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Michael W. Horst, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering

The College of New Jersey

Employment History

 9/06 - Current        The College of New JerseyEwing, N.J.
 
                                Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering 

9/04 - Current         Federal Highway Administration (Hydraulics Research Lab)
                                 Technical Consultant

10/04 - 7/06            Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA
                                 Post-Doctorate/Research Associate

1/06 - 5/06              The College of New JerseyEwing, N.J
                                 Adjunct Faculty

1/05 - 5/06              Rowan UniversityGlassboro, NJ
                                 Adjunct Faculty

9/02 - 7/04              GKY & Associates – Mclean, Virginia
                                 Research Assistant (FHWA Water Research Laboratory)

Education

 2004                       Ph.D. – Civil Engineering (water resources engineering)
                                 The Pennsylvania State University

                                 Dissertation:    Time Variation of Shear Stress Measurements at
                                                           the Base of
Rectangular Piers
                                 Supervisor:      Arthur C. Miller, Ph.D., P.E.

1999                      M.Eng – Civil Engineering (water resources engineering)
                               The Pennsylvania State University

1996                      B.S. – Civil Engineering
                               Minor – Environmental Engineering

                               The Pennsylvania State University

Professional License

 Professional Engineer – State of Pennsylvania – License # PE062225

 Teaching Record

The College of New Jersey

Fluid Mechanics
Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology

Water Resources Engineering
Hydraulic Structure Design
Hydraulics Laboratory
Environmental Engineering
Advanced Engineering Mathematics II

Villanova University

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Professional Practices

Rowan University

Water Resources Engineering
Advanced Water Resources Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Engineering Hydrology
Open Channel Flow
Applied Hydraulics
Water Resources Capstone Course

Scholarly Record

Refereed Journal Articles

Horst, M.W., Traver, R.G., “Multi-Year Performance of a Pervious Concrete Infiltration
           Basin BMP
”, Accepted for Publication - Journal of Irrigation and Drainage (ASCE),
           October 2011

Braga, A., Horst, M.W., Traver, R.G., “Temperature Effects on the Infiltration Rate        
             through an Infiltration
Basin BMP”, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage (ASCE),
             November/December 2007, Vol. 133,
No. 6, 593-601

Johnson, P.A., Hey, R.D., Horst, M.W., Hess, A.J.,  Aggradation at Bridges”, Journal of
            Hydraulic
Engineering, February 2001, Vol. 127, No. 2, 154-157.

 

Manuscripts in Progress

Horst, M.W., “Controlling Mechanism of Outlet Scour at Box Culverts”, Anticipated
          Submission to the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering – American Society of Civil
          Engineers, Summer 2009

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Horst, M.W., "Temperature Effects on Shallow Water Infiltration Rates in an Underground Rock Bed
            BMP", 2010 International Commission of Agricultural Engineering World Congress
            Proceedings, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Horst, M.W., “Application of Particle Image Velocimetry in Hydraulic Engineering Research”,
            2009 International Association of Hydraulics Research Annual Congress Proceedings,
            Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Horst, M.W., Traver, R.G., “BMP Pollutant Removal Efficiency”, Proceeding of the  
         
2008 American Society of Civil Engineers – Environmental & Water Resources
          Institute (ASCE-EWRI) Congress Proceedings, Honolulu, HI.

Horst, M.W., and Miller, A.C., “Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS Applications”,
          Proceeding of the 2001 ASDSO Annual Conference, Snowbird, UT.

Horst, M.W., and Miller, A.C., “Unsteady Flow Routing Utilizing HEC-RAS (3.0)”,
          Proceeding of the 2000 ASDSO Annual Conference, Providence, RI
.

Horst, M.W., and Miller, A.C., "Uncertainty in the Variables Used to Calculate the PMF
          for Small
Watersheds", Proceedings of the 1999 ASDSO Annual Conference, St.
          Louis
, MO.

 

Presentations

Horst, M.W., "Introduction to HEC-RAS", New Jersey Association of Floodplain Managers
            2010 Annual Conference, Somerset, NJ - Invited Speaker

Horst, M.W., "Introduction to HEC-HMS", New Jersey Association of Floodplain Mangaers
            2010 Annual Conference, Somerset, NJ - Invited Speaker

Horst, M.W., "Temperature Effects on Shallow Water Infiltration Rates in an Underground Rock Bed
            BMP", 2010 International Commission of Agricultural Engineering World Congress
            Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Horst, M.W., “Application of Particle Image Velocimetry in Hydraulic Engineering Research”,
            2009 International Association of Hydraulics Research Annual Congress,
            Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Horst, M.W., Traver, R.G., “BMP Pollutant Removal Efficiency”, ASCE-Environmental
          and Water Resources Institute, 2008 Congress – Honolulu, HI

Horst, M.W., “Practical Applications of PIV to Hydraulic Engineering”, Water Resources
         Engineering Seminar Series, Civil Engineering Department, Pennsylvania State
         University
, University Park, Pa

Horst, M.W., Miller, A.C., “Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS Applications”, Association of 
          State Dam Safety Officials, National Conference 2001 – Snowbird, Utah

Horst, M.W., Miller, A.C., "Unsteady Flow Routing Utilizing HEC-RAS (3.0)",
          Association of State Dam Safety Officials, National Conference 2000 –
          Providence
, Rhode Island

Horst, M.W., Miller, A.C., "Uncertainty in the Variables Used to Calculate the PMF for
          Small Watersheds
", Association of State Dam Safety Officials, National
          Conference 1999 – St. Louis, Missouri

TCNJ Scholarly Grant
Recipient of 2008/2009 TCNJ Support of Scholarly Activity (SOSA) award.

Record of Service to the College Community

Departmental Committees
Transportation Engineering Faculty Search Committee (2006/2007 & 2007/2008)
Civil Engineering ABET committee (2007/2008)

School Committees
School of Engineering Disciplinary Standards Committee
School of Engineering Dean Search Committee (Academic Year 2007/2008)

College Committees
Presidents’ Climate Commitment Committee (Academic years 2007/2008 - current)

Academic Advisor
Engineers without Borders – TCNJ
TCNJ – Mixed Martial Arts Club
Water Watch

Record of Service to the Profession

Instructor – Continuing Education Short Courses

          HEC-RAS Basics
          HEC-RAS Advanced
          HEC-RAS Unsteady Flow
          HEC-HMS Basics
          HEC-HMS Advanced
          Engineering Hydrology using HEC-1
          Advanced Engineering Hydrology using HEC-1

Referee – Journal of Irrigation and Drainage (ASCE)
                  Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE)

Record of Service to the Surrounding Community

TCNJ – FIRST Vex challenge - Judge

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)
New Jersey Association of Floodplain Managers (NJFPM)
Villanova Urban StormWater Partnership (VUSP)

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