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Faculty and Staff

Dr. Tanjina Afrin

Assistant Professor
Engineer in Training (E.I.T.)
Ph.D. - Clemson University
Specialty: Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering
602 Nichols
540-464-7412
afrint@vmi.edu

Ronda Dove

Administrative Assistant
609 Nichols
540-464-7331
dovern@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Steven D. Hart, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor
Professional Engineer
Ph.D. - Kansas State University
Specialty: Structural Engineering, Protective Design, and Infrastructure Engineering
325 Nichols
540-464-7856
hartsd@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Wakeel I. Idewu, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Professional Engineer
Ph.D. - Louisiana State University
Specialty: Transportation Engineering
610 Nichols
540-464-7409
idewuw@vmi.edu

Dr. Jai Kyoung Jung

Assistant Professor
Engineer in Training
Ph.D. - Cornell University
Specialty: Geotechnical Engineering
323 Nichols
540-464-7445
jungjk@vmi.edu

Col. Dean A. Kershaw

Adjunct Faculty
M.S. - George Washington University
609 Nichols
540-464-7331
kershawda@vmi.edu

Dr. Billy H. Kornegay, P.E.

Adjunct Professor
Professional Engineer
Ph.D. - Clemson University
323 Nichols
540-464-7445
kornegaybh@vmi.edu

Stephen L. Neas III

Adjunct Instructor
B.S. - Virginia Military Institute
323 Nichols
540-464-7331
neassl@vmi.edu

Col. Charles D. Newhouse, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor
Ph.D. - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Specialty: Structural Engineering
622 Nichols
540-464-7364
newhousecd@vmi.edu

Maj. Andrei Ramniceanu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Professional Engineer
Ph.D. - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Specialty: Construction Engineering and Management
603 Nichols
540-464-7752
ramniceanua@vmi.edu

Capt. John E. Riester, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.

Department Head
Professor
Professional Engineer
Summer Transition Program Director (STP)
Ph.D. - Old Dominion University
Specialty: Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Engineering
608 Nichols
540-464-7701
riesterje@vmi.edu

Col. Gary K. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor
Professional Engineer
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Specialty: Geotechnical Engineering and Geology
621 Nichols
540-464-7411
rogersgk@vmi.edu

Samuel K. Roskelley, P.E.

Adjunct Faculty
M.S. - University of Virginia
716 Nichols
540-464-7331
roskelleysk@vmi.edu

Col. Woodson A. Sadler, Jr.

Lecturer
M.S. - University of Southern California
618 Nichols
540-464-7563
sadlerwa@vmi.edu

Samuel E. Saunders III

Adjunct Faculty
M.E. - University of Virginia
323 Nichols
540-464-7331
saundersse@vmi.edu

Wayne G. Shear, Jr., P.E.

Visiting Professor
Rear Admiral (Retired)
Professional Engineer
M.S.C.E. - University of Colorado
Specialty: Construction Management
618 Nichols
540-464-7563
shearwg@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Matthew K. Swenty, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Professional Engineer
Ph.D. - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Specialty: Structural Engineering
621 Nichols
540-464-7552
swentymk@vmi.edu

Col. Thomas C. Timmes, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Professional Engineer
US Army, Retired
Board Certified Environmental Engineer
Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University
Specialty: Environmental Engineering, Water and Wastewater
511 Nichols
540-464-7869
timmestc@vmi.edu