Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee and D&I Policy is to enhance diversity and inclusion by prioritizing through the areas that can effect change and align CEE with the Vision of the College and the University.

Vision Statement:

The D&I Committee seeks:

  • To increase the representation of faculty from historically underrepresented groups (URGs), such as women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), African American and Hispanic-American faculty in all fields.
  • To provide an equitable and supportive institutional climate for underrepresented groups at the faculty and graduate and undergraduate student levels.
  • To ensure a welcoming environment for all faculty, students, and staff.


Department Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee:

Dr. Kingsley Lau, Associate Professor, Diversity Advocate (DA), STRIDE, Bystander Leadership

Dr. Hector Fuentes, Professor, STRIDE, Bystander Leadership
Dr. Armin Mehrabi, GPD, Associate Professor, Diversity Advocate (DA), STRIDE, Bystander Leadership
Dr. Priyanka Alluri, Associate professor, STRIDE, Bystander Leadership
Dr. Cora Martinez, Senior Instructor, Bystander Leadership