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Sorber, Charles Arthur
American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences. Ed. Andrea Kovacs Henderson. Vol. 6. 29th ed. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2011. p1106-1107.
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Sorber, Charles Arthur

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, CIVIL ENGINEERING. Personal Data: b Kingston, Pa, September 12, 1939; m 1972, Linda; c Kimberly & Kingsley. Education: Pa State Univ, BS, 1961, MS, 1966; Univ Tex, Austin, PhD (environ eng), 1971. Honors & Awards: Gordon Maskew Fair Award, Am Acad Environ Engrs, 1993. Professional Experience: INTERIM PRES, UNIV TEX-PAN AM, 2009-; PROF EMER, DEPT CIVIL, ARCHITECTURAL & ENVIRON ENG, UNIV TEX, as of 2008; prof civil eng, Col Eng, Univ Tex, Austin; interim pres, Univ Tex, Arlington, beginning 2003; interim vice chancellor, Spec Eng Progs, Univ Tex, 2002-2003; pres, Univ Tex-Permian Basin, 1993-2001; prin investr, NSF grant, 1989-1991; prof & dean, Sch Eng, Univ Pittsburgh, 1986-1993; prof civil eng & assoc dean, L B Meaders prof eng, 1985-1986; prin investr, MACME grant, 1985-1986; grant, Environ Protection Agency, 1984-1986, 1987-1990, 1990-1993; prof civil eng & assoc dean, Col Eng, Univ Tex, Austin, 1980-1986; staff, Southwest Res Inst & Environ Protection Agency grant, 1978-1983; NSF grant, 1977-1980; co-prin investr, Environ Protection Agency grant, 1977-1979; staff, US Army & Mobility, Equip Res & Develop Command, 1977-1978; staff, Environ Protection Agency grant, 1976-1986; actg dir, Div Earth & Phys Sci & dir, Ctr Appl Res & Technol, Page 1107  |  Top of Article1976-1980; prin investr, Fischer & Porter Co, Pa, 1976-1978; asst dean, Col Sci & Math, Univ Tex, San Antonio, 1976-1977; assoc prof environ eng, Div Environ Studies, 1975-1980; dir, Environ Qual Div, US Army Med Bioengineering Res & Develop Lab, 1973-1975; comdr, US Army Med Environ Eng Res Univ, Md, 1971-1973; chief, Gen Eng Br, USArmy Environ Hyg Agency, 1966-1969; proj engr, Harris, Henry & Potter Inc, Pa, 1965-1966. Memberships: Am Soc Eng Educ; fel Am Soc Civil Engrs; Am Water Works Asn; fel Nat Soc Prof Engrs; Water Environ Fedn (pres elect, 1991-1992, pres, 1992-1993); Am Acad Environ Engrs; Int Asn Water Qual. Research Statement & Publications: Health effects associated with water and wastewater treatment processes including land application of wastewater and sludges; wastewater reuse including membrane processes and health effects; water-wastewater disinfection; kinetics and efficiency. Mailing Address: Off Pres, Univ Tex Pan Am, 1201 W Univ Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539-2999. Fax: 956-381-2150. E-Mail:

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"Sorber, Charles Arthur." American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences, edited by Andrea Kovacs Henderson, 29th ed., vol. 6, Gale, 2011, pp. 1106-1107. Gale Virtual Reference Library, Accessed 22 Apr. 2019.

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