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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Directory

Mark Abkowitz

Research Focus: Risk management, risk assessment, infrastructure resilience, freight transportation, spatial analysis, disaster preparedness
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Douglas Adams

Research Focus: Nonlinear structural dynamics and vibrations, structural health monitoring/diagnostics and damage prognosis, noise and vibration control, aerospace and automotive systems, energy systems, defense and security platforms
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Hiba Baroud

Research Focus: critical infrastructure systems modeling, risk analysis, statistical modeling, risk-informed decision analysis, resilience monitoring
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Alan Bowers

Research Focus: Environmental chemistry, modeling of water and wastewater treatment processes,role of uncertainty in biological and physical/chemical reactions
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Ravindra Duddu

Research Focus: Computational solid mechanics, multi-scale and multi-physics fracture mechanics, constitutive modeling, cohesive zone modeling of fatigue delamination, extended finite element method and level set method, computational geophysics.
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

David Kosson

Research Focus: Nuclear waste management, environmental remediation, leaching assessment and methods, management of residuals from energy production, contaminant mass transfer applied to groundwater, soil, sediment and waste systems.
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Eugene LeBoeuf

Research Focus: Environmental and water resources engineering, hydropower optimization and management, sustainability engineering, environmental security, and contaminant fate and transport applied to groundwater, soil, and sediment systems
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Shihong Lin

Research Focus: Membrane processes, water-energy-environment nexus, environmental surface science, environmental application and implication of nanotechnology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Sankaran Mahadevan

Research Focus: Structural mechanics, materials durability, reliability and risk engineering, structural health diagnosis and prognosis, computational model uncertainty, optimization under uncertainty.
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Caglar Oskay

Research Focus: Multiscale computational failure modeling of solids and structures, life prediction and performance assessment of structures, computational modeling of composites and other heterogeneous materials, modeling of multiphysics systems
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Florence Sanchez

Research Focus: Chemo-mechanical behavior and long-term performance of cement-based composites; Nanoscale behavior and nanomodification of cement and concrete materials; 3D printing of infrastructure materials; Mechanical/chemical/energy responses at material interfaces; Nanoscale interfacial interactions and dynamics in heterogeneous materials; Chemomechanically adaptive materials; Coupled chemo-transport-mechanical modeling
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Ahmad F. Taha

Research Focus: Dynamic networks and cyber-physical systems sciences; Sustainable power systems control, operation, and planning; Water distribution networks control and optimization; Transportation systems state estimation and feedback control problems; Cyber-security of power grids, water networks, and global positioning system (GPS)
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Daniel Work

Research Focus: transportation cyber physical systems, transportation data analytics, traffic estimation & control, connected & autonomous vehicles, mathematical models of traffic, inverse modeling, mobile sensing
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Ghina Absi

Research Focus: Engineering undergraduate education and project-based learning
02Teaching

Curtis Byers

Research Focus: Structural design, building use.
02Teaching

Sanjiv Gokhale

Research Focus: Repair, rehabilitation, and renewal of underground infrastructure, infrastructure management, cost and schedule control for large-cap EPC projects
02Teaching

Steven Krahn

Research Focus: Nuclear and environmental policy and regulation; risk assessment and risk management; operational readiness and technology insertion in nuclear facilities; the nuclear fuel cycle.
02Teaching

Lori Troxel

Research Focus: Sustainable Design, Structural Design
02Teaching

Kevin Brown

Research Focus: Life-cycle risk evaluation, model integration, and waste management issues related to proposed advanced nuclear fuel cycles and cementitious barriers for nuclear applications.
03Research

Janey Camp

Research Focus: Spill management information system, geographic information system mapping, impacts of climate change on civil infrastructure
03Research

Zhiliang Chen

Research Focus: Research interests include long-term leaching and aging assessment of cementitious waste forms, geochemical assessment of coal fly ashes, detoxification and utilization of municipal solid waste incineration residues, formation and suppression of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) in municipal solid waste incineration systems, and carbon capture and utilization in solid wastes.
03Research

Leah Dundon

03Research

Andrew Garrabrants

Research Focus: transportation of contaminants, subsurface environments, leaching methods, energy production residuals, construction waste reuse
03Research

Chen Gruber

Research Focus: Integration of advanced geochemical reactive transport modeling with experiments designed to understand underlying fundamental processes.
03Research

George Hornberger

Research Focus: Hydrology, water scarcity, infrastructure resiliency, transport of dissolved and suspended constituents through catchments and aquifers
03Research

Pranav Karve

Research Focus: Dr. Karve is a research assistant professor in the Risk, Reliability, and Resilience in engineering group. His research involves probabilistic diagnosis, probabilistic prognosis and optimization under uncertainty for engineering systems using physics-based and/or data-driven models for these systems. The applications that drive his work are in structural engineering (structural health monitoring, design of blast-hardened buildings), geophysics (full-waveform inversion), petroleum engineering (wave-based enhanced oil recovery), biomedical imaging (kidney stone detection and sizing), aerospace engineering (damage-adaptive rotorcraft maneuvering), composites manufacturing (real-time cure monitoring), and electrical engineering (optimal electrical power grid operations).
03Research

Craig Philip

Research Focus: Management and design of urban and freight transportation networks and operations, infrastructure resilience and application of risk management tools to public policy making, carrier safety management and regulation of 24/7/365 operations, water resource management and balancing multistakeholder interests.
03Research

Gregory Cashion

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Meredith Cebelak

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Phillip Collins

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Allen Croff

04Adjunct/Adjoint

James Dobbins

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Andrea Gardiner

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Andrea George

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Jesus Gomez-Velez

Research Focus: Environmental flow and transport, groundwater-surface water interactions, watershed hydrology, analytical and numerical modeling, data mining and assimilation
04Adjunct/Adjoint

Boualem Hadjerioua

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Ofra Klein-BenDavid

04Adjunct/Adjoint

David Livingston

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Keith Loiseau

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Vic McConnell

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Janette Meyer

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Ross Muirhead

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Heather Smith Sawyer

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Bryan Tharpe

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Hamp Turner

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Hans van der Sloot

04Adjunct/Adjoint

Hannah Walter

04Adjunct/Adjoint

John Adrian Ward

04Adjunct/Adjoint

John Ayers

Research Focus: Geochemistry, Experimental Petrology, Sustainable Science
05Affiliated

David Furbish

Research Focus: Hydrology, Geomorphology, Fluid Mechanics
05Affiliated

Jonathan Gilligan

Research Focus: Environmental policy, risk management, atmospheric science, global climate change
05Affiliated

Matt Weinger

Research Focus: Human factors and systems engineering; human-system interaction, decision making, health care informatics
05Affiliated

Prodyot (P.K.) Basu

Research Focus: Multiscale behavior of composites, rapid repair of damaged structures using composite patches, real-time health monitoring of bridge structures, and accurate modeling and simulation of complex high-performance material systems
06Emeritus

George Hornberger

Research Focus: Hydrology, water scarcity, infrastructure resiliency, transport of dissolved and suspended constituents through catchments and aquifers
06Emeritus

Richard Speece

Research Focus: Anaerobic biotransformation of hazadous pollutants oxygenation of rivers and lakes.
06Emeritus

Robert Stammer

Research Focus: Highway and Pedestrian Safety, Crash Investigations, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Systems Design, Human Factors, and Multi-modal Freight
06Emeritus

Edward Thackston

Research Focus: Environmental engineering, water quality management, environmental policy
06Emeritus