M. Brett Borup

Environmental Engineering
Ph.D. Engineering, Clemson University, 1985.
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M. Brett Borup
Associate Professor

 

Education

Clemson University PhD, Engineering, 1985.
Utah State University MS, Engineering, 1983.
Humboldt State University BS, Environmental Resources Engineering, 1980.

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU (1995-present)
  • Vice President for Public Works, Hawaii Reserves, Inc. (1992-1995)
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU (1987-1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Tennessee Technological University (1985-1987)

Professional Development

  • Consistent involvement in professional organizations in technical and educational areas
  • Attended and have taught at American Society of Civil Engineering Practitioner and Faculty Advisor Training Workshop and annual Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders
  • Occasional consulting

Consulting and Patents

  • Have provided consulting services in the area of environmental engineering for: United Nations Industrial Development Organization, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, State of Utah, Zion’s Securities Corporation, Hawaii Reserves, Inc., Westech, Aqua Engineers, and Professional Publications, Inc.

States in Which Professionally Licensed

  • Hawaii, PE-8289

Principal Publications in the Last Five Years

  • Borup, Michael Brett and David Fayol. "Remote Sensing of a Utah Reservoir Demonstrates How TMDL's May Not Achieve Load Reductions Year-Round." Water Environment Federation 25.6 (2013): 52-55. <www.wef.org/magazine>
  • Borup, Michael Brett and Victor Narteh. "Mapping and Modeling Chlorophyll-a Concentration in Utah Lake Using LANDSAT 7 ETM+ Imagery." WEFTEC 2013 Conference Proceedings. Alexandria, VA: Water Environment Federation, 2013: 7 pp.. <wef.org>
  • Borup, Michael Brett. "Evaluation of the TMDL for East Canyon Reservoir Using Remote Sensing." Environmental Science and Technology 2012. Vol. 1. Houston, TX: American Science Press, 2012: 145-149.
  • Borup, Michael Brett and Victor N. A. Narteh. "Mapping and Modeling Chlorophyl-a Concentrations in Utah Lake Using Landsat-7 ETM+ Imagery." Environmental Science and Technology 2012. Eds. George Sirial and Jihua Hong. Vol. 1. Houston, TX: American Science Press, 2012: 150-155.
  • Borup, Michael Brett, Gordon K Liljenquist, A Woodruff Miller, and Gus P Williams. "Water Quality in Utah Lake Tributaries Over Forty Years." Environmental Scient and Technology 2012 Volume 1. Eds. George Sirial and Jihua Hong. Vol. 1. Houston, TX: American Science Press, 2012: 9-14.
  • Borup, Michael Brett and David A. Fayol. "Evaluation of the TMDL for East Canyon Reservoir Using Remote Sensing." Proceedings of the 85th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). Water Environment Federation, 2012: 1367-1374.
  • Borup, Michael Brett. "An Assessment of the Similarities and Differences in the Values Held by Various Groups Involved in Wastewater Treatment Plant Design." 2011 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education, 2011: 13 pp.
  • Borup, Michael Brett, Jessica Hanson, and Gabriel Smith. Addressing and Assessing Program Outcomes in a Civil Engineering Department Seminar Course. Vol. June, 2010. American Society of Engineering Education, 2010: 9 pp. <soa.asee.org/paper/conference/paper-view.cfm?id=24003>
  • Williams, Gus P, Warren Casbeer, Everett James Nelson, and Michael Brett Borup. "Phosphorus Distribution in Reservoir Sediments: Implications for Groundwater Transport." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) 2010 Congress, Pprovidence, Rhode Island. Vol. May 16-20. Reston, VA: ASCE/EWRI, 2010.
  • Williams, Gus P, Warren Casbeer, Everett James Nelson, and Michael Brett Borup. "Distribution in Reservoir Sediments: Implications for Groundwater Transport." ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute 2010 Congress. Providence, Rhode Island: Proceedings of the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute 2010 Congress, 2009.
  • Borup, M. B. (Presenter & Author), Narteh, V. (Author Only), WEFTEC, "Mapping and Modeling Chlorophyll-a Concentration in Utah Lake Using LANDSAT 7 ETM+ Imagery," Water Environment Federation, Chicago, IL. (October 2013).
  • Jones, N. L. (Presenter Only), Williams, G. P. (Author Only), Casbeer, W. (Author Only), Nelson, E. J. (Author Only), Borup, M. B. (Author Only), World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010, "Phosphorus Distribution in Reservoir Sediments: Implications for Groundwater Transport," ASCE-EWRI, Providence, Rhode Island. (May 2010).
  • Williams, G. P., Casbeer, W., Nelson, E. J., Borup, M. B., ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute 2010 Congress, "Distribution in Reservoir Sediments: Implications for Groundwater Transport," Providence, Rhode Island. (May 2009).

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • Member of International Water Association, Water Environment Federation, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Faculty Advisor, BYU Student Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers

Honors and Awards

  • ASCE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Certificate of Commendation, American Society of Civil Engineers. (2010 - Present).
  • Region 8 Outstanding Faculty Advisor, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007
  • Faculty Advisor Letter of Commendation, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006, 2008

Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years

  • Faculty Advisor, BYU Student Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (1998-present)
  • Utah Operator Certification Council Member, 2001, 2008
  • President, Water Environment Federation of Utah, 2000-2001