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Environmental engineering educator

Joel Gerard Burken, American environmental engineering educator. Engineer-in-thg., Iowa. Neil B. Fisher fellow, 1992.

Background

Burken, Joel Gerard was born on September 18, 1968 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Leroy John and Darla Jane Burken.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Iowa, 1991. Master of Science Civil and Environmental Engineering, University Iowa, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University Iowa, 1996.

Career

Research assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1991-1996. Research intern Swiss Federal Institute Environmental Science and Technology, Zurich, 1995. Assistant professor University Missouri, Rolla, since 1997.

Consultant EcoloTree, Iowa City, 1995, 96. Guest editor International Journal Phytoremediation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1999.

Achievements

  • Engineer-in-thg., Iowa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapter to book.

Membership

Advisor student chapter Water Environmental Federation, Rolla, since 1999. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (president Middle-Missouri section 1998-2001, member steering committee 2000 national conference, Rudolph Hering medal 1998), Association Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (associate, chairman national committee on student organizations since 1999), American Chemical Society (Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student award 1996), Order of Daedalions, Chi Epsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, softball, hiking.

Connections

Married Hope Annette Benton, May 30, 1992.

father:
Leroy John

mother:
Darla Jane Burken

spouse:
Hope Annette Benton