Mark Wiesner

Wiesner

James B. Duke Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wiesner's research interests include membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • James B. Duke Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • W. H. Gardner, Jr. Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering
  • Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Professor of Environmental Science and Policy
  • Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences
  • Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
  • Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1985
  • M.S. University of Iowa, 1980
  • B.A. Coe College, 1978

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

  • Fellow. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. 2015
  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering. National Academy of Engineering. 2015
  • Clarke Water Prize. National Water Research Institute. 2011
  • Fellow. International Water Association. 2011
  • AAAS Fellows. American Association for the Advancement of Science, The. 2009
  • Fellow. American Society of Civil Engineers,. 2009
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award. Duke University. 2009
  • Honorary Professor. Nankai University, Tianjin, China. 2007
  • Frontiers in Research Award. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. 2004
  • Pierre de Fermat Lauréat and Chair of Excellence. L’Institut National Polytechnique, Toulouse, France. 2004
  • Rudolph Hering Medal. Environmental Engineering Division, ASCE. 1995
  • J.J. Barr Award. National Association of Water Companies. 1985
  • Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa. 1978

Courses Taught:

  • CEE 393: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 492: Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 493: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 494: Engineering Undergraduate Fellows Projects
  • CEE 560: Environmental Transport Phenomena
  • CEE 564: Physical Chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • ECON 212: Engineering Systems Optimization and Economics
  • EGR 305: Engineering Systems Optimization and Economics
  • ENVIRON 899: Master's Project
  • MENG 550: Master of Engineering Internship/Project
  • MENG 551: Master of Engineering Internship/Project Assessment

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