Juan Diego Porras-Alvarado

Juan Diego Porras-Alvarado

Graduate Research Assistant

Juan Diego Porras-Alvarado is a Graduate Research Assistant working on his PhD in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation Infrastructure at the University of Texas at Austin.  He has his master’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in pavements and materials from the University of Nevada and bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Costa Rica.  Juan previously has worked with the Nevada DOT as a public service intern, focusing on laboratory tests on asphalt mixtures and performance comparison between HMA and WMA of field and lab mixes.  Juan is a recipient of the International Road Federation Fellowship Grant and serves as treasurer of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s Student chapter at UT Austin.