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Steven G. Buchberger

Title: Professor
Office: 765 Baldwin Hall
Tel: 513-556-3681
Email: steven.buchberger@uc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1988 (Civil Engineering ).
  • M.S. , Colorado State University, 1979 (Civil Engineering).
  • B.S. , University of Wisconsin, 1976 (Civil & Environmental Engineering ).

Research Information

Research Interests

Professor Buchberger's teaching interests include surface water hydrology, water quality modeling and reliability analysis in engineering design.  His research interests include mathematical modeling of water demands and water quality in municipal distribution systems; characterization and control of nonpoint pollutants; simulation techniques for designing and operating natural treatment systems; and total water management for sustainable urban environments.

Research Support

  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Improved Estimates of Peak Water Demand in Buildings: Implications for Water-Energy Savings, U.S. Geological Survey. (OSU SUB 60054085 (WRRI-OWDA PRIME)), $33,810.00. 03/01/2016 to 02/28/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Buchberger, Steven; Elzarka, Hazem, Effective and Efficient Roadside Ditch Cleaning Using BMP?s for Erosion and Sediment Control, Ohio Department of Transportation. (27144), $70,951.97. 07/27/2015 to 01/27/2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Environmental Research Training Program for Students in Engineering and Science, Environmental Protection Agency. (CR - 83558601 - 0), $633,600.00. 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven; Suidan, Makram; Wendell, David, Detention-Based Green Infrastructure (DBGI) Assessment for Combined Sewer Overflow Control, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati. (Task Order 0310000364 / MSA 85X10431), $434,341.00. 03/15/2011 to 08/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven; Suidan, Makram, Water Treatment Adaptation Tool Development, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-11-006/PEG0-35UC), $158,241.00. 01/10/2011 to 05/14/2012. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Develop and Administer an Environmental Research Training Program, Environmental Protection Agency. (CR-83454201-0), $1,606,069.00. 02/01/2010 to 04/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven; Suidan, Makram; Tong, Tak Yung, Multi-Scale Infrastructure Characterization Studies-Task 1, Environmental Protection Agency. (EP-C-05-056/PEG2-52T1UC), $480,547.00. 09/30/2007 to 12/31/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Predicting and Preventing Hydraulic Blow-Outs during High Velocity Jet Cleaning of Sanitary Sewer Lines, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati. (75X10188), $111,063.00. 07/01/2007 to 06/30/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Environmental Protection Agency Symposium August '06, Environmental Protection Agency. (200-2005-M-12686), $5,000.00. 08/27/2006 to 08/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium, American Water Works Association. (SRS 001252), $15,000.00. 07/06/2006 to 12/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Buchberger, Steven; Kupferle, Margaret; Suidan, Makram, Growth of Aeromonas in Model Distribution System Biofilms, Environmental Protection Agency. (PEG004WA05), $160,106.00. 02/23/2006 to 09/29/2007. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Water Distribution System Analysis Conference 2006, Environmental Protection Agency. (x3-83266401), $85,000.00. 10/01/2005 to 09/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Develop and Administer an Environmental Research Training Program, Environmental Protection Agency. (T 83292901), $1,769,051.00. 06/01/2005 to 01/31/2010. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Decision Support System for Managing Water Quality in Drinking Water Systems, Department of Energy. (60998-02), $228,000.00. 10/01/2002 to 09/30/2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Develop and Administer a Research Training Program, Environmental Protection Agency. (T83056901/4 NCE), $788,526.00. 09/01/2002 to 03/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Training Program for the National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency. (T82724501/2 ptpt), $900,000.00. 01/01/1999 to 06/30/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, The Fate of Bio-Available Phosphorus in the Little Miami, Ohio Water Development Authority. (NCE), $14,750.00. 01/01/1999 to 08/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Travel Time and Water Quality in Deadends, Water Research Foundation. (AWWARF294), $167,956.00. 10/01/1995 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Buchberger, Steven; Elzarka, Hazem, Evaluation of Trench Drain and Slotted Drain Maintenance and Cleaning, Federal Highway Administration. (ODOT 27839 sub FHWA), $65,346.35. 09/07/2016 to 03/07/2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Buchberger, Steven, Assessing Water Demand Patterns to Improve Sizing of Water Meters and Service Lines, Water Research Foundation. (MFRA 4689 SubK UC), $36,000.00. 07/15/2016 to 08/31/2017. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • X. Wang, W. Shuster, C. Pal, S.G. Buchberger, J. Bonta and K. Avadhanula (2010). (In Press). Low Impact Development Design—Integrating Suitability Analysis and Site Planning For Reduction Of Post-Development Stormwater Quantity. Sustainability, 2, 2467.
  • Tzatchkov, V.G, S.G. Buchberger and A. Martin-Dominguez (2009). (In Press). Water treatment units residence-time distributions as probabilistic functions. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135 (10), 944.
  • Alcocer-Yamanaka, V.H., V.G. Tzatchkov, R. Garcia-Bartual, S.G. Buchberger, F.I. Arreguin-Cortes, and T. Leon-Rodriguez (07-2008). (In Press). Stochastic modeling of residential drinking water demand using the Neyman-Scott scheme.. Hydraulic Engineering in Mexico (in Spanish), 23 (3), 105.
  • Blokker E.J.M., J.H.G. Vreeburg, S.G. Buchberger and J.C. van Dijk (2008). (In Press). Importance of demand modeling in network water quality models: a review. Drinking Water Engineering Science (1), 1.
  • Barton, J.M.H. and S.G. Buchberger (2007). (In Press). Media grain shape and particle capture during filtration. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 133 (2), 211.
  • Khanal, N., S.G. Buchberger and S.A. McKenna (2006). (In Press). Distribution system contamination events: exposure, influence and sensitivity. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 132 (4), 283.
  • Szabo, J.G., S.G. Buchberger and P.L. Bishop (2005). (In Press). Performance of a wet weather treatment facility for control of combined sewer overflows: a case study in Cincinnati, Ohio. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 131 (3), 375.
  • Nilsson, K.A, S.G. Buchberger, and R.M. Clark (2005). (In Press). Simulating accidental exposures to deliberate intrusions in pipe networks. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 131 (3), 228.
  • Buchberger, S.G. and G. Nadimpalli (2004). (In Press). Leak estimation in water distribution systems by statistical analysis of flow readings. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 130 (4), 321.
  • Barton, J.M.H. and S.G. Buchberger (2003). (In Press). Geometric analysis of sand piles on small platforms. Physical Review E, 68, 011303.
  • Lindley, T.R. and S.G. Buchberger (2002). (In Press). Assessing intrusion susceptibility in distribution systems. Journal of the American Water Works Association, 94 (6), 66.
  • Carter, J.T., E.W. Rice, S.G. Buchberger and Y. Lee (2000). (In Press). Relationships between levels of heterotrophic bacteria and water quality in a drinking water distribution system. Water Resources Research, 34 (5), 1495.
  • Barton, J.M.H., S.G. Buchberger, and M.J. Lange (1999). (In Press). Estimation of error and compliance in surveys by kriging. ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering, 125 (2), 87.
  • Li, Y., S.G. Buchberger and J.J. Sansalone (1999). (In Press). Variably saturated flow in a stormwater partial exfiltration trench. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 124 (6), 556.
  • Sansalone, J.J, J.M. Koran, J.A. Smithson and S.G. Buchberger (1998). (In Press). Physical characteristics of urban roadway solids transported during rain events. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 124 (5), 427.
  • Sansalone*, J.J. and S.G. Buchberger (1997). (In Press). Partitioning and first flush of metals in urban roadway stormwater. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 123 (2), 134.
  • Sansalone, J.J., S.G. Buchberger, J.M. Koran and J.A. Smithson (1997). (In Press). Relationship between particle size distribution and specific surface area of urban roadway stormwater solids. Transportation Research Record, 1601, 95.
  • Sansalone, J.J. and S.G. Buchberger (1997). (In Press). Characterization of particulate loading in urban stormwater first flush. Water Science and Technology, 36 (9), 1997.
  • Buchberger, S.G. and J.G. Wells (1996). (In Press). Intensity, duration and frequency of residential water demands. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 122 (1), 11.
  • Sansalone, J.J., S.G. Buchberger and S. Al-Abed (1996). (In Press). Fractionation of heavy metals in pavement runoff first flush. Science of the Total Environment, 189/190, 371.
  • Sansalone, J.J. and S.G. Buchberger (1996). (In Press). Characterization of metals and solids in urban highway snow and rainfall-runoff. Transportation Research Record, 1523, 147.
  • Opferman, D.F., S.G. Buchberger and J. Arduini (1995). (In Press). Complying with the SWTR: Ohio's experience. Journal of American Water Works Association, 87 (2), 59.
  • Buchberger, S.G. and L. Wu (1995). (In Press). Model for instantaneous residential water demands. ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 121 (3), 232.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (1995). (In Press). Conditional frequency analysis of autocorrelated lake levels. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 121 (2), 158.
  • Buchberger, S.G. and G.B. Shaw: (1995). (In Press). An approach toward rational design of constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment. Ecological Engineering,, 4, 249.
  • Sansalone, J.J., S.G. Buchberger and M.T. Koechling (1995). (In Press). Correlations between heavy metals and suspended solids in highway runoff--implications for control strategies. Transportation Research Record (1483), 112.
  • Sansalone, J.J., and S.G. Buchberger (1995). (In Press). : An infiltration device as a best management practice for nonpoint pollutants in urban highway runoff. IAWQ Water Science and Technology, 32 (1), 119.
  • Jadhav, R.S. and S.G. Buchberger (1995). (In Press). Effects of vegetation on flow through free water surface wetlands. Ecological Engineering, 5, 481.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (1994). (In Press). Covariance properties of Great Lakes annual net basin supplies. Water Resources Research, 30 (10), 2725.
  • Song R., S.G. Buchberger, J.A. Deddens (1992). (In Press). Moments of variables summing to normal order statistics. Statistics and Probability Letter (15), 203.
  • Buchberger, S.G., Maidment D.R. (1989). (In Press). Design of wastewater storage ponds at land treatment sites, 1: parallels with applied reservoir theory. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 115 (4), 689.
  • Buchberger, S.G., Maidment D.R. (1989). (In Press). Design of wastewater storage ponds at land treatment sites, 2: equilibrium storage performance functions. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 115 (4), 704.
  • Buchberger, S.G., Maidment D.R. (1989). (In Press). Diffusion approximation for equilibrium distribution of reservoir storage. Water Resources Research, 25 (7), 1643.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (1981). (In Press). Method of flood frequency analysis for regulated rivers. Transportation Research Record, 832, 12.
  • Hoffman, D.E., S.G. Buchberger, M.U. Flanders (In Press). Predicting sewer blowouts during high velocity jet cleaning operations. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems,.

Book Chapters

  • Clark, R.M., W.M. Grayman, S.G. Buchberger, D. Hartman and Y.H. Lee (2004). (In Press). Drinking Water Distribution Systems. In L.W. Mays (Eds.), Handbook on Water Supply Systems: Security and Safety McGraw-Hill.
  • Clark, R.M. and S.G. Buchberger (2004). (In Press). Responding to a Contamination Threat in a Drinking Water Network: The Potential for Modeling and Monitoring. In L.W. Mays (Eds.), Handbook on Water Supply Systems: Security and Safety McGraw-Hill.
  • Lindley, T.R. and S.G. Buchberger (2004). (In Press). Managing water distribution systems for potential intrusions using integrated modeling and GIS. Water Quality in the Distribution System.
  • Lindley, T.R. and S.G. Buchberger (2002). (In Press). Assessing intrusion susceptibility using GIS and hydraulic modeling, Part V Case Studies . In L.W. Mays (Eds.), Urban Water Supply Infrastructure Management Handbook McGraw-Hill.

Technical Reports

  • Buchberger S.G., Maidment D.R. (1988). (In Press). Diffusion Theory for Stochastic Storage Analysis,..
  • Al-Omari K., Buchberger S.G. (1989). (In Press). Design of Wastewater Ponds Based on Stochastic Storage Analysis..
  • Buchberger S.G. (1989). (In Press). Development of a Risk Assessment Methodology For Surface Disposal of Municipal Sludge: Surface Water Pathways..
  • Buchberger S.G. (1989). (In Press). Review of Methods for Determining Hydrologic Design Levels..
  • Buchberger S.G. (1990). (In Press). Modeling and Forecasting Monthly Net Basin Supplies to Lake Superior,..
  • Buchberger S.G. (1991). (In Press). Conditional Frequency Analysis of Great Lakes Open Coast Flood Levels..
  • Buchberger S.G (1992). (In Press). Modeling and Forecasting Great Lakes Monthly Net Basin Supplies..
  • Buchberger S.G. (1992). (In Press). Time Series Modeling of Net Basin Supplies Chapter 4 in Report on Development of Improved Statistical Techniques for Lake Level Frequency Analysis ..
  • Buchberger S.G., Boufadel M.C. (1993). (In Press). Estimating Rainfall Losses in the Great Miami River Watershed..
  • Buchberger, S.G. (1994). (In Press). Covariance Properties of Annual Net Basin Supplies to the Great Lakes, NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL GLERL-85,..
  • Buchberger, S.G. (1995). (In Press). Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment..
  • Buchberger, S.G., A.D. Staley, and M.C. Miller (1997). (In Press). Little Miami River: Preliminary Assessment of USE Attainability..
  • Sansalone, J.J., and S.G. Buchberger (1997). (In Press). Effective Control Strategies for Highway Nonpoint Pollution..
  • Manhart, E.A, S.G. Buchberger and M.C. Miller (1998). (In Press). Seasonal and Episodic Water, Nutrient and Sediment Interactions in the Little Miami River..
  • Venturini, V., and S.G. Buchberger (07-2001). (In Press). Hydrology Study of Streams in Warren County, Ohio...
  • Buchberger, S.G., J.T. Carter, Y.H. Lee, T.G. Schade (2003). (In Press). Random Demands, Travel Times and Water Quality in Dead-ends..
  • Miller, J.G. III and S.G. Buchberger (2005). (In Press). Variation of phosphorus in benthic zone of an effluent dominated river..
  • R.M. Clark, S.G. Buchberger, W.M. Grayman and J.G. Uber (2006). (In Press). Water Distribution Systems Analysis: A tool for protecting public health and critical infrastructure. IWA Yearbook 2006,, 43.
  • Yassine, M., M. Breitsfelder and S.G. Buchberger (2009). (In Press). Hydropower Generation from Secondary Effluent – Feasibility Study for Mill Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant..

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Buchberger, S.G. (10/15/2010). The Age of Adaptation in the US Water Industry Symposium on Science and Practice in Water Distribution Systems, Delft, Netherlands.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (08/21/2009). Primary Challenges Facing U.S. Water Utilities in the 21st Century World City Water Forum, Songdo International City, South Korea.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (01/06/2009). Climate Change Readiness Assessment and Planning for the Nation’s Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities First National Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Adaptation to Climate Change, US Environmental Protection Agency,, Washington, DC.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (01/24/2008). Role of Hydraulic Models in Enhancing Network Security Forum on Water Infrastructure Security, Sorrento, Italy.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (12/12/2005). The Promise and the Perils of Poisson Rectangular Pulses Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (11/21/2005). The Promise and the Perils of Poisson Rectangular Pulses Mexican Institute of Water Technology, Cuernavaca, Mexico,.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (2000). Hydrology of Water Distribution Systems Environmental Science Seminar, Wilberforce, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (10/14/1999). Hydrology of Water Distribution Systems Environmental Science Seminar, Wilberforce, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (08/17/1999). Measuring Demands and Water Quality in a Municipal Water Distribution System AwwaRF Technology Transfer Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Hydrology of Water Distribution Systems (05/07/1998). Hydrology of Water Distribution System Hydrology Graduate Seminar, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (10/22/1997). Nutrient Sources in the Little Miami River Basin: Results of the PAUSE Study National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA), Dayton, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (06/12/1997). Preliminary Findings of the PAUSE study of the Little Miami River Ohio Water Environment Assoc 71st Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (05/30/1996). The Little Miami River: Can History Repeat Itself? Little Miami Incorporated, 29th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, Kings Island, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (05/28/1996). Future Trends in Municipal Water Use. Conference on Sustainable Water Resources, Alicante, Spain.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (05/17/1996). Little Miami River PAUSE Study: Preliminary Assessment of Use Attainability Ohio EPA, Watershed Management Workshop, Waynesville, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (02/29/1996). Flow regimes, travel times and water quality in dead-end mains USEPA/UC Graduate Seminars on Environment, University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (05/31/1995). Natural treatment systems--opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration Geology Graduate Seminar, University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (11/09/1993). Water resources education at the University of Cincinnati WMAO, 22nd Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Buchberger, S.G. (06/02/1991). Forecasting annual extreme lake levels to assist lakeshore management IAGLR, 34th Annual Conference, Buffalo, New York.
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  • Wu, L., S.G. Buchberger and T.G. Schade (1996). Model for water quality in the periphery of water distribution systems ASCE N American Water & Environ Congress.
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Honors & Awards

  • College of Engineering Master Engineering Educator Award, 2009.
  • Best Paper at 10th International WDSA Symposium, South Africa (5 co-authors), 2008.
  • College of Engineering Master Engineering Educator Award, 2006.
  • Neil Wandmacher Senior Faculty Teaching Award from College of Engineering, 2005.
  • Best Research Paper Award from ASCE J. Water Resources Planning and Management, 2005.
  • Distinguished Senior Faculty Teaching Award, CEE Department., 2004.
  • Wesley W. Horner Medal for Best Research Paper ASCE J. Environmental Engineering, 1998.
  • Best Research Paper Award from ASCE J. Water Resources Planning and Management, 1997.
  • Faculty Achievement Award from University of Cincinnati, 1995.
  • Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation, 1992. .
  • ER/WM Young Faculty Research Award from U.S. Department of Energy, 1991. .
  • Nominated for Best Ph.D. Award at the University of Texas at Austin, 1988.
  • Best Ph.D. Presentation at AGU Hydrology Days Conference, 1987.
  • J. Walter Porter Fellowship from Texas Section of ASCE, 1986.
  • Ben Davis Geeslin Endowed Presidential Scholarship from University of Texas at Austin, 1986.
  • Engineering Foundation Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin, 1984. .
  • Fred Burggraf Award for Best Paper from the National Academy of Sciences, 1982. .

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2010 to Present, Director of SEEBME Graduate Studies,.
  • 2009 to 2010, Director of Environmental Engineering , University of Cincinnati.
  • 2006 to 2008, Interim CEE Department Head, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2005 to Present, Professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2004 to 2006, Director of CEE Graduate Studies , University of Cincinnati.
  • 1995 to 2005, Associate Professor , University of Cincinnati.
  • 1995 to 1998, Director of CEE Graduate Studies, University of Cincinnati.
  • 1988 to 1995, Assistant Professor , University of Cincinnati.
  • 1981 to 1984, Water Resources Engineer, Dravo Engineers, Inc..
  • 1980 to 1984, Honorarium Instructor , University of Colorado, Denver.
  • 1979 to 1980, Hydraulic Engineer , Colorado Dept. of Highways.
  • 1974 to 1987, Graduate Research Assistant , University of Texas.

Student Advising

  • Adam Staley (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • Alex Maginnis (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Amy Moore (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2007)
  • Amy Polarzik (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Baikun Li (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Brian Balsley (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1995)
  • Brian Barkdoll (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1992)
  • Chandler McCoy-Simandle .
  • Chandra Childress (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • Chandrima Pal (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Daniel Feliciano Garcia (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Daniel Hoffman (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2009)
  • David Opferman (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • David Siegert (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1994)
  • David Small (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Dyi-Huey Chang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Ellen Blake (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Emily Manhart (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1998)
  • Ernesto Perez (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2011)
  • Feng Shang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Fotios Stathopolous (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • Gautam Bisht (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Gayatri Nadimpalli (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2003)
  • George Shaw (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1993)
  • Gholamreza Naser (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Greg Wells (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1994)
  • Jason Carter (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1998)
  • Jason Heath .
  • Jeffrey Szabo (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Jeffrey Szabo (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2003)
  • Jin Li (Doctoral), Co-Chair.
  • Joe Miller (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Joe Smithson (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • John Barton (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • John Imbus (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • John Mercurio (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • John Sansalone (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Joseph Koran (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1997)
  • Katie Umberg (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2010)
  • Ken Nilsson (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Khamis Al-Omari (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1988)
  • Kingshuk Ghosh (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1992)
  • Latha Chandrasekaran (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Le Jiang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1999)
  • Li Li (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Lin Wu (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Loren Conrad (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1995)
  • Lynnette Moughton (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2009)
  • M. K.J. Arambewela (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2008)
  • Manish Shrestha (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2012)
  • Mao Fang (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1993)
  • Marc-Andre Philibert (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Matt McCutcheon (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2010)
  • Matthew Cutter (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Megan Webster (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Melinda Wallace (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Michel Boufadel (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1992)
  • Mirjam Blokker (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2010)
  • Nabin Khanal (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Namrata Batra (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Nester Munoz (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2011)
  • Nicole Sanderfer (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Qinghong Wei (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2003)
  • Qingzhong Wu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Ramachandran Chandrakumary (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1992)
  • Ranjit Jadhav (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1994)
  • Rebecca Evans (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Richard Koch (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Rob Herrick (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2009)
  • Ronald McAdams (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1995)
  • Shawn Gibbs (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2002)
  • Srikant Hemmady (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1993)
  • Steven Reese (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Stuart Hooper (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Sunil Suri (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Ted Jones (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1990)
  • Timothy Arndt (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1993)
  • Ting-Chih Lu (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1994)
  • Trent Schade (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Trevor Lindley (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Tswn-Syau Tsay (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1990)
  • Vicente Juan Garcia Carrasco (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2003)
  • Victor Hugo Alcocer Yamanaka ( (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2007)
  • Virginia Venturini (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2001)
  • Wen-Jei Fang (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1992)
  • Xiaoqi Zhang (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1999)
  • Xiaoyi Zhang (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Yangbo Li (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1998)
  • Yeongho Lee (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (2004)
  • Young-Oh Kim (Master), Chair. Status: Completed (1991)
  • Yves Filion (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2005)
  • Zhenglin Hu (Doctoral), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1996)
  • Zhiquan Bo (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (1994)
  • Zhiwei Li (Doctoral), Chair. Status: Completed (2006)
  • Zixian Wang (Master), Co-Chair. Status: Completed (2004)

Service

  • University of Exeter, England, 02-2010 to 09-2011
  • SEEBME Graduate Director, 2010
  • SEEBME RPT Committee, 2010
  • CEE Representative on RPT , 2009 to 2011
  • Faculty Advisor to Chi Epsilon Regional Conclave, 2009
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009 to 2012
  • University of Arizona, Tucson , 08-2008
  • Advisor to CEE Class of 2013, 2008 to 2010
  • Chair, ECE Head Search , 2008
  • University of Sheffield, England, 08-2007 to 08-2009
  • University of De Montfort, England , 08-2006 to 09-2007
  • University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 08-2006 to 08-2008
  • Special JWRPM Issue on Water Distribution Systems Chief Editor, 05-2005
  • Special JWRPM Issue on Water Distribution Systems Chief Editor, 05-2005
  • University of Exeter, England, 02-2005 to 09-2006
  • Faculty Awards, 2005 to 2006
  • Metropolitan Sewer District of Hamilton County, 08-2004 to 05-2006
  • CEE Faculty Search (Structures and Geotech), 2004
  • EE&S Admission and Outreach Committee , 2004
  • Advisor to CEE Class of 2008, 2003 to 2008
  • CEE Headship Review, 2003 to 2004
  • EE&S Curriculum Committee, Chair, 2002 to 2004
  • Faculty Advisor to Chi Epsilon (ΧΕ), 2002 to 2010
  • Special JWRPM Issue on Water Distribution Systems Chief Editor, 07-2000
  • ABET 2000 Compliance, 2000 to Present
  • Lead Advisor to CEE Class of 2003, 1998 to 2003
  • USGS NAWQA , 10-1997
  • Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management American Society of Civil Engineers , 01-1997 to 12-2006
  • Graduate Assistant Experiences, 1997 to 1998
  • University Research Council , 1996 to 1997
  • Water Management Association of Ohio , 11-1995 to 01-1998
  • CEE Graduate Director, 1995 to 1998
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, 1995 to 2000
  • National Science Foundation , 07-1992 to 07-1993
  • Advisor to CEE Class of 1995, 1992 to 1995
  • International Joint Commission , 02-1991 to 08-1992
  • Chair, Graduate Admissions EES Program, 1991 to 1995
  • Chair, Faculty Searches (2), 1990 to 1991
  • Faculty Search, Member ,
  • Department Undergraduate Curriculum,
  • URC Student Summer Fellowships,
  • Teaching Effectiveness Workshop: Science ,
  • University Graduate Student Teaching Award ,
  • Editorial Assistant Awards ,
  • PhD Qualifying Exam,
  • Graduate Program Self-Study Report ,
  • RP&T Committee,
  • CEE Graduate Director,

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 1995, IAHS, International Association of Hydrological Sciences,
  • 1993, UCOWR, University Council on Water Resources (UC lead delegate),
  • 1992, AWWA, American Water Works Association,
  • 1991, WMAO, Water Management Association of Ohio,
  • 1989, AEEP, Association of Environmental Engineering Professors,
  • 1989, ASEE, American Society for Engineering Education,
  • 1983, AGU, American Geophysical Union,
  • 1982, AWRA, American Water Resources Association,
  • 1981, ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers ,
  • 1980, Registered Professional Engineer, Colorado License 19486,

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Engineering
    Introduction to Engineering

  • Senior Project
    Senior Project

  • Integrated Design Sequence
    Integrated Design Sequence

  • Hydrology
    Hydrology

  • Reliability of CEE Systems
    Reliability of CEE Systems

  • Advanced Seminar Environmental Engineering and Science
    Advanced Seminar Environmental Engineering and Science

  • Water Resources Engineering
    Water Resources Engineering

  • Environmental Hydraulics
    Environmental Hydraulics

  • Applied Statistical Hydrology
    Applied Statistical Hydrology

  • Statistical Principles of Environmental Systems
    Statistical Principles of Environmental Systems

  • Surface Water Hydrology
    Surface Water Hydrology

  • Design of Natural Treatment Systems
    Design of Natural Treatment Systems

  • Resources and Facilities
    Resources and Facilities

  • Risk and Reliability
    Risk and Reliability

  • Modeling Surface Water Quality
    Modeling Surface Water Quality

  • Modeling Environmental Time Series
    Modeling Environmental Time Series

  • Applied Theory of Storage
    Applied Theory of Storage

  • Fundamentals of Bridge Engineering
    Fundamentals of Bridge Engineering

  • Special Readings: Water Distribution Systems
    Special Readings: Water Distribution Systems