Faculty & Staff

After the PhD and postdocs at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG) and at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Eggleston became an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming in 1995. He had an NSF CAREER award 1998-2003, and spent a sabbatical leave working at EPFL in Lausanne and LCPME in Nancy, France. He was a Fulbright Scholar in south India 2012-2013, and part of an Interdisciplinary Fellowship team at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in both 2016 and 2017. He was head of the Department of Geology and Geophysics in Wyoming for ...

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Associate Professor & Director Architectural Engineering Program, Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4895

My research and teaching activities are in the area of sustainable building design and building technology, with a special focus on the study of adaptive building enclosure systems. One of the goals of this research is to develop smart materials that can alter their thermal properties in response to changing outdoor conditions, in order to conserve energy and optimize building thermal comfort. This research entails the use of energy modeling tools, experimental investigations including synthesis of new materials, and the study of practical applications. The broader perspective of this ...

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ldalbano

I enjoy teaching civil engineering fundamentals in 1000 and 2000-level courses, and then revisiting those fundamentals in upper level and graduate courses as a base for presenting advanced topics and fostering deeper learning. This emphasis on fundamentals can be challenging to undergraduates because they may not appreciate the relevance. Consequently, I integrate design projects into my undergraduate coursework to provide a context for learning and to emphasize my expectations for learning and actively applying the course material. I also work to align my approach to MQPs with my classroom ...

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Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer, Architectural Engineering

Navneet Magon Anand is a design strategist, consultant and researcher with a background in Architecture and Sustainability. She is the founder of Design Veritas, a design strategy consultancy and creative studio advocating for human and environmental sustainability and wellbeing. Her research, which focuses on intentional culture design, has a human centered approach beyond the four walls and is built on a core foundation of innovation, sustainability and wellbeing. She is a graduate of McGill University‚Äôs School of Architecture and has her MBA in Green Building and Sustainability. Her ...

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Assistant Professor of Teaching, Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

I am a designer, researcher, and educator working at the interface of Architecture and engineering. I am currently an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Architectural Engineering program at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where I teach Design Studio and Great Project Seminar.My primary research interests focus on sustainable building technologies, urban simulation, and humanitarian architecture. I collaborated with several architectural firms on international design competitions and projects ranging from residential complexes to airports. Before joining WPI in 2016, I was a green ...

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sliu8

Prof. Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). His research focuses on built and urban environment, occupant-building-environment interaction, and integrated design for sustainable and healthy buildings. Prof. Liu envisions his research promoting built sustainability and occupant well-being through the interface among building science, information science, public health, and social science.

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Teaching is a passion of mine because much of the power industry is based on experiential data that you can't find in textbooks.  Our industries thrive when the collected experience of a workforce is passed down from one generation to the next and that is what I strive to teach in my classes.  I have worked for over a decade in the power industry and have been very fortunate to experience a wide variety of work.  My hope is that some of my knowledge and experience will help a young engineer build their professional credentials to help them excel at their chosen field.

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