Melanie Kueber Watkins, PE

Melanie Kueber Watkins

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  • Research Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering
  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Project Management/Civil Engineering, Northwestern University
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University

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Teaching Interests

  • River and Floodplain Hydraulics
  • Water Resources Modeling & Design
  • Water/wastewater/storm systems design
  • Senior Design
  • International Senior Design
  • Statics

Research Interests

  • 1D & 2D water modeling using 3D surfaces 
  • Flood inundation mapping
  • Modeling using large lidar and digital bathymetry datasets
  • Water management structure design for highways, industrial developments: culverts, bridge openings, storm sewers, in-line detention/ponds, floodway/floodplain mitigation
  • Sanitary sewer force main rehabilitation rehab research & design including pump station evaluations