John W. Nicklow, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., D.WRE., F.ASCE

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·         Research Interests and Activities

Dynamic optimal control of water resources and environmental systems
Watershed-scale decision support techniques for water quality improvement
Sediment transport analysis and erosion control
Hydraulic and hydrologic modeling
Improving retention and graduation rates of students in STEM fields

 

·         Honors and Distinctions

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Arizona, Certificate No. 31134.          
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Illinois, Certificate No. 062-052763.
Certified Professional Hydrologist, American Institute of Hydrology, No. 1560.
Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer, American Academy of Water Resources Engineers, Cert. No. 00165.
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, No. 267389
Associate Editor, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier, 2007-2010.
College of Engineering Excellence Through Commitment Outstanding Teaching Award, SIUC, 2006.
MWH Soft, Inc. Excellence in Engineering Education Award, 2005.
ASCE ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Zone III, 2002.
Dean Thomas B. Jefferson College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award for 2001, SIUC, 2002.
Distinguished Faculty Award, Undergraduate Student Government, SIUC, 2001.
Dean Juh Wah Chen College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Paper Award for 2001, SIUC, 2002.
Dean Kenneth E. Tempelmeyer College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Award for 2001, SIUC, 2002.
Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Engineering, SIUC, 1999.                      
Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Civil Engineering, SIUC, 1999.
Universities Council on Water Resources Outstanding Dissertation Award, Hon. Mention, 1999.
U.S. Public Health Service, The PHS Citation, 1997.            
U.S. Public Health Service, Unit Commendation, 1996.
 

·         Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 1998.        
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, May 1993.
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, May 1993.

 

·         Professional Experience

Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2011 - Present.

Interim Asst. Provost, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2010 - 2011.

Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2007 - 2010.

Interim Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2006 - 2007.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2007 - Present.

Acting Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2005.

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 2003 - 2007.

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, 1998 - 2003.

Graduate Associate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1997 - 1998.          

Environmental Engineering Officer (LT), U.S. Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Sells and Casa Grande, AZ, 1993 - 1997. 

 

·         Publications

   Books

Nicklow, J.W. and Boulos, P.F. (2007). Essential Water and Wastewater Calculations for Engineers and Planners, MWH Soft, Inc., Pasadena, CA.

Nicklow, J.W., Boulos, P.F., and Muleta, M.K. (2006). Comprehensive Urban Hydrologic Handbook for Engineers and Planners, MWH Soft, Inc., Pasadena, CA.

Nicklow, J.W. and Boulos, P.F. (2005). Comprehensive Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Hydraulics Handbook for Engineers and Operators, MWH Soft, Inc., Pasadena, CA.

Nicklow, J.W., Boulos, P.F., and Muleta, M.K. (2004). Comprehensive Sewer Collection Systems Analysis Handbook for Engineers and Planners, MWH Soft, Inc., Pasadena, CA.

        Book Chapters

Nicklow, J.W., Misgna, G., Lant, C.L., and Kraft, S.E. (2013). “Evolution of agricultural watersheds in a systems management framework." In Water Resources Systems Analysis Through Case Studies: Data and Models for Decision Making. D. Watkins (Ed). American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA.
Chevalier, L.R. and Nicklow, J.W. (2006). “Web based projects for Civil and Environmental Engineering education: Pedagogy, assessment and lessons learned.” International Network for Engineering Education and Research (iNEER) Special Volume.
Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “River-Reservoir System Operation for Sediment Control.” In Water Resources Systems Management Tools. L.W. Mays (Ed). McGraw Hill, New York.
Nicklow, J.W. (2003). “Design of Storm Water Inlets.” In Urban Stormwater Management Tools. L.W. Mays (Ed). McGraw Hill, New York.
Nicklow, J.W. (2003). “Dams.” In Water: Science and Issues. E.J. Dasch (Ed). Macmillan Reference USA, Farmington Hills, MI.
Nicklow, J.W. (2001). “Design of Storm Water Inlets.” In Stormwater Collection Systems Handbook. L.W. Mays (Ed). McGraw Hill, New York.

Journal Articles
 

Artita, K., Kaini, P., and Nicklow, J.W. (2013). “Examining the possibilities: Generating alternative watershed-scale BMP designs with evolutionary algorithms.” Water Resources Management, DOI 10.1007/s11269-103-0375-3.

Kowalchuk, R.K., DeRuntz, B.D., and Nicklow, J.W. (2013). “Investing in engineering student leaders through industrial and STEM partnerships.” Quality Approaches in Higher Education, 4(1): 23-30.

Kaini, P., Artita, K, and Nicklow, J.W. (2012). “Optinizing Structural Best Management Practices Using SWAT and Genetic Algorithm to Improve Water Quality Goals.” Water Resources Management, 26(7): 1827-1845.

Dessalegne T. and Nicklow J.W. (2012). “Artificial life algorithm for management of multi-reservoir river systems.” Water Resources Management, 26(5): 1125-1141.

Nicklow, J.W., Reed, P., Savic, D., Dessalegne, T., Harrell, L., Chan-Hilton, A., Karamouz, M., Minsker, B., Ostfeld, A., Singh, A., and Zechman, E. (2010). “State of the art for genetic algorithms and beyond in water resources planning and management.” J. of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 136(4): 412-432.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2007). "Multiobjective automatic calibration of SWAT using NSGA-II." J. of Hydrology, Elsevier, 341: 165-176.
Muleta, M.K., Nicklow, J.W., and Bekele, E.G. (2007). “Sensitivity of a distributed watershed simulation model to spatial scale.” J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 12(2): 163-172.
Nicklow, J.W., Marikunte, S.S., and Chevalier, L.R. (2007). "Balancing pedagogical and professional practice skills in the training of graduate teaching assistants." J. of Prof. Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 133(2): 89-93.
Lant, C.L., Kraft, S.E., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Loftus, T., and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “Using GIS-based ecological-economic modeling to evaluate policies affecting agricultural watersheds.” Ecological Economics, Elsevier, 55(4): 467-484.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005).Multiobjective management of ecosystem services by integrative watershed modeling and evolutionary algorithms.” Water Resources Research, AGU, 41(10), W10406, doi:10.1029/2005WR004090.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis coupled with automatic calibration for a distributed watershed model.” J. of Hydrology, Elsevier, 306: 127-145.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “Decision support for watershed management using evolutionary algorithms.” J. of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 131(1): 35-44.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). “Application of artificial neural networks and evolutionary algorithms to watershed management systems.” Water Resources Management, Kluwer, 18(5): 459-482.
Dessalegne, T., Nicklow, J.W., and Minder, E. (2004). “Evolutionary computation to control unnatural water level fluctuations in multi-reservoir river systems.” River Research and Applications, Wiley, 20(6): 619-634.
Nicklow, J.W. and Hellman, A.P. (2004). “Optimal design of storm water inlets for highway drainage.” J. of Hydroinformatics, IWA, 6(4): 245-257.
Oertel, A.O. and Nicklow, J.W. (2003). “Evaluation of ground water denitrification at a biosolids disposal site.” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Kluwer,87(1): 1-31.
Nicklow, J.W., Ozkurt, O., and Bringer, J.A. (2003). “Control of channel bed morphology in large-scale river networks using a genetic algorithm.” Water Resources Management, Kluwer, 17(2): 113-132.
Kraft, S.E., Lant, C.L., Beaulieu, J., Duram, L., Ruhl, J.B., Bennett, D., Adams, J., Nicklow, J.W., Loftus, T. (2002). “Planning in multiple-ownership watersheds: Social, agricultural and hydrological factors.” J. of Soil and Water Conservation, SWCS, 57(5): 285-307.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Evolutionary algorithms for multiobjective evaluation of watershed management decisions.” J. of Hydroinformatics, IWA, 4(2): 83-97.
Richardson, J.P. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “In situ permeable reactive barriers for groundwater contamination.” Soil and Sediment Contamination, AEHS, 11(2): 241-268.
Nicklow, J.W. and Muleta, M.K. (2001). “Watershed management technique to control sediment yield in agriculturally dominated areas.” Water International, IWRA, 26(3): 435-443.
Nicklow, J.W. and Mays, L.W. (2001). “Optimal control of reservoir releases to minimize sedimentation in rivers and reservoirs.” J. of American Water Res. Assoc., AWRA, 37(1): 197-211.
Nicklow, J.W. and Mays, L.W. (2000). “Optimization of multiple reservoir networks for sedimentation control.” J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 126(4): 232-242.
Nicklow, J.W. (2000). “Discrete-time optimal control for water resources engineering and management.” Water International, IWRA, 25(1); 89-95.

Conference Proceedings/Presentations

Nicklow, J., Vitter, J., and Renick, T. (2014). “Data-driven student success: Creating a culture where numbers matter.” APLU Annual Meeting, Nov. 2.
Kowalchuk, R., DeRuntz, B. and Nicklow, J. (2014). Hoshin Kanri X-Matrix Drives Engineering Leadership program success. Proceedings of the 2014 ASEE Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 15-18.
Kopper, B., Arthur, V., Hensrud, F., and Nicklow, J. (2013). Leadership in turbulent times: Turning crises and challenges into opportunities." HLC Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. April 5-6.
Kowalchuk, R., DeRuntz, B. and Nicklow, J. (2012). Student leadership program: Results and benefits. Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering Conference, Nashville, TN, November.
DeRuntz, B., Kowalchuk, R., and Nicklow, J. (2012). “Industrial and STEM partnership creates engineering student leaders.” ASQ STEM Conference, Menomonie, WI, July 16-17.
Voyles, E., Nguyen, D., Kowalchuk, R., Nicklow, J., and Ricks, R. (2011). “Engineering students’ attitudes towards mathematics. Midwestern Education Research Conference, St. Louis, MO, October 12-15.
Voyles, E., Kowalchuk, R., Nicklow, J., Ricks, R., and Eisenhauer, J. (2011). “Residential peer mentoring benefits mentees: What about mentors?” Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 26-29.
Kowalchuk, R., Green, T., Ricks, R., and Nicklow, J. (2010). “Evaluation of a summer bridge program on engineering students’ persistence and success.” Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Conference, Louisville, KY, June 20-23.

Kaini, P., Nicklow, J., and Schoof, J. (2010). “Impact of Climate Change Projections and Best Management Practices on River Flows and Sediment Loads.” Proceedings of the 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Providence, RI, May 16-20.

Nicklow, J., Gupta, L., Kowalchuk, R., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., Pericak-Spector, K., Eisenhauer, J., and Green, T. (2010). “Innovation in increasing success rates of engineering and technology majors – Poster Presentation.”  NSF STEP PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 2-5.

Nicklow, J., Kowalchuk, R., Gupta, L,, Tezcan, J., and Mathias, J. (2009). A Short-Term Assessment of a Multi-Faceted Engineering Retention Program.” Proceedings of the 2009 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 18-21.

Ricks, R., Kowalchuk, R., Nicklow, J., Graceson-Martin, L. Gupta, L., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., and Pericak-Spector, K. (2009). “Evaluation of a New Engineering Residential College Initiative.” Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Conference, Austin, TX, June 14-17. Selected for Best Paper Award for First-Year Experience Division.
Kaini, P., Artita, K., and Nicklow, J.W. (2009). “Generating different scenarios of BMP designs in a watershed scale by combining NSGA2 with SWAT.” Proceedings of the 2009 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Kansas City, MO, May 17-21.
Nicklow, J., Gupta, L., Kowalchuk, R., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., Pericak-Spector, K., Eisenhauer, J., Graceson-Martin, L., and Green, T. (2009). “Increasing retention of engineering and technology majors – Poster Presentation.” NSF STEP PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 12-13.
Tezcan, J., Mathias, J., Gupta, L., Nicklow, J.W., and Kowalchuk, R. (2009). “An innovative freshman engineering course to improve retention.” Proceedings of the 63rd EDGD Midyear Conference, Berkeley, CA, Jan. 4-7.
Tezcan, J., Mathias, J., Gupta, L., Nicklow, J.W., and Kowalchuk, R. (2008). “A freshman engineering course to improve retention.” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22-25.
Kaini, P., Artita, K., and Nicklow, J.W. (2008). “Designing BMPs at a watershed-scale using SWAT and a genetic algorithm.” Proceedings of the 2008 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Honolulu, HI, May 12-16.
Artita, K., Kaini, P., and Nicklow, J.W. (2008). “Generating alternative watershed-scale BMP designs with evolutionary algorithms.” Proceedings of the 2008 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Honolulu, HI, May 12-16.
Nicklow, J., Gupta, L., Kowalchuk, R., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., Pericak-Spector, K., Chrisman, B., Eisenhauer, J., Graceson-Martin, L., and Sims, R. (2008).ENGR 101: A first-year experience for engineering and technology majors – Poster Presentation.”  NSF STEP PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 6-7.
Mathias, J., Gupta, L., Nicklow, J.W., Tezcan, J., Caffey, R., Chrisman, B., Pearson, C., Pericak-Spector, K., Kowalchuk, R., Lewis, E., and Sevim, H. (2007). “Improved retention through innovative academic and nonacademic programs.” Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27
Kaini, P., Artita, K., and Nicklow, J.W. (2007). “Evaluating optimal detention pond locations at a watershed scale."   Proceedings of the 2007 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Tampa, FL, May 15-19.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2007). “Multi-objective optimal control model for watershed management using SWAT and NSGA-II."   Proceedings of the 2007 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Tampa, FL, May 15-19.
Nicklow, J., Gupta, L., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., Pericak-Spector, K., Caffey, R., Chrisman, B., Pearson, C., Kowalchuk, R., and Lewis, E. (2007). Framing an engineering residential college - Poster Presentation.” NSF STEP PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., March 22-23.
Harackiewicz, F., Marikunte, S., Harackiewicz, F., Chevalier, L.R., and Nicklow, J.W. (2006). “An innovative approach to advising and mentoring of graduate students.” Proceedings of the Int'l Conference on Engineering Educations. San Juan, Puerto, Rico, July 23-28.
Marikunte, S., Nicklow, J.W., Harackiewicz, F., and Chevalier, L.R. (2006). “Benefits and challenges of training teaching assistants.” Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Conference. Chicago, IL, June 18-21.
Nicklow, J.W., Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B.T., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2006). “A Video production for undergraduate recruitment and retention." Proceedings of the 2006 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Omaha, NE, May 21-25.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2006). “Evolutionary algorithms for multi-objective automatic calibration of a semi-distributed hydrologic model."   Proceedings of the 2006 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Omaha, NE, May 21-25.
Gillespie, W.E. and Nicklow, J.W. (2006). “Optimized pond design for water quality improvement in an upland agricultural basin."   Proceedings of the 2006 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Omaha, NE, May 21-25.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). "Automatic calibration of a semi-distributed hydrologic model using particle swarm optimization." American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-9.
Nicklow, J.W., Kraft, S.E., Lant, C.L., and Bekele, E.G. (2005). “Virtual watershed: Steps towards cost-effective generation of ecosystem services in rural watersheds.” Proceedings of the XII World Water Congress, IWRA, New Delhi, November 22-25.
Lant, C.L., Beaulieu, J., Kraft, S.E., Malanson, G., Nicklow, J.W., and Sengupta, R.S. (2005). “Virtual watershed: Agricultural landscape evolution in an adaptive management framework.” Proceedings of the XII World Water Congress, IWRA, New Delhi, November 22-25.
Nicklow, J.W., Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B.T., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2005). “WIP: A K-12 video for recruitment and education in water resources and environmental engineering.” Frontiers in Education Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 19-22.
Bekele, E.G., Nicklow, J.W., Lant, C.L., and Kraft, S.E. (2005). “A decision support system for watershed-scale management of ecosystem services using evolutionary algorithms.” Proceedings of Watersheds 2005, ASCE, Williamsburg, VA, July 19-22.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “Hybrid evolutionary search methods for training an artificial neural network.” Proceedings of the 2005 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Anchorage, AK, May 15-20.
Chevalier, L.R., Craddock, J.N, Ray, B.T., and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “Technology enhanced projects for education in civil and environmental engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.” Proceedings of iCEER 2005, Exploring Innovation in Education and Research, Tainan, Taiwan, March 1-5.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “A spatial decision support system for watershed-scale management of ecosystem services.” SIUC Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference, Carbondale, IL, April 7-9.
Gillespie, W.E. and Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “New advances in upland BMPs.” SIUC Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference, Carbondale, IL, April 7-9.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). "Optimal control approach for cost-effective management of ecosystem services in a watershed." Presentation at Illinois Water 2004 Conference, Champaign, IL, October 12-14.
Ray, B.T., Chevalier, L.R., Nicklow, J.W., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2004). “Website and CD-ROM development: Digital images of water and wastewater processes for engineering education.” Proceedings of the 2004 ASEE Conference. Salt Lake City, UT, June 20-23.
Nicklow, J.W., Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B.T., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2004). “A digital image CD-ROM and website for environmental and water resources engineering curricula and K-12 education.” Proceedings of the 2004 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Salt Lake City, UT, June 27-July 1.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). “Optimal operation of multi-reservoir river systems using an artificial life algorithm.” Proceedings of the 2004 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Salt Lake City, UT, June 27-July 1.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). “Multi-objective evolutionary algorithms for cost-effective management of ecosystem services in a watershed.” Proceedings of the 2004 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Salt Lake City, UT, June 27-July 1.
Lant, C., Kraft, S., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Loftus, T., and Nicklow, J. (2004). “Using GIS-based ecological-economic modeling to evaluate policies affecting agricultural watersheds.” Proceedings of the 2004 Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, March 14-19.
Bekele, E.G. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). “Optimal control methodology for the management of ecosystem services in a watershed.” SIUC Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference, Carbondale, IL, April 1-3.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2004). “Evolutionary algorithms for optimal control of the Illinois Waterway.” SIUC Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference, Carbondale, IL, April 1-3.
Allred, K.O., Nicklow, J.W., Muleta, M.K., and Duram, L.A. (2003). “A multiobjective SDSS for management of urbanizing watersheds: The case of the Lower Kaskaskia Basin, Illinois.” Proceedings of the 2003 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Philadelphia, PA, June 23-26.
Nicklow, J.W., Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B.T., Boruszkowski, L.A. (2003). “Development of a digital image CD-ROM and website: A new resource for water resources engineering education.” Proceedings of the 2003 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Philadelphia, PA, June 23-26.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2003). “Evolutionary algorithms for optimal control of the Illinois Waterway.” Proceedings of the 2003 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Philadelphia, PA, June 23-26.
Ray, B.T., Chevalier, L.R., Nicklow, J.W., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2003). “Website and CD-ROM development: Digital images of water and wastewater processes for engineering education.” Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Conference. Nashville, TN, June 22-25.
Nicklow, J.W., Ray, B.T., and Boruszkowski, L.A. (2002). “Preliminary development of a digital image database for environmental and water resources engineering.” Presentation of Summer Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship Project to SIUC Deans and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, SIUC, December 9.
Beaulieu, J., Kraft, S., Nicklow, J.W., and Sengupta, R. (2002). “Decision support for watershed planning.” Poster Presentation at CFAR Board of Director’s Meeting/CFAR Day, SIUC, November 14.
Allred, K., Nicklow, J.W., Muleta, M.K., and Duram, L.A. (2002). "A multiobjective SDSS for watershed management in the Lower Kaskaskia basin." Poster Presentation, Illinois Water 2002, Champaign, IL, November 6.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). "Optimal control of multi-reservoir networks to minimize water level fluctuations: Application to the Illinois River." Poster Presentation and Recipient of Best Poster Award, Illinois Water 2002, Champaign, IL, November 6.
Kraft, S., Lant, C., Beaulieu, J., Duram, L., Ruhl, J.B., Bennett, D., Adams, J., Nicklow, J.W., and Loftus, T. (2002). “Planning in multiple-ownership watersheds: Social, agricultural, and hydrological Factors.” Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. Indianapolis, IN, July 13-17.
Adams, J., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Duram, L., Kraft, S., Lant, C., Loftus, T., Nicklow, J.W., and Ruhl, J.B. (2002). “Planning in watersheds dominated by private multiple-owners: Integrating socio-economic, political, agricultural, and hydrological factors.” Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. Bloomington, IN, June 2-5.
Luster, B.W., Nicklow, J.W., and Frank, R.R. (2002). “Investigation of armoring units for shoreline erosion control.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Genetic algorithms for automatic calibration of physically-based distributed watershed models.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Artificial neural networks for efficient decision making in watershed management systems.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Nicklow, J.W. and Muleta, M.K. (2002). “Integrative decision making for watershed management using evolutionary algorithms.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Parry, T.M. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Reservoir management for flood control using simulated annealing.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Evaluation of anthropogenic induced hydrologic alterations of rivers in the development of water level management criteria.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Dessalegne, T. and Nicklow, J.W. (2002). “Genetic algorithms for optimal operation of multi-reservoir river systems.” Proceedings of the 2002 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Roanoke, VA, May 19-22.
Loftus, T., Adams, J., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Duram, L., Kraft, S., Lant, C., Nicklow, J.W., and Ruhl, J.B. (2002). “Understanding the social context for ecological restoration in multiple-ownership watersheds: Preliminary results from the Cache River in Illinois.” Proceedings of the 98th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, March.
Cisco, R. M., Chaffee, S.G., Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B.T., Nicklow, J.W., Boruszkowski, L. (2002). “Digital imaging of environmental and water resources engineering.” Poster Presentation, UWPA Conference - Celebrating Scholarship By and About Women, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, April 2.
Adams, J., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Duram, L., Kraft, S., Lant, C., Loftus, T., Nicklow, J., and Ruhl, J.B. (2001). “Ecological restoration in multiple-ownership watersheds: The case of the Cache River in Illinois – Social and economic issues.” Proceedings of the 2001 Governor’s Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System: The Illinois River: Partnerships for Progress, Restoration, and Preservation. Eighth Biennial Conference, Peoria, IL, October 2-4. Illinois Water Resources Center Special Report No. 27. A. Strawn, Editor.
Loftus, T., Adams, J., Kraft, S., Lant, C., Duram, L., Beaulieu, J., Bennett, D., Nicklow, J.W., and Ruhl, J.B. (2001). “Planning in multiple-ownership watersheds: The case of the Cache River, Illinois.” Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics: Pathways to Sustainability: Theory and Practice. Duluth, MN, July 11-13
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2001). “Using genetic algorithms and SWAT to minimize sediment yield from an agriculturally dominated watershed.” Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Orlando, FL, May 20-24.
Minder, E. and Nicklow, J.W. (2001). “System-wide optimization of dam operations to control water level fluctuations.” Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Orlando, FL, May 20-24.
Nicklow, J.W., and Bringer, J. (2001). “Optimal control of sedimentation in multi-reservoir river systems using genetic algorithms.” Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE. Orlando, FL, May 20-24.
Nicklow, J.W. and Luster, B.W. (2001). “Straw-reinforced concrete armoring units for shoreline protection at Crab Orchard Lake.” Final Presentation, SIUC Materials Technology Center, Industrial Advisory Board, SIUC, May 10.
Oertel, A.O. and Nicklow, J.W. (2001). “Evaluation of ground water denitrification at a biosolids disposal site.” Illinois Water Environment Association Conference, Rockford, IL, March 15.         
Kraft, S., Beaulieu, J., Nicklow, J.W., Lant, C., (2001). “Decision support for water quality planning in multiple ownership watersheds.” Illinois CFAR, Water Quality Forum, March 1, 2001.
Muleta, M.K. and Nicklow, J.W. (2000). “Application of SWAT and genetic algorithms for minimizing sediment yield from agriculturally dominated watersheds.” Online Project Presentation, Illinois CFAR, Water Quality Strategic Research Initiative, SIUC, November 16.
Nicklow, J.W. and Hellman, A.P. (2000). “Optimizing hydraulic design of highway drainage systems.” Proceedings of the 2000 Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE. Minneapolis, MN, July 30-August 2.
Nicklow, J.W. and DeVantier, B.A. (2000). “Teaching engineering courses in an off-campus environment.” Proceedings of the 2000 ASEE Conference. St. Louis, MO, June 18-21.
Nicklow, J.W.  (2000). “Technical writing in an undergraduate design course.” Proceedings of the 2000 ASEE Conference. St. Louis, MO, June 18-21.
Nicklow, J.W. and Mays, L.W. (1999). “Operation of multiple reservoir systems to control sedimentation in rivers and reservoirs.”  Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE. Tempe, AZ, June 6-9.
Nicklow, J.W. and Mays, L.W. (1999). “Operation of multi-reservoir systems to minimize sedimentation in rivers-reservoir networks.”  Proceedings of the 1999 International Water Resources Engineering Conference, ASCE. Seattle, WA, August 8-11. 
Nicklow, J.W. and Mays, L.W. (1999). “Multi-reservoir system management for sedimentation control.” Proceedings of the 28th Congress of the International Association for Hydraulic Research, IAHR. Graz, Austria, August 22-27.

 

·         Research Funding

Lant, C., Nicklow, J., Schoof, J., Secchi, S., and Misgna, G. (2009). “Climate change, hydrology, and landscapes of America's heartland: a multi-scale natural-human system.” National Science Foundation. 2010-2014.
Collins, K., Collins, S., Nicklow, J., and Walker, C. (2010). “Graduate technology Enhancement: Video conference upgrade strategy.” Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 2010.
DeRuntz, B., Nicklow, J., and Kowalchuk, R. (2009). “Leadership development program in engineering and technology.” National Science Foundation. 2010-2014.
Baker-Rain, L., Nicklow, J., Owens, T., and Baughman, M. (2009). “Summer transportation institute: Connecting today’s students to tomorrow’s transportation opportunities.” Illinois Dept. of Transportation. 2009.
Nicklow, J.W., Gupta, L., Mathias, J., Tezcan, J., and Spector-Pericak, K. (2006). “Engineering and Technology Talent Expansion Program at SIUC." National Science Foundation, 2006-2011.
Nicklow, J.W. (2006). “Evaluating alternatives for watershed-scale design of BMPs." U.S. Geological Survey and National Institutes of Water Resources. 2006-2008.
Nicklow, J.W. (2005). “MWH Soft Excellence in Engineering Education Grant.” MWH Soft, Inc. 2005.
Lant, C., Nicklow, J.W., Kraft, S., and Beaulieu, J. (2004). "Virtual watershed: Agricultural landscape evolution in an adaptive management framework." National Science Foundation. 2004-2007.
Nicklow, J.W. and Marikunte, S.S. (2004). "Administering and documenting a training seminar series for graduate teaching assistants." SIUC Center for Graduate Teaching Excellence. 2004-2005.
Chevalier, L.R., Ray, B., Nicklow, J.W. and Boruszkowski, L. (2002). “Digital images of environmental and water resources engineering principles and practice.” National Science Foundation. 2002-2006.
Nicklow, J.W. (2002). Undergraduate research assistantship.” SIUC. 2002-2003.
Nicklow, J.W., Ray, B. and Boruszkowski, L. (2001). “Preliminary development of a digital image database for environmental and water resources engineering.” SIUC Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship Program. 2002.
Nicklow, J.W. (2001).“A management model for controlling hydrologic alteration in the Illinois River.” The Nature Conservancy – Freshwater Initiative. 2002-2003.
Nicklow, J.W. and Duram, L.A. (2001). “Multi-objective decision support tools for protection of streams in urbanizing watersheds.” Illinois Water Resources Center. 2001-2003.
Nicklow, J.W. (2000).“Hydrologic alteration and its relation to water level management: A systems approach to managing the Illinois River.” The Nature Conservancy – Freshwater Initiative. 2001.
Nicklow, J.W. and R.R. Frank (2000). “MTC - Straw-reinforced concrete armoring units for shoreline protection at Crab Orchard Lake.” SIUC Materials Technology Center. 2000-2001.
Beaulieu J., Nicklow, J.W., Kraft, S., and Lant C. (1999). “Decision support for water quality planning in multiple-ownership watersheds: The case of the Cache River and applications in other Illinois watersheds” Illinois CFAR: Water Quality Strategic Research Initiative. 1999-2004.
Nicklow, J.W. (1999). “Minimizing water level fluctuations in the Illinois River.” The Nature Conservancy.  1999-2000.
Nicklow, J.W. (1999). “Genetic algorithms for the control of sedimentation in river-reservoir networks.” Illinois Water Resources Center. 1999-2001.
Nicklow, J.W. (1998). “Operational model for multiple-reservoir river systems during flooding.”  SIUC ORDA Special Research Program. 1999-2001.

 

·         Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers          
American Academy of Water Resources            
American Society for Engineering Education
American Institute of Hydrology
New England Complex Systems Institute
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society