Faculty

Faculty

Irtishad Ahmad
Irtishad U. Ahmad, Ph.D., P.E.
Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability
Professor
Office: EC #2914
Tel: (305) 348-3045
E-mail: ahmadi@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Information Technology and Information System in Construction, Decision and Risk Analysis, Civil Engineering System Management, Reinforced Concrete Designs, Concrete Technology.
Mohamed ElZomor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: Room 2955
Tel: (305) 348-2257
E-mail: melzomor@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Construction Management, Sustainable Practices in Construction, Engineering & Architecture, Energy Efficiency Measures and Energy Modeling for the Built Environment, Infrastructure Resilience & Sustainability, Decision & Risk Analysis for Infrastructure Projects, Engineering Education, Construction Safety, Health & Wellbeing.
Jose Faria
Jose A. Faria, Ph.D., PMP
Interim Director
Office: Room 2951
Tel: (305) 348-3541
E-mail: fariaj@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Mixed integer optimization applied to land development, mathematical decomposition and hybrid techniques to solve mixed integer programming problems, decision analysis applied to capital allocation, probabilistic optimization models, and analysis of project management networks under uncertainty.
Vamsi S. Kalasapudi
Vamsi S. Kalasapudi, Ph.D.
Visiting Instructor
Office: Room 2954
Tel: (305) 348-8410
E-mail: vkalasap@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Computing and Data Analytics for Civil Engineering, Computer Vision for Construction, Construction Quality Assessment & Control (QA/QC), Structural Forensics.
Xuan Lv
Xuan Lv
Assistant Professor
Office: Room 2956
Tel: (305) 348-7466
E-mail: xulv@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:Information Retrieval and Text Mining for Construction, Semantic Information Modelling, Civil Infrastructure Planning and Environmental Review.
Ayman Morad
Ayman Morad, Ph.D.
Senior Instructor
Office: Room 2982
Tel: (305) 348-3654
E-mail: morada@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization: 
Claims and Delay Analysis, Project Planning and Scheduling, Construction Simulation, Earned Value Management, Construction Financial Management.
Wallied Orabi
Wallied Orabi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Office: Room 2984
Tel: (305) 348-2730
E-mail: worabi@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, Sustainable Building Construction, Optimization and Decision Support.
Nipesh Pradhananga
Nipesh Pradhananga, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director
Office: Room 2983
Tel: (305) 348-0224
E-mail: npradhan@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Construction Technology, Construction Safety and Health, Construction Simulation, Information Modeling, Computational Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Virtual Reality.
David Ramsey
David Ramsey, Ph.D.
Instructor
Office: Room 2952
Tel: (305) 348-3174
E-mail: dramsey@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Alternative Project Delivery Systems, specifically Public-Private Partnerships for highway construction projects.
Arif Mohaimin Sadri
Arif Mohaimin Sadri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: Room 2934
Tel: (305) 348-3172
E-mail: asadri@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Human-driven Infrastructure Resilience; Network Modeling; Crisis Communication Networks; Data-driven Methods;
Evacuation Modeling; Agent-based Modeling and Simulation; Sustainable Transportation
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: Room 2935
Tel: (305) 348-7227
E-mail: luzhang@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Building and Civil Information Modeling, Semantic Information Modeling, Data Analytics, Value Analysis, Human-Building Interaction, Smart Building and Infrastructure, Sustainable Construction.

Emeritus Faculty

Ronald Baier
Ronald A. Baier, P.E.
University Instructor Emeritus
E-mail: baierr@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Project Management.
Eugene Farmer
Eugene D. Farmer, A.I.A., NCARB, LEED-AP BD+C
Professor Emeritus
E-mail: farmerg@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Building Codes, ADA, Construction Safety, Construction Costs, Construction Defects, Construction Materials.
Jose Mitrani
Jose D. Mitrani, P.E., C.P.C.
Professor Emeritus
E-mail: mitranij@fiu.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Forensic Engineering and Construction, Claims Analysis, Scheduling and Planning, Cost Control, Hurricane Resistant Design, Building Codes, Structural Engineering; Project Development; Cash Flow and Economic analyses.