Gustavo Menezes

Gustavo Menezes, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Office: E&T A-213
Phone: (323) 343-4578
Email: [email protected]

Environmental Engineering and Water Resources

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Corin Bowen

Corin (Corey) Bowen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: E&T A-207
Phone: (323) 343-4430
Email: [email protected]

Engineering Education

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hassan hashemian

Hassan Hashemian, Ph.D.


Office: E&T A-214
Phone: (323) 343-4499
Email: [email protected]

Transportation; City Planning

Dr. Ibrahim

Michael Ibrahim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: E&T A-222
Phone: (323) 343-4457
Email: [email protected]

Construction Management; Built Environments, Economic Stability; Business strategy for Engineering Applications

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arezoo khodayari

Arezoo Khodayari, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor

Office: E&T A-216
Phone: (323) 343-4453
Email: [email protected]

Environmental Engineering; Air Quality Control and Modeling; Climate Modeling and Climate Change Analysis; Integrated Assessment of Climate Change

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Wing Shun (Welson) Kwan

Wing Shun (Welson) Kwan, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Office: E&T A-221
Phone: (323) 343-4464
Email: [email protected]

Geotechnical Engineering

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sonya lopez

Sonya Lopez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Principal Advisor

Office: E&T A-211
Phone: (323) 343-4455
Email: [email protected]

Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering; Physically-based and Conceptually-based hydrologic modeling; Remote Sensing of the Environment

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mehran mazari

Mehran Mazari, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor

Office: E&T A-215
Phone: (323)343-4469
Email: [email protected]

Transportation Infrastructure, Sustainability and Resilience, Infrastructure Materials, Pavements, Construction Materials, Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML)

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maryam nazari

Maryam Nazari, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: E&T A-311
Phone: (323)343-4465
Email: [email protected]

Structural/Earthquake Engineering, Sustainable Infrastructure and Materials, Structural Health Monitoring and Vibration Control

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rupa purasingh

Rupa Purasinghe, Ph.D.

Chair, Dept. of Technology

Office: E&T A-337a
Phone: (323) 343-4459
Email: [email protected]

Structural Analysis; Finite Element Method; Computer Aided Structural Design and Experimentation

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tona rodriguez Nikl

Tonatiuh Rodriguez-Nikl, Ph.D.


Office: E&T A-217
Phone: (323) 343-4456
Email: [email protected]

Earthquake engineering, structural testing, blast mitigation, societal and environmental impacts of technology, engineering ethics

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mark tufenkjian

Mark Tufenkjian, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean

Office: E&T A-238
Phone: (323)343-4434
Email: [email protected]

Geotechnical Engineering

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*(FERP) Faculty Early Retirement Program - Faculty work up to 50% of their regular time base.
Emeriti: Frank R. Balle, Anjan K. Bhaumik, Raymond I. Jeng, Young C. Kim, Narendra B. Taly, Wen L. Wang.

Department Coordinator

Lara Astryan

Lara Asatryan, Coordinator, Department of Civil Engineering
[email protected] | E&T A-212 | Tel (323) 343-4450 | Fax (323) 343-6313


CE Lecturers

Last Name First Name Email
Ahmed Syed Rafi [email protected]
Cid Clement [email protected]
Cruz Urbina Denis [email protected]
Emami Nasir [email protected]
Fakhretaha Aval Siavash [email protected]
Habchi Rachelle [email protected]
Hong Margaret [email protected]
Jaw Jing Wen [email protected]
Kam Tommy [email protected]
Leal Cesar [email protected]
Lum Howard [email protected]
Mmeje Onyinye Hyginus [email protected]
Mortazavi Mahdi [email protected]
Nunez Elizabeth [email protected]
Ni Zhengqing [email protected]
Park Jeong [email protected]
Poomiwatracanont Roy [email protected]
Shahrestani Shahram [email protected]
Shamma John [email protected]
Song Jiansheng [email protected]
Wei Xiang [email protected]
Williams John [email protected]

Department Contact

Civil Engineering
[email protected] | E&T, A-212 | Tel (323) 343-4450 | Fax (323) 343-6316