Carlo Salvinelli
Instructor

Department: Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Education: B.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy (2007), M.S. in Engineering Management, University of Brescia, Italy (2012), Ph.D. in Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2016)
Teaching: EDEN 5001-001: Introduction to Humanitarian Aid, EDEN 5001-002 Disaster Risk Reduction, EDEN 5001-003: Refugees & Displacement (Fall, 3rd five weeks), CVEN 5833-002: Program & Project Management, CVEN 5833-004: Solution Identification & Proposal Development, CVEN 5833-005: Community Appraisal, CVEN 5833-006: Study Design & Impact Evaluation, CVEN 5833-007: Data Collection & Analysis Tools, CVEN 2837-001: Introduction to Global Engineering.
Research: Water service delivery in low income contexts, disaster risk reduction, humanitarian-development nexus and forced displacement related crises.  

Office: SEEC N285D

Honors and Distinctions       

  • Distinguished thesis award: appropriate technologies for environmental management in developing countries. M.Sc. Thesis. CeTAmb - University of Brescia, Italy.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

Latest publications:
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  1. Obrist-Farner, J., Brenner, M., Curtis, J. H., Kenney, W. F., Salvinelli, C. 2019. Recent onset of eutrophication in Lake Izabal, the largest water body in Guatemala. J Paleolimnol, pp 1-14. DOI:10.1007/s10933-019-00091-3
  2. Mutungwa, W., Pieper*, Z., Macharia*, S., Salvinelli, C., 2019. Rainwater Catchment Systems to Increase Water Access in the Rural Area of Northern Province, Rwanda. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, PA, May 19-23. DOI: 10.1061/9780784482322.016 
  3. Salvinelli, C., Merfeld-Langston, A., Elmore, A.C. 2018. Comparison of Field-Measured Ceramic Pot Filter Performance and Users' Perception of Performance in Coastal Guatemala. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, June 3-7. DOI: 10.1061/9780784481394.020   
  4. Dobias, J., Salvinelli, C. 2018. Linear Regression Analysis and Statistical Models Using Oceanic and Atmospheric Variables for Streamflow Forecasting in Chixoy River, Guatemala. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, June 3-7. DOI: 10.1061/9780784481417.028
  5. Goodwin, J., Elmore, A.C., Salvinelli, C., Reidmeyer, M.R. 2017. An optical method for characterizing carbon content in ceramic pot filters. J Water Health, 15(4). DOI: 10.2166/wh.2017.049
  6. Salvinelli, C., Elmore, A.C., García Hernandez, B.R., Drake, K.D. 2017. Ceramic Pot Filters Lifetime Study in Coastal Guatemala. J. Water Health, 15(1) 145-154. DOI: 10.2166/wh.2016.082
  7. Salvinelli, C., Elmore, A.C., Reidmeyer, M.R., Drake, K.D., Ahmad, K.I. 2016. Characterization of the relationship between ceramic pot filter water production and turbidity in source water. Water Research, 104, 28-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.07.076
  8. Salvinelli, C., Elmore, A.C. 2015. Assessment of the impact of water parameters on the flowrate of ceramic pot filters in a long-term experiment. Water Sci. Technol. Water Supply, 15(6), 1425-1432. DOI: 10.2166/ws.2015.107
  9. White*, E. P., Langenfeld*, J. K., Bradford*, E. L., Haywood*, H. G., Salvinelli, C., and Elmore, A.C. 2015. Assessment of Flow Rate as a Quality Control Test for Ceramic Pot Filters. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Austin, TX, May 17-21. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479162.136