WSU Tri-Cities

College of Engineering & Architecture

Faculty

Dr. Akram Hossain

Dr. Akram Hossain

Interim Director of College of Engineering at WSU Tri-Cities

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

509-372-7314
West 134A
ahossain@tricity.wsu.edu

Akram Hossain (1989) received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Washington State University. He also holds MS degrees in Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering. Hossain came to WSU Tri-Cities in 1994 from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. His research interests include reaction kinetics, modeling of flow and contaminant transport in the subsurface, and modeling of adsorption in a packed bed reactor.

Srinivas Allena

Dr. Srinivas Allena

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor

509-372-7161
West 134F
srinivas.allena@tricity.wsu.edu

Srinivas Allena (2010) received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering from New Mexico State University. Allena came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2011 from New Mexico State University where he was performing Post-Doctoral research. He currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor. His research interests include ultra-high performance concrete, engineered cementitious composites and early-age and longer term shrinkage of concrete.

Yonas Demissie

Dr. Yonas Demissie

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor

509-372-7344
West 134H
y.demissie@tricity.wsu.edu

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Yonas Demissie (2008) received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Demissie came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2012 from Argonne National Laboratory where he was performing Post-Doctoral research. His research interest focuses on assessment of water resources sustainability under natural and human induced changes and uncertainties.

Dr. Bob Lewis

Dr. Bob Lewis

Computer Science

Program Coordinator
Associate Professor

509-372-7178
West 134D
bobl@tricity.wsu.edu

Bob Lewis (1998) received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia. He also holds and MS in Computer Science and Engineering as well as an MA in Astronomy. Lewis came to WSU Tri-Cities in 1997 from University of British Columbia. His research interests include computer graphics, numerical analysis, computer vision as well as computer animation and computer-aided design for electrical engineering.

Dr. John Miller

Dr. John Miller

Computer Science

Associate Professor

509-372-7232
West 134E
jhmiller@tricity.wsu.edu

John Miller (1971) received his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from University of Virginia. Miller came to WSU Tri-Cities from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory where he is still an Emeritus Scientist. His research interests include bioinformatics and computational biology with an emphasis on their application to human health and bio fuels.

Dr. Li Tan

Dr. Li Tan

Computer Science

Assistant Professor

509-372-7232
West 134L
litan@tricity.wsu.edu

Li Tan (2002) received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also holds an MS degree in Computer Science from both University of New York at Stony Brook and from Fudan University, Shanghi. Tan cam to WSU Tri-Cities in 2007 from The MathWorks Inc. where he was a research engineer. His research interests include software engineering with specialty areas of cyber security and resilient systems, software testing and analysis, model-driven design, agricultural information system, and supply-chain analysis and modeling.

Dr. Scott Hudson

Dr. Scott Hudson

Electrical Engineering

Professor

509-372-7254
West 134B
hudson@tricity.wsu.edu

Scott Hudson (1991) received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology. Hudson came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2002 from WSU Pullman. His research interests include electromagnetics, telecommunications, radar and space science.

Dr. David Lowry

Dr. David Lowry

Electrical Engineering

Clinical Assistant Professor

509-372-7144
West 140C
david_lowry@tricity.wsu.edu

David Lowry (1991) received his Ph.D. in Physics from Brandeis University. Lowry came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2009 as an Adjunct instructor and currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor. His area of research includes DOE funding to support a study of human DNA repair.

Dr. Mohamed Osman

Dr. Mohamed Osman

Electrical Engineering

Professor

509-372-7287
West 134K
osman@tricity.wsu.edu

Mohammed Osman (1986) received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Arizona State University. He also holds two MS degrees in Physics and Electrical & Computer Engineering. Osman came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2008 from Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Changki Mo

Dr. Changki Mo

Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor

509-372-7296
West 134 J
changki.mo@tricity.wsu.edu

Changki Mo (1996) received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Mo came to WSU Tri-Cities from the University of Pittsburgh. His areas of research interests include vehicular and structural vibration control, energy harvesting: self-powered medical implants and self-powered structural health monitoring.

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Staff

Susan Wright

Susan Wright

Principal Assistant

509-372-7217
West 263F
s.wright@tricity.wsu.edu

Brittany Woehle

Brittany Woehle

Program Assistant

509-372-7306
West 265D
brittany.woehle@tricity.wsu.edu

Helen Berry

Program Coordinator

509-372-7394
West 207A
hberry@tricity.wsu.edu

Cheryl Jensen

Administrative Assistant

509-372-7396
West 263
cheryl.jensen@tricity.wsu.edu

Brandie Anderson

Clerical Assistant

509-372-7206
West 134G
brandie.anderson@tricity.wsu.edu

Steve Jordan

Steve Jordan

Engineering Technician

509-372-7307
West 122
sjordan@tricity.wsu.edu

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Advisors

Renee Smith

Renee Smith

509-372-7316
West 130
rrsmith@tricity.wsu.edu

Advising Areas: All Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Computer Science)

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