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Faculty and Staff

EVEN Director: Prof. R. Scott Summers
Email: r.summers@colorado.edu
Phone: 303-492-6644
Office: Engineering Center ECES 108

Academic Advisor: Joanne Uleau
Email: Joanne.Uleau@colorado.edu
Phone: 303-735-0253
Office: Engineering Center ECES 111

Faculty

More than twenty College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty members are affiliated with the Environmental Engineering Program. These faculty members are rostered in the Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering departments.

Angela Bielefeldt, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, former EVEN Director, Education: B.S., Iowa State University (1992), M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington (1994, 1996) Teaching: CVEN 4474 Hazardous Waste Management
Research: Engineering Education, In-situ Bioremediation, Sustainable water and wastewater treatment for developing communities
Email: angela.bielefeldt@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 8433, office: ECES128

Sherri Cook, Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2008), M.S.E., Ph.D., University of Michigan (2009,2014)
Teaching: CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment, CVEN 4834 Sustainability Principles for Engineers
Research: Sustainable water system design, resource recovery from waste, environmental biotechnology stability mapping
Email: Sherri.Cook@colorado.edu Phone: 303 735 7288, Office: ECES 110


Chris Corwin, Instructor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., University of Kentucky (1996), M.S., Ph.D, University of Colorado (2007, 2010)
Teaching: CVEN 3414 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering, CVEN 3424 Water and Wastewater Treatment, CVEN 4434 Environmental Engineering Design, CVEN 4464 Environmental Engineering Processes
Email: Christopher.corwin@colorado.edu, phone: 303.492.7651, office: ECES 103B

William Emery, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Science
Education: B.S., Brigham Young U. (1971), Ph.D., U. Hawaii (1975)
Teaching: ASEN 4337 Remote Sensing Data Analysis, ASEN 4215 Oceanography, ASEN 5168 Remote Sensing Instrument
Research: Satellite Remote Sensing of Oceans, Vegetation and Urban Studies
Email: william.emery@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 8591, office: ECNT 220

Michael Hannigan, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering,
Education: B.S., Southern Methodist University (1990), M.S., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1991, 1997)
Teaching: MCEN 4228 Sustainable Energy, MCEN 3037 Experimental Design and Data Analysis, MCEN 4131 Air Pollution Control
Research: Characterization and Abatement of Air Pollution, Impact of air quality on health, Energy links to air quality
Email: michael.hannigan@colorado.edu, phone: 303 735 5045, office:  ECES 116

Daven Henze, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Education: B.S., University of Washington (2001), M.S., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (2004, 2007)
Teaching: MCEN 4131 Air Pollution Control
Research: Aerosols and Air Quality, Climatology and atmospheric chemistry, Adjoint sensitivity analysis, Data assimilation and remote sensing & modeling tools
Email: daven.henze@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 8716, office: ECES 114

Mark Hernandez, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (1986, 1988, 1994)
Teaching: CVEN 4484 Introduction to Environmental Microbiology, AREN 2110 Thermodynamics, CVEN 4834 Bioaerosols
Research: Biological Waste Treatment Processes, Microbiology of Aerosols, Microbially Induced Corrosion
Email: mark.hernandez@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 5991, office: ECES 118

Jean Hertzberg, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Education: B.S., U. Michigan (1981), M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (1983, 1986)
Teaching: MCEN 3012 Thermodynamics, MCEN 3021 Fluid Mechanics, MCEN 4030 Computational Methods, MCEN 4228 Perception of Design
Research: Flow Visualization, Fluids Education, Experimental Vortex Dominated Fluid Dynamics, Applications in Combustion and Biomechanics, Combustion Fluid Mechanics, Hazardous Waste Destruction
Email: jean.hertzberg@colororado.edu, phone: 303 492 5092; office: ECME 220

Kristine Larson, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Education: A.B., Harvard University (1985), Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (1990)
Teaching: ASEN 2012 Exptl/Computational Methods
Research: Applications of GPS, incl. navigation, positioning, precise orbit determination, earthquakes, volcanoes, soil moisture, snow depth, and vegetation sensing 
Email: kristine.larson@colororado.edu, phone: 303 492 6583; office: ECAE177 

Karl Linden, Helen and Huber Croft Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., Cornell University, (1989), M.S., Ph.D., University of California (1993, 1997)
Teaching: CVEN 5969 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, CVEN 4594/5494 Water Reuse, CVEN 5604 UV Processes
Research: Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Disinfection, Advanced Oxidation
Email: karl.linden@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 4798, office: ECES 132

Diane McKnight, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1975, 1978, 1979)
Teaching: CVEN 3434 Applied Ecology, CVEN 5323 Applied Stream Ecology
Research: Aquatic Ecology, Limnology, Reactive transport of metals and organic material in streams and rivers
Email: diane.mcknight@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 4687 or 492 7573, office: ECES 124 or RL-1, 118*

Jana Milford, Professor, Mechanical Engineering; former EVEN Director
Education: B.S., Iowa State University (1983), M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University (1985, 1988), J.D., University of Colorado School of Law (2004).
Teaching: MCEN 4131 Air Pollution Control, MCEN 3012 Thermodynamics, MCEN 4228 Env. Modeling, MCEN 5228 Env. Law for Engineers
Research: Air Quality Modeling, Atmospheric Chemistry, Air pollution source apportionment, Environmental law and management
Email: jana.milford@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 5542, office: ECME 120

Shelly Miller, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Education: B.S., Harvey Mudd College (1986), M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (1991, 1996)
Teaching: MCEN 4131 Air Pollution Control, MCEN 4141 Indoor Air Pollution, GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects, MCEN 3122 Thermodynamics 2.
Research: Urban Air Quality, Indoor Air Quality, Bioaerosols, Air Pollution Control Technologies including Infection Control
Email: shelly.miller@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 0587; office: ECES 112 

Lupita Montoya, Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: BS, California State University, Northridge; MS, PhD Stanford University (1999)
Teaching: AREN 2110 Thermodynamics, CVEN 4834/5834 Fundamentals of Air Quality Science and Engineering, GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects
Research: Health effects of aerosols, indoor air quality and exposure, sustainability
Email: lupita.montoya@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 7137; office: ECES 134

Roseanna Neupauer, Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., Carnegie Mellon University (1989); S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1991); M.S., PhD, New Mexico Tech (1999, 2000)
Teaching: CVEN 4353/5353 Groundwater Engineering; CVEN 3323 Hydraulics
Research: groundwater flow and transport modeling, stream-aquifer interaction, groundwater remediation, chaotic advection
Email: Roseanna.Neupauer@colorado.edu; phone: 303 492 6274; office: ECOT 513

John Pellegrino, Research Professor; Mechanical Engineering
Education: B.ChE. City College of New York (1973), M.S., Ph.D., (ChE) University of Colorado at Boulder (1979, 1983)
Teaching: Fluid Mechanics, Membranes, Energy, Separations,
Research: Modification, formation, characterization, and performance of membranes, Electrokinetic processes, Water treatment and supply, Biomass-to-fuels process development
Email: john.pellegrino@colorado.edu, phone: 303 735 2631, office: ECST 205

Hari Rajaram, Professor and President's Teaching Scholar, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering,
Education: B.Tech., IIT, Madras (1985), M.S., U. Iowa (1987), Sc.D., M.I.T. (1991)
Teaching: CVEN 3313 Fluid Mechanics, CVEN 5537 Numerical Methods in Civil Engg, CVEN 5343 Environmental Transport and Dispersion
Research: Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena in Earth and Environmental Systems, Groundwater, Glaciology, Glacier Hydrology
Email: harihar.rajaram@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 6604, office: ECOT 646

Zhiyong “Jason” Ren, Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: Ph.D Pennsylvania State University, 2008
Teaching: CVEN 4484/5484 Introduction to Environmental Microbiology, CVEN 5834 Energy and Resource Recovery
Research: bioenergy and resource recovery, biological treatment processes, microbial fuel cells, oil/gas water management, water desalination
Email: Zhiyong.Ren@Colorado.EDU, phone: 303 492 4137, office: ECES 136

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz, Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., University of Puerto Rico, M.S. California Institute of Technology, D.ENV, UCLA,
Teaching: CVEN 4424 Environmental Organic Chemistry, CVEN 5454 Water Chemistry
Research: Wastewater reuse, Advanced oxidation processes for water treatment, Natural organic matter
Email: Fernando.Rosario@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 7607, office: ECES 130

Joseph Ryan, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering; former EVEN Director
Education: B.S., Princeton U. (1983), M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988, 1992)
Teaching: EVEN 4100 Environmental Sampling and Analysis, CVEN 3454 Water Chemistry, CVEN 5424 Environmental Organic Chemistry
Research: Contaminant Fate and Transport in Natural Waters, Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Sources and transport of metals in watersheds affected by acid mine drainage
Email: joseph.ryan@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 0772, office: ECES 120

JoAnn Silverstein, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Davis (1978, 1980, 1982)
Teaching: AREN 2110 Thermodynamics; CVEN 4830 Senior Design Projects, CVEN 4833 Residential Water Reuse
Research: Biological Treatment of Contaminants in Water and Wastes, Water Reuse
Email: joann.silverstein@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 7211, office: ECOT 456

R. Scott Summers, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, EVEN Director
Education: B.S., M.S., University of Cincinnati (1980, 1982), Ph.D., Stanford University (1986)
Teaching: EVEN 1000 Intro to Environmental Engineering, CVEN 3424 Water and Wastewater Treatment, CVEN 5464 Env. Engineering Processes
Research: Drinking Water Quality and Treatment, Disinfection By-Products, Natural Organic Matter, Water Treatment for Developing Communities
Email: r.summers@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 6644, office: ECES 108

Michael Walker, Instructor, Civil Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2004), Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology (2012)
Teaching: MCEN 3032 Thermodynamics 2, CVEN 4434/5434 Environmental Engineering Design, EVEN 4834 Energy: Generation, Environmental Impacts and Renewable Solutions, GEEN 1400 First-Year Engineering Projects
Email: Michael.E.Walker@colorado.edu, Phone: 303 735 7336, Office: ECES 103A

Wendy Young Instructor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Education: B.S. University of Notre Dame (1996), M.S., PhD University of Colorado (1998, 2002)
Teaching: CHEN 3220 Separations and Mass Transfer
Email: wendy.young@colorado.edu, phone: 303 492 8721, office: JSCBB D1B24