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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dresnack, Robert

Contact Info
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Email: robert.dresnack@njit.edu
Office: 264 Colton
Phone: 973-596-2469
Dept: Civil Environ. Eng.
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Courses I Teach

Not teaching any courses this semester

Research Interests

Water resources development, planning and analysis, Environmental impact analysis (noise, air, water and traffic engineering), Storm water management.

Current Research

Aircraft Routing and Related Noise Impacts, Assessment of Municipal Sewer Charges by Sewerage Authorities, Stormwater Management Regulation Analysis, Pipeline Safety


Selected Publications

R. Dresnack, Y. Ding, P. Chan, "Assessment of a High-Rate Sedimentation Process: Microcarrier Weighted Coagulation Jar Test," a final report prepared on behalf of the U.S.E.P.A. under contract#7C-R364-NAFX, fall 1999.

R. Dresnack, C. Wilson, I. Zimmer, "Strategies To Evaluate the Validity of Aircraft Routing Plans," a final report prepared under contract with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, January 1999.

E. Dauenheimer, R. Dresnack, E.Ehrenkrantz, and E. Golub, "Analysis of Flow Reduction Factors For Proposed NJDCA Stormwater Management Regulations," Proceedings of the Envirosoft ‘98 Conference, November 10-12, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

R. Dresnack, "Environmental Assessments and Related Impacts, and Eutrophication," both published in Volume 1 of the Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, 4th Edition, Edited by Pfafflin and Ziegler, Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, Fall 1998.

R. Dresnack, E. Golub, J. Greenfeld, B. Griffis (Columbia Univ.), and L. Pignataro, "Electronic Reporting and Auditing Systems for Transmission," Pipeline Incident/Accident and Annual Reports, and The Causes of Hazardous Liquid Transmission Pipeline Accidents: What Can Be Determined fromUSDOT Databases; both papers published in the Proceedings of the ASME/JSME Joint Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, San Diego, Calif., July 1998.

Dresnack, E. Golub, J. Greenfeld, B. Griffis (Columbia Univ.), and L. Pignataro, "Safe Separation Distances - Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Incidents," published in the Proceedings of the ASME International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 1998.

E. Dauenheimer, R. Dresnack, E. Ehrenkrantz, and E. Golub, three reports, namely, "Literature Review of Stormwater Detention Effectiveness in Limiting Downstream Peak Flows; Review of Current Stormwater Management Practices of Other States Vis-A-Vis New Jersey’s Detention Basin Peak Flow Reduction Regulations; and Analysis of Flow Reduction Factors For Proposed NJDCA Stormwater Regulations," reports were prepared under contract with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Fall 1997.