Open Faculty Position in “Infrastructure Systems of the Future” at Rice University¬†

Please help to share the below ad for an open Faculty Position in the Rice University Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in the area of Infrastructure Systems of the Future.We seek candidates with deep foundational expertise in civil engineering and infrastructure systems to envision and enable resilient, adaptable, smart, just, and equitable infrastructure of the future. Candidates are expected to bring strong theoretical, analytical, or modeling expertise to bear on pressing challenges of legacy, contemporary, emerging and future civil infrastructure systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: (1) complex systems modeling and the design of future intelligent infrastructure systems (e.g., power, water, gas, telecommunications) that are adaptable, controllable, and reconfigurable; (2) transportation systems, including sustainable mobility and the interdependence of energy and transportation; (3) coupled analysis of social and infrastructure systems, particularly in the pursuit of just and equitable infrastructure services as informed by human behavior; (4) design and management of climate adaptive, fire-resilient, nature-inspired, and risk-aware civil infrastructure systems, and (5) information processing systems, including applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning to infrastructure upkeep, adaptation, and re-invention.More details can be found