Associate Teaching Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
122A Cushing Hall of Engineering
Areas of Interest
Professor Barutha has more than 12 years of experience working full-time in project management on transportation, commercial building and renewable energy projects. He has worked as an engineering consultant for the World Bank in Belize and as a construction manager tasked with rebuilding earthquake damaged cities in New Zealand.
As a project manager for Mortenson Construction, he supervised the design and construction of wind energy projects in the United States.
He has served as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Iowa State University, and the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
His areas of interest include:
- Climate resiliency
- Renewable energy
- Construction engineering and management in industry
- Teaching project-based learning and real-world applications
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2018
M.S., Civil Engineering and Construction, Iowa State University, 2016
B.S., Construction Engineering, Montana State University, 2001