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Meet our school staff

Providing education and research excellence

Our academics are leaders in the diverse areas of structural engineering, geomechanics, wind and environmental engineering, project management, complex systems, transportation and humanitarian engineering.

Key leadership

Professor Brian Uy, Head of School

Professor David Airey, Deputy Head (Engaged Research)

Professor Chengwang Lei, Deputy Head (Engaged Education)

Dr Mithra Fernando, School Manager

Dr Peter Cafe, Undergraduate Studies Director 

Associate Professor Gwenaelle Proust, Postgraduate Studies Director

Mr Malcolm Boyd, Industry Relations Officer

Associate Professor Luming Shen, IT Director

Associate Professor Hao Zhang, International Director 

Dr Ehssan Sakhaee, Learning and Teaching Director 

Dr Aaron Opdyke, Research Training Director

Professor Itai Einav, Geotechnical engineering

Professor John Patterson, Environmental and fluids

Professor Gianluca Ranzi, Structural engineering

Professor David Levinson, Transport engineering

Professor Mikhail Prokopenko, Complex systems

Professor Lynn Crawford, Project management

Associate Professor Ali Akbar Nezhad, Construction management

Dr Jacqueline Thomas, Humanitarian engineering


Associate Professor Ali Akbar Nezhad

Dr Li Liu

Professor Kenny Kwok

Professor Chengwang Lei

Professor Jianlei Niu

Professor John Patterson

Associate Professor Amin Chabchoub

Dr Kapil Chauhan

Dr Federico Maggi

Dr Yongling Zhao

Emeritus Professor Gregory Hancock

Professor Gianluca Ranzi

Professor Kim Rasmussen

Professor Brian Uy

Associate Professor Peter Ansourian

Associate Professor Daniel Dias da Costa

Associate Professor Gwenaelle Proust

Associate Professor Luming Shen

Associate Professor Tim Wilkinson

Associate Professor Hao Zhang

Dr Ali Amin

Dr Mike Bambach

Dr Ali Hadigeh

Dr Chao Hou

Dr Mani Kherzi

Dr Damith Mohotti

Dr Mohanad Mursi

Dr John Papangelis

Dr Cao Hung Pham

Mr Ian Bowie

Emeritus Professors

Emeritus Professor Gregory Hancock

Emeritus Professor John Patterson

Emeritus Professor Harry Poulous

Emeritus Professor John Small

Emeritus Professor Nick Traihair


Adjunct and Honorary Academics

Honourary Lecturer Ian Bowie

Professional staff

Ms Monika Szczepanski, Administration Officer

Ms Daniella Entenmann, Postgraduate Administration Officer

Ms Emmeline Yeo, Undergraduate Administration Officer

Mr Garry Towell, Workshop and Laboratory Manager


School of Civil Engineering