Eshan Dave has a well-established record of success in research,
scholarship, teaching and service in transportation materials and pavements, with a keen focus on performance-based evaluation and design techniques to prolong the life of pavements in an economical manner. Dave joined UNH as part of a cluster hire in sustainable infrastructure in January 2015.
Dave demonstrates his dedication to teaching and mentorship of students, engagement in collaborative research, publications with multiple graduate students and faculty colleagues at UNH as well as around the world, and he serves on several leading professional organizations.
Much of this collaborative work is on the cutting edge of pavement applications that are designed to increase the sustainability of our roadways. He recently spent a sabbatical as a visiting professor at the Université Gustave Eiffel in France, funded by the French government’s FUTURE I-Sites (Inventing the Cities of Tomorrow) program. Throughout his career, he has been recognized as a leader who supports diversity and inclusiveness with an authentic ability and desire.
Undergraduate and graduate students praise Dave for his ability to answer challenging questions clearly, his infectious energy and enthusiasm and his willingness to help those who may need support. Students consistently rate him as one of the department’s best instructors.
Dave personifies the concept of a “good citizen” in the CEE department, in CEPS, at UNH and in his profession.