Faculty by discipline
Professor, President’s Professor, and Lincoln Professor of Ethics and Technology
Sustainable engineering, earth systems engineering and management, industrial ecology, emerging technology (especially military and security technologies), weaponized narrative and identity
Professor, Undergraduate/Graduate Program Chair for Construction Engineering
Sustainable urban underground infrastructure systems, trenchless engineering and construction methods, underground asset management, performance modeling
Professor and Director of the Metis Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering
Infrastructure resilience and sustainability, climate change and extreme events, interdependent infrastructure systems, transportation life cycle assessment, infrastructure complexity and adaptation
Antibiotic and metal resistance in bacteria, environmental endocrine disruption, wastewater epidemiology, solid waste management, bacterial gene expression, bioremediation of petroleum contaminated water and soil, wastewater reuse, boron stable isotopes, proteoliposomes for water treatment
Wanda Dalla Costa
Indigenous placekeeping (urban and rural), Indigenous design engagement, climate resiliency & passive design in architecture, bioclimate principles derived from regional Indigenous architectural precedents.
Soil and groundwater microbial processes; Microbial chain elongation; Bioremediation of halogenated compounds, petroleum hydrocarbons, and heavy metals; Conversion of biomass to biochemicals; Microbial kinetics; Bioreactors for environmental biotechnology; Analytical chemistry in environmental engineering
Elham (Ellie) Fini
Sustainable Construction, Bio-based and Bio-inspired Materials, Adhesives and Sealants for Use in Construction, Multi-scale Characterization and Modeling, Surface and Interface Characterization
Edward Kavazanjian, Jr.
Regents Professor and Director of Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics
Biogeotechnical engineering, ground improvement, geotechnical earthquake engineering, waste containment system design, mechanical properties of municipal solid waste
Closing the carbon cycle by capturing carbon dioxide from the air, carbon sequestration, carbon foot-printing, innovative energy and infrastructure systems and their scaling properties
Anthony J. Lamanna
Associate Professor, Sundt Professor of Alternative Delivery Methods and Sustainable Development, Undergraduate/Graduate Program Chair for Construction Management
Anchorage to concrete, Sustainable development, Strengthening, repair, retrofit, and adaptive reuse of existing structures.
Multimodal transportation systems planning, water resources sustainability, real-time operation of water resources systems, ancient water technologies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, real-time operation of water distribution systems
Fulton Professor of Structural Materials, Graduate Programs Chair for the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Materials in civil infrastructure, novel cement-based materials and design, microstructure and mechanics, sustainable materials, computational materials science
Airfield and highway pavements, asphalt materials characterization, pavement design and structural analysis, computational fracture mechanics, life-cycle assessment and sustainability, preservation and rehabilitation of pavements.
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator for Construction Management
Energy efficiency in buildings, building energy analysis, efficient process design and execution, construction planning, engineering education
Professor and Director of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment.
Multimodal transportation systems planning, activity-travel behavior analysis, transportation demand forecasting/modeling, travel surveys and data analytics, land use-transportation policy analysis
Combine microbiology, chemistry and nanotechnology to address critical issues related to water quality and water treatment, Antimicrobial properties of graphene-based nanomaterials, Biofouling control in membrane-based water treatment processes
Material behavior, fatigue and damage in engineering structures, infrastructural design and behavior under transportation, environmental, and other dynamic loads in geotechnical engineering. Additive Manufacturing and its numerous applications such as in the fabrication of new materials, process optimization for AM of metals, and experimental characterization of metallic powders.
Associate Research Scientist
Water and wastewater treatment, contaminants of emerging concern, analytical chemistry, nutrient management, environmental modeling
Fulton Professor of Hydrosystems Engineering
Numerical modeling of watershed processes, eco-hydrology and hydro-meteorology of semiarid regions, applications of environmental sensing technologies, climate and land use change impacts on water resources, stakeholder engagement and decision making support