Helene A. Hilger, Ph.D., P.E.

Helene A. Hilger, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus/Retired
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering , North Carolina State University, 1998
  • M.S., Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1984
  • B.S., Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1980
  • B.A., Biology, Rutgers, The State University - New Jersey, 1970
Research: 
  • Sustainable engineering planning, design and management
  • Microbiology applications to pollution prevention and abatement
  • Landfill methane emissions and oxidation
  • Composting and anaerobic digestion
Honors & Awards: 
  • Co-Recipient, International Solid Waste Management Publication Award, 2009
  • UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
  • Bank of America Teaching Award, 2007
  • UNC Charlotte College of Engineering, Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2004
  • Maxheim Fellowship for Promising Young Faculty Researcher, UNC Charlotte College of Engineering, 2004
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Member ASCE's Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
  • Chair, EWRI Sustainability Task Committee Member, International Water Association
  • Member, International Solid Waste Assocation and Past Member of the Editorial Board
  • Member, Solid Waste Assocation of North America Member, Water Environment Federation
  • Member, NC AWWA-WEA Member, American Society of Engineering Education
  • Member, Assocation of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers