Active Faculty

Thumbnail Mathieu Bauchy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Multi-scale simulations (from atoms to continuum) of materials; Physics and chemistry of disordered materials; Mechanical properties of glasses and cement hydrates; Nuclear waste immobilization; Sustainability of construction materials; Machine learning for material discovery.
         5731-E Boelter Hall         (310) 825-9991
bozorgniasmall Yousef Bozorgnia, Ph.D., P.E.
Structural engineering, earthquake engineering, engineering seismology.
       3732-E Boelter Hall         (310) 825-9254
Thumbnail Scott J. Brandenberg, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Geotechnical earthquake engineering with a focus on soil-structure interaction, liquefaction, data acquisition and processing, and numerical analysis.
        5731-D Boelter Hall         (310) 825-9819
Thumbnail Henry V. Burton, Ph.D., S.E.
Assistant Professor
Structural/Earthquake engineering, structural reliability, enhanced seismic performance systems, performance-based design and assessment methods, community resilience.
        5731-H Boelter Hall         (310) 825-2843
Thumbnail J.R. DeShazo, Ph.D.
Professor, Joint Appointment with Public Policy and Urban Planning
Regulatory policy, institutional design, environmental economics, energy economics, and electric vehicles.
        3250 Public Affairs Building         (310) 593-1198
Thumbnail Timu W. Gallien, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Urban coastal flood prediction, Wave runup and overtopping, Coastal hazards, Sea level rise, Flood control infrastructure and mitigation methods, Nearshore remote sensing and observation.
        5732-H Boelter Hall         (310) 825-7731
Thumbnail Mekonnen Gebremichael, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Hydrologic remote sensing; Uncertainty analysis; Water resource management and governance; International water resource development.
        5732-F Boelter Hall         (310) 794-4239
Thumbnail Eric M.V. Hoek, Ph.D.
Membrane materials and processes; Nanoscience and nanotechnology; Interfacial science and engineering; Bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation; Desalination and advanced water treatment.
       3732-J Boelter Hall         (310) 794-7124
David Jassby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Water treatment and desalination, membrane separation processes, membrane material fabrication, electrochemistry, and environmental applications of nanotechnology.
     5732-G Boelter Hall      Phone 310-825-1346
Thumbnail Jennifer A. Jay, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Graduate Affairs
Aquatic chemistry, environmental microbiology.
        5732-E Boelter Hall         (310) 267-5365
Thumbnail Jiann-Wen Woody Ju, Ph.D., P.E.
Damage mechanics, micromechanics of composites, advanced material modeling, computational mechanics, nanomechanics, nondestructive and destructive testing, durability and damage of concrete and stucco, construction defects, fracture mechanics, biomechanics, failure analysis, geomechnanics, reliability and service life.
         5750 Boelter Hall         (310) 206-1751
Thumbnail Robert E. Kayen, Ph.D., P.E.
Adjunct Professor
Geomatics and Terrestrial Laser-Topographic Modeling, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Geology, Applied Geophysics.
         5713 Boelter Hall         (650) 329-4195
Thumbnail Donald R. Kendall, Ph.D., P.E.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Water supply reliability, water quality, and resource planning.
         5713 Boelter Hall         (209) 724-4337
Thumbnail Dennis Lettenmaier, Ph.D., NAE
Professor, Joint Appointment with Geography
Hydrologic modeling and prediction, hydrology-climate interactions, and hydrologic change.
         1145 Bunche Hall         (310) 794-4327
Thumbnail Shaily Mahendra, Ph.D.
Environmental microbiology, biodegradation of groundwater contaminants, microbial-nanomaterial interactions, nanotoxicology, applications of molecular biological and isotopic tools in environmental engineering.
        5732-J Boelter Hall         (310) 794-9850
Thumbnail Steven A. Margulis, Ph.D.
Surface hydrology, hydrometeorology, remote sensing, and data assimilation.
        5732-D Boelter Hall         (310) 267-5490
McGuire Michael J. McGuire, Ph.D., NAE
Adjunct Professor
Control of trace contaminants in drinking water.
         5713 Boelter Hall         (310) 560-2357
Sanjay_profile_small Sanjay Mohanty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Effect of climate change on water quality; Sustainable urban development at the water-energy nexus; Transport of contaminants and colloids in the subsurface and groundwater; Stormwater capture, treatment, and reuse; Bioremediation
        5732-C Boelter Hall         (310) 206-7624
Ali+Mosleh2_thmb Ali Mosleh, Ph.D., NAE
Distinguished Professor, Joint Appointment with Materials Science and Engineering
Reliability engineering, physics of failure modeling and system life prediction, resilient systems design, prognostics and health monitoring, hybrid systems simulation, theories and techniques for risk and safety analysis
       3111 Engineering V        (310) 825-6559
Thumbnail George Mylonakis, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Geotechnical earthquake engineering, Soil structure interaction.
         5713 Boelter Hall
Thumbnail Issam N. Najm, Ph.D., P.E.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Optimization of physical and chemical processes in drinking water treatment.
         5713 Boelter Hall         (818) 366-8340
Thumbnail Thomas A. Sabol, Ph.D., S.E.
Adjunct Professor
Structural engineering design, steel seismic systems, earthquake engineering, seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing structures.
         5713 Boelter Hall         (323) 733-2640×360
sant Gaurav Sant, Ph.D.
Professor, Henry Samueli Fellow
Development and design of sustainable low-CO­2 foot-print materials for infrastructure construction applications.
        5731-J Boelter Hall         (310) 206-3084
stenstrom2 Michael K. Stenstrom, Ph.D., P.E.
Distinguished Professor
Process development and control for water and wastewater treatment plants.
         5714 Boelter Hall         (310) 825-1408
Thumbnail Jonathan P. Stewart, Ph.D., P.E.
Geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and engineering seismology.
       3732-D Boelter Hall         (310) 206-2990
Thumbnail Ertugrul Taciroglu, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Computational solid and structural mechanics, constitutive modeling of materials, structural health monitoring, performance-based earthquake engineering, and soil-structure interaction.
        5731-K Boelter Hall         (310) 267-4655
Thumbnail John W. Wallace, Ph.D., P.E.
Structural/Earthquake engineering, design methodologies, seismic evaluation and retrofit, large-scale laboratory and field studies/testing. Structural instrumentation and monitoring.
        5731-C Boelter Hall         (310) 206-7124
Thumbnail William W-G. Yeh, Ph.D., NAE
Richard G. Newman AECOM Endowed Professor of Civil Engineering, Distinguished Professor
Groundwater hydrology, modeling of solute transport in groundwater, optimization of water resources systems.
        5732-B Boelter Hall         (310) 825-2300
Thumbnail Jian Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Undergraduate Affairs
Earthquake engineering, structural dynamics and mechanics, seismic protective devices and strategies, soil-structure interaction and bridge engineering.
        5731-G Boelter Hall         (310) 825-7986


Emeriti Faculty

Thumbnail Stanley B. Dong, Ph.D., P.E.
Structural mechanics, mechanics of composite materials, computational methods.
     6532 Boelter Hall     (310) 825-2471
Thumbnail Lewis P. Felton, Ph.D.
Structural analysis, structural mechanics, automated optimum structural design, including reliability based design.
     6532 Boelter Hall     (310) 825-2471
Thumbnail Michael E. Fourney, Ph.D., P.E.
Experimental mechanics, laser holography, optical metrology, experimental mechanics, fracture of concrete.
fourney@seas.ucla.edu   5731 Boelter Hall    (310) 825-2471
Perrine Richard L. Perrine, Ph.D.
Flow through porous materials, transport phenomena, environmental science and engineering with applications to problems of air and water pollution.
      5731 Boelter Hall     (310) 825-2471
Thumbnail Moshe F. Rubinstein, Ph.D.
Systems analysis and design, problem-solving and decision-making models.
      5731 Boelter Hall     (310) 825-2471
Thumbnail Keith D. Stolzenbach, Ph.D., P.E.
Environmental fluid mechanics and transport.
     5731 Boelter Hall (310) 825-2471
Thumbnail Mladen Vucetic, Ph.D.
Geotechnical engineering, soil dynamics, geotechnical earthquake engineering, laboratory testing of soils.
         5731 Boelter Hall         (310) 206-6260