Geotechnical Engineering; computational mechanics of particulates; predictive analytics applied to enrollment management.
Geotechnical engineering, geotechnical centrifuge modeling, frozen soil behavior, computer modeling of particulate materials, soil-structure interaction & integral abutment bridge design.
Incorporating Service-Learning into engineering as a means to improve student learning and civic engagement.
Predictive analytics applied to enrollment management.
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) @ UMass Lowell; previously tenured associate professor at the University of Toronto and postdoctoral research fellow and lecturer at California Institute of Technology.
Served continuously in senior administration @ UMass Lowell between 1999 and 2016 as Chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Dean of Engineering, Vice-Provost for Enrollment and as Senior Advisor to the Provost.