Paul R. Schroeder, PhD, PE

    Research Civil Engineer


    • B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1974, Civil/Environmental Engineering
    • M.S., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1977, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
    • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1983, Civil/Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests

    • Contaminant exposure and risk associated with sediments, dredging and dredged material disposal
    • Dredged material management and disposal
    • Environmental effects of engineering activities
    • Solid and hazardous waste disposal, landfill design, and water balance analysis
    • Engineering software development (ADDAMS--Automated Dredging and Disposal Alternatives Modeling System and HELP--Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance model)

    Research Projects

    • Identification of dredged material alternatives and evaluation of their feasibility and environmental effects for Pearl Harbor, HI Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP)
    • Evaluation of dredging alternatives, Indiana Harbor and Canal, East Chicago, IN
    • Evaluation of in-channel Contained Aquatic Disposal (CAD) design for sizing, resuspension, and erosional losses for Cubatao Harbor, Santos, Brazil
    • Contaminant flux evaluation for Martin Peña Confined Aquatic Disposal Sites, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • Contaminant exposure modeling for human health and ecological risk assessment from dredging of the Big Sunflower River Basin, Mississippi
    • Technical assistance for Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Studies (RI/FS) for Grasse River, Massena, NY

    Professional Memberships



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