melinda_lalorMelinda M. Lalor, Ph.D., has been named the School of Engineering's interim Dean. Dr. Lalor is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and served as Associate Dean of the School of Engineering. She has been a member of the School of Engineering faculty since 1993. Her specialty is environmental engineering.

Her research interests include watershed and stormwater management, sustainable development, pollution prevention, and the investigation of links between environmental pollutants and human health.