Dr. Clay Naito, an expert in structures and Professor at Lehigh University, was the Alfred Yee Scholar for Spring 2017. He offered a graduate course on Blast Resistant Buildings and graduate seminars. Dr. Naito is a graduate of our department. His accomplishments can be found at his Lehigh University faculty profile.


Dr. David Mukai, an associate professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming, visited our department in fall semester 2016 for teaching and research. Prof. Mukai taught a large class of CEE 270: Statics. His research focuses on theoretical fracture mechanics, reinforced concrete, and structural rehabilitation and monitoring. Dr. Mukai is a graduate of our department. His accomplishments can be found at his University of Wyoming faculty profile.


Dr. Gleb Panteleev, an oceanographer who specializes in data assimilation for ocean waves, and hydrology applications at the University of Alaska, was the Alfred Yee Scholar in Spring 2016. He offered the senior level course Variational Data Assimilation Theory and Applications, and graduate seminars. Dr. Panteleev’s research can be found at the International Arctic Research Center site.


Dr. Teruo Nakai, an emeritus professor of Civil Engineering at the Nagoya Institute of Technology, visited our department in spring semester 2015 for teaching and research. Prof. Nakai taught a graduate course on Soil Behavior and Modeling. His research focuses on laboratory testing and constitutive modeling of geomaterials and their applications to boundary value problems such as tunnels, braced excavations, etc.  Dr. Nakai also is a technical advisor of the Geo-Research Institute (GRI) and a visiting professor of Chubu University in Japan. His research can be found at his Nagoya Institute of Technology faculty profile.