Director of International Programs, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor and Paul F. Kent Faculty Scholar in Civil Engineering
Erol Tutumluer is the Paul F. Kent Endowed Faculty Scholar and a professor of civil engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also serves as the department’s director of international programs. He specializes in transportation geotechnics with research interests and expertise in the characterization of pavement and railroad track geomaterials, modeling granular foundation systems, and construction practices for transportation infrastructure. He also serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the new Transportation Geotechnics Elsevier journal.