Biography

Akram Alshawabkeh is the George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Director of the PROTECT Center, Director of the CRECE Center, Director of the ROUTES Scholars Program, and Associate Dean for Research for the College of Engineering at Northeastern University.

Education

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

Appointments

  • 07/15-Present          Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Northeastern University
  • 11/11-Present           George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Northeastern Univeristy
  • 4/10-Present            PI and Director, Northeastern University P42 Superfund Research Center, NIEHS, NIH
  • 5/15-Present            Director, Northeastern University R25 Education Grant, NIEHS, NIH
  • 10/15-Present          PI and Director, Northeastern University P50 Research Center, Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
  • 7/07-Present           Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • 7/02-6/07                Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • 6/97-6/02                Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • 7/02-5/08                Graduate Director, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • 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;

Expertise:

  • Geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering
  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation
  • Electrokinetic and Electrochemical Processes
  • Contaminant Fate and Transport
  • Water resources
  • Environmental health

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 LSU CEE Hall of Distinction
  • 2014 ASCE Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award
  • 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; Registration No. 28524, 1999