James D. Bowen, Ph.D.

James D. Bowen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: 
EPIC 3324
Phone: 
704-687-1215
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • B.A. Botany, Duke University, 1979
Research: 
  • Water quality and eutrophication modeling
  • Numerical modeling of wastewater treatment plants
  • Greenhouse gas emission assessments for wastewater treatment plants
  • Effects of microscale fluid motions around phytoplankton cells
  • Predicting harmful algal blooms.
Honors & Awards: 
  • Cingl├ęs du Mont-Ventoux, Bicinglette Level, No. 8, 2009
  • UNC Charlotte College of Engineering, Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2007
  • UNC Charlotte College of Engineering, Graduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2004
  • M.I.T. Hugh Hampton Young Fellowship, 1986-1989
  • Magna Cum Laude, Duke University, 1979
Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Society Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation (CERF)
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
  • Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Honor Society