Academic Support

All Programs

Ruby Nell CarpenterRuby Nell Carpenter
Phone: 919-660-5200

Graduate, PhD & MS

John DolbowJohn Dolbow, Director, Graduate Program

Graduate, MEng (Civil)

gavinHenri Gavin, Director, Master of Engineering Civil Program
Phone: 919-660-5201

Graduate, MEng (Environmental)

wiesnerMark Wiesner, Director, Master of Engineering Environmental Program, Meriam Professor
Phone: 919-660-5292


nadeauJoseph Nadeau, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice
Phone: 919-660-5216

Administrative Staff

David Schaad David Schaad, Associate Chair, Associate Professor of the Practice
The Associate Chair functions as the primary administrative and operational entity in the department. His responsibility is to support the Chair and administer the daily tasks of the department. General questions about the department, research and educational appointments should be directed to the Associate Chair.
Phone: 919-660-5174

Cherisa Williams, CEE Business Manager
Provide overall administrative management and coordination of a variety of business-related functions such as finance, budget and personnel matters within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Office: 121 Hudson
Phone: 919-660-5468

Stelian Igescu, Grants and Contracts Administrator
Prepare and submit sponsored research proposals for principal investigators (pre-award administration). Monitor, reconcile, and close out awards for principal investigators (post-award administration).
Phone: 919-660-5196

Dianne Bennett, Fiscal Specialist
Coordinate and participate in a variety accounting tasks involved in maintaining financial records and processing related data; assist in the preparation and coordination of grant proposals and related financial transactions.
Phone: 919-660-5513

Ruby Nell Carpenter Ruby Nell Carpenter, Assistant to the Chair, Staff Assistant, Assistant to the Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Supports undergraduate and graduate program in the department, provides clerical support to faculty and staff and assists students with life in the department (offices, parking, mail, email, etc.).
Phone: 919-660-5200

Technical Staff

Michael Blagg, CEE Research and Development Engineer I
Maintain Civil Engineering labs; prepare and conduct undergraduate teaching laboratories; assist faculty members and students with teaching experiments/laboratories; oversight of CEE laboratory safety.
Phone: 919 660-5198
Office: 053 Hudson Annex

Dwina MartinDwina Martin, Research and Development Engineer, Environmental (Chemical and Biological) Labs
The role of this position is to perform a variety of technical duties involved in planning, design, construction, alteration, and testing related to civil and environmental engineering according to established procedures or instructions in support of research and development activities.
Phone: 919-660-5481