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Akram N. Alshawabkeh


Senior Associate Dean for Research and Global University Campus, 
Office of the Dean

Geoenvironmental engineering, soil and groundwater remediation; electrokinetic and electrochemical processes; contaminant fate and transport environmental restoration

R. Edward Beighley


Professor and Associate Chair for Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling; remote sensing of the hydrologic cycle; hydrologic impacts of climate and/or land use change; flood hazard and risk assessment

Dionisio P. Bernal


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

System identification, fault detection and fault localization, earthquake engineering, soil structure interaction, structural stability

Luca Caracoglia


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Structural dynamics; wind engineering; wind energy; wind-induced vibration; fluid-structure interaction; linear and nonlinear cable dynamics; climate change

Qin Jim Chen


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Marine and Environmental Sciences

Coastal engineering and science, particularly in the development and application of state-of-the-art numerical models to address coastal resiliency and sustainability
James Dennedy-Frank

Peter "James" Dennedy-Frank


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ecohydrologic modeling for water resources and conservation

Matthew J. Eckelman


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering and sustainability; life cycle assessment; energy efficiency and emissions modeling; environmental assessment of bio and nanomaterials; material and energy use in urban buildings and infrastructure

David Fannon


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in School of Architecture & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sustainable and high performance building design; persistent architecture and resilience; human health, safety, and comfort in the built environment.

Loretta A. Fernandez


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice, 
jointly appointed in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Marine and Environmental Sciences

Environmental organic chemistry; passive sampling methods; transport and transformation of contaminants in built and natural environments

Peter G. Furth


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Traffic signal control; transit signal priority; transit operations modeling; transit data collection and sampling

Auroop R. Ganguly


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geoscience (Climate Science, Hydrology, Hydrometeorology); Engineering (Infrastructure Resilience, Water Resources, Lifeline Systems); Data Sciences (Machine Learning, Data Mining, Nonlinear Physics)
Fatemeh Ghoreishi

Fatemeh Ghoreishi


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Design and decision-making under uncertainty, machine learning and data analysis, Bayesian statistics, multidisciplinary design optimization, autonomous and cyber-physical systems

Jerome F. Hajjar


CDM Smith Professor and Chair, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Steel and composite steel/concrete structures; earthquake engineering; structural stability; large-scale experimental testing of structures; regional simulation

Julia Hopkins


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Coastal morphodynamics, including effects of extreme weather events on sediment transport in the surf zone; wave-current interactions in the nearshore; developing and implementing field-verified numerical models to study coastal processes, informing coastal management with process-based research
Michael Kane

Michael Kane


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Occupant-centric building controls, community resilience, model predictive control, hybrid systems

Haris Koutsopoulos


Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban transportation networks and informatics, public transportation operations, mobility on demand

Philip Larese-Casanova


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Physical, chemical, and electrochemical transformation processes of metallic, inorganic, and organic water pollutants, with applications to groundwater environments and unit operations
Jack Lesko

Jack Lesko


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Civil and Environmental Engineering

emerging interdisciplinary design involving lightweight polymeric multifunctional materials, structural design and reliability, packaging, and energy systems
Yu Miao

Yu (Rain) Miao


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Marine and Environmental Sciences

Environmental biotechnology for groundwater remediation, wastewater treatment, and public and ecological health

Amy Mueller


Assistant Professor and Vice Chair for Graduate Studies, 
jointly appointed in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Marine and Environmental Sciences

Biogeochemistry of natural and engineered systems; in-situ sensors and instrumentation for high-resolution process characterization; remediation and sustainability in natural and built coastal environments; sensor-driven closed-loop controls for resource optimization in engineered systems; signal processing and machine learning, embedded systems, and sensor networks

Samuel Munoz


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sedimentary records of environmental change, paleoclimate and climate change, rivers and fluvial processes, hydroclimatic extremes

Andrew T. Myers


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Fixed and floating offshore wind structures; multi-scale experimental testing of structures; computational simulation; probabilistic modeling

Mark Patterson


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Development of autonomous underwater robots for civil infrastructure and marine sensing; decision support tools for gray/green infrastructure like tide gates; environmental fluid mechanics; biomechanics and mass transfer in living systems

Kelsey Pieper


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Applied environmental chemistry; corrosion; drinking water quality, treatment, and infrastructure; post-disaster drinking water recovery; public health engineering

Mehrdad Sasani


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Progressive collapse of structures; earthquake engineering; structural integrity and reliability; building and community resilience
Cristina Schultz

Cristina Schultz


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Influence of long-term climate change and of climate variability on ocean biogeochemistry

Thomas C. Sheahan


Executive Vice Provost, 
Office Of The Provost

Soft ground engineering, coastal adaptation, education and training for engineers and scientists

Aron Stubbins


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry and Chemical Biology & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental chemistry; geochemistry; the carbon cycle; freshwater, coastal and ocean biogeochemistry; feedbacks between natural biogeochemical cycles and climate change; permafrost; black carbon; aquatic microplastics

Ali Touran


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Risk assessment; construction cost/schedule uncertainty; project delivery systems; simulation; construction productivity
Julia Varshavsky

Julia Varshavsky


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Department of Health Sciences & Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental exposures and maternal-child health outcomes, biomonitoring, risk assessment in vulnerable communities

Sara Wadia-Fascetti


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Condition assessment methodologies for infrastructure systems; life cycle and life span analysis; structural and earthquake engineering uncertainty

Ming L. Wang


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Network-wide pavement and bridge deck inspections: sensor technology for infrastructure; saliva-based sensor technology for disease diagnosis and monitoring; structural health monitoring for bridges; subsurface fault detection using air-coupled GPR systems

Qi “Ryan” Wang


Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban and social resilience; geo-social networking; coupled, human-natural systems, natural disaster response and evacuation; urban computing

Mishac K. Yegian


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical earthquake engineering; soil dynamics; geosynthetics; seismic response of landfills; base isolation; liquefaction; bridge engineering; use of shaking table in earthquake engineering

Yang Zhang


Professor and Distinguished Fellow and Associate Chair for Research, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Air quality; atmospheric chemistry; cloud/aerosol microphysics; sensitivity and uncertainty analysis; multiscale atmospheric modeling and forecasting; climate and Earth system modeling; health impact assessment; eco-environmental sustainability; human-Earth system interactions