Jeannie Darby

Jeannie Darby

Position Title

Civil and Environmental Engineering

3134 Ghausi

Professor Darby's research focuses on water and wastewater treatment processes, including ultraviolet light disinfection, filtration, adsorption, and nutrient removal. One recent focus is a field scale demonstration project aimed at providing proof of concept for the implementation of consolidated management for nitrate removal for a cluster of small disadvantaged water systems in the San Joaquin Valley.

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 UC Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award
  • 2017 AWWA Small Systems Division Best Paper Award
  • 2011 Water Environment Federation William W. Edgar Pioneer Award, UV Disinfection
  • 2010 University of Texas CAEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni
  • 2005-10 Gerald T. and Lillian P. Orlob Professor of Water Resources Engineering
  • 2004 College of Engineering, Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2001 Nat’l Soc. of Professional Engineers, Engineering Education Excellence Award
  • 2001 American Society of Engineering Education, Sharon Keillor Award
  • 1996-97 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.