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Meenu Garg

Meenu Garg

Graduate Program and Web Coordinator

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Graduate Program and Web Coordinator
College of Engineering

Email: mgarg@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-2580

Office: 160 Fitzpatrick Hall

Education

M.S. in Structural Engineering from IIT Kanpur, India

B.S. In Civil Engineering from Pantnagar India

Project Management Certification, University of Notre Dame


Biography

Web Specialist (2012 – Current)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, US

  • Created and maintained Department website Link

-       Communicating with faculties, alumni and students regularly via Email, one to one meetings or group meetings to keep the website updated/improve for all the news, seminars, publications etc.

-       Keep track of the traffic flow through Google analytics

  • Executed research project (CyberEye) - planning, timelines and costing of web portion and implementation Link
  • Created Presentations of department achievements, activities and progress for advisory board, alumni and parents annually.
  • Creation and maintenance of social media sites for different events and activities.
  • Helping and training administrative staff for any new technologies as needed in their tasks.

Project Lead, Risk Management Group (Acting Jr. Project Manager) (2002 -2004)
RMSI, INDIA

Successful implementation of Turkey and Taiwan Earthquake Hazard Model on the in-house software RiskLink

-       Managed day to day project via coordinating between client (RMS), technical development team and software implementation team.

-       Resource management, task allotment, conflict management and team building.

-       Investigated the seismicity of the region and developed relational databases for the past events using pivot tables and other excel tools.

-       Implemented stochastic model for generation of earthquake events.

-       Validated and calibrated financial loss models for the past earthquake events.

Senior Engineer, Risk Management Group (2001 -2002)
RMSI, INDIA

Successful implementation of Fire Following Earthquake (FFEQ) Model for US on the in-house software RiskLink

-       Analyze the needs of the client (RMS) and their customer via regular teleconferencing, face to face meetings and Emails.

-       Development of inventory database for FFEQ simulation program at variable resolution grid.

-       Implementing the database and calibrating for historical losses.

-       Developed web based applications for insurance companies.

Engineer, Risk Management Group (2000 -2001)
RMSI, INDIA

Business Interruption Model Development and Testing

-       Met with the client (OYO-RMS) to identify their communication and outreach needs and translate them to into technical requirements.

-       Trained clients using web based applications.

Summary of Activities/Interests

  • Competent in project management and execution by assuring the process, product and quality are in-line with project scope, budget and time-lines
  • Competent to work with large quantities of statistical data and convert it into understandable results
  • Skilled in Analyzing the data from the information collected, and come up with a solution to a problem
  • Expertise in understanding requirements and interpreting the same in technical terms with due consideration to the objectives of the project
  • Holds the credit of meeting and interacting with clients to gather their requirements pertaining to applications and ERP
  • Skilled in first stage testing to ensure the quality standards, conducting GAP analysis and providing technical assistance to resolve critical issues
  • Proficient in designing User Interface, web pages, presentations, newsletters and e-mailers using basic to advanced Adobe technologies
  • Social Media – Created and maintained group & personal pages at Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest
  • Project Management Tools – MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, Outlook, Project Management Apps