Medya Fathi

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering


  • Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction, University of Las Vegas, Nevada
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering-Construction Management, University of Tehran
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran

Courses Taught

  • CEEN 308: Reliability Analysis in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CIVL 201: Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • CIVL 414: Introduction to Construction Management
  • CIVL 415: Civil Engineering Projects
  • COMG 602: Introduction to Construction Management
  • COMG 629: Sustainable Construction
  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    Professional Experience:
    • Estimator, Helix Contractor CO, Nevada, USA
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
    • Professional Women in Construction (PWC)
    • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society
    • Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants


    • Engineering for One Planet Mini-Grant Program (EOP-MGP). American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Co-PI; PI: Dr. Qian Wang; co-PIs: Drs. Yongwook Kim, Shahriar Quayyum, Daniel Hochstein, Mohab El-Hakim, Mahbub Choudhury, Evangelia Ieronymaki. (2023-24)
    • Infusing System-Level Thinking and Analytics into the Undergraduate Curriculum to Create 21st Century Civil & Environmental Engineers. The National Science Foundation (NSF). Co-PI; PIs: Dr. Juneseok Lee and Dr. Matthew Volovski; co-PIs: Dr. Christina Cercone, Dr. Mehdi Omidvar, and Dr. Shahriar Quayyum. (2021-24)
    • US PPP Highway Project Performance. Manhattan College Summer Grant. PI. (2021)

    Honors and Awards

    • ExCEEd Fellow: Excellence in Civil Engineering Education Fellowship, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). (2023)
    • Roy & Helen Kelsall Engineering Scholarship, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, UNLV. (2018-19)
    • Ph.D. Fellowship, UNLV. (2017-20)
    • Recognition award for exceptional talents in the MS program, UT.
    • Recognition award for exceptional talents in the BS program, UT.
  • Other


    • Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (COENG), ASCE
    • Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution (LADR), ASCE
    • Journal of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (JCCEE)
    • Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP), ELSEVIER