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Michael Robinson

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering with tenure

Dr. Michael Robinson is a registered professional engineer who specializes in environmental engineering, leading the master’s degree program in this area. He has several years of consulting experience in environmental engineering for both the public and private sectors, with particular emphasis on ground water model development and geographical information systems. Dr. Robinson also is involved with Rose-Hulman’s Center for Sustainable Development and Ecological Systems Laboratory, and completed his first year as director of the institute’s Operation Catapult program, which each summer gives high-school seniors the opportunity to explore their STEM interests. Check out his personal web page.

Teaching Interests

  • Environmental engineering

Publications & Presentations

  • Sutterer, K. G., Aidoo, J., Chapman, J. R., Hanson, J. H., Kershaw, K., Lovell, M. D., Marincel Payne, M., Mueller Price, J., and Robinson, M., “Shared Capstone Project Mentoring for Improved Learning,” Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference, New Orleans, 2016 
  • Mueller Price, J., and M. Robinson, “Developing Future Engineers through Sustainable Design in Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management: Special Issue on Sustainability, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015
  • Marincel Payne, M., Mueller Price, J., and Robinson, M., “Developing a Course-Based Master of Environmental Engineering Degree,” American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Seattle, 2015

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Virginia Tech, Civil Engineering, 1996
  • MS, Virginia Tech, Environmental Engineering, 1990
  • BS, West Virginia Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering, 1985