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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Konon, Walter

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Email: walter.konon@njit.edu
Office: 223 Colton
Phone: 973-596-2476
Dept: Civil Environ. Eng.
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About Me

Walter Konon is a professional engineer and licensed building inspector with an expertise in construction engineering, safety standards and fire protection. He regularly teaches graduate courses in tunnel construction and safety at NJIT, where for 28 years he has worked as a professor of civil and environmental engineering and heads the civil engineering department’s construction division.

Konon, a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, won a Fulbright scholarship to teach civil engineering at the Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering. He has completed infrastructure research for the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

Prior to teaching, Konon worked as a structural test engineer for Grumman Aircraft Engineering, and was a consultant in construction engineering, safety and forensic engineering. He is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and a member of the International Society of Explosive Engineers.

Education

  • City University of New York, B.S.C.E., 1966.
  • City University of New York, M.S.C.E., 1970.

Courses I Teach

WORK EXPERIENCE I
WORK EXPERIENCE II
CONTRUCTION MATERIALS LAB
CIVIL ENGR PROJECT
MASTER'S THESIS
DOCT DISSERTATION & RES

Research Interests

Development and testing of the cleaner wick system for in-situ removal of contaminants from soil and groundwater, Infrastructure remediation and development.

Current Research

Modification of highway barrier walls to improve aesthetics and reduce construction costs, Infrastructure repair and rehabilitation.


Selected Publications

Konon, W., Golub., Dauenheimer, E., Saadeghvaziri, A., “NJIT Develops Fin Wall,” The Wall Journal, Vol. No. 29, Page 10, May 1997.

Konon, W. “Design of Mega Projects by Freshman.” Proceedings of the First Regional Conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning, NJIT, Pages 5-9, November 21, 1997.

Konon, W., Dauenheimer, E. Golub, E., “To Advance The Concept of Aesthetics and Constructability in the Design of Noise Barrier Walls,” Final Report to NJDOT-NJ-99-007, December 17, 1999.