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Photo of Lindell OrmsbeeLindell Ormsbee, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE

Chairman College of Engineering Environmental Engineering Certificate Program
Director Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and Environment
Director Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute
Director Research Translation Core UK Superfund Basic Research Program
Raymond-Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering

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University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute
233 MMRB
Lexington, KY 40506-0107
Phone: 859-257-1299
Fax: 859-323-1049
Email: ormsbee@uky.edu


Professional Preparation

University of Kentucky    B.S.C.E.    1978    Civil Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University        M.S.    1979    Civil Engineering

Purdue University        Ph.D    1983    Civil Engineering

Lindell Ormsbee, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE

Appointments

2010 – Present: Associate Director, UK Superfund Basic Research Program

2005 – Present: Director, Research Translation Core, UK Superfund Basic Research Program

2004 – Present: Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute

2003 – Present: Raymond Blythe Endowed Professor of Civil Engineering2003 – 2009: Director. Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment

2001-2002: Director, Tracy Farmer Center for the Environment

1999-2004: Kentucky River Basin Coordinator

1999-2001: Associate Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute

1998-1999: Acting Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute

1997-1998: Visiting Researcher – Kentucky Environmental Protection Agency

1996-2003: Full Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

1995-1996: Associate Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute

1989-1996: Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

1983-1989: Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky

1979-1981: Project Engineer, Howard K. Bell Consulting Engineers

Selected Publications

  • Ormsbee, L., Hoover, A., “Development of an Integrated Strategy for Public Involvement at the Paducah Uranium Gaseous Diffusion Plant” ASCE.EWRI World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2010, Providence, Rhode Island, May 16-20, 2010
  • Hoover, A., and Ormsbee, L., Integrating Participatory Communication and Structured Public Involvement Processes to Better Address Superfund Issues: The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Future State Vision Project” NIEHS Superfund Research Program, Columbia University, New York, New York, November 3-4, 2009.
  • Tufail, M., and Ormsbee, L.E., “Optimal Water Quality Management Strategies for Urban Watersheds Using Macro-Level Simulation and Optimization Models, (2009) ASCE Journal of Water Resources Management, Volume 135, Issue 4, July/August, pp. 276-285.
  • Teegavarapu, R., Tufail, M., and Ormsbee, L., (2009) “Optimal Functional Forms for Estimation of Missing     Precipitation Data,” Journal of Hydrology, Volume, 374, Issue 1-2, July, PP. 106-115.
  • Lewis, S., Lynch, A., Bachas, L., Hampson, S., Ormsbee, L., Bhattacharyya, D., (2009)  “Chelate-Modified Fenton Reaction for the Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Single and Two Phase Systems, Environmental Engineering Science, Vol 26,  pp 1-9.
  • Hennig, B., Ormsbee, L., Bachas, L., Silverstone, A., Milner, J., Carpenter, D., Thompson, C., and Suk, W. A. Introductory comments: nutrition, environmental toxins and implications in prevention and intervention of human diseases. J Nutr Biochem, 18: 161-162, 2007
  • Tufail, M., and Ormsbee, L., A Fixed Functional Set Algorithm Approach for Function Approximation, IWA Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol.  8, No. 3, pp 193-206, 2006.
  • Ramesh S.V. Teegavarapu, and Lindell Ormsbee.  “Sustainable and Climate Sensitive Hydrologic Design and Management of Hydrosystems”, EWRI 2005 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress,” Anchorage, Alaska, May 15-19, 2005.
  • Amin Elshorbagy, Ramesh S. V. Teegavarapu, and Lindell Ormsbee, Assessment of Pathogen Pollution in Watersheds using Object-Oriented Modeling and Probabilistic Analysis, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 7, 51-63, 2006.
  • Ormsbee, L., “Kentucky PRIDE: A Model for Environmental Sustainability in Appalachia, AWRA International Symposium on Environmental Sustainability, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 27-29, 2005.
  • Jain, A., and  Ormsbee, L. “A Comparison of Methods for Daily Demand Forecasts”, Journal of the American Water Works Association, Vol 94, No.7, July  2002.

 

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