Structural / Construction Engineering Technology
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W236a
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
W236A OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

Dr. Subramanian holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering from The University of Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at Penn State Harrisburg, he served as transportation engineer at MDSHA OMT.

Research Interests

Portland Cement Concrete Materials used in buildings as well as in roads

Asphalt Cement Concrete Materials used in Roadway Pavements

Construction Management including Roadway Pavement Management

Sustainable Energy used in Roadways and Buildings

Publications

Subramanian Rajarajan, “100 Percent Renewable Energy for Pennsylvania via Solar, Wind, and Water”, American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, June 25 – 28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.

Subramanian Rajarajan, “Are Examinations necessary for Engineering Education ?”, American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference Proceedings, April 27 – 29, 2017, Lowell, MA.

Subramanian Rajarajan, “Partnership between Universities and K-12 Schools to enhance the awareness of STEM fields" STEM-UP – PA, November 12, 2016 Annual Symposium on Innovations in Teaching. Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA

Subramanian Rajarajan and Shirley Clark, “The partnership of University, Industry and K-12 Schools to improve awareness of STEM fields,” Fall 2016 Mid-Atlantic American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings, October 21-22, 2016 Hofstra University, New York. - 11549.

Subramanian Rajarajan and Grady F Mathews IV, “Online Courses: A Threat to Class Room Oriented Engineering Education?”, Spring 2016 Mid-Atlantic American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings, April 8-9, 2016 George Washington University, Washington D.C. - 20052.

Subramanian Rajarajan, “Laboratory Component in Engineering courses: Essential ?”, STEM-UP – PA 2015 Annual Symposium on Innovations in Teaching. Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA.

Subramanian Rajarajan, Mang Tia, Michael Bergin and Charles Ishee, "An effective and efficient Tool to evaluate the Early Shrinkage in Florida Bridge Decks", International Journal of Engineering Research and Innovation, Fall/Winter Volume, 2015.

Subramanian Rajarajan, "The Current Status of the Roadways Solar Power Technology: A Review", International Symposium on Systematic Approaches to Environmental Sustainability in Transportation Proceedings, Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates (CESTiCC), August 2 - 5, 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Subramanian Rajarajan, "Developing Advanced Construction Management Course with Innovative Methodologies", Spring 2015 Mid-Atlantic American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings, April 10-11, 2015 Villanova University, Villanova, PA-19085

Subramanian Rajarajan, Thavavigna Thanikachalam, and Najafi F.T., Civil Engineering Education at the Anna University, India and the University of Florida, Annual Conference Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, 2012.

Sofia M Vidalis and Subramanian Rajarajan, "State Agencies' Status of Warm Mix Asphalt Technologies: A Review", International Journal of Engineering Research & Education Vol.2, No.2, 2010 Fall/Winter edition.

Subramanian Rajarajan, Tia M, Ishee Charles and Bergin M "Evaluation of Effects of Shrinkage-Reducing Admixture on Potential Shrinkage-Induced Stresses in Concrete", Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting at Washington D.C, January 11 - 15, 2004 Proceedings.

Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi F. T. Current Status of the Development and Use of Portland Cement Concrete Performance Related Specifications, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Montréal, Québec, Canada June 5-8, 2002

Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi.,F.T. Partnership in Engineering Education, Proceedings, 2001 ASEE-SE Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, March 31-April 3, 2001, Technical Session, CD-ROM.

Najafi,F.T., Pathomvanich,S., and Anglade, Y.J. and Subramanian Rajarajan. Justification of High-Speed Rail in Florida, Proceedings, 2001 CSCE 29th Annual Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 30-June 2, 2001, CD-ROM, A54.

Villiers.Claude, Subramanian Rajarajan, Najafi, F.T, and Anglade, Y.J, Haiti: An Emergency Call to Rehabilitate Its Transportation, Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on Public Works Infrastructure, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, July 29-August 1, 2001, CD-ROM

Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi, F. T. Industry/Government Participation in Engineering Education, Proceedings, 2000 ASEE Annual Conference, Southeastern Section, Roanoke, Virginia, April 2-4, 2000, CD ROM, 1-5.

Subramanian Rajarajan, Najafi, F. T and Pathomvanich, S., Partnership in Engineering Education to Enhance Graduates Responsiveness to Industry/Government, Proceedings, International Conference in Engineering Education, Ostrava-Prague, Czech Republic, August 10-14, 1999, CD ROM, Paper 335, 1-8.

Arnaldo, Sal G., Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi, F. T., A Survey of Pavement Management Status in Florida, Proceedings, 1999 CSCE Annual Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 2-5, 1999, Vol. IV, 359-368.

Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi, F. T. Alleviating Traffic in Two Congested Highway Corridors with High-Speed Rail, Proceedings, 1999 CSCE Annual Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 2-5, 1999, Vol. IV, 479-488.

Subramanian Rajarajan and Najafi, F.T. Effects of fly ash on the Mechanical Properties of Ferro-cement, Proceedings, World Road Congress, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia October 3-6, 1999.

Education

B.E., M.S., Ph.D. (Florida U)