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Engineer, Civil, Hydro Engineer, Dams Engineer, Civil Engineer, Hydro Engineer, Dams, Hydrologic Engineer, Hydraulic Engineer, Civil Engineering, Forensic Civil Engineering, Activities The Design, Management Construction Of Infrastructure, Storm Water, Wastewater, Dams Appurtenant Structures, Gates Spillways, Detention Basins, Investigations On Hydraulic Structure Stability, Drainage, Seepage, Channel Hydraulics, Hydrologic Modeling, Hydraulic Modeling Both Mathematical Physical, Urban Hydrology, Sediment Transport, Hydraulic Transients

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, 1978
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri, 1968
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri, 1967

Ph.D. Dissertation

Available upon request.

M.S. Thesis

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ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

1997 - 2012, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering,  State University

1982 - 1997, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering; Associate Director, Institute of River Studies, University of Missouri-Rolla

1978 - 1982, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering; Associate, Institute of River Studies, University of Missouri-Rolla

1975 - 1977, Associate Professional Scientist, Illinois State Water Survey,
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

1970 - 1972, Research Assistant,
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

1967 - 1968, Research Assistant,
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2011 - Present, A Private Engineering Company, Rolla MO
  • 2008 - 2011, Partner,  A Private Engineering Company, Rolla, MO
  • 2000 - 2007, Owner,  A Private Engineering Company, Rolla,MO
  • 1997 - 2001, Engineering Manager, St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District,
    St. Louis, Missouri (Summers)
  • 1977 - 1978, Principal Engineer, Water Resources Division, Camp
    Dresser & McKee, Champaign, Illinois
  • 1972 - 1975, Division Director, Vice President, Water Resources Division, Clark, Dietz and Associates, with responsibilities as technical consultant on hydraulics and hydrology, firm wide, Urbana, Illinois
  • 1968 - 1970, Active Duty, Lieutenant, U.S. Public Health Service, Sanitary Engineer, Cincinnati, Ohio. (Lt. Commander, Inactive Reserve, 1972 to present)
  • 1968 - 1970  Aerospace Engineer, NASA, Cape Kennedy Florida, (military leave of absence with military service in U.S. Public Health Service)

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Registered Professional Engineer in the states of:

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Kansas

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Chi Epsilon, Sigma Xi, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (President of Rolla Chapter, 1987), International Water Resources Association, American Water Resources Association, American Society of Engineering Educators, American College of Forensic Examiners

AWARDS

  • Learning Enhancement Across Disciplines Faculty Achievement Award For operating the LEAD Learning Center with the highest percentage of student participation during 2003 - the Water Resource Engineering (CE 234) Learning Center
  • Certificate of Recognition as a Learning Enhancement Across Disciplines Faculty Associate 2003-2004 for personal commitment and dedication to student success through participation in a LEAD Learning Center
  • Exxon Chemical Company Responsible Care Award for Polymer Weir Design, 1999
  • Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Award for Outstanding Achievement, 1990
  • U.S. Government, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Award for Service in Developing an Environmental Survey, U.S. Public Health Service, 1970.

External Funding

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Refereed Publications

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Technical Papers Published In Non-Refereed Proceedings and Reports

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Books

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Conference Presentations

  • “Preparing for CNOM:  Challenges, Opportunities and New Approaches!, World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2003, Environmental & Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • “Dentention Basin Outlet Structure Modifications”, World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2003, Environmental & Water
  • Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Preparing for CNOM:  A New Approach Using Stochastic RDII Modeling”, World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2003, presented by the Environmental & Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • “Modification of Detention Basin Outlet Structures Using Calibrated SWMM Models”, Stormwater & Urban Water Systems Modeling Conference, sponsored by ASCE, AWRA, and EPA at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February, 2001.
  • “An Integrated Approach to Urban Runoff Modeling”, International Conference on Hydrology in A Changing Environment, University of Exeter, Exeter England, July, 1998.                                                 
  • “Design Across the Curriculum - Incorporating Team Projects,” UM-Rolla Transfer Conference, University of Missouri-Rolla, November 18, 1994.
  • “Turbulent Energy Dissipation in Flow Through Porous Media,” Thirteenth Symposium on Turbulence, Rolla, Missouri September 21-23, 1992.
  • “Probability of Concurrent Flooding Using Bivariate Probabilities”, International Symposium on Flood Frequency and Risk Analyses, Baton Rouge, LA, May, 1986.
  • “Small Hydropower Potential in Missouri,” International Conference on Hydropower, A.S.C.E., Las Vegas, Nevada, September, 1985.
  • “Evaluation of a Pump-Storage Hydropower Facility”, International Conference on Hydropower, A.S.C.E., Las Vegas, Nevada, September, 1985.
  • “Piping, Valves and Fitting – Design of Pumping Stations,” Conference on Pump Station Design, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, August 1981.
  • “Preliminary Investigation of Small Hydropower Potential for the Central Ozark Region in Missouri,”  U.M.R./D.N.R. Conference on Energy, University of Missouri-Rolla, October 1981.
  • “Technological Status and Legal/Regulatory Aspects of Low-Head Hydroelectric Power Development in Missouri,” prepared for U.M.R./D.N.R. Conference on Energy, University of Missouri-Rolla, October 1980.
  • “A Stochastic Precipitation Simulator,” prepared for International Symposium Urban Storm Runoff, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, July 1980.

Invited Lectures

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Technical Consultant

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Expert Witness

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