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Laurie McNeill

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Environmental Engineering

Faculty

Professor

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ENGR 216
DialPhone: (435) 797-1522
SendEmail: laurie.mcneill@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2000
MS, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994

Expertise

Drinking Water, Environmental Engineering, Water Quality

Awards

Engineering Educator of the Year, 2017

ASCE Utah Section

Outstanding Advisor, 2013

Utah State University Robins Award

Outstanding Advisor, 2013

Utah State University College of Engineering

Outstanding Advisor, 2013

Utah State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding Young Alumna, Virginia Tech College of Engineering, 2011

Virginia Tech College of Engineering

Utah Professor of the Year, 2010

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Outstanding Advisor, 2009

Utah State University Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year Award, 2007

Utah State University

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2006

Utah State University College of Engineering

Outstanding Young Alumni, 2003

Virginia Tech Via Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

First Place, 2001

American Water Works Association Academic Achievement Award (Ph.D.)

Ph.D. Dissertation Award, First Place, 2001

Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Doucette, W.J, Curry, E., McNeill, L.S, Heavilin, J.E, (2017). The sky is falling III: The effect of deposition from static solid rocket motor tests on juvenile crops. Science of the Total Environment, 601-602, 770-775. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.236
        • Parks, J., McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2014). NOM and Alkalinity Interference in Trace-Level Hexavalent Chromium Analysis. Talanta, 130, 226-232. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2014.06.052
        • Doucette, W.J, Mendenhall, S., McNeill, L.S, Heavilin, J.E, (2014). The sky is falling II: Impact of deposition produced during the static testing of solid rocket motors on corn and alfalfa. Science of the Total Environment, 482-483:June, 36-41. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.089
        • Doucette, W.J, McNeill, L.S, Mendenhall, S., Hancock, P.V, Wells, J.E, Thackeray, K.J, Gosen, D.P, (2013). The sky is falling: Chemical characterization and corrosion evaluation of deposition produced during the static testing of solid rocket motors. Science of the Total Environment, 447, 390-395.
        • McNeill, L.S, McLean, J.E, Parks, J.L, Edwards, M., (2012). Hexavalent Chromium Review: Part 2 - Chemistry, Occurrence, and Treatment. Journal American Water Works Association, 104:7, E395-E405.
        • McLean, J.E, McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., Parks, J.L, (2012). Hexavalent Chromium Review: Part 1 - Health Effects, Regulations, and Analysis. Journal American Water Works Association, 104:6, E348-E357.
        • McNeill, L.S, Almasri, M.N, Mizyed, N., (2009). A Sustainable Approach for Reusing Treated Wastewater in Agricultural Irrigation in the West Bank – Palestine. Desalination, 248:1, 315-321.
        • Almasri, M.N, McNeill, L.S, (2009). Optimal Planning Of Wastewater Reuse Using The Suitability Approach: A Conceptual Framework For The West Bank, Palestine. Desalination, 248:1, 428-435.
        • Anderson, R.D, McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., Morton, S.C, (2008). Evaluation of a New Field Measurement Method for Arsenic in Drinking Water Samples. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 134:5, 382-388.
        • Bundy, M.M, Doucette, W.J, McNeill, L.S, Ericson, J.F, (2007). Removal of Pharmaceuticals and Related Compounds by a Bench-Scale Drinking Water Treatment System. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—Aqua, 56:2, 105-115.
        • Bundy, M.M, Doucette, W.J, McNeill, L.S, Ericson, J.F, (2007). Removal of pharmaceuticals and related compounds by a bench-scale drinking water treatment system. Journal of Water Supply Research and Technology-Aqua, 56:2, 105-115.
        • Lai, H., McNeill, L.S, (2006). Chromium Redox Chemistry in Drinking Water Systems. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 132:8, 842-851.
        • Parks, J.L, McNeill, L.S, Frey, M., Eaton, A.D, Haghani, A., Ramirez, L., Edwards, M., (2004). Determination of Total Chromium in Environmental Water Samples. Water Research, 38:12, 2827-2838.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2004). Importance of Pb and Cu Particulate Species for Corrosion Control. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 130:2, 136-144.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2003). Degradation of Drinking Water Treatment Plant Infrastructure from Enhanced Coagulation. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 9:4, 145-156.
        • Rushing, J.C, McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2003). Some Effects of Aqueous Silica on the Corrosion of Iron. Water Research, 37:5, 1080-1090.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2002). The Importance of Temperature in Assessing Iron Pipe Corrosion in Water Distribution Systems. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 77:3, 229-242.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2002). Phosphate Inhibitor Use at US Water Utilities. Journal AWWA, 94:7, 57-63.
        • Edwards, M., McNeill, L.S, (2002). Effect of Phosphate Inhibitors on Lead Release from Pipes. Journal AWWA, 94:1, 79-90.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2001). Iron Pipe Corrosion in Water Distribution Systems. Journal AWWA, 93:7, 88-100.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (2000). Phosphate Inhibitors and Red Water in Stagnant Iron Pipes. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 126:12, 1096-1102.
        • Chen, H.W, Frey, M., Clifford, D., McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (1999). Arsenic Treatment Considerations. Journal AWWA, 91:3, 74-85.
        • Edwards, M., Patel, S., McNeill, L.S, Chen, H.W, Frey, M., Eaton, A.D, Antweiler, R.C, Taylor, H., (1998). Considerations in As Analysis and Speciation. Journal AWWA, 90:3, 103-113.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (1997). Arsenic Removal During Precipitative Softening. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 123:5, 453-460.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (1997). Predicting Arsenate Removal During Metal Hydroxide Precipitation. Journal AWWA, 89:1, 75-86.
        • McNeill, L.S, Edwards, M., (1995). Soluble Arsenic Removal in Full-Scale Treatment Plants. Journal AWWA, 87:4, 105-113.
        • Middlebrook, A.M, Iraci, L., McNeill, L.S, Koehler, B.G, Wilson, M., Saastad, O., Tolbert, M.A, Hanson, D., (1993). Fourier Transform-Infrared Studies of Thin H2SO4/H2O Films: Formation, Water Uptake, and Solid-Liquid Phase Changes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 98:11, 20473-20481.
        • Koehler, B.G, Middlebrook, A.M, McNeill, L.S, Tolbert, M.A, (1993). Fourier Transform-Infrared Studies of the Interaction of HCl with Model Polar Stratospheric Cloud Films. Journal of Geophysical Research, 98:6, 10563-10571.
        • Middlebrook, A.M, Koehler, B.G, McNeill, L.S, Tolbert, M.A, (1992). Formation of Model Polar Stratospheric Cloud Films. Geophysical Research Letters, 19:24, 2417-2420.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

            • Edwards, M., Scardina, P., McNeill, L.S, (2004). Enhanced Coagulation Impacts on Water Treatment Plant Infrastructure, Report No. 90997. American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF)
            • McNeill, L.S, Anderson, R.D, Edwards, M., Morton, S.C, (2004). Field Measurement Methods for Arsenic in Drinking Water, Report No. 90994. American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF)
            • Brandhuber, P., Frey, M., McGuire, M.J, Chao, P.F, Seidel, C., Amy, G., Yoon, J., McNeill, L.S, Banerjee, K., (2004). Low-Level Hexavalent Chromium Treatment Options: Bench-Scale Evaluation, Report No. 91042F. American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF)
            • Frey, M.M, Seidel, C., Edwards, M., Parks, J., McNeill, L.S, (2004). Occurrence Survey of Boron and Hexavalent Chromium, Report No. 91044F. American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF)
            • Edwards, M., McNeill, L.S, Holm, T.R, Lawrence, M.C, (2001). Role of Phosphate Inhibitors in Mitigating Lead and Copper Corrosion, Report No. 90823. AWWARF
            • Amy, G., Edwards, M., Brandhuber, P., McNeill, L.S, Benjamin, M., Vagliasindi, F., Carlson, K., Chwirka, J., (2000). Arsenic Treatability Options and Evaluation of Residuals Management Issues, Report No. 90771. AWWARF

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                CEE 6800 - Division of Environmental Engineering Seminar, Fall 2016

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2016

                CEE 6670 - Environmental Process Laboratory, Spring 2016

                CEE 3640 - Water and Wastewater Engineering, Spring 2016

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2015

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2015

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2015

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2015

                CEE, PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2015

                CEE 6670 - Environmental Process Laboratory, Spring 2015

                CEE 6640 - Physical and Chemical Environmental Process Engineering, Spring 2015

                CEE 3640 - Water and Wastewater Engineering, Spring 2015

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2014

                CEE 6670 - Environmental Process Laboratory, Spring 2014

                CEE 6640 - Physical and Chemical Environmental Process Engineering, Spring 2014

                CEE 3640 - Water and Wastewater Engineering, Spring 2014

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2013

                CEE 6670 - Environmental Process Laboratory, Spring 2013

                CEE 6640 - Physical and Chemical Environmental Process Engineering, Spring 2013

                CEE 3640 - Water and Wastewater Engineering, Spring 2013

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2012

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2012

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2012

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2012

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2012

                CEE 6670 - Environmental Process Laboratory, Spring 2012

                CEE 6640 - Physical and Chemical Environmental Process Engineering, Spring 2012

                CEE 3640 - Water and Wastewater Engineering, Spring 2012

                CEE,PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2011

                CEE 6670 - ENVIRON PROCESS LAB, Spring 2011

                CEE 6640 - PHY/CHEM ENVIRON PROC, Spring 2011

                CEE 3640 - WATER/WASTEWATR ENGR, Spring 2011

                CEE 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                CEE 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                CEE 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                CEE 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                CEE 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010

                PUBH 3610 - Environmental Management, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Nate Rogers, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2014 - August 2016
                London Saxton, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2014 - May 2015
                Christel Olsen, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2011 - June 2014
                Scout Mendenhall, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2010 - December 2012
                Nabeel (An Najah) Hamdan, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2010
                Rema (An Najah) Saleh, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2009
                Han Lai, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004
                Julia Rahman, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2003
                Ryan Anderson, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2003
                Yan Chen, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2003