Christopher G. Uchrin

Professor, Graduate Program Director

Environmental Engineering

Office:ENR 262


Ph.D.  Environmental & Water Resources Engrg., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1980 
Dissertation:  "Mathematical  Modeling of Suspended Solids and  Associated Pollutant Transport" (Advisor: W.J. Weber, Jr.)


M.E.   Environmental Engineering, Manhattan College, Riverdale, N.Y., 1974

B.E.   Civil Engineering, Manhattan College, Riverdale, N.Y., 1972 


Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (V. Pres., Manhattan Col. Chptr., 1971-2) 

Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Soc. (Sec., Manhattan Col. Chptr., 1971-2) 

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society 

Outstanding Young Men of America, 1984 

Who’s Who in the World (1996-Present) 

Who’s Who in America (1997-Present) 

Cook College/NJAES, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (2011-Present) 

Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers (2016-Present) 

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society Member 

American Society for Testing and Materials Member and Committee Member 

American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow 

New Jersey Academy of Science Past President and Life Member 

New Jersey Water Pollution Control Association 

Water Environment Federation (formerly Water Pollution Control Federation) Life Member 

P.E., New York (1977-present) 


Research Interests

Mathematical modeling of contaminants in aquatic ecosystems, lake eutrophication.

Selected Publications

Miskewitz, R., K.L Francisco, and C.G. Uchrin, 2010.  “Comparison of a Novel Profile Method to Standard Chamber Methods for Measurement of Sediment Oxygen Demand,” J. Environ. Sci. Health, A45:795-802.  

Uchrin, C.G., 2010.  “Training the Next Generation of Environmental Engineers: Development of an Interdisciplinary Engineering Program at Rutgers University,” presented at the Third International World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 2010, published in J. World Univ. Forum, 3:53-58.   

Carter, G.P., R.J. Miskewitz, I. Sastry, Y. Mun, V. Vyas, S.Yoon P. Georgopoulos, and C.G. Uchrin, 2011,  “A Comparison of Kriging and Cokriging for the Geostatistical Estimation of Specific Capacity in the Newark Basin (NJ) Aquifer System,” J. Environ. Sci. Health, A46:371-377.   

Miskewitz., R.J., and C.G. Uchrin, 2013.  “In-Stream Dissolved Oxygen Impacts and Sediment Oxygen Demand Resulting from Combined Sewer Overflow Discharges,” J. Environ. Engrg., ASCE, 139:1307-1313. 

Tressler, A., and C.G. Uchrin, 2014.  “Mathematical Simulation of Chlorinated Ethene Concentration Rebound after In-Situ Chemical Oxidation,” J. Environ. Sci. Health, A49:869-881. 

 Miskewitz, RJ, Barone, D, Guterl, SJ, Uchrin, CG. 2017. Design of a GIS-based rating protocol to assess the potential for landfill closure using dredge material in post Hurricane Sandy New Jersey. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng., 52 (6):533-538.