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Pamela Bernaldez
Pamela Bernaldez
Administrative Assistant IV
(775) 682-7932
SEM 105
1370
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Ian Buckle
Ian Buckle
Foundation Professor
(775) 784-1519
SEM 110
1373 1366
Environmental Engineering Research Faculty
Jeffry Curtis
Jeffry Curtis
Associate Research Professor
(775) 682-5400
SEM 124E
1368 1371
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Keith Dennett
Keith Dennett
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4056
SEM 226
1368 1373
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering 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
EEL 215
1373 1366 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
Environmental Engineering Lab Manager
(775) 682-7466
SEM 212
1368 1371
Geotechnical Engineering Research Faculty
Sherif Elfass
Sherif Elfass
Research Associate Professor
(775) 784-6664
EEL 216
1367 1371
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi
Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6568
EEL 213
1373 1366
Pavement Engineering & Science Academic Faculty Bituminous, Asphalt, Pavement, Mechanistic, Full-scale, Roughness
Elie Hajj
Elie Hajj
Associate 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
Associate Professor
(775) 784-1439
SEM 320D
1365 1373
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
David Hanigan
David Hanigan
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7517
SEM 253D
1368 1373
Research Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Denis Istrati
Denis Istrati
Research Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6411
EEL 310
1371 1366
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Ahmad M. Itani
Ahmad M. Itani
Foundation Professor and Associate Vice President for Research
(775) 327-2363
RH 201
1373 1366
Research Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Patrick Laplace
Patrick Laplace
Research Associate Professor
(775) 784-8080
EEL 118
1371 1366
Professional Staff
Raven Lester
Raven Lester
Administrative Assistant I
(775) 682-7947
SEM 105
1370
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
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Manos  Maragakis
Manos Maragakis
Dean
(775) 784-6925
SEM 133
1373 1366
Environmental Engineering Academic Faculty
Eric Marchand
Eric Marchand
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6817
SEM 220
1368 1373
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
David McCallen
David McCallen
Professor
(775) 784-4091
SEM 111B
1373 1366
Geotechnical Engineering Academic Faculty Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Engineering, Shake table tests, Liquefaction, Site response analysis
Ramin Motamed
Ramin Motamed
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6960
SEM 222
1367 1373 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Engineering, Shake table tests, Liquefaction, Site response analysis
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Mohamed A. Moustafa
Mohamed A. Moustafa
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7919
SEM 349B
1373 1366
Environmental Engineering Department Chair Academic Faculty water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Krishna Pagilla
Krishna Pagilla
Ralph E. and Rose A. Hoeper Professor and Chair He, him, his
(775) 682-7918
SEM 103
1368 2725 1373 water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Gokhan Pekcan
Gokhan Pekcan
Professor
(775) 784-4512
SEM 130B
1373 1366
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Floriana Petrone
Floriana Petrone
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6582
EEL 214
1373 1366
Pavement Engineering & Science Research Faculty
Murugaiyah Piratheepan
Murugaiyah Piratheepan
Research Scientist
(775) 682-6446
HREL 201
1365 1371
Professional Staff
Christina Ruymaekers
Christina Ruymaekers
Administrative Assistant III
(775) 682-7922
SEM 105
1370
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering seismic isolation, nonstructural components
Keri Ryan
Keri Ryan
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6928
SEM 227
1373 1366 seismic isolation, nonstructural components
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
M. "Saiid" Saiidi
M. "Saiid" Saiidi
Foundation Professor
(775) 784-4839
SEM 229
1373 1366
Pavement Engineering & Science Academic Faculty
Peter Sebaaly
Peter Sebaaly
Professor
(775) 784-6565
SEM 320B
1365 1373
Geotechnical Engineering Academic Faculty
Raj Siddharthan
Raj Siddharthan
Professor
(775) 784-1411
SEM 224
1367 1373
Transportation Engineering Academic Faculty
Zong Tian
Zong Tian
Professor
(775) 443-6163
SEM 221
1364 1373
Academic Faculty Earthquake & Structural Engineering
Joseph Wieser
Joseph Wieser
Lecturer
(775) 682-7921
SEM 124H
1373 1366
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