Dr. C. Bryan Young


Bryan Young
  • Associate Professor
  • Director, University Honors Program
  • School of Engineering
  • Civil/Environmental/Architectural Engineering

Contact Info

Office Phone:
Department Phone:
Learned Hall, room #2150G
University of Kansas
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045

Research

Research interests:

  • hydrology
  • water resources engineering
  • watershed modeling
  • water quality monitoring

Selected Publications

Liu, Haidong, Z. C. Zheng, and C. Bryan Young. Three-Dimensional Computational Hydrodynamic Modeling for Algae Transport and Growth. Conference Proceedings. Proceedings of the 2017 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2017.Peltier, Edward, C. Bryan Young, LynnAnn Luellen, and Hyunjung Lee. “Monitoring Effectiveness of Tile Outlet Terrace Fields with Constructed Wetlands for Sediment, Nutrient and Volume Reduction in Northeastern Kansas.” Reports. Topeka, Kansas: Kansas Water Office, 2016.McEnroe, Bruce M, and C. Bryan Young. “Development of New Precipitation Frequency Tables for Counties in Kansas Using NOAA Atlas 14.” Reports, November 2014.Young, C. Bryan, Bruce M. McEnroe, Ricardo Gamarra, Yuan Luo, and Matthew Lurtz. “Estimating the Discharge for Ordinary High Water Levels in Kansas.” Reports, August 2014.Young, C. B., and B. M. McEnroe. “Evaluating the Form of the Rational Method.” Journal Articles. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 19, no. 1 (2014): 265–69.McEnroe, Bruce M, C. Bryan Young, and John E. Shelley. “Scaling of Reference Reach for Desired Bankfull Discharge.” Journal Articles. International Journal of Geosciences 5 (2014): 475–77.Deal, Evan, A. David Parr, and C. Bryan Young. “A Comparison Study of One- and Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Models for River Environments, Final Report.” Reports. Kansas Department of Transportation, Submitted/In Review.Deal, Evan, A. David Parr, and C. Bryan Young. “Chapter 4.3.6 Flow through a Bridge, HEC-RAS Verification and Validation Tests.” Journal Articles. US Army Corps of Engineers Institute of Water Resources, Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) Technical Reports, Submitted/In Review.

Selected Presentations

Peltier, E., Young, C. B., Luellen, L., & Lee, H. (11/15/2016 - 11/15/2016). Constructed Wetlands for Sediment, Nutrient and Runoff Volume Reduction in Northeastern Kansas. Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas. Manhattan, KansasYoung, C. B., Zheng, Z. C., & Liu, H. (7/20/2016 - 7/20/2016). Modeling Bathymetric Alteration for Enhanced Sediment Pass Through. Milford Lake Reservoir Sediment Management Workshop. Manhattan, KansasPeltier, E., Young, C. B., Luellen, L., & Lee, H. (6/15/2016 - 6/15/2016). Impact of Treatment Wetlands on Tile Outlet Terrace Drainage: A Monitoring Study. Upper Wakarusa WRAPS Meeting. Lawrence, KansasPeltier, E., Young, C. B., Luellen, L., & Lee, H. (5/26/2016 - 5/26/2016). Impact of Treatment Wetlands on Tile Outlet Terrace Drainage: A Monitoring Study. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016. West Palm Beach, FloridaLee, H., Luellen, L., Peltier, E., & Young, C. B. (5/26/2016 - 5/26/2016). Nutrient Removal in Wetlands Treating Agricultural Runoff. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016. West Palm Beach, FloridaYoung, C. B., & McEnroe, B. M. (12/31/2014). Estimating Design Discharges for Drainage Structures in Western Kansas. EWRI and ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Portland, OregonYoung, C. B., & McEnroe, B. M. (12/31/2014). Impacts of New NOAA Rainfall Frequency Estimates on Stormwater Facilities Design in the Kansas City Area. EWRI and ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Portland, Oregon

Awards & Honors

W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
University of Kansas
2007

Grants & Other Funded Activity

Streambank Assessment of the Cottonwood and Neosho Rivers above the John Redmond Reservoir. KS Water Office. $144000.00. (9/15/2015 - 10/31/2018). State of Kansas. Status: FundedMilford Lake Hydrodynamics Study. KDHE. $54000.00. Submitted 4/1/2016 (6/1/2016 - 6/30/2017). State of Kansas. Status: FundedEvaluation of Bathymetric Modification at the John Redmond Reservoir: Phase II. 15-114. KS Water Office. $43115.00. (2/1/2015 - 12/31/2015). State of Kansas. Status: FundedLag Times and Times of Concentration for Storm Drainage Design. KAN0072952. KDOT. $45000.00. (7/1/2014 - 12/31/2015). State of Kansas. Status: FundedLag Times and Times of Concentration for Storm Drainage Design in the Kansas City Metro. KAN0072953. Johnson County Public Works. $45000.00. (1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015). Local Government. Status: FundedSupplemental Monitoring of Constructed Wetlands in the Upper Wakarusa Watershed. KAN0072852. Kansas Department of Health and Environment. $20000.00. (1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015). State of Kansas. Status: FundedUpdated and Expanded Hydrologic Analysis of Wilshire Woods Watershed. KAN0072125. City of Overland Park, Kansas. $30000.00. (1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014). Local Government. Status: Funded