Publications

2013

Komlos, J., A. Welker, V. Punzi and R. Traver. (2013). "Feasibility Study of As-Received and Modified (Dried/Baked) Water Treatment Plant Residuals for use in Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs)" Journal of Environmental Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000737. Link 

Flynn, K., Traver, R. (2013). “Green Infrastructure Life Cycle Assessment: A Bio-Infiltration Case Study”, Journal of Ecological Engineering, Volume 55, pp 9-22.  Link 

Wadzuk, B., Schneider, D., Feller, M., Traver, R. (2013). “Evapotranspiration from a Green Roof Stormwater Control Measure.” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000643. Link 

Jones, G.D. and Wadzuk, B. (2013). “Predicting performance for constructed storm water wetlands.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000767 (Apr. 13, 2013). Link

Welker, A., Mandarano, L., Greising, K., and Mastrocola, K. (2013). "Application of a Monitoring Plan for Stormwater Control Measures in the Philadelphia Region," Journal of Environmental Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000714. Link

Welker, A., McCarthy, L., Gilbert Jenkins, J.K, and Nemirovsky, E. (2013) “Examination of the Material Found in the Pore Spaces of Two Permeable Pavements,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 4, pp. 278-284. Link

Nemirovsky, E., Welker, A., and Lee, R. (2013) “Quantifying Evaporation from Pervious Concrete Systems: Methodology and Hydrologic Perspective,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 4, pp. 271-277. Link

Gaitan, L., Mehta, Y., Nolan, A., DuBois, E., Reger, D., Purdy, C., McCarthy, L., and Welker, A. “Evaluation of the Degree of Blending of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) For Warm Mix Asphalt,” Journal of Solid Waste Management and Technology, Vol 39, No. 2pp. 101-113. Link

Ph.D. Dissertations Student
An Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Soluble Reactive Phosphorus Removal Mechanisms in Surface-Flow Constructed Stormwater Wetlands Using Soil Amendment Strategies

 

Kaitlin Elizabeth Vacca,  May 2013

 

Evaluation of Infiltration Practices as a Means to Control Stormwater Runoff Clay Emerson, May 2008
Masters Theses Student
Long Term Performance of a Bioinfiltration Rain Garden with Respect to Metals Removal Sarah A. Bates, May 2014
Monitoring of Evapotranspiration and Infiltration in Rain Garden Designs Amanda J. Hess, April 2014
Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures from the Micro and Macro Perspectives: Low Cost Monitoring of Nutrients in Non-Vegetated Systems and Watershed-Scale Effects of Rain Gardens

 

Erin Lawrence Dovel, May 2013
Evaluation of nitrogen removal and fate within a bioinfiltration stormwater control measure

 

Laura Elizabeth Lord, May 2013

 

Evaluating Nutrient Removal and Hydraulic Efficiency in a Free Water Surface Flow Constructed Stormwater Wetland

 

Michael G. Rinker, May 2013

 

Evaluation Of Green Infrastructure Practices Using Life Cycle Assessment Kevin Flynn, 2011
Evaluating the Role of Evapotranspiration in the Hydrology of Bioinfiltration and Bioretention Basins Using Weighing Lysimeters John Hickman Jr. 2011
Evaporation from A Pervious Concrete Stormwater SCM: Estimating the Quantity and its Role in the Yearly Water Budget  Evgeny Nemirovsky 2011
The Application Of An Integrated Monitoring Plan On Stormwater Control Measures Kathryn Greising, 2011
Modeling Infiltration In A Stormwater Control Measure Using Modified Green And Ampt Ryan Lee, 2011
Urban Hydrology Modeling with EPA’s Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) and Analysis of Water Quality in a Newly Constructed Stormwater Wetland James Pittman, 2011
Quantifying Evapotranspiration from a Green Roof Analytically  Dominik Schneider, 2011
Quantifying Evapotranspiration in Green Infrastructure: A Green Roof Case Study Meghan Feller, 2011
A Randomization Process for Modeling Constructed Wetlands with an Optimization Example Gerrard Jones, March 2010
A Side by Side Water Quality Comparison of Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt, and an Investigation into the Effects of Underground Infiltration Basins on Stormwater Temperature James Barbis, Dec 2009
Continuous Simulation of an Infiltration Trench Best Management Practice Hans Benford, May 2009
The Observed Effects of Stormwater Infiltration on Groundwater Matthew Machusick, May 2009
Water Quantity Comparison of Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt Products for Infiltration Best Management Practices Patrick Jeffers, Jan 2009
Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Mature Constructed Wetland Over the Course of a Year Kelly Flynn, Dec 2008
A Soil Profile Characterization of a Bioinfiltration BMP Keisha Isaac-Ricketts Aug 2008
An Integrated Monitoring Plan for Best Management Practices Krista Hankins, May 2008
Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Profiling of Enterococcus and Esherichia coli for Microbial Source Tracking Deniz Yurtsever, Sept 2007
The Implications of the First Flush Phenomenon on Infiltration BMP Design Tom Batroney, May 2007
An Infiltration Model of an Underground Rock Storage Bed Infiltration  Megan Vanacore, Jan 2007
Stormwater Total Hydrocarbon and Hydrologic Mass Balance and a Chloride Mass Balance of the VU Stormwater Wetland D. Salas-DeLaCruz, 2007
Evaluation and Restoration of Two Seepage Pits with Special Considerations for Nutrient, Metal, and Bacterial Contents Matt Gore, Oct 2007
An Examination of the Effect of Plant Density on Low Reynolds Number Flow in a Wetland Erin Burke, Aug 2007
Characterization Study of a Bio-Infiltration Stormwater BMP Jordan Ermilio, Dec 2005
Pollutant Removal Efficiency and Seasonal Variation of a Storm Water Wetland BMP Gregg Woodruff, Sept 2005
A Hydrologic Analysis Of An Infiltration BMP Erika Dean, Sept 2005
An Infiltration Analysis of the Villanova  Porous Concrete Infiltration Basin BMP  Andrea Braga, Sept 2005
Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Stormwater Wetland BMP during Baseflow and Storm Events Matthew Rea, Sept 2004
Water Quality Study of a Porous Concrete Concrete Infiltration BMP Michael Kwiatkowski, May 2004
Water Quantity Study of a Porous Concrete Concrete Infiltration BMP Tyler Ladd, June 2004
Determining the Effectiveness of the Villanova Bio-Infiltration Traffic Island in Infiltrating Annual Runoff Matt Prokop, May 2003
Undergraduate Research Student
Thermal Enrichment - A study of Villanova's Stormwater Wetlands Site Kelly C. Doyle, May 2005
Chloride Concentration Evaluation: Villanova Porous Concrete Site  Andrea Braga, May 2004
Exploration of the Ecological Integrity of a Constructed Wetland vs. a Natural Stream on the Villanova University Campus in Southeastern Pennsylvania Matthew Ortynsky, 2004