William J. Rahmeyer

Hydraulics & Fluid Mechanics Engineering

William J. Rahmeyer

Contact Information

Email: william.rahmeyer@usu.edu

Educational Background

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, Civil Engineering, Ph.D. (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics). 
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, Civil Engineering, M.S. (Hydraulics) June 1975;  B.C.E. (Structures) June 1973. 


Flood Control, Hydraulic Modeling, Hydraulic Testing, Hydraulics, Water Conveyance


William Rahmeyer is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the lead Professor of the Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics Program for the Civil Engineering Department and the Utah Water Research Laboratory. Areas of specialization include: over-bank flooding, the effects of vegetation on flow resistance, fusegate control structures, model studies of hydraulic structures, sedimentation and erosion studies, basic research in open and closed conduit flow, control valves, cavitation, transients, and Hydro machinery testing. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, member of the board of directors for the Utah Floodplain and Storm Water Management Association, and serves on committees for ASME, ISA, AWAA, ASHRAE, and ASEE.