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Ernest Crosby

  • Research Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • Professional License Registered Professional Engineer, Texas #56117

Education

  • 1979, Ph.D. Environmental/Hydrology Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1975, M.S. Sanitary/Civil Engineering, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1969, B.E. Civil Engineering, Memphis University (The University of Memphis), Memphis, Tennessee

Employment History

  • 2012- Present, Research Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, Texas.
  • 2007-2012, Senior Environmental Engineer, TranSystems, Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1991-2007, Graduate Advisor, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • 1989-2007, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • 1988-1989, Vice President and Manager, Opened McClelland Management Services, Dallas/Fort Worth Office, Arlington, Texas
  • 1985-1988, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering, Director Bureau of Engineering Research, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas
  • 1979-1985, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas
  • 1975-1979, Research Assistant, US Department of Energy Mountain Strip Mining Grant, Department of Civil Engineering Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1972-1975, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Executive Officer and Operations Officer, Civil Engineer, Germany
  • 1970-1972, U.S. Army, Memphis District Corps of Engineers, Civil Engineer and software developer, Memphis Tennessee
  • 1969-1970, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Fort Belvoir Engineering School, Arlington, Virginia
  • 1966-1969, Engineering Computer Programmer/Analyst, Allen and Hoshall Consulting Engineers, Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1965-1966, OR Technical Assistant, Bowld Hospital, University of Tennessee Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Research Interests

  • Management, assessment, modeling and operations research of pollutants in natural systems and inhabited environments
  • Hazardous materials/pollutants in the environment relating to the nature, origin and transport of constituents in water, air, and soil related to impact on human and natural environment
  • Watershed response to climate change; urban and industrial impacts and land use distribution
  • Maximizing sustainability of alternative integrated development of water resources to meet environmental changes due to climate change and population growth

Administrative and Management Experience

  • Has over 30 years of leadership and administrative experience ranging from small unit experience such as small construction project to multi-firm, large scale construction items that are MCA (Major Construction Authorized) line item of congress
  • Have consulted with private business firms to help them determine new engineering expansion directions
  • Have directed three research/training centers, Bureau of Engineering Research, Hazardous Metals Laboratory, and US EPA Satellite Asbestos Training Center
  • Officer in Charge of opening and managing new office for a national environmental engineering company
  • Lieutenant Colonel retired U.S. Army (6 years of active duty and 22 years duty with the US Army Reserve) with staff and command positions

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Society of American Military Engineers, Member
  • National Asbestos Council
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member
  • Tau Beta Phi Honor Society, Member
  • Chi Epsilon Honor Society
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Public Service

  • Texas Department of Transportation, Research Management Committee (RMC-3), Research Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) member, 1996 -2004
  • Member and Chairman of Air Quality Advisory Committee, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, Texas 1986 to 1994, (Chairman 1986-1987)
  • Member of The Regional Air Quality Task Force, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, Texas, 1986-1994
  • Member of Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Hazardous Materials Subcommittee of Natural Resources Committee, Dallas, Texas 1986-1989
  • Member of the Grant Review Subcommittee of the Environmental Resources Advisory Committee, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, Texas, 1984-1987
  • Member of Environmental Resources Advisory Committee, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, Texas, 1984-1989
  • Member of the Water Quality Management Review Subcommittee, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, Texas 1984-1987

University Committees

  • Graduate Advisor, Civil Engineering Program, Department of Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • UTA Commencement Committee, member
  • Five Year Review Committee for Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, member

College of Engineering Committees

  • College of Engineering Commencement Committee, member
  • College of Engineering Grade Appeal Committee
  • College of Engineering Graduate Studies Committee

Departmental Committees

  • Civil Engineering Program Graduate Studies Committee, Chair
  • Class Scheduling Committee, Chair
  • Civil Engineering Program Graduate Studies Steering Committee, Chair
  • Scholarship And Award Committee, member
  • Six-Year Review Appeals Committee, member
  • Environmental Science and Engineering Program, Graduate Committee, Member and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Representative, member

Courses Taught

  • CE 2311 Statics
  • CE 2242 Engineering Surveying
  • CE 3209 Hydrology
  • CE 3252 Water Quality Measurement and Pollution Control
  • CE 4183 Civil Engineering Seminar
  • CE 3142 Applied Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • CE 4201 Engineering Contracts and Specifications
  • CE 4328 Conveyance Systems
  • CE 4331 Water Resources and Conveyance Systems
  • CE 4332 Construction Methods and Management
  • CE 4333 Environmental Permitting
  • CE 5322 Storm Water Modeling and Kinematic Flow
  • CE 5326 Advanced Hydrology
  • CE 5344 Construction Methods
  • CE 5346 Statistical Hydrology
  • CE 5347 Kinematic Wave Theory
  • CE 5348 Groundwater Hydrology
  • CE 5348 Sediment Transportation
  • CE 5355 Environmental Infrastructure Permitting
  • CE 5352 Water Resources Design and Water Resources Infrastructure Design
  • CE 5329 Environmental Risk Based Corrective Action
  • CE 5395 Masters Project
  • CE 5698 Thesis
  • CE 6197, 6397, 6697 Research in Civil Engineering
  • CE 6199, 6399, 6999 Dissertation
  • CE 6300 Groundwater Modeling

Theses Supervised

  • Storm Water Flow on a Curbed TxDOT Type Concrete Roadway, The Variation of Manning's n with Differing Equations, Definitions of Wetted Perimeter, and Roadway Slopes, Mater of Science in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Rachel Artho Ickert, December 2007, 102 pages.
  • Review of 1968 Texas Water Plan Using Arcview, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Luis M. Salcedo, May 2004, 68 pages
  • The Calculation of Street Flow, Izzard Revisited, Master of Science of Civil Engineering, The University in Texas at Arlington, Shannon Lee Nave, May 2000, 84 pages
  • Specifications and Evaluation Guidelines for The Use of Recycled Materials and Byproducts in Roadway Construction and Maintenance, Master of Science of Civil Engineering, The University in Texas at Arlington, Tony Bahman Payberah, May 2000, 91 pages
  • The Association of Protective Concentration Levels with The Ecoregions in Counties of North East Texas, Master of Science of Civil Engineering, The University in Texas at Arlington, Lilly Elizabeth Longshore, May, 1999, 84 pages
  • Comparison of Microcomputer Groundwater Transport Models, Master of Science of Civil Engineering, The University in Texas at Arlington, Daniel Mueller, December, 1989 74 pages
  • A Hybrid Reservoir Bed Deformation Model, Master of Science of Civil Engineering, The University in Texas at Arlington, Michael Richard Collier, 1985, 46 pages

Dissertations Supervised

  • Comparison of Distributed Versus Lumped Hydrologic Simulations Models Using Stationary and Moving Storm Events Applied to Small Synthetic Rectangular Basins and Actual Watershed Basin, Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Michael Jay Shultz, December 2007, 391 p.
  • Roadway Shallow Water Flow Modeling By Velocity Distribution, Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Chirakarn Sirivitmaitrie, August 2007, 215 p.
  • A Review of the Current Methods for Conducting All Appropriate Inquire Through the Performance of Environmental Site Assessment and Limited Site Investigation of Real Property, Doctor of Philosophy, Environmental Science, The University of Texas at Arlington, Kenneth S. Tram, August 2005, 564 p.
  • Hydraulic Modeling within GIS Environment, Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Manus Chaiprasert, August 1996, 152 p.

Book

  • Environmental Due Diligence, A Professional Handbook, Kenneth S. Tramm and Ernest C. Crosby, Infinity Publishing, West Conshohocken, PA. ISBN 0 7414-3398 2, August, 2006, 421 p.

Refereed Publications

  • Rich, A., and E. C. Crosby, Analysis of Reserve Pit Sludge From Unconventional Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing and Drilling Operations for The Presence of Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material, Accepted for publication by New Solutions: A journal of environmental and Occupational Health Policy Baywood Publishing, http://www.newsolutionsjournal.com/index.php/newsolutionsournal, Summer of 2013, 30 p.
  • Salcedo, L. M., E. C. Crosby, and L. D. Tanksley, Review of the 1968 Texas Water Plan by the Sustainable Water Supply (SWATS) Research Center of the University Texas at Arlington, Texas Section, American Society of Civil Engineering, The Spring 2006 Meeting, Beaumont, Texas, April, 2006, 12 p.
  • Crosby, E. C., L. M. Salcedo, and L. D. Tanksley, A New Look at Water as a Commodity by the Sustainable Water Supply (SWATS) Research Center, The University of Texas At Arlington American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Section, Spring 2006 Meeting Proceeding, Beaumont, Texas, April, 2006
  • Crosby, E. C., L. M. Salcedo, and L. D. Tanksley, JD PE, "A New Look at Water as a Commodity by the Sustainable Water Supply (SWATS) Research Center, The University of Texas At Arlington", American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Section, Fall 2005, Meeting, El Paso, Texas, October 2005 October, 2005, 6p.
  • Ickert, R. A. and E. C. Crosby, Storm Water Flow on a Curbed TxDOT Type Concrete Roadway, Proceedings, Texas Section-ASCE Winter/Spring Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas, April 2-5, 2003, 11p.
  • Puppala, A. J., V. Mohan, E. C. Crosby and S. Valluru, Development of a Database Oriented Software for Construction Material Selection in Contaminated Soils, Paper 103, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, Scotland, 2001 19 p.
  • Chaing, W. W.,  S. R. Qasim, G. Zhujand, E. C. Crosby, Pilot Scale Study on Retrofitting Conventional Activated Sludge Plant for Biological Nutrient Removal,” Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes and Immobilization Biotechnology (BXE), 1999 September November; 27 (5-6) : 423-8 p
  • Crosby, E. C., and V. K. Argento, Lead and Cadmium Concentration In the Environment Near Lead Processing Plants. Proceedings of the Third Industrial Pollution Contra Symposium, Petroleum Division, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dallas, Texas, February 17-22, 1984, 8 p.

Other Publications

  • Crosby, E. C., and M. Spindler, Mobile Stormwater Sampling Systems to Collect Stormwater Samples at Highway Speeds Directly from the Road Surface, Final Research Report, Texas Department of Transportation, 71 pg., Feb 2004
  • Crosby, E. C. and M. Spindler, Mobile Stormwater Sampling System to Collect Stormwater Samples at Highway Speeds Directly from Road Surface, Project Summary Report 1996-S, Texas Department of Transportation, July 2003, 4 p.
  • Crosby, E. C. and M. Spindler, Mobile Stormwater Sampling System to Collect Stormwater Samples at Highway Speeds Directly from Road Surface, E. C. Crosby, and M. Spindler, Literature Search for Project 7-1996, Texas Department of Transportation, November 2002, 18 p.
  • Crosby, E. C. and M. Spindler, Design Construction and Maintenance for Storm Sewers in Contaminated Environments", Project Summary Report 3998-S, Texas Department of Transportation, November 2002, 4 p.
  • Crosby, E. C. and M. Spindler, "Design Construction and Maintenance for Storm Sewers in Contaminated Environments", Reference Guidance, Texas Department of Transportation, October 2002, 73 p.
  • Crosby, E. C. and R. Hawley, Creating a Digital Work Center, The Center For Economic Development Research and Services, CED02-3, Institute of Urban Studies, School of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington, February 2002, 46 p.
  • Crosby, E. C., A. J. Puppala, M. Spindler, and J. Overman, Liability and Risk Management Issues For Use of Contaminated Materials In Highway Construction and Maintenance, Final Research Report, Texas Department of Transportation, August 2001, 237 p
  • Crosby, E. C.,  A. J. Puppala, M. Spindler, and J. Overman, Liability and Risk Management Issues For Use of Contaminated Materials In Highway Construction and Maintenance, Project Summary Research Report, Texas Department of Transportation, August 2001, 8 p
  • Crosby, E. C., and J. Overman, Development of a Risk-Based Manual for use of Contaminated Material Relative to Highway Construction Activities, Project Summary Research Report, Texas Department of Transportation, August 2001, 4 p.
  • Grover, J. and E. C. Crosby, Water Quality Trend Analysis, Lake Flow and Mass Analysis Chapters, Civil Engineering Final Report, Tarrant Regional Water District,, August 2001, 196 p.
  • Crosby,E. C. and J. Overman, Development of a Risk-Based Manual for use of Contaminated Material Relative to Highway Construction Activities, Final Research Report, Texas Department of Transportation, May 2001, 490 p
  • Crosby, E. C. Supervisors an Contactors Procedures and Practices for Asbestos Abatement Project, Student Manual, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlignton, 1986, 780 pp.

Presentations

  • Review of the 1968 Texas Water Plan by the Sustainable Water Supply (SWATS) Research Center of the University Texas at Arlington", L. M. Salcedo, E. C. Crosby, and L. D. Tanksley, JD PE, Texas Section, American Society of Civil E,ngineering, The Spring 2006 Meeting, Beaumont, Texas, April, 2006
  • A New Look at Water as a Commodity by the Sustainable Water Supply (SWATS) Research Center, The University of Texas At Arlington" Crosby, Salcedo, and Tanksley, American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Section, Fall2005, Meeting
  • Gutter Flow and Manning "n" Analysis", E. C. Crosby. Texas Department of Transportation, Research Management Committee (RMC 3) Meeting, June 7, 2004
  • Mobile Stormwater sampling System To Collect Stormwater Samples at Highway Speeds Directly from the Road Surface, E. C. Crosby, Texas Department of Transportation, Research Management Committee 3, Geometric Design, ROW, Environment, and Hydraulics, San Antonio, Texas, November 5, 2001
  • Development of a Database Oriented Software for Construction Material Selection in Contaminated Soils," E. C. Crosby, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Eisenstadt near Vienna, Austria 19-21 September 2001
  • Storm Water Flow on a Curbed TxDOT Type Concrete Roadway", R. A. Ickert, and E. C. Crosby, Texas Section-ASCE Winter/Spring Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas, April3, 2003
  • Asbestos Abatement and Regulations, Fort Worth Chapter of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Fort Worth , Texas 24, April, 1987.

Sponsored Research

  • Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT Research Technical Assistance Panels in Support of the TxDOT Research Program, $10,500, 2004-2005, Mattingly, Abolmaali, Crosby, Puppala, Walker, and Williams.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT Research Technical Assistance Panels in Support of the TxDOT Research Program(2003- 2004), $9,000, 2003- 2004, S. Govind, J. C. Williams, R. S. Walker, E. Crosby, R. Yuan, A. J. Puppala.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "TxDOT Research Technical Assistance Panels in Support of the TxDOT Research Program", $9,000, 2002-2003, S. Govind, J. C. Williams, R. S. Walker, E. Crosby, R. Yuan, A. Puppala.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "Gutter Flow and Manning "N" Analysis", $565,037, February 2001 -August 2005, E. Crosby, A. Puppala, and M. Spindler.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "TxDOT Research Technical Assistance Panels in Support of the TxDOT Research Program," $9,000, 2001 -2002, S. Govind, J. C. Williams, R. S. Walker, E. Crosby, R. Yuan, A. Puppala.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, Mobil Stormwater Sampling System to Collect Samples at Highway Speeds Directly from the Road Surface, $153,800, 9/1/99 - 8/31/01, E. C. Crosby, M. Spindler.
  • Tarrant Regional Water District, Water Quality Trend Analysis, $54,876, 9/1/99-10/31/01, J. Grover, E. C. Crosby.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "Design, Construction and Maintenance of Storm Sewers in Contaminated Environments", $181,592, 09/01/98 - 08/31/00, 2nd Year Funding, E. C. Crosby, A. J. Puppala, M. Spindler, J. Overman (TTI).
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "Liability and Risk Management Issues for Use of Contaminated Materials in Highway Construction Activities", $55,429, 09/01/98 - 08/31/99, 2nd Year Funding, E. Crosby
  • Texas Department of Transportation, Travel-Research Management Committee,$7,500, 10/1/98 - 8/31/99, E. Crosby, et al.
  • North Central Texas Council of Governments, "Transportation Fellowship Program," $8,400, 01/2/98 - 8/31/98, Lilly Longshore, Sponsor E. C. Crosby.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,UTA Satellite Training Center for Asbestos Abatement Contractors, $90,659, 1987-1988, E. C. Crosby and V. K. Argento.
  • Texas Department of Transportation, "Development of a Risk Based Manual for Use of Contaminated Materials Relative to Highway Activities," $91,301, 09/01/97 - 03/31/99, 2nd Year Funding, E. Crosby, J. Overman
  • Chiang and Associates, Inc., Flood Elevations and Flow Velocities for Texas Drainage Basins, $4,000, 1985-1986, E. C. Crosby.

Consulting

  • TranSystems, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, Environmental Permitting and Water Resource Consulting on transportation related to infrastructure of rail, highway, airports, sea ports, and high speed trains systems, (2003- 2005)
  • City of Houston, Develop Community Telecommunication Center, External Program and Facility, "Community Technology Center" grant from U.S. Department of Education.(2002-2004)
  • City of Dallas, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, External Program Evaluator for "Community Technology Center" grant from U.S. Department of Education (2002)
  • Compliance Partners, Inc., Midlothian, Texas, Environmental and Regulatory Compliance, Permitting, Hydrology, Water Resources and Water Permitting (1989-1994)
  • Gebco Associate, Inc., Hurst, Education Consultant for Environmental and OSHA Training and Course Development (1990-1997).
  • Everage, Smith, Farringdon & Associates, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Audits, and Site Assessments, Asbestos Management, and Environmental Impact Statements, (1982-1995)
  • Baker Environmental Sources, Inc., Garland, Texas, Consultations on Environmental Site Assessments, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (1981-1985)