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Civil Engineering


John Stansbury

John Stansbury, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor, Associate Department Chair
Phone: 402-554-3896
Office: 205C PKI, Omaha, NE 68182-0178

Research Areas: Decision-making in the Context of Water Resources Management, Water Quality Modeling, Best Management Practices for Stormwater Management, Decision-making methods for Contaminated Sediment Management.

Ph.D., Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1991
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989
B.S., Biology, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE, 1972

Honors and Awards

Holling Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award, 2006

Teaching Interests

CIVE 436/836 – Foundation Engineering
CIVE 440 – Reinforced Concrete

Selected Publications

  • Stansbury, J., L. Kozimor, D. Admiraal, E. Dove. Water Quality Modeling of the Effects of Macrophytes on Dissolved Oxygen in a Shallow Tailwater Reservoir. Lake and Reservoir Management: Journal of the North American Lake Management Society. 24 (339-348) 2008.
  • Reinsch, C. D. Admiraal, B. Dvorak, C. Cecrle, T. Franti, and J. Stansbury. 2007. Yard Waste Compost as a Stormwater Protection Treatment for Construction Sites. Water Environ. Res., Vol. 79.
  • Adelman, D.D., J. Stansbury. 2007. Time Series analysis of Nebraska Daily Rainfall Data to Simulate Atrazine Runoff. JAWRA. 43(3):651-663.
  • Krause, T., J. Stansbury, B. Dvorak, D. Admiraal, and A. Young. (2008). "Development of a Scoring System for Construction-Site BMP Assessment", Stormwater, January/February, 2008.