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William Rahmeyer

William  Rahmeyer

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 229
IconPhone: 435-797-3180

Educational Background:

PhD, Civil Engineering, (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics), Colorado State University, 1980
MS, Civil Engineering, (Hydraulics), Colorado State University, 1975


Presentation HighlightsDesign of CulvertsFloodplain Vegetation

William Rahmeyer is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the lead Professor of the Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics Program for the Civil Engineering Department and the Utah Water Research Laboratory. Areas of specialization include: over-bank flooding, the effects of vegetation on flow resistance, fusegate control structures, model studies of hydraulic structures, sedimentation and erosion studies, basic research in open and closed conduit flow, control valves, cavitation, transients, and Hydro machinery testing.

He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, member of the board of directors for the Utah Floodplain and Storm Water Management Association, and serves on committees for ASME, ISA, AWAA, ASHRAE, and ASEE.