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Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Roberto Ballarini
Roberto Ballarini, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASME, Dist.M.ASCE
Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and Department Chair
Office Location N127 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-6466
Email rballari [at] central.uh.edu
Abdeldjelil "DJ" Belarbi, Ph.D., P.E.
Abdeldjelil "DJ" Belarbi, Ph.D., P.E.
Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor
Office Location N108 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-1609
Email belarbi [at] uh.edu
Behrooz Ferdowsi
Behrooz Ferdowsi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N115 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-4293
Email bferdowsi [at] uh.edu
Craig Glennie
Craig Glennie, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Cullen College of Engineering Professor
PI and Director, National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping
Director of Engineering Defense Research Initiatives
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Phone 832-842-8861
Email clglennie [at] uh.edu
Reagan Herman
Reagan Herman, Ph.D., P.E.
Instructional Professor
Director, Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-1498
Email rherman [at] uh.edu
Vedhus Hoskere
Vedhus Hoskere, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N136 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-9846
Email vhoskere [at] central.uh.edu
Dimitrios Kalliontzis
Dimitrios Kalliontzis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N113 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-9838
Email dkallion [at] central.uh.edu
Konrad Krakowiak
Konrad Krakowiak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N132 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-8669
Email kjkrak [at] uh.edu
Hyongki Lee, Ph.D.
Hyongki Lee, Ph.D.
Cullen College of Engineering Professor
Director, Geosensing Systems Engineering Graduate Program
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Phone 713-743-4685
Email hlee45 [at] central.uh.edu
Hong-Yi Li, Ph.D.
Hong-Yi Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location N118 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-9871
Email hli57 [at] uh.edu
Stacey Louie
Stacey Louie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location N123 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-8646
Email slouie [at] uh.edu
Pietro Milillo
Pietro Milillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Phone 713-743-7792
Email pmilillo [at] central.uh.edu
Yi-Lung Mo, Ph.D., P.E.
Yi-Lung Mo, Ph.D., P.E.
Moores Professor
Office Location N112 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4274
Email yilungmo [at] central.uh.edu
Mostafa Momen, Ph.D
Mostafa Momen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N134 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-1346
Email mmomen [at] central.uh.edu
Kalyana Babu Nakshatrala, Ph.D.
Kalyana Babu Nakshatrala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Office Location N124 Engineering Bldg 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4418
Email knakshatrala [at] uh.edu
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Tejasree Phatak, Ph.D., P.E.
Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1
Email tmphatak [at] uh.edu
Rahimi
Mim Rahimi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N117 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-7697
Email mrahimi [at] uh.edu
Hanadi S. Rifai, Ph.D., P.E.
Hanadi S. Rifai, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASCE
Moores Professor
Director, Hurricane Resilience Research Institute
Office Location N138 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4271
Email rifai [at] uh.edu
Bill Rixey
Bill Rixey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location N122 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4279
Email wrixey [at] uh.edu
Debora Rodrigues, Ph.D.
Debora Rodrigues, Ph.D.
Ezekiel Cullen Professor
Director, Environmental Engineering Graduate Program
Office Location N110 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4033
Phone 713-743-1495
Email dfrigirodrigues [at] uh.edu
Mahdi Safa
Mahdi Safa, Ph.D, MBA
Instructional Assistant Professor
Office Location Katy Academic Building, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd., Suite 307, Katy, Texas 77449
Phone 713-743-6940
Email msafa [at] central.uh.edu
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Krishna Rishi Saladi, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1
Email kvsaladi [at] uh.edu
Devin L. Shaffer
Devin L. Shaffer, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N135 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-7612
Email dshaffer [at] uh.edu
Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E.
Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASCE
Professor
Office Location 4302 University Dr., Ezekiel W. Cullen RM 202, Houston, TX 77204-2019
Phone 713-743-4207
Email jtedesco [at] uh.edu
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan, Ph.D., P.E.
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor
Office Location N133 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4278
Email cvipulanandan [at] uh.edu
Keh-Han Wang, Ph.D.
Keh-Han Wang, Ph.D.
Professor
Director, Graduate Program
Office Location N120 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4277
Email KHWang [at] uh.edu
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Yuntian "YT" Wu, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location Katy Academic Building, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd., Suite 307, Katy, Texas 77449
Email ywu77 [at] uh.edu
Surui Xie
Surui Xie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Ste 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Email sxie9 [at] central.uh.edu
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Siavash "Ash" Zamiran, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location Katy Academic Building, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd., Suite 307, Katy, Texas 77449
Email szamiran [at] uh.edu
Ruda Zhang
Ruda Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location N119 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-0681
Email rudaz [at] uh.edu

Adjunct Faculty

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Isaac Joskowicz, Ph.D., P.E., P.T.O.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email ijoskowicz [at] uh.edu
Ali Keyvani
Ali Keyvani, Ph.D., P.E.
Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email akeyvanighamsari2 [at] uh.edu
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Mohamad Mansour, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email mymansour [at] uh.edu
Bulent Mercan
Bulent Mercan, Ph.D, P.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email bmercan [at] uh.edu
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Debra B. Norris, P.C., J.D.
Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email dbnorris [at] uh.edu
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Megan Siercks, M.S., P.E.
Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email mechrostowski [at] uh.edu
Wong
Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D, P.E.
Senior Lecturer
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Phone 713-743-4250
Email ocwong [at] uh.edu

Research Faculty

Fanghui Deng
Fanghui Deng, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Email fdeng4 [at] uh.edu
Juan Carlos Fernandez Diaz
Juan Carlos Fernandez Diaz, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Phone 832-842-8884
Email jfernandez11 [at] uh.edu
Nima Ekhtari
Nima Ekhtari, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Email nekhtari [at] uh.edu

Affiliated Faculty

Venkatesh Balan
Venkatesh Balan
Phone 713-743-6640
Email vbalan [at] uh.edu
Saurabh Prasad
Saurabh Prasad
Phone 713-743-4743
Email sprasad2 [at] uh.edu
Ahmed Senouci
Ahmed Senouci
Phone 713-743-6131
Email asenouci [at] uh.edu
Gangbing Song
Gangbing Song
Phone 713-743-4525
Email gsong [at] uh.edu
Guoquan Wang
Guoquan Wang
Phone 713-893-1281
Email gwang [at] uh.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Dennis Clifford, Ph.D., P.E. (Emeritus)
Dennis Clifford, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Office Location 5815 Cheena Drive, Houston, TX, 77096-5901
Phone 832-723-1593
Email daclifford [at] uh.edu
Kye J. Han
Kye Han, Sc.D.
Professor Emeritus
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Email han [at] uh.edu
Thomas Hsu
Thomas Hsu, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Email thsu [at] uh.edu
Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E.
Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Email jrogers [at] uh.edu
Ramesh L. Shrestha
Ramesh L. Shrestha, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Office Location UH NCALM, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 4, Rm. 216, Houston, TX 77204-5059
Email rlshrestha [at] uh.edu
James M. Symons
James M. Symons, Sc.D., P.E., DEE
Professor Emeritus
Office Location 8400 Vamo Road, #1164, Sarasota, FL 34231-7830
Phone 941-966-8532
Email dr.water [at] alum.mit.edu
Kaspar J Willam, Ph.D.
Kaspar J. Willam, Ph.D. †
Professor Emeritus
Office Location N107 Engineering Building 1, Houston, TX 77204-4003
Email kwillam [at] uh.edu