Larry Casey

Assistant Teaching Professor and FIU Industry Advisory Council Director


Office: EC 2900
Phone: (305) 348-3172

Mohamed ElZomor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Research Interests:

  • Sustainability of the Built Environment,
  • Sustainable Development, Design and Construction, Energy Efficiency Measures and Modeling
  • Social Sustainability (Human, Health & Wellbeing),
  • Engineering Education,
  • Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience for Disasters & Extreme Weather,
  • Construction Engineering and Project Management (Project Delivery, Risk Assessment & Mitigation), Construction and Workforce Development
Office: EC 2955
Phone: (305) 348-2257


Jose Faria

Jose Faria, Ph.D., PMP

Moss Endowed Chair


Areas of Specialization: 
Mixed integer optimization applied to land development, mathematical decomposition and hybrid techniques to solve mixed integer programming problems, decision analysis applied to capital allocation, probabilistic optimization models, and analysis of project management networks under uncertainty.

Office: EC 2914
Phone: (305) 348-3541


Leonel E. Lagos, Ph.D., PMP®

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Robotics and Remote Systems/Automated Construction, Decommissioning of Nuclear facilities/infrastructure, Remote Sensors and inspections, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, STEM workforce development and training, Environmental Remediation

Office: EC 2100
Phone: (305)-348-1810

Ayman Morad, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor

Office: EC 2982
Phone: (305) 348-3654

Wallied Orabi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director

Research Interests: Optimization and Decision Support for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Automation in Construction, Sustainable Building Construction

Office: EC 2984
Phone: (305) 348-2730


Nipesh Pradhananga, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Research interests: Construction Technology, Construction Safety and Health, Construction Simulation, Information Modeling, Computational Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Virtual Reality

Office: EC 2983
Phone: 305-348-0224


David Ramsey, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: EC 2952
Phone: (305) 348-3174

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Mahya Sam, Ph.D

Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests: Human-robot collaboration, construction resilience. architectural engineering, and sustainable construction

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Sudip Subedi, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests: Construction Safety and Technology

Phone: (305) 348-3172

Lufan Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests:

  • Smart, sustainable, and resilient buildings, infrastructure systems, and cities
  • Big data analytics and machine learning
  • Building energy and water efficiency
  • Energy-water nexus
  • Human-centered analysis
  • Digital twin
Office: EC 2934