Associate Teaching Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Coordinator of Construction Programs
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