Joseph Kasprzyk
Assistant Professor
Hydrology, Water Resources & Environmental Fluid Mechanics • Civil Systems • Environmental Engineering

Office: SEEC C244


  • PhD, in Civil Engineering, Penn State University, 2013
  • MS in Civil Engineering, Penn State University, 2009
  • BS in Civil Engineering with Honors, Penn State University, 2007

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Fellow, 2010-2013
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program Honorable Mention
  • 2012 Student Presentation Award, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society meeting, Leipzig Germany
  • 2011 Outstanding Reviewer, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management
  • Invited talks at Technology Policy and Management workshop (Cambridge, UK, 2010) and Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Computational Science and Engineering conference (Boston, 2013)
  • Member of Systems Committee, ASCE Environmental Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Water Resources Research, Environmental Modelling and Software, Journal of Hydroinformatics, American Water Resources Association Journal, Water Resources Management
  • Moderated Professional Development panel discussion at EPA STAR fellowship conference, served on planning committee

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCE
  • EWRI
  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • American Geophysical Union


  • Water resources planning and management
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Multiobjective evolutionary algorithms
  • Scientific visualization and model diagnostics