Department of Civil, Geological, and Environmental Engineering (CGEE)

Srijan Aggarwal

Srijan Aggarwal

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

ELIF 360

Research Interests:

  • environmental engineering
  • water and wastewater treatment systems
  • biofilm mechanical properties and processes 
  • chemical herders for oil spill response
  • air quality

Aggarwal Research Lab
Il-Sang Ahn

Il-Sang Ahn

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Duck 265

Research Interests:

  • dynamic ratchetting in elastic-plastic materials
  • application of nonlinear dynamics to earthquake engineering
  • civil applications of Tire Derived Aggregate (TDA)
  • long-term characteristics of concrete at cold temperatures
  • thermo-mechanical behavior of lunar regolith under temperature cycling

Curriculum vitae
David Barnes

David Barnes

Professor | Associate Dean, Research | Interim INE Director

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Insitute of Northern Engineering

Duck 263

Research Interests:

  • immiscible fluids in porous media
  • contaminants in Freezing and Frozen Ground
  • movement and fate of radionuclides and heavy metals in the environment
  • contaminant hydrogeology
  • contaminated soil and groundwater restoration
  • water quality
  • waste management and treatment

Curriculum vitae
Nathan Belz

Nathan Belz

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Alaska University Transportation Center

Duck 245D

Research Interests:

  • driver behavior and traffic safety and operations
  • roundabouts
  • developing transportation solutions for rural areas
  • applications of GIS in civil engineering

Personal Website
Margaret Darrow

Margaret Darrow

Professor | Department Chair

Geological Engineering

ELIF 364

Research Interest:

  • behavior of unfrozen water in frozen soils
  • frost heaving
  • soil physics
  • slope stability in frozen ground
  • thermal analysis of engineered structures over frozen ground

Dr. Darrow's research
Augusto Cannone Falchetto

Augusto Cannone Falchetto

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

ELIF 132

Research Interests:

  • characterization and modeling of asphalt materials
  • asphalt and waste materials recycling
  • low temperature behavior of asphalt materials

 

Shishay Kidanu

Shishay Kidanu

Assistant Professor

Geological Engineering

Duck 309

Research Interests:

  • engineering and environmental geophysics
  • geophysics for mineral exploration
  • GIS and remote sensing applications in geohazard analysis
  • GIS-based multivariate geospatial analysis

Paul Metz

Paul Metz

Professor

Geological Engineering

Duck 313

Debasmita Misra

Debasmita Misra

Professor

Geological Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

Duck 307

Research Interests:

  • geohydrology and geoenvironmental engineering
  • ground water mechanics
  • multiphase flow and transport in porous media
  • reservoir characterization
  • geostatistical analysis and inverse Modeling
  • application of GIS to engineering and management
  • remote sensing
  • thermodynamics and heat transfer

Robert Perkins

Robert Perkins

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Duck 253

Research Interests:

  • oil spill-related engineering and ecological risk analysis
  • toxicity of chemicals to marine species
  • risk assessments, human health, and ecological effects in extreme environments
  • risk communications and public acceptance of environmental and engineering projects
  • practical project management and training
  • transportation safety data

Jill Riddle

Jill Riddle

Office Manager

Department of Civil, Geological, and Environmental Engineering | Department of Mining and Mineral Engineering

Silke Schiewer

Silke Schiewer

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

Duck 269

Research Interests:

  • innovative wastewater treatment
  • biosorption processes for the removal of heavy metals from wastewater
  • wastewater treatment using membrane-bioreactors
  • membrane filtration processes for drinking water production
  • fate of contaminants in the environment
  • bioremediation of soils contaminated with hydrocarbons

Yuri Shur

Yuri Shur

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

Duck 237

Research Interests:

  • permafrost and ground ice
  • permafrost related hazards
  • thermal interaction of structures with permafrost
  • design alternatives for buildings and pipelines in permafrost region

Sveta Stuefer

Sveta Stuefer

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

ELIF 362

Research Interests:

  • cold region hydrology and water resources
  • field measurements and modeling
  • seasonal snow cover and ice
  • streamflow
  • precipitation

Curriculum vitae
Horacio Toniolo

Horacio Toniolo

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Water Environmental Research Center

Duck 259

Research Interests:

  • sediment transport in rivers
  • hydrology and hydraulics in cold regions
  • river morphology
  • reservoir sedimentation
  • water use in cold regions
  • turbidity currents


Emeriti
Scott Huang

Scott Huang

Professor Emeritus, Geological Engineering

Leroy Hulsey

Leroy Hulsey

Professor Emeritus, Civil Engineering

Duck 243B

Research Interests:

  • bridge engineering
  • effects of temperature extremes on structural systems