CETL Committee Members

All College of Engineering Faculty Members, with activities open to all UM 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...

Derin Ural

Professor Prof. Practice


(305) 284-6385
Dr. Derin Ural joined the University of Miami, College of Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering as a Professor in Practice, in 2017. She is the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the College of Engineering. Dr. Ural is a Professor of Civil Engineering with specialization in Engineering Education,...

Jorge E Bohorquez

Professor of Professional Practice


(305) 284-1639

Ines Basalo

Associate Professor of Professional Practice


(305) 284-3332
Dr. Ines Basalo is an assistant professor in practice in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Basalo received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University on 2006. Following a brief career on Wall Street, she returned to Columbia in 2008 as an adjunct professor in Mechanical Engineering, a...

James W Giancaspro

Assoc. Professor


(305) 284-1006
James Giancaspro is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAE) at the University of Miami’s College of Engineering.  His expertise is in the areas of civil engineering materials and mechanics, while his research aims to improve STEM...

Sakhrat Khizroev



(305) 284-4789
The goal of the Khizroev Laboratory is to invent technologies which are at least ten years ahead of their time. To achieve this goal, we leverage the team’s unique expertise and decades of research experience in the field of nanomagnetic and spintronic devices to create game-changing technologies in a broad range of...

Khaled Yahia Zakaria Abdel Rahman



(305) 284-8184

Renee Evans

Sr. Instructional Designer


(305) 284-9769