Research Areas

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Farshad Amini, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE, Professor & Chair, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering Structural Dynamics and Earthquakes Engineering, Forensic Studies (Soils and Structures), Protective Technology, Infrastructure Materials, Multidisciplinary Research.

2.

Mohammad Sadik Khan, Ph.D., P.E., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical and Geo-structural Engineering, Sustainable Slope Stabilization, Site Investigation and Site Characterization, Numerical modeling, Geo-physical testing, Geo-Instrumentation and performance monitoring

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Danuta Leszczynska, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, & Environmental Science Program. Water, Stormwater and Wastewater (Water Matrix) Contamination, and Treatment; Operational Problems with Secondary Contamination (Water Matrix); Techniques and Mechanisms for Enhancement of Treatment/Removal of Organic and Metallic Contamination (Water and Soil Matrixes); Emerging technologies for Water/Soil.

4.

Yadong Li, Ph.D., P.E., Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, E-Waste, Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste, Biological Treatment, Environmental Chemistry Groundwater Pollution, Engineering Economics.

5.

Wilbur Walters, Ph.D., Interim Dean, Depts. of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Physics, Atmospheric Science, and Geosciences, Development and Characterization of Thin films, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials

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Robert Whalin, Ph.D., P.E., Professor, Coastal Engineering (breakwaters, wave transformations, non-linear wave theory, coastal/estuarine hydraulic modeling, long waves, tsunamis, sediment transport, shoreline evolution, tidal circulation, hurricane surge, wind-driven circulation); projectile penetration; weapons effects; high performance computing; organizational performance.

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Wei Zheng, Ph.D., P.E., Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Earthquake engineering and Seismic design of structures, computational simulation of structures behaviors, static and dynamic experimental tests, structural control, structural health monitoring, concrete and steel structures, precast concrete structures, physical and visual models for educational demonstration