Bill Doucette

Environmental | Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor


William  Doucette

Contact Information

Office Location: UWRL 305
Phone: 435-797-3178
Email: william.doucette@usu.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Educational Background

PhD, Water Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985
MS, Chemistry, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1980
BS, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Superior, 1978

Teaching Interests

CEE-PUBH 5730-6730 Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants CEE 5620 Aquatic Chemistry CEE-PUBH 5670 Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety

Research Interests

• Use of QSARs in environmental chemistry • Analysis of organic contaminants in environmental samples • Sorption of organics to soil/sediment • Measurement of physical/chemical properties used in environmental fate assessments of organic contaminants •Phytoremediation and plant uptake of organic contaminants •Indoor air contamination by organic contaminants •Environmental fate of organic contaminants

Awards


    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Doucette, W.J, (2011). Plant Uptake of Xenobiotics : Organic Xenobiotics and Plants Plant Ecophysiology. Springer Publishing Company
  • Doucette, W.J, Dettenmaier, E.M, Bugbee, B., Mackay, D., (2011). Mass Transport from Soil to Plants : Handbook of Chemical Mass Transport in the Environment . CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group
  • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S.C, Pajak, C.J, Ginn, J.S, (2003). Uptake, Metabolism, and Phytovolatilization of Trichloroethylene by Indigenous Vegetation: Impact of Precipitation: Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants. Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Doucette, W.J, Beutler, B., Holt, M.S, (2003). Web-based program for physical/chemical property estimation: QSARs for Endocrine Disruption, Pollution Prevention, Toxicity Screening and Persistence Predictions. SETAC Press
  • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S., Pajak, C., Ginn, J.S, (2002). Uptake, Metabolism, and Phytovolatilization of TCE by Vegetation at Humid and Arid Sites: Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida and Hill Air Force Base, Utah: Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants. John Wiley and Sons, Inc
  • Doucette, W.J, (2000). Soil and sediment sorption coefficients: Handbook of property estimation methods for chemicals. CRC Press LLC
  • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S., Plahen, W.A, Donney, D.C, Taffinder, S.A, Edwards, R., (1998). Phytoremediation of dissolved phase trichloroethylene using mature vegetation: Bioremediation and Phytoremediation, Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Battelle Press

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Technical Reports

    Research Reports

    • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, (1990). Field sampling/training activities at a wood preserving waste land treatment facility, Wiggins, Mississippi. U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
    • Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Project Summary: Treatment potential for 56 EPA listed hazardous chemicals in soil, EPA/600/S6-88/001. U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
    • Sims, R.C, Sims, J.L, Hansen, S., Doucette, W.J, McLean, J., Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Soil Transport and Fate (STF) Database and User's Manual, Partial Fulfillment of Cooperative Agreement CR-813211. Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA
    • Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Treatment potential for 56 EPA listed hazardous chemicals in soil, EPA/600/6-88/001. U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
    • Sims, R.C, Sims, J.L, Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, (1986). Waste-Soil Treatability Studies for Four Complex Industrial Wastes: Methodology and Results, EPA-600/6-86-003a,b. R.S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA

    Other Reports

    • Doucette, W.J, (2004). Phytovolatilization Measurements At Travis Air Force Base, California. Parsons Engineering
    • Doucette, W.J, (2003). Phytostabilization of shallow groundwater using tree plantings: Collection and analysis of plant tissue for trichloroethylene at Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. Parsons Engineering
    • Doucette, W.J, Chard, J., (2002). Determination of 14C-benzene uptake by phragmites in a laboratory-scale constructed wetland. Komex International Ltd
    • Doucette, W.J, Chard, J., (2002). Determination of DIPA and sulfolane uptake by hydroponically grown cattails. Komex International Ltd
    • Doucette, W.J, Benson, L.S, McLean, J.E, (2001). Relationship between trichloroethylene sorption/desorption and earthworm bioavailability for three soil packages obtained from the OU5 Site at Hill AFB, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
    • Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Benson, S., (2000). Determination of TCE sorption/desorption coefficients for three soil packages obtained from the OU-5 Site at Hill AFB, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
    • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B., Pajak, C., (2000). Impact of plants on the natural attenuation of chlorinated solvents at Operable Unit 2 Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
    • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, (1990). Field volatilization emission measurements in support of a land treatment verification study, Koch Refining Company. Barr Engineering
    • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, Gan, D.R, Doherty, J.D, (1989). Evaluation and modeling of volatile organic vapor transport in the unsaturated zone for groundwater quality protection. U.S. Geological Survey
    • Dupont, R.R, Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, (1987). Koch Refinery/Barr Engineering land treatment demonstration project: final report. Barr Engineering

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Other

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Teaching

      CEE 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2019
      PUBH 5730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2019
      CEE, PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2019
      CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2019
      CEE 6800 - Division of Environmental Engineering Seminar, Fall 2018
      CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2018
      CEE, PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2018
      CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2018
      CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2017
      CEE, PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2017
      CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2017
      CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2016
      CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2016
      CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2015
      CEE 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2015
      CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2015
      CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2015
      CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2014
      CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2014
      CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2014
      CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2013
      CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Fall 2013
      CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2013
      CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2013
      CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2012
      CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2012
      CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2012
      CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2011
      CEE 5620 - AQUATIC CHEMISTRY, Spring 2011
      CEE 5670 - HAZ CHEM SAFETY, Spring 2011
      PUBH 5670 - HAZ CHEM SAFETY, Spring 2011
      CEE 6730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2010
      PUBH 5730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2010

      Graduate Students Mentored

      Autumn Slade, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2018
      Vivian Tsai, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2017
      Eric Curry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2012
      Todd Wetzel, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2011
      Jeffery Flashinski, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2016 - May 2019
      Naho Orito, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
      Oksana Roth, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
      Scout Mendenhall, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
      Andrew J. Hall, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2008
      Erik Dettenmaier, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2008
      Brandon K. Chard, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2005
      Erik Dettenmaier, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2005
      Clayton H. Ten Eyck, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004
      Clayton H. Ten Eyck, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004
      Holly C. Guerrero, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004