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Dr. William H.J. Strosnider

William Strosnider

Title: Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Director of the Center for Watershed Research & Service
School: Sciences
Academic Department: Engineering
Phone: 814-471-1144
E-mail: wstrosnider@francis.edu
Office Location: Science Center 016


  • Ph, D., Environmental Engineering, University of Oklahoma
    "Dissertation: Augmenting the Applicability and Efficiency of Ecological Engineering Solutions for Water Quality Improvement"
  • M.S., Environmental Studies, College of Charleston
    "Thesis: Design for Nitrogen Reduction in Estuarine Systems: Retrofitting Coastal Ponds with Stormwater Wetlands" 
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton
    "Focus: Design for the Environment"

William Strosnider's Curriculum Vitae


Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Physics I & II
  • Aquatic & Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Chemical and Biological Reactor Design
  • Introduction to Engineering I
  • Environmental Engineering Senior Project Proposal
  • Environmental Engineering Senior Lab
  • Environmental Engineering Senior Project
  • Appropriate Technologies for Humanitarian & Environmental Service
  • Environmental Engineering Measurements I & II
  • Ecological Engineering
Research Interests
  • Sustainable Watershed Management
  • Ecosystems Restoration
  • Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment,
  • Passive Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage, Stormwater, and Municipal Wastewater
  • Engineering Wastes to Resources
  • Characterization of Anthropogenic Environmental Impacts
  • International Service-Learning-Research in Developing Nations

More research interests of William H.J. Strosnider

Selected Publications
  • Strosnider, W.H., B.K. Winfrey, R.W. Nairn. 2011. Novel Co-Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage and Municipal Wastewater. Journal of Environmental Quality 40:206-213. (DOI:10.2134/jeq2010.0176)
  • Strosnider, W.H., B.K. Winfrey, R.W. Nairn. 2011. Biochemical Oxygen Demand and Nutrient Processing in a Novel Multi-Stage Raw Municipal Wastewater and Acid Mine Drainage Passive Co-Treatment System. Water Research 45:1079-1086. (DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2010.10.026)
  • Winfrey, B.K., W.H. Strosnider, R.W. Nairn, K.A. Strevett. 2010. Highly Effective Reduction of Fecal Indicator Bacteria Counts in an Ecologically-Engineered Acid Mine Drainage and Municipal Wastewater Passive Co-Treatment System. Ecological Engineering 36(12): 1620-1626 (DOI:10.101/j.ecoleng.2010.06.025)
  • Strosnider, W.H., R.W. Nairn. 2010. Effective Passive Treatment of High Strength Acid Mine Drainage and Raw Municipal Wastewater in Potosí, Bolivia, using Simple Incubations and Limestone. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 105: 34-42 (DOI:10.1016/j.gexplo.2010.02.007)

William Strosnider's Curriculum Vitae

Professional Societies
  • American Ecological Engineering Society
  • American Society of Mining and Reclamation
  • Association of Environmental Engineering Science Professors
  • International Mine Water Association
  • Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
Peer Reviewer
  • Applied Geochemistry
  • American Society of Mining and Reclamation
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
  • Environmental Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Environmental Technology
  • Environmental Science & Technology
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
  • Journal of Geochemical Exploration
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • Mine Water and the Environment
  • Mineralogical Magazine

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