People

  • Tarek Abdoun, Global Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tarek.abdoun@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Renselear Polytechnic Institute, NY; MS, Rensselaer Polytecnic Institute, NY

  • Kemal Celik, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kemal.celik@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: Construction materials, energy efficiency, sustainable and functional structural materials

  • Ali Diabat, Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Diabat@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, North Carolina State University; PhD, Industria...

    Research Interests: optimization and operations, logistics, supply chain management, healthcare management, production p...

  • Borja García de Soto, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: garcia.de.soto@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc University of California at Berkeley; PhD ETH Zurich

    Research Interests: Construction 4.0, construction automation, artificial intelligence, lean construction, BIM

  • Saif Jabari, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sej7@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD University of Minnesota Twin Cities;

    Research Interests: data analysis, theoretical traffic flow modeling

  • Samer Madanat, Dean of Engineering, NYUAD; Global Network Professor of Engineering, NYU Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: smm17@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: transportation infrastructure management

  • Monica Menendez, Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: monica.menendez@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc and PhD, UC Berkeley

    Research Interests: monitoring, modeling, and control of multimodal transportation systems, considering new technologies...

  • Athanasios Triantafyllou, Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering; Program Head, Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: thanasis.triantafillou@nyu.edu
    Education: Diploma University of Patras; MSc , PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Advanced Structural Materials; Innovative Retrofitting of Structures