DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review
of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains
six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct
Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research
Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full
or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate
graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
JERRY L. ANDERSON, Associate Professor, PhD (1972), Vanderbilt University 
DAVID ARELLANO, Assistant Professor, PhD (2005), University of Illinois, Urbana 
CHARLES CAMP, Professor, PhD (1987), Oklahoma State University 
MICHAIL GKOLIAS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), Rutgers University 
STEPHANIE S. IVEY, Assistant Professor, PhD (2003), The University of Memphis 
PAUL J. PALAZOLO, Assistant Professor, PhD (1998), Georgia Institute of Technology 
SHAHRAM PEZESHK, Professor, PhD (1989), The University of Illinois 
WILLIAM T. SEGUI, Associate Professor, PhD (1971), The University of South Carolina-Columbia 
RICARDO TABORDA, Assistant Professor, PhD (2010), Carnegie Mellon University 
BRIAN WALDRON, Assistant Professor, PhD (1999), Colorado State University 
MARTIN CHAPMAN, PhD (1998), Virginia Polytechnic University 
ASHRAF S. ELSAYED, Associate Professor, PhD (1995), University of Alabama 
CURT HEASLET, MS (1999), Webster University 
DENNIS W. KOERNER, PhD (1981), University of Illinois 
L. YU LIN, PhD (1990), The University of Central Florida 
MOUMITA MUHERJEE, PhD (2008), Michigan State University 
ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS
JOHN JERNIGAN, PhD (1998), The University of Memphis 
JOSEPH M. POLK, JR., Master (2004), Christian Brothers University 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.