Diana Arboleda

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Diana Arboleda

Senior Lecturer Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-6652




A Principal Software Engineer at Motorola for 2 decades, now a Structural Engineer teaching at UM with an interest in Maker Spaces and Robotics.

Research Interests

STEM Education Methods, Sustainable and Resilient Materials and Technologies for Infrastructure, Composite Materials for Structural Strengthening and Rehabilitation, Experimental Techniques for Mechanical Characterization, Materials Testing and Modeling


    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (2014)
    • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, M.S. in Civil Engineering (2010)
    • Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL, Florida Transition to Teaching Certification in (2007)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, B.S. in Computer Engineering (1988)


  • Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education (Grades 6-12), . (2007 - 2012)

  • Florida Engineer in Training License, EI License No. 1091ET003 (1992 - Present)


    • University of Miami, Lecturer. Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (2014 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Research and Teaching Assistant. Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (2011 - 2014)
    • Florida Atlantic University, Research and Teaching Assistant. Civil Engineering (2008 - 2009)


  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Pino, V., Nanni, A., Arboleda, D. M., Roberts-Wollmann, C., Cousins, T. (2016).Repair of Damaged Prestressed Concrete Girders with FRP and FRCM Composites. 04016111.
    • Arboleda, D. M., Carozzi, G., Nanni, A., Poggi, C. (2015).Testing procedures for the uniaxial tensile characterization of Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) composites. 04015063.
    • Babaeiderabad, S., Loreto, G., Arboleda, D. M., Nanni, A. (2014).FRCM-Strengthened CMU Masonry Walls Subjected to Out-of-Plane Load. .
    • , S., Arboleda, D. M., Loreto, G., Nanni, A. (2014).Shear strengthening of concrete masonry with fabric-reinforced-cementitious-matrix. 65, 243-253.
    • Arboleda, D. M. (2013).Performance of RC Slab-Type Elements Strengthened with Fabric-Reinforced Cementitious-Matrix Composites. A4013003.

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