James D. Bowen, Ph.D.

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor, Associate Chair
EPIC 3324
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  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • B.A. Botany, Duke University, 1979
  • Water quality and eutrophication modeling
  • Numerical modeling of wastewater treatment plants
  • Greenhouse gas emission assessments for wastewater treatment plants
  • Effects of microscale fluid motions around phytoplankton cells
  • Predicting harmful algal blooms.

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