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Senior Lecturer at Department of Civil Engineering
University of New Orleans
Ph.D.
Engineering & Applied Science
Southern University
M.S.
Chemistry (Environmental Option)
Southern University
B.S.
Civil Engineering
August 2013
Ongoing
Program Director
Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
June 2011
Ongoing
Associate Chair
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington
September 2007
Ongoing
Senior Lecturer
Department of Civil Engineering , The University of Texas at Arlington
August 1995
August 2007
Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Southern University Baton Rouge
June 1999
December 2000
Graduate Assistant
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of New Orleans
January 1997
September 1998
Assistant (to) Dean/Director of Student Recruitment, Retention & Learning Center
College of Engineering, Southern University Baton Rouge
August 2007
Ongoing
Membership
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
June 2007
Ongoing
Membership
ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
January 2001
Ongoing
Membership
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Background

Dr. Weatherton joined UTA in September 2007. She teaches undergraduate civil and environmental engineering courses, serves as an undergraduate advisor, and was appointed Associate Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering in 2011.  Dr. Weatherton is actively involved in implementing and assessing projects related to recruitment and retention of students who are typically underrepresented in STEM fields, as well as others related to her expertise in air quality.

Licensure

Registered Environmental Engineer, Louisiana #30192

2015
Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Sattler, Melanie, Mattingly, Stephen P., Chen, Victoria, Rogers, K. Jamie, Dennis, Brian.  (2015) A Multi-pronged Approach for Incorporating Sustainability into an Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum.  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Volume 141, SPECIAL ISSUE: Sustainability Education in Civil and Environmental Engineering, C5014003.
Journal Article
Published
2014
Jones, Erick C., Weatherton, Yvette Pearson, Gray, Billy, Armstrong, Harrison and Chen, Wei. (2014) A Framework for Detecting Hazardous Events Occurring in Transit with AutoID Technologies.  IEEE Sensors, Volume 14, No. 9.
Journal Article
Published
2014
Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Mattingly, Stephen P., Kruzic, Andrew P., Frost, Heather and Rahman, Ziaur.  Is There a Correlation between First Year Critical Thinking Assessment Test Performance and Retention among Civil Engineering Students?  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2014.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2014
Mattingly, Stephen P., Kruzic, Andrew P., Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Frost, Heather and Rahman, Ziaur.  Alternative Analysis in the Curriculum: Making Better Decisions.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2014.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2013
Athappan, Annaprabha; Sumitsawan, Sulak; Gangupomu, Roja Haritha; Kositkanawuth, Ketwalee; Parikh, Parthen; Afotey, Benjamin; Sule, Neelesh; Kalidindi, Sahithi Raj; Sattler, Melanie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette. (2013)  Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Surface Coating Facilities: Characterization of Facilities, Estimation of Emission Rates, and Dispersion Modeling of Off-Site Impacts.  Journal of Environmental Protection, Volume 2013, No. 4.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Gray, Billy, Jones, Erick C, Weatherton, Yvette, Sunnarto-Bussey, Restu, Armstrong, Harrison. (2013) Utilizing Pipeline Quality and Facility Sustainability to Optimize Crude Oil Supply Chains. International Journal of Supply Chain Management Volume 2, No. 4.
Journal Article
Published
2012
Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Sattler, Melanie, Mattingly, Stephen; Chen, Victoria; Rogers, K. Jamie; Dennis, Brian.  Engineering Sustainable  Engineers through the Undergraduate Experience.  Forum on Public Policy.
Journal Article
In-press
2012
Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Chen, Victoria; Mattingly, Stephen; Rogers, K. Jamie; Sattler, Melanie. Sustainable Engineering Internships: Creation and Assessment. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2012
Sattler, Melanie; Chen, Victoria; Dennis, Brian H.; Mattingly, Stephen; Rogers, K. Jamie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Rani, Madhu; Kositkanawuth, Ketwalee.  Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Engineering Sustainable Engineers.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2012
Chen, Victoria; Rogers, K. Jamie; Graham, Andrea; Dickson, John; Mattingly, Stephen; Sattler, Melanie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette. Sustainable Industrial Engineering Modules.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2012
Mattingly, Stephen; Chen, Victoria; Dennis, Brian H.; Rogers, K. Jamie; Sattler, Melanie; Weatherton, Yvette Pearson; Afotey, Benjamin. Multidisciplinary Sustainable Senior Design Project: Design of a Campus Biodiesel Refinery.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Pearson Weatherton, Y., Daza, S. and Pham, V.  Perceived Barriers to Participation in Engineering:  Why Underrepresented Groups Remain Underrepresented.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Sattler, M., Pearson Weatherton, Y., Mattingly, S., Chen, V. and Rogers, K. J.  Engineering Sustainable Civil Engineers.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Pearson Weatherton, Y., Isbell, B., Kruzic, A., Tiernan, J., Peterson, L. and Pham, V.  Mathematics Performance and First Year Retention of Students in Engineering Learning Communities.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Wade, B., Pearson Weatherton, Y. and Sattler, M.  Educational Benefits of Computational Modeling and Kinesthetic Experimentation.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2010
Weatherton, Y. and Womack-Richardson, E.  An Examination of Air Temperatures and Soil Temperatures in the United States Gulf Coast and Implications Related to Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Soil.  Chapter 36, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Linton Atlantic, Editor: Ruth Reck, 2010.
Book Chapter
Published
2010
Weatherton, Y.  Appendix B: Review Questions.  Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Linton Atlantic, Editor: Ruth Reck, 2010.
Book Chapter
Published
2007
Weatherton, Y. and Womack-Richardson, E.Analysis of Surface Temperature and Soil Temperature Trends in the United States Gulf Coast.Forum on Public Policy. Volume 3, No. 4, 2007, pp.467-470.  
Journal Article
Published
2006
Weatherton, Y. Clear Skies in Louisiana. The Louisiana Civil Engineer. Volume 14, No. 4, August 2006, pp. 5-7.  
Journal Article
Published
2005
Kura, B., Weatherton, Y., et al. Sidestream Cigarette Smoke: A Low Cost Monitoring System to Evaluate PM10 and PM2.5 Emission Factors.WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment.Volume 42, May 2005, pp. 417-424.  
Journal Article
Published
2004
Weatherton, Y.Community Air Monitoring Network. The Louisiana Civil Engineer.Volume 13 No. 1, pp.19-21, November 2004.
Journal Article
Published
1999
Weatherton, Y., Sadanand, P. and Kura B.Model to Predict Ambient Particulate Matter at Traffic Intersections, Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Conference of the Air & Waste Management Association, June 1999.  
Conference Proceeding
Published
February 2009 -
January 2015
Focus on Retention in Cohorts of Engineering Students (PI)
$600,000
September 2010 -
August 2014
Civil Engingineering and Life Decisions: Choose Wisely (Co-PI)
$118,348
July 2010 -
June 2013
UTA REU Site on Hazard Mitigation (Co-PI)
$300,000
January 2007 -
December 2011
Scholarships Creating Opportunities for Retention in Engineering (Southern University, PI until relocation)
$500,000
September 2009 -
August 2011
Engineering Sustainable Engineers (Co-PI)
$150,000
March 2008 -
February 2011
UTA RET Site on Hazard Mitigation (Co-PI)
$511,456
March 2008 -
March 2010
Scientist Services Detailed in Holcim Settlement Agreement (Co-PI)
$20,000
September 2008 -
August 2009
Surface Coating Permit by Rule Protectiveness and Streamlining Review (Co-PI)
$69,951
Spring 2013
CE 3334 - PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Physical, chemical, and biological unit operations and processes in an air, water, and land environment. Prerequisite: CHEM 1465 or 1442; CE 3305 or consent of instructor; concurrent enrollment in CE 3131.
Last Updated on August 5, 2013, 5:37 pm
Spring 2013
CE 1105 - INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING
Introduction to basic civil engineering practice. There are several writing assignments and an oral presentation. Use of spreadsheet and word processor software in solving civil engineering problems and presenting solutions. Professional engineering licensure and the various specializations within civil engineering are covered. This course also satisfies the university's computer literacy requirement.  Prerequisite: CE 1104 or concurrent enrollment. 
Last Updated on August 5, 2013, 5:37 pm
Spring 2013
CE 5321 - ENGINEERING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS
Fundamental principles of engineering science applicable to the comprehension and design of engineered environmental systems. Includes water and air quality indices; kinetic and reactor theory; mass and energy balances; fluid system theory; and applications of physical, chemical and biological processes in the design of engineered environmental systems. May not be used to satisfy any of the requirements for a graduate degree in Civil Engineering. Prerequisite: PHYS 1441, CHEM 1442, MATH 2425.
Last Updated on August 5, 2013, 5:37 pm
August 2010
Ongoing
Reviewer - ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice

Peer review of journal articles

Volunteered
January 2010
Ongoing
Reviewer - ASEE Advances in Engineering Education

Peer review of journal articles

Volunteered
March 2007
August 2013
Reviewer - National Science Foundation

Reviewed proposals for multiple programs

Other
January 2010
March 2011
National Society of Black Engineers

DMAE Professional Development Conference Committee Member (2010, 2011)

Volunteered
January 2001
August 2007
American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Director, LA Section Board of Directors (2006-07)
  • Publications Committee Member, LA Section (2003-07)
  • Younger Members Chair, LA Section (2004-06)
  • Faculty Advisor, Southern University Chapter (2001-2007)
  • Faculty Coordinator, Deep South Regional Conference (2001-02)
Other
October 2005
March 2006
Reviewer - ASEE Gulf Southwest Regional Conference

Peer review of articles for confere presentations

Volunteered
August 2013 -
Ongoing
College of Engineering Service
  • CE Representative to the COE ABET Committee (2011 - present)
  • FIG Mentor (2009 - 2011)
  • First Year Seminar Task Force (2010 - 2011)
Appointed
August 2007 -
Ongoing
Departmental Service
  • Undergraduate Advisor (2007 - present)
  • ABET Task Team Member (2008 - present)
  • ABET Coordinator (2011 - present)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (2011- 2012)
Appointed
December -
Recent Professional Development Activities

2012

  • ASEE/NSF S-STEM Projects Meeting
  • Engineering Ethics Seminar
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution

2011

  • Harassment Issues in Higher Education
  • Understanding Leadership in Higher Education
  • Green Stormwater Management
  • Engineering Ethics Seminar
  • ASEE Annual Conference

2009

  • Effective College Teaching Workshop
Uncategorized
December -
Recent Honors and Awards

2012

  • UTA Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Delegate, Oxford Round Table on the Environment and Climate Change

2011

  • Nominee, UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award
  • Nominee, ASEE Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education

2010

  • UTA Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Nominee, UTA Outstanding Academic Advisor

2009

  • College of Engineering Research Excellence Award
Uncategorized