Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Emeriti Directory

Bernie D. Alkire, PE

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Effects of cold weather on performance of transportation materials
  • Geophysical methods applied to transportation problems

Martin T. Auer

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Surface water quality engineering

Research Interests

  • Limnology
  • Engineering approaches to lake and river management
  • Mathematical modeling of surface water quality

George R. Dewey, PE

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Statics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Senior Design

Research Interests

  • Pavement Friction and Aggregate Polishing
  • Blended Learning - Strategy and Technology
  • Project-Based and Discovery-Based Learning

David Hand

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Development and application of physical and chemical processes for the recovery, removal, or destruction of organic compounds from air and water streams in industrial processes and the environment

Ralph J. Hodek, PE

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Soil mechanics and foundational engineering, concentrating on deep foundations
  • Behavior of mine tailings during deposition and consolidation

Neil J. Hutzler

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Center for Science and Environmental Education

Research Interests

  • Groundwater contaminant transport
  • Biological and physical processes for aquifer and soil restoration
  • Risk assessments
  • Management of household wastewaters
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Water distribution system analysis

L. Bogue Sandberg, PE

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Timber
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Steel design

Research Interests

  • Behavior of elastomeric sealants
  • Behavior of structural glazing curtain wall systems
  • Traditionally connected timber frames
  • Molded wood strand composites
  • Durability of pavement crank and joint sealments
Henry Santeford

Henry Santeford

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interest

  • Water Resources 
  • Snow & Ice Engineering

William J. Sproule, PE

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Airport planning and design
  • Transportation planning
  • Traffic engineering,
  • Public transit
  • Automated people movers
  • Hockey history
Vernon Watwood

Vernon Watwood

  • Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Finite Element Modeling
  • Equilibrium Finite Elements with present emphasis on 3D applications
  • Force Method Procedures
  • Mining Machinery Structural Analysis