Peter Weiss, Ph.D., P.E.

Pete Weiss profile

Peter Weiss, Ph.D., P.E. Professor of Civil Engineering 219.464.5220 Gellersen Center, Room 211


B.S.- Michigan Technological University
M.S.- Michigan Technological University
Ph.D – University of Minnesota

  • Licensed Professional Engineer – Indiana
Courses Taught
  • Financial & Ethical Decisions in Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrology
  • Urban Storm water Management
  • Water Resources
Research Interests
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Surface water hydrology and storm water best management practices
  • Water resources
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    – NW Branch (2002-2004), Indiana Section of ASCE
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Erickson, A.J., Weiss, P.T., and Gulliver, J.S. 2018. Monitoring and Maintenance of Phosphate Adsorbing Filters,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, 144, 1: 05017007, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001296.
  • Erickson, A.J., Gulliver, J.S., and Weiss, P.T. 2017. Phosphate Removal from Agricultural Tile Drainage with Iron Enhanced Sand, Water, 9, 672; DOI:10.3390/w9090672.
  • Weiss, P.T., M. Kayhanian, J.S. Gulliver, and L. Khazanovich. 2017. Permeable Pavement in Northern North American Urban Areas: Research Review and Knowledge Gaps, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2017.1279482.
  • Weiss, P.T., and J.S. Gulliver. 2015. Effective Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of an Infiltration-based Stormwater Control Measure, Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment, 1(4).
  • Weiss, P.T., Westbrook, A., Weiss, J., Gulliver, J., and D. Biesboer. 2014. Effect of Water Velocity on Hydroponic Phytoremediation of Metals, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 16(2):203-217.
  • Erickson, A.J., J.S. Gulliver, and P. T. Weiss. 2012. Capturing Phosphates with Iron Enhanced Sand Filtration, Water Research, 46(9), 3032–3042.
  • Erickson, A.J., Gulliver, J.S., Kang, J.H., Weiss, P.T., and C.B. Wilson. 2010. Maintenance of Stormwater Treatment Practices, Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. Issue 146, pp 75-82.
  • Weiss, P.T., Erickson, A.J., and J.S. Gulliver. 2007. Cost and Pollutant Removal of Stormwater Treatment Practices, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 133, no. 3, pp. 218-229.
  • Erickson, A.J., Gulliver, J.S., and P.T. Weiss. 2007. Enhanced Sand Filtration for Stormwater Phosphorus Removal, Journal of Environmental Engineering, vol. 133, no 5, pp. 485-497.