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Jason Kirby

Jason Thomas Kirby

Associate Director of Education, Director of Sustainable Smart Cities Master’s Program
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Research Interests: Water Resources, Hydraulics/Hydrology, Sustainability


  • BS, Auburn University, Environmental Science
  • MS, The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Environmental Engineering
  • PhD, The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Civil Engineering

Dr. Jason T. Kirby is the UAB Director of the Sustainable Smart Cities Master’s Degree Program. He is also a full time associate professor in the UAB Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, specializing in Environmental Engineering education.

Kirby is primarily concerned (via teaching and research) with advancing knowledge of the dangers and opportunities anthropogenic activities may present with respect towards our natural environment. He advocates that modern Civil Engineering practice does not have to be detrimental to the Earth’s ecosystems but rather can enhance both our quality of life and that of our planet.

  • Recent Courses
    • CE 200, Engineering Geology
    • CE 430/530, Water Supply and Drainage Design
    • CE 600, Sustainable Construction
    • CESC 600, Principals of Sustainable Development
    • CE 608/CESC 612, Green Building Design
    • CE 610, The Engineered Environment
    • CESC 618, Research Methods & Project Planning
    • CECM 674, Green Building Design and Sustainable Construction