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George G. Adams


College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact mechanics including adhesion, friction, and plasticity; modeling and analysis of MEMS; modeling and analysis in nanomechanics

Joseph Ayers


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

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

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.

Stephen Flynn


Founding Director, 
Global Resilience Institute

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

Water & Climate Science, Data & Network Science, and Infrastructure Resilience

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

Michael Kane


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

Haris Koutsopoulos


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

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

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

Sinan Muftu


Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, 
Office of the Dean

Mechanics and tribology of axially moving materials, webs; numerical simulation of tissue healing and bone remodeling; high velocity impact of micron scale particles

Andrew T. Myers


Associate Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Offshore wind structures; multi-scale experimental testing of structures; computational simulation; fracture and damage mechanics of metals; probabilistic modeling

Mark Patterson


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

Mehrdad Sasani


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Progressive collapse of structures; earthquake engineering; structural integrity and reliability; community resilience.

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


Assistant 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

Hao Sun


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

(1) physics-informed AI for engineering applications; (2) physics-encoded deep learning for scarce data interpretation; (3) data-driven governing law discovery; (4) smart and resilient infrastructure; (5) advanced sensing, big data analytics, machine/deep learning, uncertainty quantification and inverse computational mechanics with applications to civil infrastructure monitoring and resilience assessment

Ali Touran


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

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

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