Our Team

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Pratim Biswas

Dean, College of Engineering


(305) 284-5986
Professor Biswas is the Dean of the University of Miami College of Engineering. He is a faculty member in the Dept of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, with an affiliated appointment in the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Dean Biswas is a pioneer in his field recognized for applying aerosol science...

David A. Chin



(305) 284-3508
Water-quality control in natural systems, terrestrial fate and transport of bacteria, environmental fluid mechanics, stochastic hydrology, design of stormwater control measures, design of hydraulic structures, agrohydrology, geohydrology, and TMDLs.

Helena M Solo-Gabriele



(305) 284-3467
Dr. Solo-Gabriele's research has focused on evaluating the relationship between the environment and human health. Her research has spanned diverse areas including evaluating the impacts of chemicals in the environment and evaluating the impacts of microbial contaminants in coastall zones.  Her research on metals/pesticides has...

Yang Wang

Asst. Professor


(305) 284-3323
Yang Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering at the University of Miami. His research focuses on the gas-phase aerosol synthesis, the health effects of engineered nanoparticles, and aerosol instrumentation. Yang obtained his Ph.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017...

Samiul Amin

Professor Prof. Practice


Samiul Amin,is currently Professor of Practice at the University of Miami, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering Department.  He is also the Director of the Engineering Corporate Affiliates Program (E-CAP) for the College of Engineering. Prior to this he was Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Manhattan College....

Faculty with Secondary Appointments

Esber Andiroglu

Assoc. Professor Prof Practice


(305) 284-3391
Dr. Andiroglu is an Associate Professor of Practice in Dept. of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering with a secondary appointment at School of Architecture. In addition, he is the Director of MS in Construction Management Program offered by College of Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer and a LEED AP accredited...

Stephen D Nimer



(305) 243-1775


James Douglas Englehardt

Professor Emeritus


(305) 284-5557
Dr. James Englehardt, P.E., is Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Miami, appointed 1992.  Before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, Dr. Englehardt led filtration research projects for Johns Manville Corporation (1983-1987), and supervised water treatment laboratory development and...