Christian Khachaturian

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Graduate Research Assistant

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B-118 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 244-6063
Fax: (217) 333-9464


2017 AS (Civil Engineering) Parkland Community College
2019 BS (Civil Engineering & Innovation, Leadership & Engineering Entrepreneurship) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2021 (anticipated) MS (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Christian is pursuing his MS in Civil Engineering while working in the RailTEC department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christian focuses mainly on the instrumentation of test specimen used in lab experiments that provide data crucial to understanding the behavior of rail spikes in various situations. After graduation Christian looks to continue working with either structural systems or railroad infrastructure. He is currently heavily involved here on campus as a leader in both Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Young Life.

Current RailTEC Associations

  • Master's Student

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