Ankita A Lad is a Structural Engineering Masters student at The University of Texas at Arlington. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University, India in 2015. She worked as a trainee design engineer at SpaceAge Architects and Structural Consultants, Mumbai, India from June 2015 to July 2016. Her job profile included design of Structural framework from Architectural plans of residential and commercial buildings, analysis of structures and correspondence with clients. She is a Graduate Research Assistant under the guidance of Dr. Nur Yazdani and her ongoing research topic is “Quantitative Evaluation of FRP-Concrete Bond Using Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing Methods.” In addition, she is currently the Treasurer for Structural Engineering Institute, Graduate Student Chapter at UTA.