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CEE Department Hires Two Assistant Professors

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is very pleased to announce the appointment of two new assistant professors in our department: Kelly Caylor and Elie Bou-Zeid.

Kelly CaylorKelly joins us from Indiana University, where he has been an assistant professor in the Department of Geography since 2005.   From 2003 to 2005, Kelly was a post-doctoral researcher in the CEE department at Princeton.   Kelly received his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia in 2003, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1996.   His research interests include ecohydrology, savanna ecology, surface hydrology, and ecological modeling.

Elie Bou-ZeidElie joins us from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology- Lausanne, where he has held a post-doctoral research position since 2005.   Elie earned a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2005, a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins in 2004, a Masters of Engineering in Environmental and Water Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 2000, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1997.   His research interests include boundary layer meteorology, distributed and remote sensing techniques, multi-scale environmental flows, and large eddy simulation.

Kelly and Elie will join the Environmental Engineering and Water Resources (EEWR) program within CEE.  We all very much look forward to welcoming Kelly and Elie to our department, and look forward to the many contributions we are sure they will provide to the CEE Department and to the profession at large.