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Name: Heaney, James
Title: Emeritus Professor
Organization: Environmental Engineering Sciences, ESSIE
Education: Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1968
Office Address: P.O. Box 116450, University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611-6450
Email: heaney@ufl.edu
Telephone: +1 (352) 392-7344

Dr. Heaney specializes in the application of decision support systems including simulation and optimization models and associated databases and geographical information systems to a variety of water resources and environmental problems. He teaches courses dealing with computational methods for optimization and risk management and urban water infrastructure systems. Current research efforts include development of methods for evaluating the relative cost-effectiveness of best management practices for stormwater quantity and quality control. Ongoing projects include applications to urban, highway, and agricultural systems. He also has ongoing research on wastewater reuse and water conservation.Dr. Heaney is the immediate Past Chair of the Urban Water Resources Research Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has served on numerous committees of the National Academy of Sciences dealing with water and environmental issues. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.