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Dean Robert Ettema|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Robert Ettema

Robert Ettema

College of Engineering and Applied Science
Full Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering
Room 2085, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
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Office Phone: 307.766.4395
Fax:307.766.4444



Education:

  • B.E. Civil Engineering, University of Auckland (New Zealand), 1975
  • M.E. Civil Engineering, university of Auckland (New Zealand), 1977
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Auckland (New Zealand), 1980

     

Research and Teaching Interest:

  • Fundamentals and applications of civil hydraulic engineering
  • River behavior and engineering
  • Water resources engineering
  • Cold regions engineering
  • Engineering education
  • Social impacts of water resources engineering

 

Selected Publications

  • Oben-Nyarko, K. and Ettema, R. (2011), “Pier and Abutment Scour Interaction,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 137 (12), pp 1549-1705
  • Kempema, E. and Ettema, R. (2010), “Anchor Ice Rafting: Observations from the Laramie River,” River Research and Applications, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp 1073–116
  • Kirkil, G., Constantinescu, G., and Ettema, R. (2009), “Detached-Eddy-Simulation Insights into Turbulence and Sediment Transport at a Circular Pier with Scour Hole,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 135(11), pp 888-901
  • Muste, M., Yu. K., Fujita, I., and Ettema, R. (2009), “Two-phase Flow Insights into Open-channel Flows with Suspended Particles of Different Densities,” Journal of Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp 161-186
  • Ettema, R. (2006), “Hunter Rouse – His Work in Retrospect,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 132, No. 12, pp 1248-1258 [Invited Forum Paper celebrating the centenary of Hunter Rouse’s birth].
  • Ettema, R. and Mutel, C. (2004), “Hans Albert Einstein: Innovation and Compromise in Formulating Sediment Transport by Rivers,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 6, pp 477-487 [Invited Forum Paper celebrating the centenary of Hans Albert Einstein’s birth]

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