R. Ryan Dupont

Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Utah Water Research Laboratory


Electronic Mail: ryan.dupont@usu.edu
Phone: (435) 797-3227 and (435) 797-0851
FAX: (435) 797-3663
Office: UWRL Room 319; Engineering Building 225A
U.S. Mail Address:
Utah Water Research Laboratory
College of Engineering
8200 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-8200
rrdupont

Degrees

Ph.D., Environmental Health Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1982
M.S., Environmental Health Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1979
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1977

Number of years of service on this faculty: 24 years

Original appointment: 1982
Division Head Appointment: 1996
Promotion to Full Professor: 1995
Associate Director UWRL: 1994-1996
Assistant Director UWRL: 1988-1994
Promotion to Associate Professor: 1988
Promotion as Assistant Professor: 1985
Appointment as Research Assistant Professor: 1982

Consulting/Work Experience

URS Consulting, Inc., SLC, UT (2003-present)
Attorney General's Office, State of Utah (1988-present)
Division of Environmental Response and Remediation, Utah Department of Environmental Quality (1996-present)
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (1994-present)
Celtic Technologies, Cardiff, Wales (1996-present)
Dynamac Corporation, Ada, OK (1989-2000)
U.S. EPA, RSKERL (Superfund Technical Assistance Program) (1988-2000)
Eimco Process Equipment Company; Salt Lake City, UT (1988-2000)
Eder Associates, Madison, WI (1992-1994)
IT Corporation, Cincinnati, OH (1991-1997)
Barr Engineering, Minneapolis, MN (1987-1991)
Peer Consultants, Washington, D.C. (1987-1989)

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Participant, NSF sponsored “Ethics Across the Curriculum, A Practical Workshop,” Presented by the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology, July 30 to August 6, 2002.
  • Organizer and Instructor, “Quantitative Assessment of Natural Attenuation of Hydrocarbon and Chlorinated Solvent Contaminated Sites,” Presented to Celtic Technologies, Cardiff, Wales, July 10 to 12, 2002.
  • Organizer and Instructor, “Air Based Remediation Technologies,” and “Fundamentals of Natural Attenuation Assessment for Groundwater Contamination,” Presented to the Idaho DEQ, Pocatello, ID April 17 and 29, 2002, Boise, ID, May 7 and 8, 2002.
  • Invited Speaker, "Implementation of monitored natural attenuation at a chlorinated solvent site in Alaska," Presented at the Third International Symposium on Integrated Technical Approaches to Site Characterization, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. September 12-14, 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, "The integration of soil vacuum extraction and bioventing technology at a JP-4 release site," Presented at the Third International Symposium on Integrated Technical Approaches to Site Characterization, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. September 12-14, 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, "Quantitative Evaluation of Natural Attenuation, Effective Site Monitoring," Presented to the Utah DEQ 2000 UST Conference, Ogden, Utah, April 13-14, 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, "Source Remediation Issues Related to Natural Attenuation, Quantitative Evaluation, Estimation and Decisions" State Underground Storage Tank Administrators Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 20-23, 2000.

Professional Organizations

Air and Waste Management Association
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Engineering Educators
Association of Environmental Engineering Professors
Government Refuse Collection and Disposal Association
Water Environment Federation

Honors/Recognition

Sigma Xi, 2003
Summer Research Faculty Associate, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 1998
ASCE Utah Section Outstanding Professor of the Year, 1998
Utah State University Old Main Society, 1993
College of Engineering and CEE Departmental Researcher of the Year, 1991-1992 Academic Year
National University Continuing Education Association, Conferences and Institutes Division, Creative Programming Award for Short Course "Remediation of Hazardous Waste Contaminated Soils," 1990
ASEE Outstanding Young Engineering Educator, 1988
Ph.D. Honors, University of Kansas, 1982

Selected Recent Publications

Adams, B. A., R.R. Dupont, W. J. Doucette, and D. L. Sorensen, 1997. Effect of trichloroethylene concentration on oxygen uptake rates during hydrocarbon biodegradation. In: B.C. Alleman and A. Leeson (Eds.), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation: Volume 4, Proceedings of the Fourth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium 4(4):9-14. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Berkey, J.S., T.E. Lachmar, W.J. Doucette, and R.R. Dupont, 2003. Tracer studies for evaluation of in situ air sparging and in-well aeration system performance at a gasoline-contaminated site. Journal of Hazardous Materials, B98(2003):127-144.

Dupont, R.R., C. Holbert, and S. Arens, 2005. Carbon donor and microbial inocula addition for the polishing of SEAR treated source material - OU2, Hill AFB. Eighth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, MD, June 9.

Dupont, R.R., L. Theodore, and K. Ganesan, 2000. Pollution prevention: the waste management option for the 21st Century. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 498.

Dupont, R.R. and T. Lakshmiprasad, 1999. Operating mode impacts on bioventing system performance. In: B. C. Alleman and A. Leeson (Eds.), In Situ Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon and Other Organic Compounds, 5(3):183-188 . Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Dupont, R.R., C. J. Bruell, D. C. Downey, S. G. Huling, M. C. Marley, R. D. Norris, and B. Pivetz, 1998. Innovative site remediation technology, design and application. Bioremediation. American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Annapolis, MD. pp. 45.

Dupont, R.R., T. E. Baxter, and L. Theodore, editors, 1998. Environmental management: problems and solutions. Lewis Publishers, New York, NY. pp. 327.

Dupont, R.R., K. Gorder, D. L. Sorensen, M. W. Kemblowski, and P. Haas, 1996. Natural attenuation of chlorinated solvents. Case study: Eielson AFB, Alaska. Symposium on Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Organics in Ground Water, Dallas, TX. EPA/540/R-96/509. U.S. EPA ORD, Washington, D.C. pp. 104-109.

Dupont, R.R., D.L. Sorensen, M. Kemblowski, M. Bertleson, D. McGinnis, I. Kamil, and Y. Ma, 1998. Monitoring and Assessment of In-Situ Biocontainment of Petroleum Contaminated Ground-Water Plumes. U.S. EPA Report, EPA/600/R-98/020, pp. 218.

Hall, B.L., C.K. Baldwin, and R.R. Dupont, 1997. In-situ field performance monitoring of air injection groundwater remediation technologies. In: B. C. Alleman and A. Leeson (Eds.), In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation: Volume 2, Proceedings of the Fourth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, 4(2):329-334. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

Hall, B.L., C.K. Baldwin, T. E. Lachmar, and R.R. Dupont, 2000. Instrumentation design and installation for monitoring air injection ground water remediation technologies. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, Spring, 2000:46-54.

Hall, B.L., T.E. Lachmar, and R.R. Dupont, 2001. Field monitoring and performance evaluation of a field-scale in-well aeration system at a gasoline contaminated site. Journal of Hazardous Materials, B82(2001):197-212.

Hall, B.L., T.E. Lachmar, and R.R. Dupont, 2000. Field monitoring and performance evaluation of an in situ air sparging system at a gasoline contaminated site. Journal of Hazardous Materials, B74(2000):165-186.

Headley, J.V., B.J. Moore, R.R. Dupont, and W.J. Doucette, 2002. Abatement of gas-condensate hydrocarbons in a natural wetland. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part A37(4):425-438.

Hyman, M. and R.R. Dupont, 2001. Groundwater and soil remediation: process design and cost estimating of proven technologies. 2001. American Society of Civil Engineers Press, Reston, VA. pp. 517.

Sims, J.L., R.C. Sims, R.R. Dupont, J.E. Matthews, and H.H. Russell, 1996. In situ bioremediation of contaminated unsaturated subsurface soils. In: J.R. Boulding (Eds.), EPA Environmental Engineering Sourcebook, Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI. pp. 165-182.

Theodore, L., R.R. Dupont, J. Reynolds, editors, 1994. Pollution prevention. Problems and solutions. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, NY. pp. 319.


Updated: January 22, 2010