Faculty & Staff

Faculty

 

nickalbergo

Nicholas Albergo, PE, DEE, MSCE
Environmental 
Professor of Practice
nalbergo@usf.edu  |  813-974-2275

 

mauricio-arias

Dr. Mauricio E. Arias
Water Resources
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Food-water-energy systems and sustainable water management in the Global South; climate change and water resources development; ecohydrology of wetlands; ecological engineering for water management/treatment and ecological restoration; hydro-ecological effects of hydropower.
Office: ENG 303  |  mearias@usf.edu  |  813-974-5593  |  Website

robert-bertini

Dr. Robert L. Bertini, PE, FASCE, FITE
Transportation
Professor and Director of Center for Urban Transportation Research
Research Areas: Sustainable transportation solutions, Traffic flow theory informed by empirical and experimental measurements, Intelligent transportation systems, Multimodal transportation "big data" for improving performance measurement, planning and operations, Proactive traffic management
Office: CUTR 113  |  rbertini@cutr.usf.edu  |  813-974-9797  |  Website

bill carpenter

Dr. William Carpenter
Structures and Materials 
Professor Emeritus

 

 

jeff cunningham

Dr. Jeffrey A. Cunningham
Environmental 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Contaminant fate/transport, Physical, chemical, & biological processes for water treatment/water quality control, Water resources & water reuse, Groundwater remediation, Geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide
Office: ENC 3215  |  cunning@usf.edu  |  813-974-9540  |  Website

sarina ergas

Dr. Sarina J. Ergas, PE
Environmental 
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Research Areas: Biological treatment processes, Nutrient recovery, Water reuse, Low impact development technologies, Sustainable algal biofuel systems
Office: ENC 3212  |  sergas@usf.edu  |  813-974-1119  |  Website
 

manjriker gunaratne

Dr. Manjriker Gunaratne, PE 
Geotechnical 
Professor and Department Chair 
Research Areas: Modeling of soil and pavement material behavior, modeling of uncertainty in geotechnical systems using probability methods, fuzzy sets and neural networks, application of numerical techniques to pavement design and management, application of digital imaging and satellite technology to solve geotechnical and pavement engineering problems
                                 Office: ENC 3303  |  gunaratn@usf.edu  |  813-974-5818
 

stan kranc

Dr. Stanley C. Kranc, PE
Structures and Materials Professor Emeritus 
Research Areas: Fluid mechanics/heat transfer, Numerical analysis/modeling, Philosophy/history of Technology 
Office: ENC 3210  |  kranc@usf.edu  |  813-974-5821
 

xiaopeng li

Dr. Xiaopeng "Shaw" Li
Transportation 
Assistant Professor 
Research Areas: Connected automated traffic analysis and control, Sustainable infrastructure systems design, Sensor networks
Office: ENG 207  |  xiaopengli@usf.edu  |  813-974-0778  |  Website
 

qing lu

Dr. Qing Lu
Transportation 
Assistant Professor 
Research Areas: Pavement engineering, Asphalt mix design, Pavement management system, Transportation infrastructure management, Steel bridge deck surfacing 
Office: ENC 3209  |  qlu@usf.edu  |  813-974-5822  |  Website
 

fred mannering

Dr. Fred L. Mannering 
Transportation 
Professor 
Research Areas: Statistical & econometric methods, Highway safety, Transportation economics, Automobile demand, Travel behavior. 
Office: ENC 3506  |  flm@usf.edu  |  813-974-5817  |  Website
 

james mihelcic

Dr. James R. Mihelcic, BCEEM
Environmental  |  Samuel L. and Julia M. Flom Endowed Professor  |  Director, National Center for Reinventing Aging Infrastructure for Nutrient Management
Research Areas: Sustainability, Impact of anthropogenic stressors on water resources, Water supply, Water reuse, Nutrient management, Water/sanitation/hygiene (WASH) in the developing world, Engineering education 
Office: ENC 3508  |  jm41@usf.edu  |  813-974-9896  |  Website
 

gray mullins

Dr. Gray Mullins, PE
Structures and Materials 
Professor 
Research Areas: Foundation Load Testing, Foundation Rehabilitation, Structural/Geotechnical Instrumentation, Quality Assurance of Drilled Shafts, Post Grouted Drilled Shaft Design/Construction 
Office: ENG 42  |  gmullins@usf.edu  |  813-974-5845  |  Website

mahmood nachabe

Dr. Mahmood Nachabe, PE
Water Resources 
Professor 
Research Areas: Hydraulics & water supply systems, Soil & ecosystem hydrology, Flow & contaminant transport in porous media, Stochastic hydrology 
Office: ENG 320  |  nachabe@usf.edu  |  813-974-5837  |  CV

karim nohra

Karim Nohra
Engineering Education 
Instructor II 
Undergraduate advisor 
Research Areas:: Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Engineering Education 
Office: ENC 3301  |  nohra@usf.edu  |  813-974-5594 

abdul pinjari

Dr. Abdul Pinjari
Transportation 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas:Transportation planning & travel demand forecasting, Choice modeling, applied econometric analysis, Freight transportation & logistics, Land-use & transportation interactions, Sustainable transport, energy & environment, Transportation safety 
Office: ENC 3208  |  apinjari@usf.edu  |  813-974-9671  |  Website
 

steven polzin

Dr. Steven E. Polzin, PE
Transportation 
Director, Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research 
Research Areas: Public transportation, Systems evaluation, Transportation planning, Planning process design, Policy analysis, Mobility needs analysis, Travel behavior, Economic impacts 
polzin@cutr.usf.edu  |  813-974-9849
 

mark ross

Dr. Mark Ross, PE
Water Resources 
Professor 
Research Areas: Water resources, Hydraulic & water quality modeling, GIS in Hydrology, Development of lake & estuary water quality management models & estuary sediment dynamics 
Office: ENG 307  |  maross@usf.edu  |  813-974-5838
 

alberto sagues

Dr. Alberto Sagüés, PE, FNACE
Structures and Materials
Distinguished University Professor
Research Areas: Materials engineering, Corrosion performance of materials for construction & energy applications, Failure analysis & prevention, Physical metallurgy
Office: ENL 112  |  sagues@usf.edu  |  813-974-5819  |  Website 
 

rajan sen

Dr. Rajan Sen, PE, FACI, FASCE
Structures and Materials 
Professor and Jefferson Science Fellow
Research Areas: Structural engineering including design of bridges, Dynamic response of structures, Dynamic behavior of piles, Pre-stress concrete 
Office: ENG 41  |  sen@usf.edu  |  813-974-5820

daniel simkins

Dr. Daniel Simkins
Structures and Materials 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Computational mechanics, Numerical analysis, Composite materials, Computational engineering 
Office: ENC 3206  |  dsimkins@usf.edu  |  813-974-4174  |  Website 
 

mike stokes

Dr. Michael J. Stokes, PE 
Structures and Materials 
Instructor II 
Research Areas: Foundation load testing, Non-destructive foundation integrity testing, FRP (fiber-reinforced polymer) repair of corroding piles, Engineering education. 
Office: ENG 43  |  mjstoke2@usf.edu  |  813-974-8244
 

amy stuart

Dr. Amy Stuart
Environmental 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Air pollution, Atmospheric chemistry, Environmental computational modeling, Urban design & human exposure to transportation emissions 
Office: CPH 1117  |  als@usf.edu  |  813-974-6632  |  Website 
 

andres tejada

Dr. Andrés E. Tejada-Martínez
Water Resources 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Numerical simulations of turbulent flows; vertical turbulent mixing in the upper ocean and coastal shelves; mixing/hydraulic efficiency of water and wastewater treatment systems; finite element, finite difference and spectral methods for fluids; parallel computing
Office: ENC 3207  |  aetejada@usf.edu  |  813-974-1738   |  Website

maya trotz

Dr. Maya A. Trotz
Environmental 
Associate Professor  |  Faculty Fellow at Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions 
Research Areas: Sustainability, Water quality, Ecotourism & small scale mining impacts on sustainable livelihoods, Climate change, Environmental engineering education in formal & informal settings in the US and in developing countries 
Office: ENC 3502  |  matrotz@usf.edu  |  813-974-3172  |  Website 

daniel yeh

Dr. Daniel H. Yeh, PE, LEED AP
Environmental 
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Water purification, wastewater resource recovery and life support in challenging, off-grid and remote environments; Autonomous, self-powered water machines; Anaerobic and phototrophic membrane bioreactors; Food-to-food (F2F) biorecycling; Innovations at water-energy-food nexus.
Office: ENC 3213  |  dhyeh@usf.edu  |  813-974-4746  |  Website  
 

qiong zhang

Dr. Qiong Zhang
Environmental 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Green engineering, Sustainability, Life cycle assessment, Water-energy nexus, coupled nature-human system modeling, Environmental fate & transport modeling, Water supply & treatment, Engineering education 
Office: ENC 3214  |  qiongzhang@usf.edu  |  813-974-6448  |  Website
 

yu zhang

Dr. Yu Zhang
Transportation 
Associate Professor 
Research Areas: Transportation systems modeling & analysis, Air traffic management & performance evaluation, Sustainable transportation, Energy & Environment, Autonomous systems, Logistics & freight transportation, Transportation safety 
Office: ENC 3211  |  yuzhang@usf.edu  |  813-974-5846  |  NexTS-Lab  |  Website 

Dr. Abla Zayed
Structures and Materials
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Cementitious systems, Construction materials durability
Office: ENG 221  |  zayed@usf.edu  |  813-974-5823