Kenneth E. Noll, PhD, PE

Kenneth  Noll
  • BS Civil Engineering 1959

Dr. Kenneth E. Noll, is a Professor and former Department Chair of Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Noll earned his baccalaureate degree from Michigan Tech in civil engineering with honor in 1959, did graduate work in meteorology as an Air Force Officer at the University of Wisconsin, and was awarded master's and doctoral degrees in civil engineering from the University of Washington.

Dr. Noll is the former Director of two US EPA-sponsored Centers: the Industrial Waste Elimination Research Center and the Air Pollution Training Center, and has also served as the Chairman of the Pritzker Department of Environmental Engineering for more than five years. He is internationally renowned in the field of air pollution design and control, has conducted courses in several countries, co-directed workshops for NATO, gave presentations at many international conferences, and co-authored an environmental text for UNESCO. He is the author of numerous papers and books, and has patented several sampling instruments.

In 1994, Dr. Noll was honored by the Air and Waste Management Association and awarded the Lyman A. Ripperton Award, given for distinguished achievement as an educator in the field of air pollution control. He is a Member, Board of Directors, Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center; Advisory Committee Member, New York City, VOC Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants Study; past Member, US EPA Technical Review Committee on Air Quality Criteria for Particulate Matter; and has served as a member of numerous other professional committees and affiliations.

From 1997 Induction to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy