Professional Experience

 

Academic Positions

Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Michigan Tech University 08/2015 - present     Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan Tech University 08/2002 - 08/2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi 08/1996 - 08/2002  
Graduate Research Assistant, Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research University of Iowa 09/1992 - 05/1996     Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati 02/1992 - 08/1992  
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati 09/1990 - 01/1992

 

Industrial Experience

Municipal Drinking Water Consultant, 05/1991 - 09/1991 University of Cincinnati, Ohio *Computer model application to the City of Milford, Ohio water distribution system, including organization and calibration.  
Civil Engineer, 12/1989 - 09/1990 Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Cleveland, Ohio. *Administrative duties involving trunk-line sewer tunnels.
Civil Engineer, 12/1985 - 06/1989 United States Peace Corps, Nepal. *Performed comprehensive duties on water supply, irrigation, slow-sand filter, jeep road, and bio-gas projects. *Had an integral role in technical training of engineering volunteers. *Nominated Volunteer of the Year in 1988.
Textbook Consultant, 01/1985 - 05/1985 *Solved problems to Chapter 11 "Solution Manual to Accompany Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics" by Philip M. Gerhart and Richard J. Gross, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio.
Laboratory Assistant, 09/1984 - 05/1985 Univ. of Akron Wastewater Laboratory, Akron, Ohio *Executed diagnostic tests on drinking and wastewater samples  
Cooperative Engineer, 01/1983 - 09/1984 Public Utilities Bureau, City of Akron, Ohio *Performed cost estimating for new construction. *Programmed computers in FORTRAN for cost estimating *Tested fire hydrant flow rates. *Prepared construction contract for railroad repairs.

 

Engineering Licensure

Ohio; Registration Number E-54413  

Iowa; Certificate Number 12682

Mississippi; Registration Number 13205

Michigan; Registration Number 6201049747