Dr. Natalia Cardelino

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Engineering Professor Dr. Natalia CardelinoDr. Natalia Cardelino has been an Assistant Professor in the school of Environmental and Civil Engineering since 2018, when she joined shortly after receiving her Ph.D. Before obtaining her Ph.D., she worked as a structural consulting engineer for 17 years, first at Arup in their London, New York, and Boston offices, and most recently at Uzun + Case Engineers in Atlanta. She is a licensed professional engineer and is LEED accredited.


  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.Eng. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University


Structural analysis and design using steel, concrete, and timber

Professional Interests

Dr. Cardelino’s current research interests include producing sustainable concrete mixes by replacing a portion of energy-intensive portland cement with limestone powder and metakaolin. She is also interested in the potential of using mine tailing debris as construction material in developing countries. She has gained teaching experience through both instructional training and lecturing, and uses her past work experiences to bridge the gap between theory and practice.


Office: Engineering Building 116G