Christopher B. and Susan S. Burke Professor of Civil Engineering

Research Projects

  • 01/11 - 12/14, USDA, Development of drought triggers for agricultural applications, [40%]
  • 09/10 - 08/14, NSF, CMG Research: A copula-based probabilistic approach for space-time characterization of droughts, [50%]
  • 03/09 - 02/14, EPA, Optimization under uncertainty for watershed management, [100%]
  • 08/08 - 07/13, NSF, INTEROP: Developing community-based drought information network protocols and tools for multi-disciplinary regional scale applications, [20%]
  • 08/07 - 07/09, JTRP, INDOT, Unit hydrograph study for Indiana watersheds, [10%]
  • 08/06 - 07/09, NSF, C4E4-Cyberinfrastructure for End-to-End Environmental Explorations , (Many co-investigators) [17%]
  • 09/04 - 09/06, US EPA, Watershed scale evaluation of BMPs and their role in TMDL development, [100%]
  • 07/04 - 12/05, Showalter Trust, Fate and transport of livestock antibiotics in Indiana watersheds, B. Engel, and L. Lee [33%]
  • 09/03 - 01/05, US EPA, Source identification of sediments and nutrients in watersheds, [100%]
  • 09/03 - 08/07, FIPSE-Department of Education, Development of a student exchange program between Canada, Mexico, and USA in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and Natural Hazards, V.P. Singh (LSU), [30%]
  • 04/02 - 03/04, PRF Grant, A random cluster conceptualization for aggregated soils: hydraulic properties and time scales of solute movement, [100%]
  • 10/00 - 9/03, US EPA, Modeling tools for identifying contaminant source areas within a watershed, P.S.C. Rao, R. Mohtar, and K. Haghighi [25%]
  • 09/00 - 08/09, JTRP, INDOT, Constructed wetlands for INDOT rest stop wastewater treatment, J. Alleman, R. Wukasch [50%]
  • 09/00 - 08/09, JTRP, INDOT, Constructed wetlands for INDOT: proof of concept research, R. Wukasch, J. Alleman [50%]
  • 07/00 - 08/09, JTRP, INDOT, Hydrology of natural and constructed wetlands, J. Alleman, R. Wukasch [50%]
  • 8/98 - 7/00, PRF Grant, Permeability enhancement due to small particle removal in soils, [100%]
  • 8/97 - 9/99, NSF, Artificial Neural Networks for Modeling Watershed runoff, [100%]
  • 3/96 - 2/98, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Development of a Continuum Theory of the Bed with Applications to Computational Sediment Dynamics, [100%]
  • 10/95 - 7/97, NSF, Development of Geomorphological Artifical Neural Networks (GANNs), [100%]
  • 9/95 - 9/98, DOD Advanced Applied Tech., Phytoremediation of Soil Contaminated with Hazardous Substances, M.K. Banks A.P. Schwab [25%]
  • 5/95 - 5/98, Hazardous Substances Research Center for EPA Regions 7 and 8., Vegetative Interceptor Zones for Containment of Heavy Metal Pollutants, G. Pierzynski L.E.Erickson [30%]
  • 12/94 - 6/96, Kansas Dept. of Water Resources, Development of A Computer Simulation of the Hydrology of the Rattlesnake Creek Basin for the Sub-basin Water Resources Management Program, J.K. Koelliker [50%]
  • 10/94 - 10/96, EPA, Beneficial Effects of Vegetation in Pollution Prevention and Remediation of Contaminated Soil and Water, L.E.Erickson A.P. Schwab [40%]
  • 10/94 - 12/98, EPA and Kansas Water Office, Comprehensive Computer Simulation Modeling of Cheyenne Bottom Water Supply, J.K. Koelliker [50%]
  • 8/94, 12/95, NSF, Biotic and Abiotic Factors Controlling Nitrogen Flux in Pristine and Agricultural Surface Systems, A.P. Schwab, M.K. Banks [20%]
  • 5/94 - 5/97, Hazardous Substance Research Center for U.S. EPA Regions 7 and 8., Bioremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil Using Vegetation-A Technology Transfer Project, M.K. Banks, A.P. Schwab [25%]
  • 4/94 - 3/96, Kansas Water Resources Research Institute, Development of a Watershed Scale Physically-Based Surface Flow Model, J.K. Koelliker [50%]
  • 2/94 - 9/94, Kansas Dept. of Water Resources, Selection of a Computer Simulation of the Hydrology of the Rattlesnake Creek Basin for the Subbasin Water Resources Management Program, J.K. Koelliker [50%]
  • 7/93 - 7/95, Kansas Water Office, Evaluation of Marion and Council Grove Lakes Water Supply Capabilities, J.K. Koelliker [50%]
  • 7/92 - 6/94, CALTRANS, Univ. of Calif., Evaluation of Erosion Potential of Bare and Vegetated Cut/Fill Slopes of Decomposed Granite at Buckhorn Summit, M.L. Kavvas [50%]
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