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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Director and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering


  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering University of Houston
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering University of Houston
  • B.E. - Mechanical Engineering Osmania University (India)

Teaching Specialties

  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
  • Process Monitoring and Control

Research Interests

  • Application oriented relating to Sensors and sensing systems including Wireless sensing, Signal Processing algorithms, Structural Health and Vibration Monitoring
  • Applications related to machinery condition monitoring, structures and bridges, seismic monitoring and biomechanics.



  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • International Society for Optics and Photonics ( SPIE)
  • Institution of Engineers (IE), India

Shivan Haran

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3413
F: 870-972-3948


Building: Lab Science West
Room: 244

Alternative Contact

Jennifer Cortez
P: 870-972-2088