Civil Engineering, B.S. Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator


Jean Nocito-Gobel, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Coordinator, Civil Engineering

An expert in environmental engineering, Dr. Nocito-Gobel is the adviser to the University’s Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, which works to provide sustainable drinking water in developing countries.

Buckman Hall 223G
(203) 932-7155

Program Faculty


Gregory Broderick, Ph.D.


A past recipient of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers’ Educator of the Year Award, Dr. Broderick has served as a geo-environmental consultant on municipal landfill investigations.

Buckman Hall 214
(203) 932-7156


Byungik Chang, Ph.D., P.E., MBA

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Graduate Coordinator, Civil Engineering

A former bridge designer with the Arizona Department of Transportation, Dr. Chang pursues wide-ranging research that explores structural engineering, wind engineering, and wind energy.

Buckman Hall 215
(203) 479-4234


Emese Hadnagy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering
Graduate Coordinator (Online), Environmental Engineering

An expert in water resources and environmental engineering, Dr. Hadnagy is investigating innovative chemical treatment technologies and the ways contaminants impact the quality of coastal water systems.

Buckman Hall 216
(203) 932-1232


Ronald S. Harichandran, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

Dean of the Tagliatela College of Engineering

A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Dr. Harichadran has led the Tagliatela College of Engineering since 2011. An expert on structural engineering, he has published more than 100 journal articles and conference proceedings papers and taught courses in structural analysis, design, dynamics, and probabilistic methods.

Buckman Hall 329
(203) 932-7167


Agamemnon Koutsospyros, Ph.D.

Professor, Environmental Engineering
Graduate Coordinator, Environmental Engineering

An expert in sustainability and environmental awareness, Dr. Koutsospyros’ most recent research found that starfish – an invasive marine species – can be used to remove heavy metals in contaminated soil.

Buckman Hall 217
(203) 932-7398

Program Staff


Christine Ferrucci

Administrative Secretary I, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Buckman Hall 219
(203) 932-7437


John Kelley

Associate Lab Supervisor, Mechanical & Civil Engineering

Buckman Hall 129
(203) 932-7141