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Civil Engineering


Faculty

David Admiraal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Email: dadmiraal2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-8568
Office: N113 SEC, Lincoln, NE 68588-0531

Research Areas: Physics of Sediment Transport, Fluid Mechanics Instrumentation, Environmental Hydraulics, Fluvial Hydraulics, Interactions between Aquatic organisms and Hydraulic processes.

Education:
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Calvin College,Grand Rapids, MI, 1991

Honors and Awards
  • Olsson Associates Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (UNL Dept. of Civil Eng.), 2008
  • College Award for Distinguished Teaching (UNL College of Eng.), 2007
  • Holling Family Master Teaching Award (UNL College of Eng.), 2006
  • Joseph Sorkin Faculty Fellowship (UNL Dept. of Civil Eng.), 2006
  • Faculty Service Award (UNL College of Eng.), 2005
  • Olsson Associates Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (UNL Dept. of Civil Eng.), 2004
  • Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award (UNL College of Eng.), 2003
  • Joseph Sorkin Faculty Fellowship (UNL Dept. of Civil Eng.), 2003

Teaching Interests

CIVE 310 – Fluid Mechanics
CIVE 319 – Hydraulics Lab

Selected Publications

Palacios, E., Admiraal, D., Marcos, D., and Izquierdo, M. (2011 exp.) "Experimental analysis of solar thermal storage in a water tank with open side inlets," Applied Energy, In Review.

Stansbury, J., Kozimer, L., Admiraal, D., and Dove, E., (2008) "Water Quality Modeling of the Effects of Macrophytes on Dissolved Oxygen in a Shallow Tailwater Reservoir," Lake and Reservoir Management, 24, 339-348.

Reinsch, C.T., Admiraal, D.M., Dvorak, B.I., Cecrle, C.A., Franti, T.G., and Stansbury, J.S. (2007) "Yard Waste Compost as a Storm Water Protection Treatment for Construction Sites," Water Environment Research, 79(8), 868-876.

Admiraal, D.M., Musalem, R., Garcia, M.H., and Nino, Y. (2006) "Experimental study of the oscillatory flow field above self-formed vortex ripples," Journal of Hydraulic Research, 44(4), 437-450.