Research Team Bios

John Johnston
Technical Advisor
John Johnston
  • PhD, Civil (Environmental) Engineering, University of California, Davis, 1991
  • MS, Civil (Environmental) Engineering, Stanford University, 1975
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1974
  • Professional Engineer, State of California


Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, 2001–present; Associate Professor, 1997–2001

Technical Advisor, Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento,
1999–present
  • Technical advisor for all Caltrans stormwater research
Lecturer/Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Surveying Engineering and Construction, California State University, Fresno, 1989–1997

Senior Environmental Engineer, Camp Dresser and McKee, Inc., Boston, MA, 1988–1989
  • Technology evaluation of in-vessel composting systems for municipal sludge
  • Evaluation of sludge dewatering system options for the City of Fall River, MA
Civil Engineer, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Sacramento District, 1976–1983
  • Design of water and wastewater systems, roads, and facilities at reservoirs in California
Professional Interests: Stormwater treatment; water quality management;
engineering/science education

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