Faculty

Please be aware that due to COVID-19 all faculty and staff are working remotely and the preferred method of contact is through email. 


Laura Sullivan-GreenLaura Sullivan-Green (On Sabbatical Leave)
Professor and Department Chair, Geotechnical Engineering
408-924-3906
civil-engineering@sjsu.edu 
ENGR 147

Research Interests: Geotechnical Engineering, Forensic Engineering Education and Dissemination, STEM Education and Faculty Development

*Interim Chair appointed during Dr. Green's sabbatical leave is Jacob Tsao and should be contacted for any Department Chair inquiries at jacob.tsao@sjsu.edu

 

Akthem Al-ManaseerAkthem Al-Manaseer 
Professor, Structural and Materials Engineering
408-924-3860
akthem.al-manaseer@sjsu.edu
ENGR 167

Research Interests: High Performance Concrete, Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete, Nondestructive Testing of Concrete Bridges, Sustainable Concrete with Plastics Aggregates, Deep Beams Design with FRP

 

Image of SJSU Spartan LogoJan L. Botha
Professor, Transportation Engineering
408-924-3953
jan.botha@sjsu.edu
ENGR 161

Research Interests: Transportation — Traffic engineering and geometric design of roads and streets. Benefit-cost analysis of transportation system improvements.

 

Kurt McMullinKurt M. McMullin
Professor, Structural Engineering
408-924-3855
kurt.mcmullin@sjsu.edu
ENGR 171

Research Interests: Structural — The response of steel, concrete, and timber structures to earthquakes and other catastrophic events.

 

Image of SJSU Spartan LogoSteven M Vukazich
Professor, Structural Engineering
408-924-3858
steven.vukazich@sjsu.edu
ENGR 165

Research Interests: Reduced order dynamic modeling and computer visualization applied to engineering practice and education.

 

Image of SJSU Spartan LogoUdeme J. Ndon
Professor, Environmental Engineering
408-924-3863
udeme.ndon@sjsu.edu
ENGR 151

Research Interests: Environmental biotechnology, especially biological treatment of wastes and wastewater, biological nutrient removal from wastewater, process kinetics and bioreactor design, biotransformation of hazardous compounds.

 

Peggy Boylan-AshrafPeggy Boylan-Ashraf
Assistant Professor, General Engineering
408-924-7689
peggy.boylan-ashraf@sjsu.edu
ENGR 233I

Research Interests: Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, and Engineering Education

 

Indu JeyachandranIndu Jeyachandran
Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, GIS Engineering
408-924-3824
indumathi.jeyachandran@sjsu.edu
ENGR 157

Research Interests: Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Planning using Remote Sensing, GIS, Modeling and Observation Techniques, Urban Systems Sustainability, Water Stress Analysis

 

Jae-Ho PyeonJae-Ho Pyeon
Associate Professor, Construction Engineering
408-924-3853
jae.pyeon@sjsu.edu
ENGR 159

Research Interests: Construction Engineering — Alternative Contracting Methods, Project Delivery Systems, Project Performance Evaluation, Productivity, Project Risk Management, and Innovative Construction Techniques

 

Olivia YipOlivia Yip
Associate Professor, Water Resources Engineering
408-924-3932
olivia.yip@sjsu.edu
ENGR 153