Joseph Atkinson.

Joseph F. Atkinson

Professor; Chair; Director, Great Lakes Program

Adjunct Research Professor - Dept. Geography & Planning, Buffalo State College

Contact Information

212F Ketter Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2220



PhD Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985

ME Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 1979

BS Independent Program of Studies, Harvey Mudd College, 1973

Research Interests

Great Lakes modeling (hydrodynamic, water quality), Environmental fluid mechanics, Ecosystem restoration, Sediment transport

Courses Taught by Prof. Atkinson

  • CIE 354 Fluid Mechanics
  • CIE 449 Environmental Engineering Design
  • CIE 546 Environmental Fluid Mechanics