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B

Associate Professor
785-864-3235
Learned Hall, 2142B

Areas of Research

Behavior of Steel Structures

Design and Evaluation of Bridges

Fatigue Performance of Metal Structures

Inelastic Behavior of Steel Structures

High Performance Steel 

Composite Materials

Structural Stability


C

Assistant Professor
785-864-2597
Learned Hall, 2134C

Areas of Research

Lighting and Daylighting

High Dynamic Range Imaging and Computational Photography

High Quality, Efficient, Safe, Healthy, and Sustainable Luminous and Visual Environments
 

Assistant Professor
785-864-0672
Learned Hall, 2148A

Areas of Research

Fatigue and fracture of metallic structures

Field testing and monitoring of structures

Bridge design, fabrication, construction, and performance

Evaluation and preservation of historic structures

Engineering design and construction in developing countries

Evaluation of engineering education and K-12 STEM outreach programs


D

Assistant Professor
785-864-4473
Learned Hall, 2160F

Areas of Research

Multi-Physics Constitutive Modeling of Materials

Multi-Scale Simulation of Distresses in Infrastructures

Micro-Mechanical Simulations

Asphalt Concrete Pavements

Molecular Dynamic Method

Chair of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering, Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor
785-864-3827
Learned Hall, Room 2150-B

Areas of Research

Structural Engineering and Engineering Materials

Reinforced Concrete Behavior

Concrete Materials and Construction

Bond Between Reinforcing Steel and Concrete

Cracking in Reinforced Concrete Structures

Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel

Steel-Concrete Composite Structures

Durability of Transportation Structures
 


F

Assistant Professor
785-864-0673
Learned Hall, 2148B

Areas of Research

Behavior of Steel Structures

Innovative Structural Systems/Components

Plastic Analysis and Design

High Performance Materials

Finite Element Analysis

Earthquake Resistant Design

Structural Stability


H

Glenn L. Parker Professor of Geotechnical Engineering
785-864-3714
Learned Hall, 2143

Areas of Research

Geosynthetics

Ground Improvement

Pile Foundations

Buried Structures

Roadways


K

913-897-8514
BEST 350B

Areas of Practice

Wood Structures and Wood or Fiber Biocomposites, Sustainable Bioproducts

Structural Engineering: Analysis, Behavior and Mechanics

Earthquake Engineering

Cold-formed Steel Structures

Finite Element Analysis

Building Envelope Systems (Dimension Stone Veneer, Aluminum & Glass, Fiber-

Reinforced or Precast Concrete, Metal Panels, Stainless Steel)

Assistant Professor
785-864-6521
Learned Hall, Room 2159A

Areas of Research

Transportation Engineering

Traffic Flow

Highway Capacity

Driver Behavior

Microsimulation

 


L

N.T. Veatch Distinguished Professor
785-864-2942
Learned Hall, 4112B

Areas of Research

Air Pollution Control

Air Quality

Air Pollution Monitoring

Aerosol Science

Transportation Related Air Pollution Control

STEM Education
 

Associate Professor, Director of Laboratories
785-864-6848
Learned Hall, 2150G

Areas of Research

Reinforced Concrete and Masonry

High-Strength Steel Bars

High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Earthquake Engineering

Nonlinear Static and Dynamic Analysis
 

 

Assistant Professor
785-864-6849
Learned Hall, 2142C

Areas of Research

Structural Engineering

Reinforced Concrete Systems

Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Earthquake-Resistant Design
 

Assistant Professor
785-864-6850
Learned Hall, 2155

Areas of Research

Structural Health Monitoring

Wireless Smart Sensor Networks

System Identification and Model Updating

Substructure Hybrid Simulation

Earthquake Impact Assessment and Mitigation
 

Assistant Professor
785-864-6503
Learned Hall, 2135B

Areas of Research

Alternative Procurement

Competitive Proposal Preparation

Risk Management

Project Delivery

Performance Measurement

Professor of Practice
785-864-2935
Learned Hall, 2134E

Areas of Practice

Structural Engineering

Long-Span Bridge Design

Pedestrian Bridge Design-Build

Historic Structures


M

Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
785-864-2925
Learned Hall, 2150C

Areas of Research

Hydraulic Engineering

Hydrology for Engineering Design

Flood Frequency Estimation

Urban Hydrology

Stormwater Management
 

Associate Professor, Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies
785-864-3604
Learned Hall, 2150D

Areas of Research

Energy Efficient Building Enclosures

Building Energy Analysis

Advanced Building Insulation Systems
 

785-864-1750
Learned Hall, 5102C

Areas of Research

Geomechanics/Geomaterials

Biomechanics/Biomaterials

Micromechanics
 


O

Assistant Professor
785-864-9017
Learned Hall, 2142E

Areas of Research

Corrosion

Durability of Materials

Bond Strength of Reinforcing Steel


P

Professor of Practice
785-864-2485
Learned Hall, 2135A

Areas of Practice

Building Electrical Power Systems Engineering

Electrical Grounding and Bonding

Sustainable Electrical Design

Lighting Design

Arc-Flash Analysis

Construction Safety

Fire Alarm Systems Engineering

785-864-3808
Learned Hall, 2157

Areas of Research

Floodplain Analysis
 
Two-Dimensional Open Channel Flow
 
Hydraulic Modeling
 
Bridge Scour
 
Pollutant Transport
 

785-864-2946
Learned Hall, 2160D

Areas of Research

Retaining Walls

Deep Foundations

Railroad Ballast and Ballast Fouling

Soil Stabilization

Pavement Subgrades

Associate Professor
785-864-2941
Learned Hall, 4112D

Areas of Research

Environmental Chemistry

Surface Water Quality

Pollutant Fate and Transport in the Environment 

Stormwater Treatment and Nutrient Management

Biofuel Emissions Monitoring 


R

785-864-2940
Learned Hall, 4116

Areas of Research

Water Quality and Treatment

Control of Organic Contaminants

Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes

Lake and Reservoir Management

Water Reuse

Associate Professor
785-864-3603
Learned Hall, 2134D

Areas of Research

Building Mechanical and Energy Systems (HVAC&R, Piping, Plumbing Design, Controls)

Indoor Air Quality

Energy Conservation

Solar Energy

Engineering Economics

Fire Protection Engineering

Powerplant Technology

Assistant Professor
785-864-3134
Learned Hall, 2153

Areas of Research

Hydrology and Hydrologic Prediction

Drought Mechanism

Land-Atmosphere Interactions

Land Surface Modeling and Uncertainty

Remote Sensing of the Water Cycle

Seasonal Prediction for Water Resources Management


S

785-864-3418
Learned Hall, 2159B

Areas of Research

Work Zone Safety

Highway Safety

Traffic Control Devices

Highway Design

Associate Professor
785-864-1739
Learned Hall, 4112C

Areas of Research

Wastewater Treatment

Biofuel Production

Resource Recovery from Wastewater

Water Quality

Environmental Impact Assessment
 

Assistant Professor
785-864-2345
Learned 2142D

Areas of Research

Community Resiliency

Natural Hazards and Extreme Loading

Performance-Based Seismic Design and Retrofit

Social Vulnerability and Loss Modeling

Fragility Curves and Surfaces

Timber Structures 


T

Assistant Professor
785-864-6851
Learned Hall, 2135C

Areas of Research

Risk and Decision Making in Civil Infrastructure System 

Innovative Contracting Methods (DBB, DB, CMGC, P3, IPD) 

Project Planning, Scheduling, and Development 

Sustainable Design and Construction/ Life Cycle Assessment 

Work Zone Design and Safety 


Y

Associate Professor, Director, University Honors Program
785-864-2999
Learned Hall, 2153

Areas of Research

Watershed Hydrology

Radar-Based Rainfall Estimation

Environmental Hydrology

Reservoir  Modeling

Urban and Agricultural Stormwater BMPs

Stream Stability/Natural Channel Design
 


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