Kevin D. White, Ph.D., P.E.

Kevin D. White, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor and Chair
Civil, Coastal and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

Research interests include decentralized wastewater treatment, fate of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in wastewater treatment, engineered wetland systems for both wastewater and storm water treatment, reuse of treated wastewater, stormwater treatment, highway runoff, and low impact development systems.


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University
B.S. Biochemistry, Louisiana State University


Whelton, Andrew; McMillan, LaKia; Connell, Matthew; Kelley, Keven; Gill, Jeffrey; White, Kevin; Gupta, Rahul; Dey, Rajarshi; and Novy, Caroline; "Residential Tap Water Contamination Following the Freedom Industries Chemical Spill: Perceptions, Water Quality, and Health Impacts", 2015, Environmental Science and Technology, (in press).

White, K.D.; 2005: “Decentralized Wastewater Cluster Management: Operation and Maintenance Experience and Costs”, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 78th Annual Conference and Exposition, Washington, D.C.

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CE 370 Intro to Environmental Engineering
CE 470 Water/Wastewater Design
CE 431/432 Civil Engineering Design
CE 474/574 Industrial Waste Treatment

Faculty Advisor: Association of General Contractors (AGC) Student Organization