Ph.D., P.E. - Associate Professor and Chair
Dr. Savage received his Ph.D. from Utah State University in 2002. His research interests include application of computational fluid dynamics (RANS) to hydraulic structures, physical modeling of hydraulic structures, flood control structures, fish passage and habitat, dams and spillways, and wave energy.
Ph.D., P.E. - Professor and Director of M.S. Program in Civil Engineering
Dr. Ebrahimpour received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (structures) from the University of Idaho in 1987. His research interests include experimental and analytical studies in structural vibrations, applications of advanced materials in structural engineering, and structural seismic risk assessment.
Ph.D., P.E. - Professor, Coordinator, Environmental Engineering Program
Dr. Leung received his Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 1989 from the University of Iowa. His research interests include physicochemical treatment processes, environmental systems modeling, environmental risk assessment, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.
Ph.D., LPG, PG, PHG - Senior Lecturer
Dr. Mahar has had 30 years of experience as a geotechnical consultant on projects such as tunnels; bridge foundations; building foundations and damage; highways; air fields; levees; open cut excavations; soil and rock slopes; shafts; dredging; rock and soil excavations; lock and dam structures; and dams.
Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, CMEngNZ – Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor for ASCE Student Chapter
Dr. Mashal received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Structural and Earthquake Engineering) from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 2015. His research interests include Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC), performance-based seismic design, passive damping, precast/prestressed concrete, assessment and retrofitting of existing concrete, steel, and masonry structures, Structural Concrete Insulated Panels (SCIPs), durability of concrete and steel structures, nonlinear analysis, and numerical investigations.
Ph.D. - Professor, Director of Environmental Science and Management
Dr. Sato received his Ph.D. in 1981 from the University of Iowa. His research interests include microbial fuel cells, water treatment (disinfection, photolysis, sonolysis), and water quality modeling.