Research Staff and Affiliates at UCF

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang (Director)
Focal research area: sustainable infrastructure, urban food-energy-water nexus, computational intelligence and machine learning, system engineering, water quality management, ecological engineering, low impact development, industrial ecology, climate change, and environmental remote sensing

Dr. Manoj Chopra
Focal research area: geo-technical engineering and geo-environmental engineering

Dr. Thomas Wahl
Focal research area: coastal flood impact and risk assessment

Dr. Kelly Kibler
Focal research area: river and estuary ecohydraulics, flood management and dam operation, and extreme horologic events.

Dr. Omer Tatari
Focal research area: construction science and stormwater management

Dr. Patrick Bohlen
Focal research area: ecological science and landscape ecology

Dr. Dingbao Wang
Focal research area: hydrology, watershed food-energy-water nexus, and climate change

Dr. Peng (Patrick) Sun
Focal research area: Sensing and sensor network, flood monitoring, drone and robot operations, environmental informatics and remote sensing

Dr. Andrew Randall
Focal research area: environmental process engineering

Dr. Arvind Singh
Focal research area: sediment transport, turbulent flows, landscape evolution

Dr. Rudy McDaniel
Focal research area: interactive narrative, knowledge management, information architecture

Dr. Naim Kapucu
Focal research area: community resilience, social network analysis, organizational structure

Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee
Focal research area: environmental biotechnology

Dr. J. Walter Milon
Focal research area: environmental economics and regulation

Dr. Debra Reinhart
Focal research area: groundwater remediation and waste management

Jeff Sonne
Focal research area: green building and energy recovery

Dr. Bruce Wilson
Focal research area:  water policy and environmental right

Dr. Lei Zhai
Focal research area: nanotechnology and environmentally benign materials

Dr. Qipeng Phil Zheng
Focal research area: environmental planning and systems analysis

Dr. Anwar Sadmani
Focal research area: membrane treatment technology, analytical chemistry, PFAS analysis

Dr. Jianna (Nick) Chen
Focal research area: geochemistry, multimedia pollutant fate and transport processes, resources recovery, mining waste and low-level radioactive waste management

Dr. Lixing Gu
Focal research area: Solar photovoltaic design, building scale food-energy-water nexus


National Research Fellows

Dr. Ronald Eaglin

Dr. Hong Yang

International Research Fellows

Dr. Antonio Camacho

Dr. Ho-Wen Chen

Dr. Lloyd Chua

Dr. Ting Fong May Chui, University of Hong Kong

Dr. Dawei Han

Dr. Abdelhamid Iratni, University of Bordj Bou Arreridj, Algeria

Dr. Tze Ling NG

Dr. Taikan Oki

Dr. Zhandong Sun, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Dr. Lutz Weihermüller

Dr. Xiaosheng Qin