Construction

Faculty

Research Specializations

Dr. Mark Federle, P.E., CPC  Virtual design and construction or building information modeling, organizational behavior in construction companies, strategic planning, and information technology and its impact on construction productivity
Dr. Saeed Karshenas, P.E.  System reliability analysis, construction safety, and computer applications in construction

 

Infrastructure

Faculty

Research Specializations

Dr. Stephen Heinrich Micro-cantilever-based sensors; elasticity; solid/structural mechanics; mechanics of electronic packaging; mechanics of MEMS devices.
Dr. Christopher Foley, P.E.  Linear and nonlinear structural and finite element analysis, evolutionary algorithm applications in optimized structural design, structural steel building analysis and design, performance-based design of building and bridge structures, and seismic analysis and design
Dr. Ting Lin Hazard, risk and uncertainty, earthquake ground motions, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and interface between engineering and earth sciences
Dr. Baolin Wan Numerical and experimental modeling of repaired and retrofitted structures, use of Fiber Reinforce Polymer (FRP) in structural members, field testing and nondestructive evaluation of bridges, and behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete structural elements

 

Transportation

Faculty

Research Specializations

Dr. James Crovetti  Analysis of material properties using nondestructive test data, mechanistic pavement design incorporating nonlinear material properties and seasonal effects, laboratory modeling of pavement systems, and measurement of load induced deformation behavior

Dr. Alex Drakopoulos

Geometric design of highways; traffic operations; accident analysis; human factors.