Stephan J. Nix

Personnel Profile

Stephan J. Nix, Professor

Stephan J. Nix

Education

- Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Science   University of Florida, 1982
- M. Eng., Environmental Engineering Science, University of Florida, 1976
- B.S., Engineering Science, University of Florida, 1974

Research Interest

Water resources, watershed modeling, environmental resources management and resource economics

Honors and Awards

- Phi Kappa Phi, General Scholastics Honor Society, 1976
- Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honor Society, 1983
- Teacher of the Year, University College, Syracuse University, 1993-94
- Achievement Award, American Water Resources Association, 1998
- Engineer of the Year, Palm Beach Branch, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002.
- Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement, Broward Chapter, Florida Engineering Society, 2004.
- Northeast Florida Engineer of the Year, NE Florida Engineers Week, 2009
- Jim H. Miller Award (for outstanding contributions to the profession), First Coast Chapter, Florida Water Environment Association, 2009
- Florida Engineer of the Year, Florida Section, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009
- Fellow, American Water Resources Association, 2010

Professional Experience

- Professor, TAMUK (Environmental Engineering Dep.), 2010 - present
- Dean, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering, TAMUK, 2010 to 2016
- Professor and Director, School of Engineering, University of North Florida, 2004 to 2009
- Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, 2001 to 2004.
- Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northern Arizona University, 1997 to 2001.
- Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Alabama, 1994 to 1997.
- Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University, 1987 to 1994.
- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University, 1983 to 1987.
- Associate Scientist, Breedlove Associates, Inc., Gainesville, Florida. 1981 to 1982

Sample Publications

- Nix, S.J., “Mathematical Modeling of the Combined Sewer System,” Chapter 2 of Control and Treatment of Combined Sewer Overflows, 2nd edition, P.E. Moffa, ed., Van Nostrand and Reinhold, New York, 1997, pp. 27-70.
- Burian, S.J., Nix, S.J., Durrans, S.R., Pitt, R.E., Fan, C.-Y., and Field, R., “Historical Development of Wet Weather Flow Management,” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Management and Planning, Vol. 125, No.1, Jan. 1999, pp. 3-13.
- Durrans, S.R., Burian, S.J., Nix, S.J., Hajji, A., Pitt, R.E., Fan, C.-Y., and Field, R., “Polynomial-Based Disaggregation of Hourly Rainfall for Continuous Hydrologic Simulation,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Vol. 35, No. 5., Oct. 1999., pp.1213-1221.
- Burian, S.J., Nix, S.J., Pitt, R.E, and Durrans, S.R., “Urban Wastewater Management in the United States: Past, Present, and Future,” Journal of Urban Technology, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2000, pp.33-62.
- Burian, S.J., Durrans, S.R., Nix, S.J., and Pitt, R.E, “Training Artificial Neural Networks to Perform Rainfall Disaggregation,” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 6, No.1, Jan. 2001, pp. 43-51.
- Chiang, S-.M., Tsay, T.-K., and Nix, S.J., “Hydrologic Regionalization of Watersheds.  I: Methodology Development,” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 128, No.1, Jan. 2002, pp. 3-11.
- Chiang, S-.M., Tsay, T.-K., and Nix, S.J., “Hydrologic Regionalization of Watersheds.  II: Applications,” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 128, No.1, Jan. 2002, pp. 12-20.

Professional Affiliations

- American Institute of Hydrology
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Water Resources Association

Contact Information

Department of Environmental Engineering

MSC 213 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-5830
fax: (361) 593-2069
email: stephan.nix@tamuk.edu
Personal Website:

This page was last updated on: December 1, 2016