Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, F.ASCE, F.NSPE

Dennis Truax

Department Head, James T. White Chair, and Professor

Office: 235A Walker Engineering Building
truax@cee.msstate.edu
662.325.7187

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Major: Environmental Engineering, Minor: Biochemistry), Mississippi State University, 1986.
M.S., Civil Engineering (Major: Environmental Engineering), Mississippi State University, 1978.
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976.

Research Interests

  • Water and Wastewater Management Systems and Optimization
  • Alternative Treatment and Disposal
  • Watershed Management

Teaching Interests

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Design
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Remediation and Management

Service Interests

  • Mississippi Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Surveyors
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc.

Other Interests

  • Private Pilot - Instrument Rated
  • Student Mentor