William Shuster Ph.D. (ep6145)
Department, Civil and Environmental Engineering
CE 2000: How Cities Work (General education, social inquiry), offered each Winter semester.
- Urban hydrology with an emphasis on stormwater, wastewater management
- Hydraulics of urbanized soils and regulation of contaminant fate and transport processes
- Rendering of ecosystem services from urbanized landscapes
- Rectifying impacts of oppression, inequity, and exclusion on civil-environmental infrastructure
- Demolition science
Selected publications (80+ peer-review journal publications)
The role of inflow and infiltration (I/I) on urban water balances and streamflow regimes: A hydrograph analysis along the sewershed-watershed continuum (in press, Feb. 2023). Zhang, K., Sebo, S., McDonald, W., Bhaskar, A., Shuster, W., Stewart, R., & Parolari, A., Water Resources Research.
Urban sponges: vacant lands impart hydrological benefits across city landscapes. 2020. Christa Kelleher*, Heather E. Golden, Sean Burkholder, and William Shuster. Nature Communications. https://rdcu.be/b3ftG
Full Water-Cycle Monitoring in an Urban Catchment Reveals Unexpected Water Transfers (Detroit MI, USA). 2019. Hoard, C., Haefner, R.*, Shuster, W., Pieschek, R., and Beeler, S., Journal of American Water Resources Association
Black carbon in urban soils: implications for water quality management with green infrastructure. 2018. Schifman, L.A., A. Prues, K. Gilkey, Shuster, WD*. Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.396
Widespread loss of intermediate soil horizons in urban landscapes. 2018. Herrmann, D.L., L.A. Schifman, W.D. Shuster*. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. http://www.pnas.org/content/115/26/6751.short
Street-level emissions of methane and nitrous oxide from the wastewater collection system in Cincinnati, Ohio. 2018. Fries, A.E., L.A. Schifman, W.D. Shuster, and A. Townsend-Small*. Environmental Pollution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.076
Ph.D., Environmental Science, 2000. The Ohio State University, Columbus.
B.S., Physics, 1987. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Courses taught by William Shuster Ph.D.
Winter Term 2022
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