Mark Wiesner

NAE Member

Civil and Environmental Engineering

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mark  Wiesner Profile Photo
Mark Wiesner Profile Photo

Research Interests

Membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis

Bio

Wiesner's research interests include membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, nano plastics, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis.

Education

  • B.A. Coe College, 1978
  • M.S. University of Iowa, 1980
  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1985

Positions

  • James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Professor of Environmental Science and Policy
  • Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering. National Academy of Engineering. 2015
  • Highly Cited Researcher 2015-2023. Clarivate Analytics/ Web of Science. 2015
  • Fellow. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. 2015
  • Fellow. International Water Association. 2011
  • Clarke Water Prize. National Water Research Institute. 2011
  • AAAS Fellows. American Association for the Advancement of Science, The. 2009
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award. Duke University. 2009
  • Fellow. American Society of Civil Engineers,. 2009
  • Honorary Professor. Nankai University, Tianjin, China. 2007
  • Pierre de Fermat Lauru00e9at and Chair of Excellence. Lu2019Institut National Polytechnique, Toulouse, France. 2004
  • Frontiers in Research Award. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. 2004
  • Charles Duncan Award for Scholarship and Teaching. Rice University. 1998
  • Rudolph Hering Medal. American Society of Civil Engineers. 1995
  • Rudolph Hering Medal. Environmental Engineering Division, ASCE. 1995
  • J.J. Barr Award. National Association of Water Companies. 1985
  • Member. Phi Beta Kappa. 1978
  • Undergraduate Investigator. National Science Foundation. 1978

Courses Taught

  • ENVIRON 899: Master's Project
  • CEE 692: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 691: Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 564: Physical Chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 560: Environmental Transport Phenomena
  • CEE 494: Research Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering