Civil Engineering

Sie-Tan Chieng, PhD, PEng

Sie-Tan Chieng, PhD, PEng

Professor Emeritus

Irrigation and drainage for food and non-food plant production, water management system planning, design, installation and operation, environment, soil-water-plant relationships, soil and water conservation, soil salinity and reclamation, water quality, environmental impact assessment, hydrology, windblown dust mitigation

Dwayne Tannant, PhD, PEng, FCIM

Dwayne Tannant, PhD, PEng, FCIM

Professor

Geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, geohazards, rock support, earth dams, tunnels, rock slopes, rock excavation, blasting

Bernard Laval

Bernard Laval

Professor

Physical limnology, fluid mechanics, environmental fluid mechanics, underwater robotics

Perry Adebar, PhD

Professor

Structural engineering, earthquake engineering, high-rise buildings, bridges, concrete structures

Ziad Shawwash, PhD

Ziad Shawwash, PhD

Assistant Professor

Water resource engineering, modeling and optimization of civil engineering systems, hydropower engineering, planning and design of water and electric power systems, hydrology, flood risk management

Mahdi Taiebat, P.Eng.

Mahdi Taiebat, P.Eng.

Professor

Theoretical and computational geomechanics, constitutive modeling of engineering materials, physics and mechanics of granular materials, geotechnical earthquake engineering, static and dynamic soil-structure interaction

Alexander Bigazzi

Alexander Bigazzi

Associate Professor

Transportation engineering, transportation planning, air pollution, emissions, traffic management, active transportation, bicycling, sustainable development, air quality, public transport, public transit

Sheryl Staub-French

Sheryl Staub-French

Professor

Women in engineering, building information modeling, virtual design and construction, construction management, design coordination

Cristiano Loss

Cristiano Loss

Assistant Professor in Timber Engineering

Associate Chair of UBC Wood Building Design and Construction

Timber Engineering, Timber Design, Mass Timber Assemblies, Engineered Wood Products, Sustainability, Reliability-Based Design, Seismic Design, Dynamic of Structures, Design by Testing, Design for Deconstruction,

Dr. Omar Swei

Assistant Professor

Improving the design and maintenance of infrastructure systems

Dr. Ryan Ziels, PhD

Dr. Ryan Ziels, PhD

Assistant Professor

Sustainable biological wastewater treatment, resource recovery, microbial ecology, multi-omics, anaerobic digestion, biological nutrient removal, microbial biotechnology

Dr. Jonathan Fannin, PhD, PEng

Professor

Internal erosion, geosynthetics, debris flow travel distance on steep mountainous terrain, slope stability in engineering practice,

Dr. Salman Soleimani-Dashtaki, PhD

Dr. Salman Soleimani-Dashtaki, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow & Sessional Lecturer

Seismic retrofit strategies for low-rise unreinforced masonry, Ecofriendly Ductile Cementitious Composite (Earthquake-Resistant Concrete or EDCC), structural engineering, earthquake engineering, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), vibrations of structures, structural rehabilitation, building condition assessment, civil infrastructure repair & strengthening, innovative construction materials, advanced concrete technology, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), high performance materials,

Dr. Tony T.Y. Yang, PhD, PEng

Dr. Tony T.Y. Yang, PhD, PEng

Professor

Seismic behaviour and design of steel, concrete and composite structures, seismic behaviour and design of tall buildings,