Our faculty & staff

Research Faculty Pavement Engineering & Science
Ashraf Alrajhi
Ashraf Alrajhi
Lab Manager, Pavement Engineering and Science
(775) 682-6446
HREL 200A
1371 1365
Professional Staff
Samantha Altergott
Samantha Altergott
Administrative Assistant III
(775) 682-7922
SEM 105
1370
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Keith Dennett
Keith Dennett
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4056
SEM 226
1368 1373
Earthquake & Structural Engineering Academic Faculty Bayesian Inference, Model Updating, Uncertainty Quantification, Model Inversion, Data Assimilation, Structural Health Monitoring, System Identification, Damage Identification, Computational Mechanics, Nonlinear Modeling, Disaster Resilience, Risk Engineering, Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Experimental Mechanics
Hamed Ebrahimian
Hamed Ebrahimian
Assistant Professor He, him, his
(775) 682-6567
SEM 218
1366 1373 Bayesian Inference, Model Updating, Uncertainty Quantification, Model Inversion, Data Assimilation, Structural Health Monitoring, System Identification, Damage Identification, Computational Mechanics, Nonlinear Modeling, Disaster Resilience, Risk Engineering, Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Experimental Mechanics
Environmental Engineering Research Faculty
Veronica Edirveerasingam Alumbaugh
Veronica Edirveerasingam Alumbaugh
Staff Research Associate 4
(775) 682-7466
HREL 212B
1368 1371
Geotechnical Engineering Research Faculty
Sherif Elfass
Sherif Elfass
Research Associate Professor
(775) 784-6664
EEL 216
1367 1371
Earthquake & Structural Engineering Academic Faculty
Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi
Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6568
SEM 214
1366 1373
Environmental Engineering Research Faculty
Laura Haak
Laura Haak
Research Scientist
(775) 682-6042
SEM 225D
1368 1371
Pavement Engineering & Science Academic Faculty Bituminous, Asphalt, Pavement, Mechanistic, Full-scale, Roughness
Elie Hajj
Elie Hajj
Professor, Associate Director of the Western Regional Superpave Center
(775) 784-1180
SEM 320A
1365 1373 Bituminous, Asphalt, Pavement, Mechanistic, Full-scale, Roughness
Pavement Engineering & Science Academic Faculty
Adam Hand
Adam Hand
Professor
(775) 784-1439
SEM 320D
1365 1373
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
David Hanigan
David Hanigan
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7517
SEM 124G
1368 1373
Research Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Patrick Laplace
Patrick Laplace
Research Associate Professor
(775) 784-8080
EEL 118
1371 1366
Environmental Engineering Research Faculty
Lin Li
Lin Li
Research Scientist
(775) 682-6042
SEM 255C
1368 1371
Academic Faculty
Taylen Lopez-Simms
Taylen Lopez-Simms
Development Technician II
(775) 682-8320
SEM 124A
1373
Professional Staff
Chad Lyttle
Chad Lyttle
Development Technician III
(775) 682-8414
EEL 121
1370
Professional Staff
Todd Lyttle
Todd Lyttle
Development Technician III
(775) 784-6926
EEL 121
1370
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Ben Ma
Ben Ma
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-5560
SEM 124F
1368 1373
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Eric Marchand
Eric Marchand
Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs
(775) 784-6817
SEM 220
1368 1373
Geotechnical Engineering Academic Faculty Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Engineering, Shake table tests, Liquefaction, Site response analysis
Ramin Motamed
Ramin Motamed
Professor
(775) 784-6960
SEM 222
1367 1373 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Engineering, Shake table tests, Liquefaction, Site response analysis
Academic Faculty
Dani Or
Dani Or
Nevada Engineering Distinguished Professor
(775) 682-5448
WPEB 327
1373
Department Chair Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Krishna Pagilla
Krishna Pagilla
Ralph E. and Rose A. Hoeper Foundation Professor He, him, his
(775) 682-7918
SEM 103
2725 1368 1373 water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Transportation Engineering Academic Faculty
Seri Park
Seri Park
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6744
SEM 253D
1364 1373
Earthquake & Structural Engineering Academic Faculty
Gokhan Pekcan
Gokhan Pekcan
Professor; Graduate Program Director; Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs
(775) 784-4512
SEM 130B
1366 1373
Earthquake & Structural Engineering Academic Faculty
Floriana Petrone
Floriana Petrone
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6582
SEM 216
1366 1373
Geotechnical Engineering Academic Faculty
Renmin Pretell
Renmin Pretell
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-5226
SEM 224
1367 1373
Earthquake & Structural Engineering Academic Faculty seismic isolation, nonstructural components
Keri Ryan
Keri Ryan
E.W. McKenzie Foundation Endowed Professor and Chair
(775) 784-6928
SEM 227
1366 1373 seismic isolation, nonstructural components
Pavement Engineering & Science Academic Faculty
Peter Sebaaly
Peter Sebaaly
Professor, Director of the Western Regional Superpave Center
(775) 784-6565
SEM 320B
1365 1373
Transportation Engineering Academic Faculty
Zong Tian
Zong Tian
Professor
(775) 443-6163
SEM 221
1364 1373
Research Faculty
Aobo Wang
Aobo Wang
Research Scientist
(775) 784-6906
SEM 124B
1371
Research Faculty
Trevor Whitley
Trevor Whitley
Research Scientist
(775) 784-6937
SEM 125
1371
Transportation Engineering Academic Faculty
Hao Xu
Hao Xu
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6909
SEM 223
1364 1373
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Yu (Frank) Yang
Yu (Frank) Yang
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6609
SEM 349C
1368 1373

Emeritus faculty

Emeritus
Ian Buckle
Ian Buckle
Foundation Professor
(775) 784-1519
SEM 110
1372
Emeritus
Ahmad M. Itani
Ahmad M. Itani
Foundation Professor, Emeritus
1372
Emeritus
Manos  Maragakis
Manos Maragakis
Foundation Professor, Emeritus
1372
Emeritus
M. "Saiid" Saiidi
M. "Saiid" Saiidi
Foundation Professor, Emeritus
1372
Emeritus
Raj Siddharthan
Raj Siddharthan
Professor, Emeritus
1372

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