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Wall, David (full)
Tagliatela College of Engineering
Mechanical, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Buckman Hall

    Dr. Wall joined the faculty of the University of New Haven in 1987 as Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and served as chair for ten and a half years. Prior to joining the UNH faculty, he served on faculties of the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pittsburgh, and was a full-time practicing civil engineer.

    In addition to his teaching, research and consulting interests in the water resources area of civil engineering, Dr. Wall has an active interest in civil engineering education. He has served for more than twenty years as a civil engineering program evaluator for the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, and recently completed a five year assignment as an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) representative on the Engineering Accreditation Commission. Dr. Wall is a Life Member and Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and Past President of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers.

Academic Credentials


    Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
    M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Connecticut
    B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Connecticut
    A.S., Architectural Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology

    Published Books and Articles

    Author/co-author of more than 25 technical papers and conference proceedings.
    Numerous investigative studies and engineering reports.

    Supervised more than thirty graduate research projects and unpublished reports.

    Registrations and Professional Certifications

    • Licensed Professional Engineer, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
    • Life Member and Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers.

    Professional Development Activities

    Peer Reviewer for textbook "Floodplain Modeling Using HEC-RAS," Haested Press, 2003.

    Peer Reviewer for textbook "Stormwater Conveyance Modeling and Design," Haested Press, 2003.

    Civil Engineering program evaluator for the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

    Applied research in the area of computer modeling of hydrologic and hydraulic processes.

    Consultant to governmental agencies and private clients in the areas of hydrology and hydraulics. Clients have included:

    • Luchs Consulting Engineers, LLC.
    • JKF & Associates.
    • Siefert Associates, LLC.
    • WMC Consulting Engineers.
    • National Forensic Consultants, Inc.
    • City of Waterbury, CT.
    • Tennessee Valley Authority, Flood Analysis Branch.
    • Law Firm of Brown, Jacobson, Tillinghast, Lahan & King.

    Courses Taught

    • CE 306 - Hydraulics
    • CE 309 - Water Resources Engineering
    • CE 407 - Professional and Ethical Practice of Engineering
    • CE 500 - Senior Project I
    • CE 501 - Senior Project II
    • CE 520/620 - Engineering Hydrology
    • CE 523/623 - Open Channel Hydraulics
    • CE 621 - Advanced Hydrology
    • CE 624 - Computer Applications in Hydrology and Hydraulics
    • EAS222 - Fundamentals of Mechanics & Materials
    • EAS415 - Professional Engineering Seminar