Joseph Kasprzyk
Assistant Professor

Department: Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering 
Education: B.S., Pennsylvania State University (2007); M.S., Pennsylvania State University (2009); Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (2013)
Teaching: CVEN 4333 Engineering Hydrology, CVEN 5423 Water Resources Engineering, CVEN 5393 Water Resource Systems and Management
Research: water resources planning and management, hydrologic modeling, multi-objective decision support, systems analysis, coupled natural-human systems

Office: SEEC C244

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management
  • Early Career Research Excellence Award of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), 2016
  • University Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Natural Science and Engineering, 2014.
  • Quentin Martin Best Practice-Oriented Paper, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, for Fu et al. (2013) “Optimal Design of Water Distribution Systems Using Many-Objective Visual Analytics”
  • Received reviewing awards for Environmental Modelling and Software (2014); Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (2011, 2014); Water Resources Research (2014)
  • Student Presentation Award, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Meeting, July 2012
  • US Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Graduate Fellowship, 2010-2013
  • Member, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society

Recent Publications with graduate students:
** indicates graduate student

  1. DeRousseau, MA**, JR Kasprzyk, WV Srubar III. 2018. “Computational Design Optimization of Concrete Mixtures: A Review” Cement and Concrete Research. vol 109: 42-53. 
  2. Rosenberg, DE, M Babbar-Sebens, E Root, JD Herman, A Mirchi, M Giacomoni, JR Kasprzyk, K Madani, D Ford, L Basdekas. “Towards More Integrated Formal Education and Practice in Water Resources Systems Analysis” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 143(12): 02517001. 
  3. Clarkin, TJ**, W Raseman**, JR Kasprzyk, JD Herman. 2018. "Diagnostic Assessment of Preference Constraints for Simulation Optimization in Water ResourcesJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 144, no 8.
  4. Smith, R**, JR Kasprzyk, L Basdekas. 2018. "Experimenting with Water Supply Planning Objectives Using the Eldorado Utility Planning Model Multireservoir TestbedJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 144, no 8.
  5. Smith, R**, JR Kasprzyk, L Dilling. 2017. “Participatory Framework for Assessment and Improvement of Tools (ParFAIT): Increasing the impact and relevance of water management decision support research” Environmental Modelling and Software. vol 95: 432-446. 
  6. Watson, AA**, JR Kasprzyk. 2017. “Incorporating deeply uncertain factors into the many objective search process” Environmental Modelling and Software. vol 89: 159-171.
  7. Stewart, JR**, B Livneh, JR Kasprzyk, B Rajagopalan, JT Minear, WJ Raseman**. 2017. “A multi-algorithm approach to land surface modeling of suspended sediment in the Colorado Front Range” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. vol 9, no 7: 2526-2644. 
  8. Raseman, WJ**, JR Kasprzyk, FL Rosario-Ortiz, J Stewart**, B Livneh. 2016. “A critical review of decision support systems for water treatment: Making the case for incorporating climate change and climate extremes” Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. vol 3: 18-36. 
  9. **Piscopo AN, RM Neupauer, JR Kasprzyk. 2016. "Optimal design of active spreading systems to remediate sorbing groundwater contaminants in situ." Journal of Contaminant Hydrology vol 190: 29-43
  10. **Matrosov, E, **I Huskova, JR Kasprzyk, JJ Harou, C Lambert, PM Reed. 2015. “Many-Objective Optimization and Visual Analytics Reveal Key Trade-offs for London’s Water Supply” Journal of Hydrology, vol 531, part 3: 1040-1053.