Tanvi Damani

Tanvi Damani

Dubai, AE



Although I was born in Mumbai, India, I didn't live there long as an infant. By the time I graduated from High School, I had lived in 4 different countries and been to 6 different schools. My parents finally having settled on sending me to boarding school in the 11th Grade so as not to uproot me in my crucial last couple of years of high school when there was the additional pressure of applying to colleges,. 

In the Summer after my IGCSE (10th Grade), I was watching a documentary about Emily Roebling and it inspired me to become a Civil Engineer. During my time as 


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, Masters, Civil Engineering

Although my official degree was in construction management, I focused on sustainability and transportation engineering.

Jan 2011 - May 2012

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Primary Concentration: Construction Management; Secondary Concentration: Transportation Engineering.

I took a number of geology classes and was one class short of a secondary concentration in geotechnical engineering as well.

Aug 2006 - Dec 2010

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