Emmania Vilfrant

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant

Arizona State University

  • Quantified and analyzed factors affecting bid prices of Horizontal Directional Drilling projects in USA

  •  Validated equations for predicting installation loads on PVC pipes

  •  Developed abilities to understand and communicate technical subjects to general audiences

  •  Enhanced collaboration and teamwork capabilities while sharing research duties with others

  • Publication: 

    Predictive Modeling of Installation Loads for directional drilled fusible PVC pipe (co-author)

       Advisor : Samuel T. Ariaratnam, PHD, PE

Feb 2008 - Jul 2008

QC Civil Engineer

National Laboratory of Infrastructure and Public Works

  • Analyzed and predicted concrete strength for building beams, columns and slabs using sclerometer
  • Analyzed field data and laboratory test results to determine the compressive strength of concrete, soil   condition and aggregates composition
  •  Performed calculations necessary for completion of engineering reports
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Civil Engineer

National Potable Water Services
  • Maintained and operated the potable water distribution system of the city of Jacmel, Haiti
  • Managed crew of technicians and craftsmen operating on pipes, valves, reservoirs



Bachelor of Science

School of Engineering of State University of Haiti
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010

Master of Science

Arizona State University

  • Thesis: Analysis of parameters affecting costs of Horizontal Directional Drilling projects in USA for municipal infrastructure



Relevant Course work

Construction Productivity Construction Planning and Scheduling Construction Safety and Risks Construction Contract Administration Civil & Environmental Systems Engineering Construction Company Financial Control Trenchless Construction Methods Systems Engineering (Introduction)

Estimating software


Statistical Software


Scheduling Software

Primavera P5 Microsoft Project

Computer Software

Microsoft  Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Power Point



  • Planning and inspection of construction operations improving productivity, verifying and implementing safety regulations and managing material handling

  • Maintenance and control of construction project schedules (PDM and LSM)

  • Estimation and control of project cost

  • Tracking of project progress using earned value management

  • Reviews of construction contracts

  • Measurement and improvement of site safety using OSHA regulations

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical subjects to general audiences

  • Capability to collaborate and work in teams


  • American Society of Civil Engineers / Student member
  • North American Society of Trenchless Technology/ASU Student chapter, August 2008-present
  • Shades Multicultural Mentoring Program of ASU / Mentor
  • Black Graduate Student Association of ASU, May 2008-present / Executive Board member/Secretary for 2009
  • Volunteerism : Habitat for Humanity / NO-DIG 2009 / NO-DIG 2010 / Greenbuild 2009 



OSHA - 10 hrs