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Akram N. Alshawabkeh


Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, 
Office of the Dean

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

Cheryl Arruda


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Joseph Ayers


Affiliated Faculty, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Development of underwater robots for civil infrastructure and explosive sensing; neurophysiology and behavior biomimetics

R. Edward Beighley


Professor, 
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


Associate 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.

Sally Conant


Associate Co-op Coordinator & Assistant Director, 
Global Engineering Co-op

David Deeter

David Deeter


Marketing & Communications Coordinator, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Daniel M. Dulaski


Teaching Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geometric design of transportation systems; transportation safety; human factors in transportation design; multi-modal streets; roundabouts; traffic calming; intelligent transportation systems

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

Lisa Edouard


First-Year, NU Start (L-Z), & Civil and Environmental Engineering (L-Z) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Ozlem Ergun


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Design and management of large-scale networks, supply chain design and resilience, collaboration and crowdsourcing in logistics, humanitarian logistics

David Fannon


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

Sustainable and high performance building design; development of sustainable building technologies; human comfort within the built environment

Loretta A. Fernandez


Associate Professor, 
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

Stephen Flynn


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

critical infrastructure resilience; public policy

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


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)

Griffith Gao


Applications Developer & Data Administrator, 
PROTECT

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

Edgar D. Goluch


Associate Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

detection of biomolecules at the nanoscale in micro and nanofluidic channels; biophysics; micro and systems biology; environmental sensing; analytical instrumentation

Tarik Gouhier


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Population Biology

Jonathan Grabowski


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

environmental science and policy, fisheries, ecological economics

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

Brian Helmuth


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ecological forecasting and resilience of coastal environments

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

Randall Hughes


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Marine biodiversity and conservation; genetic management for climate adaptation
Michael Kane

Michael Kane


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

Leila Keyvani Someh


Associate Teaching Professor, 
First Year Engineering Program

Resilience Engineering, Engineering Education, Evidence-Based Teaching, Pedagogy, Progressive Collapse

Haris Koutsopoulos


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

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

Kristina Kutsukos


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Global Engineering Co-op

Michelle Laboy


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Building and site systems integration; structures and landscape performance; building and urban resilience; green infrastructure; socio-ecological factors in design, transdisciplinary teaching and learning

Philip Larese-Casanova


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental chemistry and mineralogy; transformation and remediation of water pollutants; nanomaterial sorbents for water treatment
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

Yiannis Levendis


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Gasification and combustion of solid fuels, generation and containment of combustion-generated pollution, synthesis and characterization of combustion-generated materials, fire suppression – fire extinction, engine design and operation

Caroline Milligan


Student Services and Data Manager, 
Cooperative Education

Lorraine Mountain


Assistant Dean & Senior Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Departmental Programs: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Data Analytics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Energy Systems, Engineering Management, Engineering Public Policy, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Robotics, and Sustainable Building Systems.

Amy Mueller


Assistant Professor, 
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

Sinan Müftü


Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, 
Office of the Dean

Cold-spray additive manufacturing; high-velocity impact of micron-scale particles; mechanics and tribology of axially moving materials; numerical simulation of tissue healing and bone remodeling

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

Vladimir Novotny


Professor Emeritus, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Diffuse (Nonpoint) Pollution, Water Quality Management, Total Maximum Daily Loads, Restoration, Socio-economic Issues of Water Quality Abatement

Annalisa Onnis-Hayden


Teaching Professor & Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Biological treatment processes; ecotoxicology and toxicity assessment; microbial population dynamics and ecology in engineered biological systems

Jessica Ormsby


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

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

Russell Rakouskas


First-Year & Civil and Environmental Engineering (A-K) and Class of 2020 & 2021 Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Sebastian Ruf


Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

John Sangster


Assistant Teaching Professor, 
First Year Engineering Program

Engineering education with a focus on differentiated curricula. Transportation engineering with a focus on alternative intersection designs.

Mehrdad Sasani


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Progressive collapse of structures; earthquake engineering; structural integrity and reliability; building and community resilience
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Kathryn Schulte Grahame


Teaching Professor and Associate Director, 
First Year Engineering Program

Service-learning in engineering, sustainable urban design; alternative energy sources; green roof technology; soil-liquid infiltration physics

Thomas C. Sheahan


Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Programs Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

Craig Shillaber


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical subsurface characterization through in-situ and laboratory methods; quantification of construction energy and carbon; sustainable geotechnics

Michael B. Silevitch


Robert D. Black Professor, COE Distinguished Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Subsurface sensing and imaging systems, detection of explosives-related anomalies, engineered system development and engineering leadership

Lura Slowinski


Project Manager, 
PROTECT

Jennie C. Stephens


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Renewable energy transformation, reducing fossil fuel reliance, energy resilience, energy democracy, climate engineering, gender & energy, integrating social justice with climate and energy innovations

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

Robert R. Tillman


Professor Emeritus, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cooperative education; professional ethics; education research

Ali Touran


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

Geoffrey C. Trussell


Affiliated Faculty, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Evolutionary and community ecology; coastal sustainability
Julia Varshavsky

Julia Varshavsky


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

environmental exposures and maternal-child health outcomes and biomonitoring studies and advancing 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


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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