Research Team Bios

Ken Kerri (1934-2014), Founder
Ken Kerri
  • PhD, Sanitary Engineering (major), Water Resources and Economics/Statistics (minors), Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1965
  • MS, Sanitary Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1959
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Oregon State College, Corvallis, 1956
  • Professional Engineer, State of California

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento (formerly Sacramento State College): Assistant Professor, 1959–1963; Associate Professor, 1963–1968; Professor 1968–1997; Emeritus Professor, 1997

Consultant, Professional Consulting Services, 1960–1963; 1965–2014

Director, Office of Water Programs, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, 1965–1997; Consultant, 1997–2014

Professional Activities:
  • WEF Fellow, 2014
  • California Department of Public Health, Operator Certification Stakeholders Committee, 1998–2014
  • Water Distribution and Water Treatment O&M Committees, American Water Works Association, 1998–2014
  • Chairman, Small Water System Committee, American Water Works Association, 1988–1993
  • Education Trustee, American Water Works Association, 1987–1991
  • Executive Committee, Water Pollution Control Federation, 1986–1987
  • Vice Chairman, Wastewater Collection Systems Committee, Water Pollution Control Federation, 1977–1981; Chairman, 1981–1985
  • Transportation Research Board, Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Quality Committee, 1983–2007
  • Board of Governors, California Water Pollution Control Association, 1978–1981; President, 1983–1984
  • President, Association of Boards of Certification, 1983
  • President, National Environmental Training Association, 1979–1980
  • State Water Resources Control Board Advisory Committee on Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Training and Certification, 1975–2014
  • Education Administrator, California-Nevada Section, American Water Works Association, 1974–1978
Professional Interests: Operation and maintenance of wastewater collection and treatment facilities; operation and maintenance of water supply, treatment, and distribution facilities; utility management; impact of transportation systems on the environment; applications of systems analysis to environmental engineering problems