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Edward Kalajian

Edward Kalajian

Associate Dean, Professor, Civil Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology

Phone: (321) 674-8020

Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975



BSCE, University of Maryland, 1962; MSCE, University of Massachusetts, 1969; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1971

Research Interests:

Research Interests

Dr. Kalajian’s research activities focus on geotechnical engineering and on the use of waste materials for beneficial uses. His expertise is in soil mechanics, foundation design, concrete materials, waterfront construction and waste stabilization.

Current Research

Current funded research projects include the development of specifications for applications of recycled asphalt pavement RAP as a highway fill material and on instrumenting the pressuremeter for determing in-situ soil properties. He has directed research to evaluate the effects of additives on the permeability of phosphogypsum for use as a capping material in the permanent closure of phosphogypsum stacks.