Core Faculty

Options for concentrations/areas of inquiry reflect the broad ranging expertise of CABE faculty. Core Faculty serve as Primary Advisors.

Kihong R. Ku, DDes

Associate Professor, Design Technology and Architectural Innovation, Adaptive Envelopes

Edgar Stach, Dr. Dipl-Ing, AIA/IA

Professor, High Performance Building Envelopes and Design, Smart and Healthy Cities

Gulbin Ozcan-Deniz, PhD

Associate Professor, Sustainable Construction Building Information Modeling (BIM) Virtual Reality (VR)

Dr. Kimberlee Zamora, PhD

Assistant Professor, Sustainable Construction, Waste Management

Suzanne Singletary, PhD

Professor, History & Theory, Archival Research, Historic Preservation

David M. Breiner, PhD

Associate Professor, History and Theory, Archival Research, Vernacular Architecture, Historic Preservation

Grace Ong Yan, PhD

Assistant Professor, History & Theory, Archival Research, Modernism, Historic Preservation

Loukia Tsafoulia, PhD candidate/ABD

Assistant Professor, Architecture & Interior Design

Barbara Klinkhammer, Dipl.-Ing PhD candidate/ABD

Executive Dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Professor, Le Corbusier and Color Theory


CABE non-Ph.D. faculty with strong research agendas serve as dissertation committee members or Co-Advisors subject to approval of the Doctoral Affairs Committee.

Matthew Gindlesparger

Assistant Professor, High Performance Building Systems and Design

Robert Fleming, AIA, LEED AP, BD&C, NOMA

The Salaman Family Chair in Sustainable Design
Professor, Sustainable Design and Integrated Design

James L. Querry, MRP, RLA, ASLA

Interim Program Director, Master of Urban Design
Associate Professor, Geospatial Technologies, Geodesign, GIS

Christopher Harnish

Associate Professor, Technology, Social Design, Healthcare Design

Affiliated Faculty

Selected PhD faculty from outside the College of Architecture & the Built Environment but within Jefferson serve as dissertation committee members subject to approval of the Doctoral Affairs Committee.