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Faculty & Staff

Department Chair

  • Zhiqiang Hu
  • Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, P.E.


  • Faculty

  • Yaw Adu-Gyamfi
  • Assistant Professor

  • Andrew Boeckmann
  • Research Engineer, P.E.

  • • Deep foundations
  • • Monitoring infrastructure performance
  • • Reliability-based design
  • John J. Bowders Jr.
  • William A. Davidson Professor, P.E.

  • • Geotechnical engineering
  • • Subsurface containment systems
  • • Water and chemical movement in soil
  • Henry Brown
  • Research Engineer, P.E.

  • • Transportation
  • • Transportation safety
  • • Highway engineering
  • Bill Buttlar
  • Glen Barton Chair of Flexible Pavement Technology

  • • Smart Pavement Infrastructure
  • • Sustainable Pavements
  • • Asphalt Durability
  • Zhen Chen
  • C.W. LaPierre Professor

  • • Nanotechnology
  • • Simulation of structural failure for extreme conditions
  • • Multi-physical and multi-scale phenomena in engineering and life science problems
  • Tom Clevenger
  • Research Professor

  • • Drinking water systems
  • • Electrostatic decontamination
  • • International commerce
  • Baolin Deng
  • C.W. LaPierre Professor

  • • Chemical and biological transformation of contaminants
  • • Hazardous waste management
  • • Environmental applications and impact of nanotechnology
  • Praveen Edara
  • James C. Dowell Professor, P.E.

  • • Intelligent transportation systems
  • • Alternative geometric designs
  • • Traffic modeling and simulation
  • Maria Fidalgo
  • Associate Professor

  • • Membrane processes
  • • Ceramic materials in water treatment
  • • Nanotechnology and the environment
  • Vellore Gopalaratnam
  • Professor, P.E.

  • • Bridges and pavements
  • • Composite materials
  • • Experimental mechanics
  • Zhiqiang Hu
  • Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, P.E.

  • • Biological nutrient removal
  • • Emerging renewable energy
  • • Biochemical/physicochemical treatment processes
  • Enos Inniss
  • Assistant Teaching Professor

  • • Storm water pollution control
  • • Water quality
  • • Water treatment process design and control
  • Erik Loehr
  • Associate Professor, P.E.

  • • Stability and performance of earth slopes
  • • Foundations and earth retention systems
  • • Reliability-based design
  • Timothy Matisziw
  • Associate Professor

  • • Network and location modeling
  • • Geographic information science
  • • Operations research
  • Charles Nemmers
  • Director of the Transportation Infrastructure Center

  • • Transportation
  • • Highway engineering
  • • Transportation policy
  • Sarah Orton
  • Associate Professor, P.E.

  • • Reinforced concrete structures
  • • Fiber reinforced composite in structural applications
  • • Repair, retrofit, strengthening of structures for extreme events
  • Brent Rosenblad
  • Associate Professor, P.E.

  • • Geotechnical engineering
  • • Soil and rock dynamics
  • • Earthquake engineering
  • Hani Salim
  • Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Student Success

  • • Structures and solid mechanics
  • • Composite materials
  • • Blast mitigation and design
  • Carlos Sun
  • Professor, P.E.

  • • Transportation safety
  • • Transportation legal issues
  • • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Kathleen Trauth
  • Croft Associate Professor, P.E.

  • • Environmental engineering
  • • Public policy
  • • Waste challenges facing small communities
  • Glenn Washer
  • Professor, P.E.

  • • Nondestructive evaluation
  • • Structural engineering
  • • Materials science

  • Joint / Courtesy Faculty

  • David Gwaze
  • Adjunct Professor

  • Rajendra Kurup
  • Adjunct Professor

  • Keith Moser
  • Adjunct Professor

  • Vikram Pattarkine
  • Adjunct Professor


  • Emeritus Faculty


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