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Dr. Eban Bean, PhD, PE

Assistant Professor:

  • Department of Engineering
  • East Carolina University
  • Slay Hall, Suite 250
  • Phone: 252-328-9722
  • E-mail:beaneb@ecu.edu

Education

Doctorate of Philosophy, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2010
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Evaluation of Retention Basins and Soil Amendments to Improve Stormwater Management in Florida
Advisor: Michael Dukes, PhD, PE

Masters of Science, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, 2005
Minor, Civil Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
A Field Study to Evaluate Permeable Pavement Surface Infiltration Rates, Runoff Quantity, Runoff Quality, and Exfiltrate Quality
Advisor: William F. Hunt, PhD, PE

Bachelors of Science, Biological Engineering, 2003
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2012-present

Assistant Scientist
Institute for Coastal Science and Policy, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2012-present

Senior Staff Engineer
Geosyntec Consultants Inc., Kennesaw, GA
2010-2011

Research Interests

Urban Stormwater Control Measures
Impacts of Wastewater Treatment on Coastal Water Quality
Coastal Plain Watershed Hydrology
Spatially Distributed Water Quality Monitoring

Current Research Projects

Evaluation of Groundwater Recharge by Permeable Pavements
Impacts of Wastewater Treatment Options in Coastal North Carolina
Water Quality Sampling Density for Stream Characterization
Monitoring of Coastal Plains Tidal Blackwater Stream System

Professional Memberships

American Society of Civil Engineers
Environmental Water Resources Institute
Urban Water Resources Research Council
American Water Resources Association
North Carolina Water Resources Association
American Society of Engineering Educators