Roseanna Neupauer
Professor

Department: Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Education: : B.A. Spanish, University of Colorado (2018); 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, CVEN 5383 Groundwater Modeling
Research: groundwater flow and transport modeling, stream-aquifer interaction, groundwater remediation, chaotic advection

Office: SEEC C245

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters, 2013
  • Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • Fellow, Geological Society of America, 2010
  • John and Mercedes Peebles Innovation in Education Award, 2010
  • Sullivan-Carlson Innovation in Teaching Award, 2009
  • Charles A. Hutchinson Memorial Teaching Award, 2008
  • Teaching Award, CEAE Dept., 2007
  • ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006
  • ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006
  • NSF CAREER Award, Hydrologic Sciences Program
  • Young Researcher Award, CEAE Dept., 2006
  • University Teaching Fellowship, University of Virginia, 2003

Recent Publications with undergraduate students:
* indicates undergraduate student

  1. *Ritsch, C., R.M. Neupauer, and D.C. Mays, Naturally-occurring chaotic advection in groundwater and surface-water systems, 2017 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, May 2017.
  2. Wagner, D.E., R.M. Neupauer, and *C. Cichowitz, Adjoint-based probabilistic source characterization in water distribution systems with transient flows and imperfect sensors, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000508, 2015.
  3. Neupauer, R.M., *M.K. Records, and *W.H. Ashwood, Backward probabilistic modeling to identify contaminant sources in water distribution systems, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136(5),  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000057, 2010.
  4. Neupauer, R. M., J. L. Wilson, and *A. Bhaskar, Forward and backward temporal probability distributions of sorbing solutes in groundwater, Water Resources. Research, 45, W01420, doi:10.1029/2008WR007058, 2009.

Recent Publications with graduate students:
** indicates graduate student

  1. **Greene, J.A., R.M. Neupauer, M. Ye, J.R. Kasprzyk, D.C. Mays, and G. Curtis, Engineered injection and extraction for remediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater, Proceedings of the 2017 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, May 2017.
  2. **Piscopo, A.N., R.M. Neupauer, and J.R. Kasprzyk, Optimal design of in situ chemical oxidation for sorbing contaminants in groundwater, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 190, 29-43, 2016.
  3. **Wagner, D.E., R.M. Neupauer, and C. Cichowitz, Adjoint-based probabilistic source characterization in water distribution systems with transient flows and imperfect sensors, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000508, 2015.
  4. **Piscopo, A.N., J. Kasprzyk, and R.M. Neupauer, An iterative approach to many objective engineering design: Optimization of engineered injection and extraction for enhanced groundwater remediation, Environmental Modelling & Software, 69, 253-261, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.030, 2015.
  5. **Wagner, D.E., R.M. Neupauer, and *C. Cichowitz, Adjoint-based probabilistic source characterization in water distribution systems with transient flows and imperfect sensors, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000508, 2015.
  6. **Piscopo, A.N., J. Kasprzyk, and R.M. Neupauer, An iterative approach to many objective engineering design: Optimization of engineered injection and extraction for enhanced groundwater remediation, Environmental Modelling & Software, 69, 253-261, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.030, 2015.
  7. **Lackey, G.D., R.M. Neupauer, and J. Pitlick, Effects of streambed conductance on stream depletion, Water, 7, 271-287, doi:10.3390/2/7010271, 2015.
  8. **Griebling, S.A. and R.M. Neupauer, Adjoint modeling of stream depletion in groundwater-surface water systems, Water Resources Research, 49, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20385, 2013
  9. **Piscopo, A.N., R.M. Neupauer, and D.C. Mays, Engineered injection and extraction to enhance reaction for improved in situ remediation, Water Resources Research, 49, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20209, 2013.
  10. Neupauer, R.M. and **S.A.Griebling, Adjoint simulation of stream depletion due to aquifer pumping, Ground Water, doi:10.1111/j/1745-6584.2011.00901.x, 2012.
  11. **Koch, J., D. McKnight, and R. Neupauer, Simulating unsteady flow, anabranching, and hyporheic dynamics in a glacial meltwater stream using a coupled surface water routing and groundwater flow model, Water Resources Research,47(5), W05530, doi:10;1029/2010WR009508, 2011.
  12. **Qi, X and R.M. Neupauer, Wavelet analysis of dominant scales of two-dimensional heterogeneous porous media, Advances in Water Resources, 33(4), 514-524, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2010.02.003, 2010.
  13. **Watkins, L.P., R.M. Neupauer, and G.P. Compo, Wavelet analysis and filtering to identify dominant orientations of permeability anisotropy, Mathematical Geosciences, 41:643-659, DOI 10.1007/s11004-009-9231-7, 2009.
  14. **Qi, X. and R.M. Neupauer, Wavelet analysis of dominant scales of heterogeneous porous media, Water Resources Research, 44, W09406, doi:10.1029/2006WR005720, 2008.