RESUME for HENRY V. MOTT
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
*** *. **. ****** ******, Rapid City, SD. 57701-3995
B.S. - SD School of Mines and Technology, 1973, Civil Engineering.
M.S.E. - Washington State University, 1984, Environmental Engineering.
Ph.D. - The University of Michigan, 1989, Environmental Engineering, advisor: Walter J. Weber, Jr.
Born July 28, 1951. Health - excellent. Married with four children (ages 37, 26, 24 and 21) and four
grandchildren (ages 15, 13, 3 and newborn). Personal interests include: coaching youth soccer, golf, team
sports participation (basketball and soccer), cooking, fishing, hunting, gardening, and downhill skiing.
ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD
July 2000-present, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, South Dakota School of
Mines and Technology. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, research and
service to the department and institution.
January 2008 July 2010, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology,
September 2000 present, Program Coordinator and Chair of the Program Management Committee for
SDSM&T s BS Environmental Engineering program.
August 2000 July 2001, Fulbright Senior Scholar and guest professor, Department of Environmental
Process Engineering and Recycling, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany.
September 1988 - June 2000, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department,
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
EXTERNALLY SPONSORED PROJECTS COMPLETED
"Radium Removal from Domestic Water Supplies via Partitioning with Hydrous Iron and Manganese
Oxides", SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources. $19800. Two MS theses
completed. Award period: 1/1/89-6/30/90.
"Removal of Volatile Organics from Tight Soils by Soil Venting: A Fundamental Study of Mass Transfer
Coefficients, Interfacial Surface Area and Bulk Air Flow," U.S. Air Force Engineering Services
Corps, Tyndall Air Force Base, FL. $8987. One MS thesis completed. Award period: 5/01/90-
"Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Undergraduate Curriculum Upgrade," National
Science Foundation Instrument and Laboratory Improvement. $30600. Award period: 6/1/89-
"The Air-Sparged Centrifugal Froth Flotation Cell for Separation of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic
Fines," Gull Mining, Inc., Spearfish, SD, and the SD Governor's Office of Economic Development.
$29968. Two MS theses completed. Award period: 12/01/90-12/31/92.
"Mass Transfer and Vapor/Liquid Equilibria in Soil Venting Systems for the removal of Petroleum
Hydrocarbons from Vadose Zone Soils," SD Ground Water Research and Public Education Program.
$55221. Four MS thesis completed. Award period: 11/01/90-6/30/92.
"Development of a general equilibrium model for estimation of the distributions of contaminants among
the aqueous, vapor, non-aqueous liquid and solid phases of soils contaminated by petroleum
hydrocarbons," SD Ground Water Research and Public Education Fund. $9940. Award period:
"Adsorption of Petroleum Hydrocarbons to Soils of Low Organic Carbon Content," SD Ground Water
Research and Public Education Program. $48446. Three MS theses completed. Award period:
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Leachate Treatment with Solid Waste Compost, Solid Waste Operations Division, City of Rapid City,
SD. $10,000. Award period: 1/1/99-12/31/2000.
Solid Waste Recycling Opportunity Assessment, Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD. $24,999. Award
Period: 9/2001 8/2002.
Testing of Potential Construction Material via Column Leaching, Gilt Edge Mine Site, Lawrence
County, South Dakota, -- Experimental Quality Assurance and Quality Control, CDM-Federal
Programs. $5000. One MS thesis completed. Award Period 6/2002 4/2003.
Co-composting of Municipal solid Waste (MSW) and Residual digested wastewater Biosolids
(RDWB):Optimization of parent materials City of Rapid City, SD. $30,821. Two MS theses
completed. Award period: 9/2002 12/2003.
Salaices, M., R. Breiter and H. Mott, "Development of a Simple, Accurate SPME-Based Method for
Assay of VOCs in Column Breakthrough Experiments", Chemosphere, 66(1), 2007, 18-29.
Ziadat, A. and H. Mott, Assessing Solid Waste Recycling Opportunities for Closed Campuses,
Management of Environmental Quality, 16(3), 2005. Earned Emerald Literati Network 2006
Outstanding Paper award.
Das, C., W. Capehart, H. Mott, P. Zimmerman, T.S. Schumacher, Assessing Regional Impacts of
CRP-Type Grass Buffer Strips on Sediment Load Reduction from Cultivated Lands, Journal of
Soil and Water Conservation, 59(4), 2004. Earned 2004 Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
Best Research Article award.
Mott, H.V., "Association of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants with Soluble Organic Matter:
Evaluation of the database of Kdoc values," Advances in Environmental Research, 6 (2002): 577-
Poggel, K.;Breiter, R.;Mott, H.: SPME und Mikrokosmen: Ein neues Konzept zur Untersuchung des
Abbaus von chlorierten Kohlenwasserstoffen (SPME and Microcosms: A New Concept for
Investigation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Degradation), Altlasten Spektrum, 2/2002, p. 66-72.
Mott, H.V., "A Model for Determination of the Phase Distribution of Petroleum Hydrocarbons at
Release Sites," Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, Summer 1995, 157-167.
Mott, H.V., S.Singh and V.R. Kondapally, "Factors Affecting Radium Removal using Mixed Iron-
Manganese Oxides," Journal of the American Water Works Association, 85(10), 1993, 114.
Mott, H.V. and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Sorption of Low-Molecular-Weight Organic Contaminants by Fly
Ash: Considerations for the Enhancement of Cut-Off Barrier Performance," Environmental Science
and Technology, 26(6), 1992, 1234-1242.
Mott, H.V. and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Factors Influencing Diffusivities of Organic Contaminants in Soil-
Bentonite Barriers," Environmental Science and Technology, 25(10), 1991, 1708-1715.
Mott, H.V. and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Diffusion of Organic Contaminants through Slurried Cut -Off
Barriers," Research Journal of the Water Pollution Control Federation, 63(2), 1991, 166-176.
Mott, H.V., K.E. Hartz and D.R. Yonge, "Metal Precipitation in Two Landfill Leachates," ASCE
Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 113(3), 1987, 476-485.
Ziadat, Anf H. and H.V. Mott, Solid Waste Recycling Opportunity Assessment for Closed Campus,
Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, U.S.A, International Engineering Conference "Mutah
Poggel, K.; Mott, H.; Breiter, R.; Nee e, Th. (2001): Entwicklung einer neuen Methode zur
Bestimmung von Abbaukonstanten in Mikrokosmen mittels SPME-Analytik (Development of a
New Method for Quantitation of Degradation Constants in Microcosms Employing SPME). In:
Res mee und Beitr ge zum 3. Symposium Natural Attenuation vom 4. bis 5. Dezember 2001 bei der
DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt am Main (in press).
Gray, D.H., W.R. Bergstrom, H.V. Mott and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Fly Ash Utilization in Cut -Off Wall
Backfill Mixes," proceedings of the American Coal Ash Association 9th Internat ional Coal Ash
Utilization Symposium, Orlando, FL, January 22-25, 1991.
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Mott, H.V, and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Solute Migration Control in Soil -Bentonite Containment Barriers," in
Superfund '89 - The Proceedings of the 10th National Conference, The Hazardous Mat erials Control
Research Institute, Washington, D.C., November 27-29, 1989.
Mott, H.V., and W.J. Weber, Jr., "Diffusive Transport and Attenuation of Organic Leachates in Cut -
Off Wall Backfill Mixes," in The Proceedings of the 12th Madison Waste Conference, University of
Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 20-21, 1989.
Mott, H.V., L. Jha, L. Lu and H. Wei, "Adsorption of Petroleum Hydrocarbons to Soils of Low
Organic Carbon Content", final project report to the SD GroundWater Research and Public
Education Program, SD DENR, 3/8/96.
Mott, H.V. and Y. Chen, "The Air-Sparged Centrifugal Froth Flotation Cell for Separation of
Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Fines", final project report to the SD Governor's Office of Economic
Mott, H.V., K.L. Abbenhaus, W. Li, S.R. Matthew and M.E. Van Valkenburg, "Mass Transfer and
Vapor Liquid Equilibria in Soil Venting Systems for the Removal of Petroleum Hydrocarbons from
Vadose Zone Soils", final project report to the SD GroundWater Research and Publ ic Education
Program, SD DENR, 3/26/93.
Mott, H.V., "A Site-Specific Approach to the Determination of Allowable Residual Petroleum
Hydrocarbons and Remediated Spill Sites," report to the SD Petroleum Release Compensation Fund,
Mott, H.V., "Diffusive Transport of Low-Molecular-Weight Organic Solutes through Soil-Bentonite
Containment Barriers," Ph.D. Thesis, the University of Michigan, 1989.
Mott, H.V., "Removal of Heavy Metals from Two Solid Waste Landfill Leachates by Partitioning With
Hydrous Ferric and Manganese Oxides," M.S. Thesis, Washington State University, 1984.
MS THESES SUPERVISED:
Singh, S. (1990) - The Effect of Iron Impurities and Competing Cations on the Capacity of Mixed Iron-
Manganese Oxides for the Sorption of Radium from Aqueous Solution.
Penumudi, B. (1991) - Sorption of Low-Molecular-Weight Substituted Benzenes by High Carbon Fly ash.
Zhu, X. (1991) - Sorption of Two-Carbon Halogenated Aliphatic Solutes by the Volatile Matter
Associated with Class "F" Fly Ash.
Kondapally, V. (1991) - The Fate of Radium in Manganese Greensand Filters.
Van Valkenburg, M. (1991) - Laboratory Determination of Gas-Side Mass Transfer Coefficients
Applicable to Soil Venting Systems for Removing Petroleum Hydrocarbons from Vadose Zone Soils.
Matthew, S. (1992) - Mass Transfer Limitations Encountered in the Removal of Ethanol from Laboratory
Soil Beds by Soil Venting.
Velmurugesan, S. (1992) - Coal Flotation using Micro Bubble Flowing Film Froth Flotation - A
Sheth, D. (1992) - Flotation of Galena using the Micro Bubble Flowing Film Froth Flotator: A
Kanagaiah, K. (1992) - Adsorption of Substituted Phenols by High-Carbon Fly Ash.
Shekar, C. (1993) - Leaching of Arsenic from Fly Ashes Derived from Six Bituminous Coals Burned in
Midwestern U.S. Electrical Power Plants.
Li, W. (1993) - Theoretical Determination of Liquid-Vapor Interfacial Surface Area of Three Packed Soil
Beds as a Function of Liquid Volume, Particle Size, Contact Angle and Porosity.
Abbenhaus, K. (1993) - Laboratory Determination of Mass Transfer Coefficients for Removal of Single
and Binary Component Liquids from Thin Beds of Fine Grained Silica Sands by Soil Venting.
Jha, L. (1994) - Adsorption of Petroleum Hydrocarbons by Selected SD Soils of Low Organic Carbon
Wei, H. (1994) - Adsorption and Desorption of Selected Petroleum Hydrocarbons by Soils of Low
Organic Carbon Content.
Oen, A. (1995) - Laboratory Determination of the Microscopic Mass Transfer Processes of a S ingle-
Component Liquid from a Zone of Low Permeability to a Zone of High Permeability by Soil Venting.
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Lu. L. (1996) - Adsorption and Desorption of Neutral Organic Compounds of Low Volatility by Selected
South Dakota Soils of Low Organic Carbon.
Wang, B. (1996) - Determination of Binding Coefficients of 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl to Dissolved
Organic Matter by the Aparent Solubility Enhancement Approach.
Li, S. (1997) - Determination of the Binding of 2,2'5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl by Dissolved Organic Carbon
using the Apparent Solubility Enhancement and Liquid-Solid Partitioning Methods.
Varadarajan, N. (2003) Evaluation of Saturated Column Tests of Potential Acit Pit Fill Materials
Collected from Gilt Edge NPL Site for Changes in Proton Availability and Metals.
Tadisina, A. (2004) A Bench-Scale Determination of Optimum Physical and Chemical Parameters for
Co-Composting of Municipal Solid Waste and Residual Digested Wastewater Biosolids.
Tirumalasetty, S. (2004) Effects of Process Control Strategies on the Co-Composting of Municipal
Solid Waste and Residual Digested Wastewater Biosolids.
Fischer, D. (2005) Effect of the 1982 Dredging Project on the Total Phosphorus Concentrations in
Sylvan Lake Sediments.
Green, Z. (2006) Development of a Threshold/Numerical Model for the Simulation of Biological
Processes in Activated Sludge Basins Arranged to Approximate Plug-Flow Reactors.
Kadukuntla, N. (2007) Molecular Structure Effects on Solubility and Water-Dissolved Organic Matter
Distribution of Tetrachlorobiphenyls.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE - COURSES DELIVERED
Environmental Engineering Remediation Processes S'98, S'99, S'00, S 02, F 04.
Environmental Systems Analysis F'95, F'96, S'98, F 98, F'99, F 01, F 02, F 03, F 04, F 05, F 06, F 07,
F 08, F 09.
Environmental Contaminant Fate and Transport S'89, F'90, F'91, F 92, F'94, F 98, F 07.
Advanced Treatment Plant Design F 05
Introductory Environmental Engineering Design F 09
Environmental Engineering Physical/Chemical Process Design F 09
Environmental Engineering Physical/Chemical Process Lab F 03, F 04
Environmental Engineering Biological Process Design S 03, S 04, S 05, S 06, S 07, S 08, S 09
Environmental Enginering Biological Process Lab S 04, S 05, S 08
Environmental Engineering Design I&II AY F/S 02/ 03, 03/ 04, 04/ 05, 07/ 08, 08/ 09, 09/ 10
Environmental Engineering Operations and Processes Lab F 08, F 09
Environmental Engineering Process Fundamentals F 03, F 04, F 05, F 06
Environmental Engineering Process analysis and Lab S 08, S 09
Dig. Computation App's in CEE F'96, F'97, F 98, F'99, F 01, S 03, S 04, S 06, S 07.
Introduction to Environmental Engineering F'89, F'94, F'95, F'96, F'97.
Environmental Engineering II S'90, S 02.
Fluid Mechanics S'97.
Applied Fluid Mechanics S'98, S'00, S 04, S 06.
Thermo Fluid Mechanics F'97.
Environmental Engineering III F'88, F'91, F'92, F'93.
Capstone Design S'91, S'92, S'93, F'93, AY '94/'95, AY '95/'96, AY '96/'97, S'98, AY 98/99, AY'99/00.
Civil Engineering Profession S'98, S'99, S'00.
Adv. Environmental Engineering S'92(50% responsibility), S'93, S'94, S'95, S'96, S'97.
Advanced Wastewater Engineering S'91.
Environmental Engineering Laboratory F'89, F'90, S'92, S'93, S'94, S'95, S'96.
Environmental Chemistry S'90, S'91, S'92, S'93, S'94, S'95, S'96.
Techniques of Surface Water Quality and Water Resource Investigations I F'91, F'92, F'93, F'94
AEWR seminar S'98.
SIGNIFICANT DEPARTMENTAL/INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Served as program coordinator for the Environmental/Water Resources graduate option of the MSCE
degree program from 1989-1993 (when a water resources faculty was hired). Served as program
coordinator for the Environmental Engineering option of the MSCE degree program from 19 93-
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Served on various campus committees including Instrumentation, Graduate Education and Research,
Curriculum (3yrs total), Atmospheric, Environmental and Water Resources - Ph.D. Program
Management (2 yrs), Undergraduate Degrees Committee (Chair, past three years).
Served as Faculty Advisor to SDSM&T Student Chapter of ASCE 9/1990-5/1994.
Served as chair of the ad hoc planning committee and was the principal architect of 1992 BSCE
curricular revisions that lead to the establishment of "tracks" within the Civil Engineering Curriculum
wherein BSCE students could attain significant course work concentrations in their choice of
Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural or Water Resources Engineering.
Instituted a written, comprehensive course work examination for MSCE Environmental and Water
Resources students. Examination was administered in fall and spring semesters of 1993 through 1996
as the course work defense portion of each MSCE student's final examination.
Currently serving on the planning committee responsible for organization of the SDSM&T Senior Design
Fair held each April to showcase SDSM&T senior design projects to K-12 students and the general
Academic advisor to sophomore through graduate level CE students. Advising load has varied from
upwards of 25 MSCE graduate students in 1992 to current levels which include 25+ sophomore-
through Ph.D.-level CE students.
Served as chair of the campus committee involved in planning for and was the principal architect of a
baccalaureate degree in Environmental Engineering. This degree program was established in the fall
semester of 2000 and is cooperative among the departments of Chemical, Civil, Geological,
Metallurgical and Mining.
Served as an elected, at-large representative of SDSM&T s College of Engineering on SDSM&T s
Faculty Senate from its inception in 2005 until assuming the chair position of civil and environmental
engineering in January 2008.
Currently serving as the faculty advisor to SDSM&T s student chapter of the Water Environment
August 1986 - June 1988, Ayres, Lewis, Norris and May Engineers, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan. On a
40% full-time basis, assignments included: preliminary and detailed process design of facilities for
water and wastewater treatment; and, preparation of engineering reports and project proposals. Major
projects included: detailed design, preparation of process equipment plans and specifications, and
preparation of an operation and maintenance manual for a complete upgrade of the Blissfield, MI, 1.92
MGD WWTP; preliminary design and preparation of the engineering report for an upgrade of the
Cadillac, MI, 2.5 MGD WWTP; detailed design and preparation of project plans and specifications for
dechlorination and post-aeration facilities for the Jackson, MI, 20 MGD WWTP; detailed design and
preparation of project plans and specifications for an iron-manganese removal facility for the Village
of Clinton, MI; and, preparation of an operation and maintenance manual for a Sequencing Batch
Reactor WWTP for the Domino's Drummond Island Lodge, Drummond Island (Lake Huron), MI.
Other projects included a feasibility study for construction of an in-stream water infiltration gallery for
the city of Rockport, MI, a feasibility study of mass burn incineration of solid waste for Bay County,
MI, a study of the applicability of various storm water flow measuring devices for the storm flow
retention system of Bay City, MI, and preparation of an application for a ground water dis charge
permit for a residential development near Ann Arbor, MI.
August 1978 - August 1982, Houston Engineering, Inc., Fargo, ND. Assignments included: preliminary
and detailed design of facilities for water supply, treatment, distribution and storage; was tewater
collection and treatment; site grading and drainage; and EPA Facility Plans. Major projects included:
detailed design, preparation of project plans and specifications, preparation of an operation and
maintenance manual and resident engineering for a 600 gpm lime softening plant and 400,000 gallon
ground storage reservoir for the city of Lisbon, ND; detailed design and preparation of project plans
and specifications for a complete upgrade of the Goodhue, MN, 0.038 MGD WWTP; design and
project plans and specifications for a community septic tank and drain field WWTP system for the city
of Clifford, ND; preparation of facilities plans for the cities of Wheaton, MN, and Lisbon, ND; and,
detailed design and preparation of project plans and specifications for waste water treatment facilities
for the Crystal-Lida Sanitary Sewer District, Pelican Rapids, MN.
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June 1976 - July 1978, Tudor Engineering Co., Intermountain Region, Boise, ID. Performed detailed
design, preparation of plans and construction observation for 3 of 9 segments of a 45-mile wastewater
collection system to serve approximately 3500 existing Boise, ID, residences.
June 1973 - December 1975, Morrison Knudsen Co., Inc., Boise Idaho. Performed Quantities, Cost and
Office Engineering duties in the home office and in conjunction with Section One of the Trains Alaska
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING REGISTRATION
Idaho, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota (current)
PRIVATE CONSULTING ACTIVITIES
James D. Leach, Attorney at Law, Blue Legs v. United States et al (2009): Developed and delivered
expert testimony regarding design and operation of solid waste transfer stations on the Pine Ridge
Barker Wilson LLP, Belle Fourche, SD, Two Tone Cattle Company: Using VLEACH, performed an
evaluation of the potential for nitrate migration from a proposed CAFO near Spearfish, SD.
777 Ranch, Inc., Rapid City, SD, (1999), Reviewed Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad s Analysis
of Alternative Routes and furnished a recommendation that the existing route from Smithwick, SD, to
Wasta, SD, be evaluated for upgrade to coal train transit standards as a viable alternative to a proposed
new route following the Cheyenne River of western South Dakota.
Costello, Porter, Hill, Heisterkamp, Bushnell & Carpenter, attorneys at Law, Rapid City, SD, (1999),
Assisted in the evaluation of potential environmental impacts of the proposed Dakota, Minnesota and
Eastern Railroad expansion on properties held by the SMS Ranch, Inc.
Oney Engineering, Custer, SD and Mount Rushmore KOA campground, Hill City, SD. Responsible for
process and detailed design of precipitative phosphorus removal system and nitrification -
denitrification-total containment wetland for ultimate discharge of waste water effluent in a sensitive
Black Hills, SD, watershed.
Global Waste Water Systems, Inc., Grand Island, NE (1996-1997). Developed EXCEL 5.0-based
computational spreadsheet model for waste water treatment systems that permits computation of
effluent BOD, TSS and ammonia based on applied loadings and the configuration of small-scale
activated sludge systems.
Marine Life Aquarium, Rapid City, SD (1995). Assisted Oney Engineering, Inc., Custer, SD, in obtaining
discharge permit and in developing alternative methods for solving a color problem in the marine
GEOTEK, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD (1995): Developed a strategy for remediation of ammonia and nitrate
contamination of a shallow aquifer at an ammonia release site.
Alliance of Architects and Engineers, Rapid City, SD (1994). Estimated the production of hydrogen
sulfide in a force main conveying waste water from the Northdale subdivision to the collection system
operated by the City of Rapid City, SD.
Vogel Paint Company - Klay Law Offices, Orange City, IA (1994-1996). Developed expert testimony
relative to the movement of xylene contamination into ground water beneath a solvent disposal site.
Yankton Sioux Tribe, Marty, SD (1993-1996). Developed and delivered expert testimony on behalf of
the Tribe at a hearing of the SD Board of Minerals and Environment, in federal court in Sioux Falls,
SD, and at an Environmental Protection Agency Hearing in Wagner, SD, in opposition to the granting
of a permit by the SD DENR to the Southern Missouri Solid Waste Management Association for the
Lake Andes Landfill. Testimony addressed the inadequacy of systems engineered to control leachate
generation and migration.
GEOTEK, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD (1994). Offered an opinion suggesting that closure of a hydrocarbon
spill remediation effort with higher than trace levels of heavy hydrocarbon contamination remaining in
the soil would pose minimal hazard.
SD Petroleum Release Compensation Fund, Pierre, SD (1991). Enhancement of a computer-based model
related to gasoline-contamination of soils to include the components of diesel and aviation fuels with
refinement of the model.
SD Petroleum Release Compensation Fund, Pierre, SD (1990). Development of a computer-based model
for use with soil assay data in predicting concentrations of petroleum hydrocarbons in water associated
with subsurface soils.
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Costello, Porter, Hill, Heisterkamp & Bushnell, attorneys at Law, Rapid City, SD (1990-1991). Legal
case of Clarence Humphrey versus Gary Oldert and Ciba-Giegy; estimation of the quantity of atrazine
in storm runoff from cultivated land onto adjacent pasture land, expert testimony given in Meade
County Court case.
Ayres, Lewis, Norris and May, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI (1990). Review of plan prepared by McNamee,
Porter and Seeley, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, for sewerage of rural lakeside residences and associated
treatment of collected wastewater using wetlands for removal of nitrogen and phosphorus prior to
ground water discharge.
City of Rapid City, SD (1989-1990). Study to determine performance of primary clarifiers with and
without pre-aeration of wastewater prior to primary sedimentation operation.
State of South Dakota, Office of the Attorney General (1990). Review of evidence supporting potential
legal case against Tri-State Mint to estimate the potential for contamination of ground water from
surface spill of cyanide-containing spent process water.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Earnest and Julia Greenwald Scholarship, Washington State University, 1982.
Benton Scholarship in Civil Engineering, The University of Michigan, AY 1984-1985.
Distinguished Achievement Award, The University of Michigan, outstanding work in Environmental
Engineering, Graduate Student Division, 1986.
Distinguished Achievement Award, The University of Michigan, outstanding work in Environmental
Engineering, Graduate Student Division, 1987.
Rackham Research Fellowship, The University of Michigan, AY 1987-1988
Certificate of Appreciation, American Society of Civil Engineers, Outstanding Service to the Society as a
Faculty Advisor in calender years 1990, 1991, 1992.