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Dr. Manoj Chopra, P.E.

Educator, Engineer, Associate Dean for Academics

Experience

Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs – College of Engineering and Computer Science

NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative

Professor of Civil Engineering

Research
  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Pervious Pavement Systems
  • Computational Methods – Finite Element and Boundary Element Methods
  • Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction, Poroelasticity and Thermoelasticity
  • In Situ Groundwater Remediation
  • Stability of Sinkholes
  • Soil Behavior

Awards

Teaching Incentive Award

Jim Jammal Annual Lecture 2015

Phi Kappa Phi

Chi Epsilon Honor Society

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

NASA Gold Quality Dollar for Continual Improvement 2001

Career Highlights
  • Member of the Florida Board of Governors as Faculty Representative of all 12 State Institutions
  • Member of the UCF Board of Trustees
  • Chair of the UCF Faculty Senate
  • Provost Faculty Fellow

Quotes

Engineering is magic made real

Elon Musk, 2020

Detailed CV

cece.ucf.edu/chopra

Get In Touch

chopra@ucf.edu
(407) 823 5037

Campus Address

Engineering 1 – 107F
12800 Pegasus Drive

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816