Emeritus Faculty

Faculty members who have completed ten (10) years or more of full-time or part-time service as faculty of Colorado State University shall be eligible at the time of their retirement from Colorado State University for an emeritus/emerita title equivalent to their highest faculty rank (e.g., emeritus associate professor). Faculty members who have held administrative positions (including department heads) for five (5) years or more shall be eligible for the emeritus/emerita title for these administrative positions (e.g., emerita associate dean).

An eligible member of the faculty may request emeritus/emerita status from the department at the same time of retirement from the University. The department head and the dean of the college shall forward the request to the Provost.The final decision on granting emeritus/emerita status will be made by the Board.

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Dr. Jose Salas‘ paper “PMP and Climate Variability and Change: A Review” has been selected to be featured in the Editor’s Choice section of the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering page in the ASCE Library here.  The chief editor selects a paper from the current issue of the Journal to be featured in this section. The paper is made free with registration for a period of one month.

Faculty

Abt, Steven R. , B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Colorado State University.  Major General United States Army Accessions Command, Professional Engineer, Emeritus College of Engineering Dean and Professor.

Chamberlain, A. Ray, B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Washington State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University. Professional Engineer. Emeritus President of Colorado State University and Professor.

Charlie, A. Wayne, B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Michigan State University. Emeritus Professor. Phone: 970-491-5048; Email: wcharlie@engr.colostate.edu.

Criswell, Marvin E., B.S., and M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Illinois. Emeritus Professor. Email: marv_criz@outlook.com

Durnford, Deanna, B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S. and Ph.D., Colorado State University. Emeritus Professor. Email: durnford@engr.colostate.edu.

Fontane, Darrell G, B.S., Louisiana State University; M.S. Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Colorado State University. Emeritus Professor.

Gessler, Johannes, Diploma (B.S.), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland; Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. Emeritus Professor and College of Engineering Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies. Email: gessler@engr.colostate.edu.

Goodman, James R., B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professional Engineer. Emeritus Professor.

Gutkowski, Richard, B.S. and M.S, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Emeritus Professor. Email: gutkowsk@engr.colostate.edu.

Karaki, Susumu, B.S., Utah State University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Stanford University. Emeritus Professor.

Labadie, John, B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. University of California. Emeritus Professor.  Email: john.labadie@colostate.edu.

Loftis, Jim, B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S. and Ph.D., Colorado State University. Emeritus Professor.

Meroney, Robert N., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., University of California. Emeritus Professor. If you have questions, regarding Dr. Meroney’s work in fluid mechanics and wind engineering, please contact him at 6218 Eagle Ridge Court, Fort Collins, CO 80525, Home Phone: 970 482-9252, Email: Robert.Meroney@colostate.edu.

Morel-Seytoux, Hubert J., Baccalaureat, Ecole Sainte-Geneivieve; Diplome d’Engenieur, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausees; Ph.D., Stanford University. Emeritus Professor.If you have questions, regarding Dr. Morel-Seytoux’s work in Hydrology, please contact him at 57 Selby Lane, Atherton, CA 94027-3926, Tel & fax: 650-365 4080, Email: hydroprose@batnet.com

Nelson, John D., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology. Emeritus Professor. You may contact Dr. Nelson at 51361 Weld County Rd 17, Wellington, CO, 80549. Home phone: 970-897-2444, Work phone: 970-897-2444, Email: john@jdncos.com.

Oad, Ramchand.
B.E. N.E.D. Engineering College, M.S. Asian Institute of Technology, Ph.D. Cornell University. Emeritus Professor. Professional Engineer. Email: Ramchand.Oad@Colostate.edu.

Podmore, Terence, B.S., National College of Agricultural Engineering; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Purdue University. Emeritus Professor. Email: Terry.Podmore@ColoState.edu.

Roesner, Larry A., Ph.D., University of Washington; M.S., Colorado State University; B.S., Valparaiso. Emeritus Professor. Email: Larry.Roesner@Colostate.edu

Ruff, James F., B.S. and M.S., Colorado State University, and Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Emeritus Professor.

Salas, Jose D., B.S. and C.E., National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru – Civil Engineering -Hydraulic Engineering; M.S. and Ph.D. 1972, Colorado State University. Emeritus Professor. Phone: (561) 405-6545; Email: jsalas@engr.colostate.edu

Sandborn, Virgil A., B.S., The University of Kansas; M.S., University of Michigan. Emeritus Professor.

Sanders, Thomas G., B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.S. and Ph.D. University of Massachusetts. Emeritus Professor. Email: tgs@engr.colostate.edu

Shen, Hsieh-Wen, B.S. and M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professional Engineer. Emeritus Professor.

Skinner, Morris M., B.S. and M.S., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., University of Colorado.  Professional Engineer.  Emeritus Professor.

Sunada, Daniel, B.S., M.S. and Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. Emeritus Professor. Email: daniel.sunada@colostate.edu

Thompson, Erik, B.S. Southern Methodist University. M.S. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. Home address: 1812 Yorktown Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80526, Email: thompson@engr.colostate.edu, personal webpage: www.engr.colostate.edu/~thompson/hpage/

Ward, Robert, B.S. Mississippi State University; M.S. and Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Watson, Chester, B.S., Louisiana Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., Colorado State University. Emeritus Professor. Email: chester@chestercwatson.com.