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Department of Civil Engineering College of Engineering & Computer Science

Meet Us

Department Chair

Benjamin Fell, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor and Department Chair

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  • Office Hours: M/W 10:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Structural engineering

Department Staff

Lynette Harper

Administrative Support Assistant

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Ashley Mihok

Administrative Support Coordinator

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Faculty

Masoud Ghodrat Abadi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Transportation engineering

Richard Armstrong, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Geotechnical earthquake engineering

Cyrus Aryani, Ph.D., P.E., G.E.

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Geotechnical engineering

Zoi Dokou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Water resources engineering

Julie Fogarty, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Structural engineering

Jose Garcia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Structural materials

Karen Hansen, Ph.D.

Professor

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John Johnston, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Environmental engineering

Ghazan Khan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

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  • Specialty & Interests: Transportation engineering

Ramzi Mahmood, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor and Director of the Office of Water Programs

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  • Specialty & Interests: Environmental engineering

Eric Matsumoto, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Structural engineering

Saad Merayyan, Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Water resources engineering

Amir Motlagh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Environmental engineering

Cristina Poindexter, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Water resources engineering

Kimberly Scott-Hallet, M.S., P.E., S.E.

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Structural engineering

Kevan Shafizadeh, Ph.D., P.E., PTP, PTOE

Professor and Associate Dean

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  • Specialty & Interests: Transportation engineering
Total Members: 19