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Adib Cure

Assistant Professor in Practice | School of Architecture Co-Founder | CURE & PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design firm

Adib Cure serves as an Assistant Professor in Practice at the UM School of Architecture. He also co-founded his own practice called CURE & PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design with partner Carie Penabad.

His research on Latin American urbanism and architecture, most notably the mapping of informal cities throughout the Global South, has been presented at a variety of national and international conferences including the American Institute of Architects National Convention. His research concentrates on the role of light and acoustics in contemporary architecture.

A. Michael Froomkin

Laurie Silvers & Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law

Professor Froomkin currently teaches Administrative Law, Internet Law, and Torts.  He has also taught Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure I, International Law, Jurisprudence, and Trademark, and seminars in Intellectual Property in the Digital Era, Internet Governance, Law & Games, Regulation of Digital Identity, and Electronic Commerce.

Colby N. Leider

Associate Professor and Program Director, Music Engineering Technology

Colby Leider is associate professor and program director of the Music Engineering Technology Program (MuE), in the Department of Music Business & Entertainment Industries at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. He is associate editor of Computer Music Journal and works as a consultant in patent-infringement cases involving audio and new media technologies.

Christopher C. Mader

Director | Software Engineering

Christopher C. Mader joined the University of Miami Center for Computational Science in 2007 as Director of the Software Engineering core. Mr. Mader has been developing software systems for scientific applications, and leading development teams for over 15 years at a number of research organizations including: Stanford University, The Institute for Genomic Research (now J. Craig Venter Institute), and The Scripps Research Institute, as well as a variety of commercial organizations. His interests include the development of service-oriented architectures and text mining.

Louis Herns Marcelin, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Dr. Marcelin is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research focuses on anthropology of family and kinship in the Americas. His research also examines questions related to health and human security, and the roles of power, violence, and marginalization in society (particularly in Brazil, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the United States).  He began his career conducting extensive field research on family, kinship, and religious practices in rural and urban areas of Haiti, which became a widely-used and widely-cited reference among social scientists interested in understanding Haitian sociocultural dynamics. 

Karen Mathews

Assistant Professor | Department of Art & Art History

Antonio Nanni

Professor | College of Engineering

Dr. Antonio Nanni is a structural engineer interested in construction materials, their structural performance, and field application. His interests are in the field of civil infrastructure sustainability and renewal.

Nanni chairs the University of Miami College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, where he also is a professor and the inaugural Senior Scholar. He is also Professore Ordinario, Dipartimento di Strutture per l’Ingegneria e l’Architettura at the Università di Napoli – Federico II, in Naples, Italy

Jaime Correa 

Director of Bachelor of Architecture, Associate Professor in Practice

Jaime Correa is the Director of the Undergraduate Program, an Associate Professor in Practice, and the former Director of the Master of Urban Design (aka: Suburb and Town Design) at the School of Architecture of the University of Miami (position held from 1996 to 2014) where he was also the Knight Professor in Community Building. He currently teaches design, theory, and representation in the Miami and Rome programs of the University of Miami. 

Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos

Assistant Professor | Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

He received my PhD in 2012 from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) for the design of an active deployable tensegrity structure. From 2012 to 2014, He joined Princeton University as Postdoctoral Researcher for the Form-Finding Lab. Since January 2015, he is an Assistant Professor at Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering at the University of Miami. His research interests include tensegrity structures; adaptive, sensory and active structures; form finding and analysis of structures; structural design and optimization; space engineering and construction; resilience and sustainability; and computer-aided engineering.

Dilip Sarkar, PhD

Associate Professor

Wangda Zuo, PhD

Assistant Professor | Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering

Dr. Zuo's research focuses on modeling and simulation of smart, sustainable and resilient buildings, communities and cities. Dr. Zuo is the recipient of IBPSA-USA Emerging Professional Award, Eliahu I. Jury Early Career Research Award, Provost Research Award, and SEEDS Leadership Award. Dr. Zuo is a Member of the University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS); Treasurer and Affiliate Director (representing USA) of International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA); Chair of IBPSA-USA Research Committee; Secretary, former Research Subcommittee Chair and former Voting Member of ASHRAE Technical Committee (TC) 4.10 Indoor Environment Modeling; Secretary and Voting Member of ASHRAE TC 7.4 Exergy Analysis for Sustainable Buildings; Voting Member of ASHRAE TC 4.7 Energy Calculations.