Derrick Rodriguez

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Derrick Rodriguez


 


Teaching Associate Professor
Brown Hall W310C
303.273.3177
drrodrig@mines.edu

Derrick received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2006. Derrick also holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming.

Derrick has previously worked as an adjunct in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as a research faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and was employed by various consulting firms for 5 years providing environmental engineering support to the Department of Energy’s Environmental Restoration Program. Derrick is also a registered professional environmental engineer in the state of Idaho.

Derrick lives in Applewood, has four children (15, 15, 11 and 8), and is an avid motorcyclist; enjoying both motocross track riding, as well as riding on the street on his Ducati 996.

Recent Publications

  • Miller, A., Rodriguez, D. and Honeyman, B. 2013. "Simplified behaviors from increased heterogeneity: I. 2-D Uranium transport experiments at the decimeter scale." Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 148:39-50.
  • Miller, A., Rodriguez, D. and Honeyman, B. 2013. "Simplified behaviors from increased heterogeneity: II. 3-D Uranium transport at the decimeter scale and intertank comparisons" Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 148:51-66.
  • Wilking, B., Rodriguez, D. and Illangasekare, T. 2013. "Experimental study of the effects of DNAPL distribution on mass rebound." Ground Water. 51(2):229-36.
  • Miller, A., Rodriguez, D. and Honeyman, B. 2010. "Upscaling Sorption/Desorption Processes in Reactive Transport Models To Describe Metal/Radionuclide Transport: A Critical Review." Environmental Science & Technology 44(21): 7996-8007

Courses

  • MEGN200 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  • MEGN201 Mechanical Field Session
  • MEGN351 Fluid Mechanics I
  • MEGN451 Fluid Mechanics II
  • MEGN361 Thermodynamics I
  • MEGN461 Thermodynamics II
  • MEGN553 Computational Fluid Dynamics


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