September 2013


Dr. Berrin Tansel is a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Director of Center for Diversity in Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. Her research at Kennedy Space Center on development of a closed loop water recovery and recycling system was recognized as one of the Highlighted Research Projects that Benefit the NASA-KSC and Nation through the Vision of Space.

Dr. Tansel is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and elected Diplomate of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers since April 2007. She was named Engineer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2007.