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Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Dr. Amanda Hohner

Assistant Professor

Office:

PACCAR 444

Phone:

(509) 335-9834

Fax:

(509) 335-7632

Email:

ahohner@wsu.edu

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, 2016, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, 2011, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, 2009, Washington State University

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2017-Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2017
  • Instructor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2016
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2010-2011 and 2013-2016
  • National Science Foundation K-12 Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2013-2014
  • Civil Engineer, Black & Veatch, Portland, Oregon, 2012-2013
  • Teaching Assistant, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2008-2009
  • Engineering Intern, City of Spokane Wastewater Management Department, 2009

Research Interests

  • Wildfire Disturbances to Drinking Water Systems
  • Watershed Perturbations
  • Drinking Water Quality and Treatment
  • Dissolved Organic Matter
  • Disinfection Byproducts

Teaching

  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Design
  • Environmental Measurements
  • Hazardous Contaminant Pathway Analysis
  • Environmental Organic Chemistry

Publications

  • Raseman, W., Kasprzyk, J.R., Summers, R.S., Hohner, A.K., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L, 2020. Multi-objective optimization of water treatment operations for disinfection byproduct control. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, Accepted Manuscript. doi: 1039/C9EW00850K.
  • Hohner, A.K., Summers, R.S., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2019. Laboratory simulation of postfire effects on conventional drinking water treatment and disinfection byproduct formation. AWWA Water Science, e1155. https://doi.org/10.1002/aws2.1155
  • Hohner, A.K., Rhoades, C.C., Wilkerson, P., Rosario-Ortiz., F.L., 2019. Wildfires Threaten Drinking Water Quality. Accounts of Chemical Research. 52 (5), 1234-1244. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00670.
  • Watts, R.J., Ahmad, M., Hohner, A.K., Teel, A.L., 2018. Persulfate Activation by Glucose for In Situ Chemical Oxidation. Water Research, 133, 247-254. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.01.050
  • Cawley, K., Hohner, A., McKee, G., Borch, T., Omur-Ozbek, P., Oropeza, J., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2018. Characterization and spatial distribution of particulate and soluble carbon and nitrogen from wildfire impacted sediments. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 1-13. doi: 1007/s11368-016-1604-1
  • Hohner, A., Gilmore, P.L., Townsend, E., Summers, R.S., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2017. Water treatment process evaluation of wildfire-affected sediment leachates. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 3, 352. doi: 10.1039/c6ew00247a
  • Cawley, K., Hohner, A., Podgorski, D., Cooper, W., Korak, J., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2017. Molecular and spectroscopic characterization of water extractable organic matter from thermally altered soils reveal insight into disinfection byproduct precursors. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(2), 771–779. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05126
  • Hohner, A., Cawley, K., Oropeza, J., Summers, R.S., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2016. Drinking water treatment response following a Colorado wildfire. Water Research, 105, 187–198. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.08.034
  • Saunders, J.F., Hohner, A.K., Summers, R.S., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2015. Regulating Chlorophyll a to Control DBP Precursors in Water Supply Reservoirs. Journal American Water Works Association, 107, E603–E612. doi: 10.5942/jawwa.2015.107.0153
  • Writer, J.H., Hohner, A., Oropeza, J., Schmidt, A., Cawley, K., Rosario-Ortiz, F.L., 2014. Water Treatment Implications after the High Park Wildfire, Colorado. Journal American Water Works Association, 106, E189–E199. doi: 10.5942/jawwa.2014.106.0055