Snell Professor of Engineering

Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering

Biography

Prof. Alshawabkeh is the George A. Snell Professor of Engineering at Northeastern University, Director of the PROTECT Center, and Director of the ROUTES Scholars Program.

Education

  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1994
  • M.S., Jordan University of Science & Technology, 1990
  • B.E., Yarmouk University, 1988

Appointments

  • 6/97-Date         Professor (7/07 – Date), Associate Professor (7/02 – 6/07), and Assistant Professor (6-97 – 6/02); Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 4/2010             PI and Director, Northeastern University P42 Superfund Research Center, Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
  • 5/2015               Director, Northeastern University R25 Education Grant, Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
  • 10/2015             PI and Director, Northeastern University P50 Research Center, Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
  • 7/02-5/08         Graduate Director, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 8/01-6/07         Director: SoilBED facility, NU Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems, NSF Sponsored Engineering Research Center
  • 8/05-6/06         Visiting Professor (Fulbright Scholar), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
  • 9/96-5/97         Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Polytechnic University (Polytec), Brooklyn, New York
  • 5/94-8/96         Technical Director, Electrokinetics Inc., Baton Rouge, LA; Activities: writing research proposals, reports, and design of remediation technologies.

Expertise:

  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation
  • Electrokinetic and Electrochemical Processes
  • Contaminant Fate and Transport
  • Environmental Restoration

Honors and Awards:

  • 2012 ASCE Fellow
  • 2009 Transportation Research Board, Certificate of Appreciation
  • 2005-2006 Fulbright Scholar – Jordan
  • 2004 College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award, NU
  • 2001 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Licensure:

  • Professional Engineer: Louisiana

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (Fellow ’12)
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Jordan Engineer Society
  • The US Universities Council on Geotechnical Engineering Research