Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Faculty



Marc Beutel

Marc Beutel
Associate Professor

Research: Mercury, lake and reservoir managment, natural treatment systems
Teaching: Mechanics of fluids, aquatic chemistry and microbiology, restoration of aquatic ecosystems, mercury and nitrogen cycling in aquatic ecosystems
mbeutel@wsu.edu

Serena Chung

Serena Chung
Assistant Research Professor

Research: Secondary organic aerosol modeling, air quality modeling, aerosol radiative forcing and aerosol-climate interactions, and optical properties of soot particles
serena_chung@wsu.edu

       
       
Candis Claiborn

Candis Claiborn
Professor & Dean, College of Engineering and Architecture

Research: Atmospheric aerosols; tropospheric hydrogen peroxide; atmosphere-biosphere interactions
Teaching:Industrial waste problems; air pollution control; introduction to environmental engineering; principles of environmental engineering; design for the environment; engineering ethics and professionalism claiborn@wsu.edu

Alex Guenther

Alex Guenther
Professor

Research: Biogenic organic gases and aerosol, chemical emission/deposition measurements and modeling, ecosystem/atmosphere interactions, landcover/landuse characterization and application
aguenther@wsu.edu

       
Liv Haselbach

Liv Haselbach
Associate Professor

Research : Sustainable construction; low impact development; environmental issues in the concrete industry (pervious concrete, carbon absorption, urban heat island impacts); soil contaminant modeling/decision support systems
Teaching: Sustainable development, air pollution control engineering (USC, Yale,) Land development (USC,) Autocad (USC)
haselbach@wsu.edu

Tom Jobson

Tom Jobson
Professor

Research: Measurement of trace organic gases in the atmosphere, trace gas instrumentation, tropospheric photochemistry, biogeochemical cycling, global climate change
Teaching: Environmental measurements, introduction to environmental engineering, atmospheric chemistry and physical process, advanced Instrumentation
tjobson@wsu.edu

       
       
Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb
Boeing Distinguished Professor

Research: Regional grid modeling of photochemical air quality and windblown dust, application of atmospheric tracer techniques, biogenic emissions, three-dimensional turbulence modeling, greenhouse gas emissions
Teaching: Introduction to meteorology; air quality modeling; environmental measurements
blamb@wsu.edu

   
       
       
Dr. Heping Liu

Heping Liu
Associate Professor

Research: Micrometeorology, microclimatology, boundary-layer meteorology, biosphere-atmosphere interactions and ecosystem-climate feedbacks
Teaching: Applied meteorology
heping.liu@wsu.edu

George Mount

George Mount
Professor Emeritus

Research: Atmospheric spectroscopy for measurement of trace gases , spectroscopic instrumentation, tropospheric trace gas chemistry, atmospheric radiation and radiative transfer, stratospheric ozone depletion, tropospheric/stratospheric hydroxyl, measurement of tropospheric trace gases from space
gmount@wsu.edu

       
Shelley Pressley

Shelley Pressley
Assistant Research Professor and Graduate Student Recruitment for Environmental Research

Research: Trace gas measurement, in particular between the biosphere-atmosphere interface, The impact of climate change and future land use changes on air quality, The physiological controls of biogenic hydrocarbon emissions, Micrometeorological measurement techniques, including eddy covariance
Teaching: Mentoring for students participating in the LAR undergraduate research opportunities program; Instructor, Introduction to Meteorology, CE 174 (Fall 2001) spressley@wsu.edu

Timothy VanReken

Timothy VanReken
Associate Professor

Research: Biogenic secondary organic aerosol formation, aerosol/cloud interactions, instrument development, ice nucleation theory
Teaching: Air Pollution Management, Aerosol Dynamics & Chemistry vanreken@wsu.edu

       
       
Joe Vaughan

Joseph Vaughan
Associate Research Professor

Research: Atmospheric pollutant transport and dispersion studies, air quality modeling, AIRPACT air quality forecasting system, clearsky system for management of agricultural burning smoke, remote sensing for regional air quality applications.
jvaughan@wsu.edu

Richard Watts

Richard Watts
Professor

Research: Physiochemical treatment processes, particularly chemical oxidations applied to the treatment of contaminated soils and groundwater, hazardous and industrial wastes
Teaching: Hazardous waste treatment
watts@wsu.edu

       
       
David Yonge

David Yonge
Professor

Research: Treatment of industrial wastewaters, innovative treatment technologies, sorption phenomena, subsurface hazardous material contamination, water and wastewater treatment
Teaching: Introduction to environmental engineering; water and wastewater treatment design; environmental engineering analysis; integrated civil engineering design yonge@wsu.edu

Von Walden

Von Walden
Professor

Research: Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Infrared Spectroscopy, Polar Meteorology,Regional Climate Change
Teaching: Remote Sensing, Radiative Transfer, Fluid Mechanics
v.walden@wsu.edu

       
       
 

Tri Cities Faculty

   
Akram Hossain

Akram Hossain
Professor

Research: Groundwater flow; contaminant transport modeling
Teaching: Unit operations in environmental engineering; unit processes in environmental engineering; flow and contaminant transport dynamics; advanced groundwater hydrology; environmental geotechnology ahossain@tricity.wsu.edu

Mohiuddin Khan

Mohiuddin Khan
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research: Advanced Membrane formation & bioreactor; Bioenergy and Biofuel; Environmental Microbiology; Water & Wastewater Treatment; Water Reuse; Desalination; Emerging Contaminants Removal; Biofilm based treatment; Cancer (breast, skin, and lung) Biology and Drug Discovery
Teaching: Introduction to Environmental Engineering (CE 341); Geotechnical Engineering-I (CE 317); Geotechnical Engineering-I Lab (CE 317-L); Engineering Mechanics - Statics (CE 211) mkhan@tricity.wsu.edu

       

 

Associated Faculty at WSU

Sue Clark- Environmental Chemistry

Shulin Chen- Biosystems Engineering

Kristen Johnson - Animal Science

Kent Keller- Geology

James Petersen - Chemical Engineering

David Stock, Emeritus Professor - Mechanical Engineering

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