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Kurt Pennell, P.E., Ph.D., University of Florida
Department Chair
Bernard M. Gordon Senior Faculty Fellow
Groundwater Remediation Technologies, Fate and Transport of Emerging Contaminants, Neurotoxicity of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Engineered Nanomaterials
Linda Abriola, Ph.D., Princeton University
University Professor
Groundwater Hydrology; Mathematical Modeling of Multiphase Flow and Reactive Transport in Porous Media
Laurie Gaskins Baise, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Geosystems Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Mapping
Steven Chapra, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Louis Berger Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Water Quality Modeling, Numerical Methods, Advanced Computer Applications in Environmental Engineering
Luis Dorfmann, P.E., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Mathematical Models of Material Behavior, Nonlinear Magneto- and Electromechanical Interactions, Biomechanics of Soft Materials, Rubber Elasticity and Inelasticity.
David M. Gute, Ph.D., M.P.H., Yale University
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Safety
Shafiqul Islam, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Water Diplomacy Initiative
Water Diplomacy, Hydroclimatology, Hydroepidemiology, Remote Sensing, Climate Challenges
Daniel A. Kuchma, Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Design, Behavior, and Modeling of Concrete Structures
Masoud Sanayei, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Structural Engineering, Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges, Floor Vibrations for Human Comfort and Sensitive Equipment, Nondestructive Testing of Full-Scale Structures
Helen Suh, Sc.D., Harvard University
Air pollution health effects, environmental exposure assessment, epidemiology

Associate Professor

Wayne Chudyk, P.E., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana
Drinking Water Quality and Toxic Materials, Groundwater Monitoring
John Durant, P.E., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Environmental Engineering, Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Surface Water and Air
Stephen H. Levine, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Environmental, Ecological, and Economic Systems Modeling
Babak Moaveni, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Structural health monitoring, system and damage identification of civil structures, experimental modal analysis, signal processing, uncertainty quantification
Andrew Ramsburg, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Innovative Technologies for Site Remediation; Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Subsurface Environment
Christopher Swan, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Environmental Geotechnology, Geotechnical Engineering

Assistant Professor

Daniele Lantagne, Ph.D., P.E., London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Water treatment, developing countries, emergencies, water quality
Amy Pickering, Ph.D., Stanford University
(Starting June 2017)
Water quality, sanitation, developing countries, climate, child health
Robert C. Viesca, Ph.D., Harvard University
Applied mathematics and mechanics for geophysical and engineering problems

Professor of the Practice

Brian Brenner, P.E., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Structural Engineering, Concrete Design, Bridge Analysis and Design, Structural Analysis/Design
Eric Hines, P.E., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Steel Design, Concrete Design, Structural Systems Design
James Limbrunner, Ph.D., Tufts University
Hydrology, water resources systems, IWRM

Research Professor

John Germaine, Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Geotechnical, Laboratory Testing, Automation, Soil Behavior, Physical Properties, Mechanical Properties

Research Associate Professor

Jay Borkland, M.A., University at Buffalo - SUNY
Geophysics, sediments, offshore wind, resiliency, environmental

Research Assistant Professor

Natalie Cápiro, Ph.D., Rice University
Environmental biotechnology and bioremediation applications, fate and transport of persistent organic groundwater contaminants
Bonnie A. Lyon Marion, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fate and transport of engineered nanomaterials; natural and engineered water treatment processes; water quality; environmental analytical chemistry

Senior Lecturer

Mark A. Woodin, Sc.D., Harvard University School of Public Health
Epidemiologic Methods


Anne Marie C. Desmarais, M.S.P.H., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Environmental Health
Magaly Koch, Ph.D., Boston University
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

Visiting Scholar

Richard P. Hooper, Ph.D., Cornell University
Hillslope hydrology and catchment biogeochemistry, information systems, community-based research infrastructure
Annette T. Huber-Lee, Ph.D., Harvard University
Economics of water, poverty and water, integrated water and land planning, impact pathways and futures studies
Paul H. Kirshen, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Integrated water resources planning and management, climate change impacts and adaptation
Richard Allen (Dick) Plumb, Ph.D., Columbia University
Geotechnical, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics

Adjunct Faculty

Doug Brugge, Adjunct, Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Impact of Culture and Language on Health Communication; Health Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke; Motor Vehicle Related Injuries; Impact of Uranium Mining and Processing on Native Americans
Grant Garven, Adjunct, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Groundwater Geology and Hydrology
Jeffrey Griffiths, Adjunct, M.D., Albert Einstein, M.P.H & T.M., Tulane University
Professor, Tufts School of Medicine
Public Health and Family Medicine
Mark Kachanov, Adjunct, Ph.D., Brown University
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Solid Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Elena Naumova, Adjunct, Ph.D., Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia
Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Epidemiology, Molecular Biology, Immunogenetics, Nutrition and Growth
Marco Pilotti, Adjunct, Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Associate Professor, Università degli Studi di Brescia
Open Channel Flow, Hydraulic Engineering, Physical Limnology, Lake Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling