Faculty

Structural, Wind, Construction, and Geotechnical Engineering
Atorod Azizinamini, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Ph.D., University of South Carolina-Columbia, 1985
Structural and Bridge Engineering
(305) 348-3821 EC 3677
www.abc.fiu.edu
aazizina@fiu.edu
hesham ali Hesham Ali, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.M.
Green Paving Professor of Practice
Ph.D., The City University of New York, 1997
Structural and Pavement Engineering
(305) 348-6755 EC 3602

heaali@fiu.edu
 arindam gan chowdary Arindam Gan Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Laboratory for Wind Engineering Research,
International Hurricane Research Center
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2004
Structural and Wind Engineering
(305) 348-0518 EC 3604
chowdhur@fiu.edu
Amal Elawady, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The University of Western Ontario, 2016
Structural and Wind Engineering
(305)348-0256 EC 3629
aelawady@fiu.edu
David Garber, Ph.D. P.E.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin ,2014.
Civil Engineering
(305) 348-4879 EC3627
dgarber@fiu.edu
Larry Griffis, P.E.
Professor of Practice
M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1971.
Structures Engineering
peter a.irwin Peter A. Irwin, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Wall of Wind™ Professor of Practice
Ph.D., McGill University, 1974
Structural and Wind Engineering
(305)348-4883 EC 3740
peairwi@fiu.edu
kingsley lau Kingsley Lau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director
Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2010
Structural Engineering
(305)348-6124 EC 3607
kilau@fiu.edu
Seung Jae Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
Civil Engineering
(305) 348-1086 EC3626
http://web.eng.fiu.edu/sjlee
sjlee@fiu.edu
Armin Mehrabi, Ph.D., P.E., MBA
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
Civil Engineering
(305) 348-3653 EC 3627
AMehrabi@FIU.edu
 emil simiu Emil Simiu, Ph.D.
Wall of Wind™ Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Stuctural and Wind Engineering
 ton lo wang Ton-Lo Wang, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1984
Structural Engineering
(305) 348-3054 EC 3672
wangt@fiu.edu
ioannis zisis Ioannis Zisis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Concordia University, 2011
Structural and Environmental Wind Engineering
(305) 348-4869 EC 3608
izisis@fiu.edu
        Environmental and Water Resources Engineering         
anna bernardo bricker Anna Bernardo-Bricker, Ph.D.
Instructor
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2008
Environmental Engineering and Air Pollution
(305) 348-3825 EC 3746
web.eng.fiu.edu/brickera
abernard@fiu.edu
 hector r fuentes Hector R. Fuentes, Ph.D, P.E., D.E.E.
Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1982
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
(305) 348-2837 EC 3671
www2.fiu.edu/~fuentes
fuentes@fiu.edu
shonali laha Shonali Laha, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Fellow of The Honors College
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1992
Environmental Engineering
(305) 348-1092 EC 3742
www.fiu.edu/~lahas

lahas@fiu.edu
 cora martinez Cora Martinez, Ph.D.
Instructor
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2009
Water Resources Engineering
(305) 348-0273 EC 2760
cmartine@fiu.edu
 walter tang Walter Tang, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1993
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
(305) 348-3046 EC 3675
www.tang.fiu.edu
tangz@fiu.edu
  Berrin Tansel, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985

Environmental Engineering
(305) 348-2928 EC 3676
web.eng.fiu.edu/tanselbweb
tanselb@fiu.edu
                          Transportation Engineering                       
Priyanka Alluri Priyanka Alluri, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Clemson University, 2010
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-3485 EC 3628
palluri@fiu.edu
fabian cevallos Fabian Cevallos, Ph.D. 
Transit Program Director
Lehman Center for Transportation Research
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2006
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-3144 EC 3609
lctr.org/PeoplePic/fcevallos.htm
fabian.cevallos@fiu.edu
albert gan Albert Gan, Ph.D.
Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1996
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-3116 EC 3674
gana@fiu.edu
 mohammed hadi Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1990
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-0092 EC3605
hadim@fiu.edu
Xia Jin, Ph.D., AICP
Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-2825 EC 3603
xjin1@fiu.edu
khokiat kengskool Khokiat Kengskool, Ph.D.
Director of International Programs
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1986
Industrial Engineering
(305) 348-1094 EC 3122
kengskoo@fiu.edu
l. david shen L. David Shen, Ph.D., P.E., T.E.
Professor
Director, Lehman Center for Transp. Research
Ph.D., Clemson University, 1982
Transportation Engineering
(305) 348-3814 EC 3673
lctr.eng.fiu.edu/director.htm
shenl@fiu.edu
Professors Emeriti
 lambert tall Lambert Tall, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1961
Structural Engineering
leroy thompson LeRoy Thompson, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Rice University, 1971
Structural Engineering
 oktay ural Oktay Ural, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1964
Civil Engineering