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True vision: The future of construction and engineering

Reddy Kancharla obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, and his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University at Lubbock. He also has over 25 years of experience in projects involving civil construction, geotechnical consultation, construction QA/QC, including ten years of senior…
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How does one become a geotechnical engineer?

Reddy Kancharla is currently based in Ossining, NY. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, and his master’s degree from Texas Tech University at Lubbock. He has more than 25 years of experience in projects involving civil construction, geotechnical consultation, and construction QA/QC, including 10 years of senior…
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Construction 101: On hiring workers

Reddy Kancharla got his master’s in civil engineering from Texas Tech University at Lubbock and has since had a long career in civil construction, geotechnical consultation, and construction QA/QC spanning 25 years. He also has more than a decade of senior management experience. Some of the projects he has worked on include numerous high-rise buildings…
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Construction engineering management: An overview

Some of the projects <a href=”http://www.reddykancharla.com/biography/“>Reddy Kancharla</a> has worked on are numerous high-rise buildings in New York City (including Reuters, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, and 7 World Trade Center), the USTA National Tennis Center, Yankee Stadium, the Giants/Jets Stadium, and Terminals 1, 4, 5 and 7 of the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Airport. Over the years, Reddy…
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Five civil engineering specializations

Five civil engineering specializations you may not be aware of Civil engineering is one of the most interesting fields of study to pursue, just with the diversity of specializations that can lead to a successful career path. Reddy Kancharla, a civil engineer himself, shares a number of these in this article. 1. Construction Management A…
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Understanding Structural Failures

Understanding structural failures and how to avoid them In a sense, civil engineering technologies are always a work in progress, as continuous advancements in the craft are all geared towards making everything better and better as time goes by. Even Reddy Kancharla recognizes that as impressive as civil engineering has been throughout the years, there…
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Civil Engineering: Shallow and Deep Foundations

Civil Engineering: Understanding shallow and deep foundations It takes a lot to put up any structure that is classified under civil works, as far as Reddy Kancharla is concerned. Unbeknownst to many, there are loads of detailed work involved in a construction project. This challenges the notion that civil engineering is all a mere bunch…
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The Job of a Geotechnical Engineer

Explaining the job of a geotechnical engineer Engineering itself is a very broad topic, with the different fields that make up the expertise. Civil engineering alone is already broad enough, as a civil engineer’s career can branch out into specialties. One of these is a geotechnical engineering, which Reddy Kancharla wishes to discuss in this…
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What the future of peak engineering and construction may look like

One of the most fascinating conversations Reddy Kancharla has with his friends revolve around possibilities for construction and engineering.  They love to paint pictures of what man can truly achieve with future technology and his unlimited imagination.   On that note, Reddy Kancharla will attempt to travel in time and look at what the future…
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A beginner’s guide to construction engineering management

Construction engineering management is among the five types of civil engineering projects involving the application of technical and scientific understanding of infrastructure construction developments.  It deals with the creation of roads, railways, bridges, and buildings. The primary focus of engineering is the design, while construction engineering management is in charge of the supervising of the…
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