Milwaukee lakefront with bridge

Professor Rani Elhajjar chairs the civil and environmental engineering department whose mission is “to educate students to become civil engineering professionals who plan, design, build, and manage the infrastructure systems needed for a modern urban society and the environment.”

The teaching interests of the full-time faculty span most technical aspects of the civil and environmental engineering professions:

  • Construction materials & green design
  • Engineering mechanics, mechanics of materials & structures
  • Environmental engineering & sustainability
  • Geotechnical engineering, foundation design, pavement materials
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Transportation & traffic engineering
  • Structural analysis & design, earthquake engineering
  • Water resources, hydrology and hydraulics, environmental fluid mechanics
Industrial Advisory Committee Members
  • Michael Andrew, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Loei Badreddine, GRAEF
  • Matthew Bratzke, La Macchia Group
  • John Corbin, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Megan Count, WE Energies
  • David Drew, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Harry Farchmin, MxGrp, Inc.
  • Terry Giles, Giles Engineering Associates, Inc.
  • Mark Gottlieb, UWM Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Roberto Gutierriez, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Mike Honisch, Eaton Aerospace
  • Tom Kennedy, La Macchia Group
  • Mark Kessenich, Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Greater Milwaukee
  • Ralph La Macchia, La Macchia Group
  • Mary Jo Lange, City of Cudahy
  • Nick Passint, Spancrete Group
  • Jeffrey Polenske, City of Milwaukee
  • Douglas Rammer, USDA Forest Service
  • Matthew Tharaniyll, Blom Companies, LLC
  • Randy Videkovich, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Steven Wurster, Ruekert-Mielke
  • Julie Zimdars, Ramboll
Contact

Contact Info: ceas-cem@uwm.edu

Street Address
College of Engineering & Applied Science
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address
College of Engineering & Applied Science
P.O. Box 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0784

Faculty

Andy Dressel
  • Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rani Elhajjar
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Andrew Graettinger
  • Associate Dean for Research, Engineering & Applied Science Office of the Dean
Sam Helwany
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jin Li
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Qian Liao
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
faculty image xiao qin
  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Professorship
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation (IPIT)
  • Founder and Director, Safe and Smart Traffic Lab
Adeeb Rahman
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Konstantin Sobolev
  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Faculty Fellowship
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Habib Tabatabai
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Structural Engineering Lab
Hani Titi
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
faculty member yin wang
  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Professorship
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jian Zhao
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering