Environment Experts

Jon Hathaway

Jon Hathaway

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Jon Hathaway is an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering who specializes in water related issues, with a primary focus on storm water runoff, flooding, and water issues unique to urban areas.

Liem Tran

Associate Professor

Liem Tran is an environmental geographer and GIS/geospatial analyst. His primary research interests include integrated regional vulnerability assessment and the use of artificial intelligence in geographic analysis and modeling.

Lisa Reyes Mason

Lisa Reyes Mason

Assistant Professor

Lisa Reyes Mason has expertise in problems at the nexus of society and the environment, such as social vulnerability to environmental change, adaptation to climate change, water security and urban sustainability.

John Zhanhu Guo

Associate Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering , Director of Integrated Composites Laboratory

John Zhanhu Guo is an expert in nanocomposites, particularly as they relate to energy, the environment and safety.

Joshua Fu

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Joshua Fu is an expert on climatic changes, air pollution and air quality, the impacts of extreme events on air, critical infrastructure, food, human health, land, and water, and transportation.

Asad Khattak

Beaman Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Asad J. Khattak is a foremost expert on transportation, transit, and safety related to both. He is Transportation Program Coordinator and serves with the Center for Transportation Research. He recently established the Initiative for Sustainable Mobility.

Catherine Wilt

Director of the Center for Clean Products

Catherine Wilt has expertise in research and testimony involving public policy in regard to sanitation and pollution issues, and is considered an expert on recycling and clean environment efforts.

Rapinder “Rupy” Sawhney

Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Rapinder “Rupy” Sawhney is the Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering and a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering whose research focuses on lean manufacturing, or the idea of producing products with as little wasted time, energy and material as possible.

Arthur Ragauskas

Governor's Chair for Biorefining, Professor of Chemical Engineering

Arthur Ragauskas’s main research focus is on finding plant and natural materials for both fuel and power sources, with a secondary focus on finding ways of using plants and natural materials for use in health care and packing materials.

Stephen Paddison

Ferguson Faculty Fellow and Gibson Endowed Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular and Engineering

Stephen Paddison is helping shape the future of alternative fuels through his research into fuel cells.