Liv Haselbach, Ph.D.

About Me

Dr. Liv Haselbach is a licensed professional engineer and a LEED AP (BD+C). Prior to her academic career she founded an engineering consulting company in the New York – Connecticut area. Her degrees include a BS with Distinction in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell, an MS in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Connecticut. She was previously at Washington State University for over 8 years, and prior to that at the University of South Carolina for 6 years, both in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Haselbach is an Associate Director of the USDOT Tier 1 UTC: Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates (CESTiCC) and a Fulbright-ALCOA Distinguished Chair in the Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Her teaching and research focus on sustainable construction, low impact development (especially pervious concrete), life cycle assessment, sustainability education and environmental issues. 

Her son Marcus is a West Point graduate and a manager for KPMG currently working in Denver, CO and São Paulo, Brazil. Her daughter Candace is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. Her youngest daughter Heidi is a pipeline engineer for Shell Oil in Houston.