Andrew J. Whelton, Ph.D.

Andrew J. Whelton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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Department of Civil Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400
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Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
B.S. Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech

Research Interests
Contaminant Fate and Transport; Nanotechnology; Sustainable Infrastructure; Water Quality and Treatment

Courses Taught
CE 370 Intro to Environmental Engineering
CE 374 Intro to Environmental Engineering Lab
CE 579 Fundamentals of Enviromental Engineering

Selected Publications
Whelton, AJ, Dietrich, AM, Gallagher, DL. (2010) Contaminant Diffusion, Solubility, and Material Property Differences between New HDPE and PEX Potable Water Pipes. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 136 (2), 227-237.

Whelton, AJ and Dietrich, AM (2009) Critical Considerations for the Accelerated Aging of High Density Polyethylene Potable Water Materials. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 1163-1175.

Whelton AJ, Dietrich AM, Gallagher DL, Roberson JA. 2007. Using Customer Feedback for Improved Water Quality and Infrastructure Monitoring. Journal of the American Water Works Association. 99(11), 6276.

DiSalvo R, McCollum GA, Whelton AJ. 2008. Evaluating the Impact of Nanoparticles on Wastewater Collection and Treatment Systems in Virginia. Proc. Joint Ann. Virginia AWWA and WEA Conference: Water Jam. Richmond, VA. 712 Sept.

Whelton AJ, Dietrich AM, Burlingame GA, Johnson M, Duncan SE. 2005. Minerals in Drinking Water: Impacts on Health. Water Science & Technology. 55(5), 28391.

A complete listing of all Dr. Whelton's publications can be found his personal website.

Contact Information

Questions? Comments?
Please contact Dr. Kevin White

University of South Alabama, Department of Civil Engineering.
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688

Phone Number: 251- 460-6174


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