Dr. Simon Ghanat is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Citadel (Charleston, S.C.). He received his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University. His research interests are in Engineering Education and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. He previously taught at Bucknell University and Arizona State University.
Dr. James Kaklamanos is Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Jim received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tufts University, along with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the same institution. He specializes in geotechnical engineering, and his published work has included research on site response analyses; ground-motion prediction equations; uncertainty in earthquake engineering; and engineering education, focusing on undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses. At Merrimack, Jim has taught courses in geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, earth retaining structures and slope stability, earthquake engineering, mechanics of materials, and engineering probability and statistics.
With degrees in both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from the University of Arkansas, and a doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky, Dr. Corrie Walton-Macaulay is now a Geotechnical Engineering Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Bucknell University. He teaches the traditional geotechnical courses of soil mechanics and foundation engineering, but also teaches unsaturated soil mechanics, introduction to transportation engineering and mechanics of materials. HIs research area is in unsaturated soil mechanics, energy geotechnics, and transportation infrastructure resiliency.
Address: 1 Dent Drive, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Dr. Suresh Immanuel Selvaraj is an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Evansville, IN. He holds a PhD degree from Auburn University and a licensed professional engineer. His research interests are in engineering education, pavement design and analysis, pavement management, and pavement instrumentation. At the University of Evansville, he teaches courses such as transportation engineering, soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, advanced pavement design and management, and surveying.
David Saftner is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He received a BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy and MS and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Chris Swan is an associate professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at Tufts University. He has additional appointments in the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts. His current engineering education research interests focus on community engagement, service-based projects and using an entrepreneurial mindset to further engineering education innovations. He also does research on the development of reuse strategies for waste materials.
Dr. Kunberger is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering in the U. A. Whitaker College of Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University. Dr. Kunberger received her B.C.E. and certificate in Geochemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Soil Science from North Carolina State University. Her areas of specialization are geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering. Educational areas of interest are self-efficacy and persistence in engineering and development of an interest in STEM topics in K-12 students.
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