Faculty & Staff




Nicholas Albergo, PE, DEE, MSCE
Professor of Practice

Office: ENC 3215 | Email  |  813-974-2275


Katherine Alfredo faculty

Dr. Katherine Alfredo, PE
Assistant Professor 
Research Areas: Drinking water quality and treatment, sustainable potable water provisions, US and international water quality regulation, community support of drinking water technology and utilities 
Office: ENC 3212 | Email | Phone: 813-974-9612



christopher alexander

Dr. Christopher L. Alexander
Structures and Materials
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Corrosion diagnosis and control, Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Multi-physics modeling
Office: ENC 3208 | Email | Phone: 813-974-1137 | Website



Dr. Mauricio E. Arias, PE
Water Resources
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Water resources sustainability; Ecological Engineering; Watershed Hydrology; Water Quality Modeling; Wetland Ecohydrology, Environmental Flows.
Office: ENC 3216  |  Email  |  813-974-5593  |  Website


bill carpenter

Dr. William Carpenter
Structures and Materials 
Professor Emeritus



jeff cunningham

Dr. Jeffrey A. Cunningham
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  |  Email  |  813-974-9540  |  Website

sarina ergas

Dr. Sarina J. Ergas, PE
Research Areas: Biological treatment processes, Nutrient recovery, Water reuse, Low impact development technologies, Sustainable algal biofuel systems
Office: ENC 3210  |  Email  |  813-974-1119  |  Website

manjriker gunaratne

Dr. Manjriker Gunaratne, PE 
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  |  Email  |  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: ENG 303  |  Email  |  813-974-5821

xiaopeng li

Dr. Xiaopeng "Shaw" Li
Associate Professor, Susan A. Bracken Faculty Fellow
Research Areas: Connected automated traffic analysis and control, Sustainable infrastructure systems design, Sensor networks
Office: ENG 207  |  Email  |  813-974-0778  |  Website


Pei-Sung Lin

Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, P.E., PTOE, FITE
Program Director, ITS, Traffic Operations and Safety, Center for Urban Transportation Research
Research Areas: ITS, Traffic operations, Safety
Office: CUTR 125 | Email | 813-974-4910


qing lu

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

fred mannering

Dr. Fred L. Mannering 
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Research Areas: Statistical & econometric methods, Highway safety, Transportation economics, Automobile demand, Travel behavior. 
Office: ENC 3506  |  Email  |  813-974-5817  |  Website

michael maness

Dr. Michael Maness
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Travel Behavior, Travel Demand Forecasting, Choice Modeling, Modeling Social Interactions, Emerging Transportation Technologies, Sustainable Transportation, Travel Survey Methods. 
Office: CUTR 233  |  Email  |  813-974-6144  |  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  |  Email  |  813-974-9896  |  Website

gray mullins

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

mahmood nachabe

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

karim nohra

Karim Nohra
Engineering Education 
Associate Instructor
Undergraduate advisor 
Research Areas:: Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Engineering Education 
Office: ENC 3301  |  Email  |  813-974-5594

mark ross

Dr. Mark Ross, PE
Water Resources 
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  |  Email  |  813-974-5838 | CV

alberto sagues

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

rajan sen

Dr. Rajan Sen, PE, FACI, FASCE
Structures and Materials 
Emeritus 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  |  Email  |  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  |  Email  |  813-974-4174  |  Website 

mike stokes

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

amy stuart

Dr. Amy Stuart
Research Areas: Air pollution, Atmospheric chemistry, Environmental computational modeling, Urban design & human exposure to transportation emissions 
Office: CPH 1117  |  Email  |  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  |  Email  |  813-974-1738   |  Website

maya trotz

Dr. Maya A. Trotz
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  |  Email  |  813-974-3172  |  Website 

daniel yeh

Dr. Daniel H. Yeh, PE, LEED AP
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  |  Email  |  813-974-4746  | Website



Dr. Abla Zayed
Structures and Materials
Research Areas: Cementitious systems, Construction materials durability
Office: ENG 221 | Email | 813-974-5823


qiong zhang

Dr. Qiong Zhang
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
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  |  Email  |  813-974-6448  |  Website

yu zhang

Dr. Yu Zhang
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  |  Email  |  813-974-5846   |  Website 


Kristin Morico

Kristin Morico
Research Areas: Potable water supply/operations/design/policy, Wastewater design/operations, Air quality policy/science/design, Waste policy/management/circular economy, Remedial investigation/policy/design, ESG/sustainability, Environment/health/safety compliance
Office: ENC 3210 | Email


Dr. Zachary B. Haber

Dr. Zachary B. Haber, PE
Structures and Materials
Assistant Professor 
Research Areas: Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC), Reinforced and Pre-stressed Concrete Structures, Bridge Engineering, Strengthening and Preservation of Structures, Sustainable and Advanced Materials
Office: ENG 041  |  Email   |  Website