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Yvette Weatherton

Name

[Weatherton, Yvette]
  • Senior Lecturer

Professional Preparation

    • 2000 Ph.D. in Engineering & Applied ScienceUniversity of New Orleans
    • 1995 M.S. in Chemistry (Environmental Option)Southern University
    • 1993 B.S. in Civil EngineeringSouthern University

Appointments

    • Aug 2013 to Present Program Director
      National Science Foundation   Division of Undergraduate Education
    • June 2011 to Present Associate Chair
      University of Texas at Arlington   Department of Civil Engineering
    • Sept 2007 to Present Senior Lecturer
      University of Texas at Arlington   Department of Civil Engineering
    • June 1999 to Dec 2000 Graduate Assistant
      University of New Orleans   Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    • Jan 1997 to Sept 1998 Assistant (to) Dean/Director of Student Recruitment, Retention & Learning Center
      Southern University Baton Rouge   College of Engineering
    • Aug 1995 to Aug 2007 Assistant/Associate Professor
      Southern University Baton Rouge   Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Memberships

  • Membership
    • June 2007 to Present ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
    • Aug 2007 to Present National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
    • Jan 2001 to Present American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research and Expertise

  • Licensure

    Registered Environmental Engineer, Louisiana #30192

  • Background

    Dr. Weatherton joined UTA in September 2007. She teaches undergraduate civil and environmental engineering courses, serves as an undergraduate advisor, and was appointed Associate Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering in 2011.  Dr. Weatherton is actively involved in implementing and assessing projects related to recruitment and retention of students who are typically underrepresented in STEM fields, as well as others related to her expertise in air quality.

Publications

      Journal Article 2015
      • Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Sattler, Melanie, Mattingly, Stephen P., Chen, Victoria, Rogers, K. Jamie, Dennis, Brian.  (2015) A Multi-pronged Approach for Incorporating Sustainability into an Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum.  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Volume 141, SPECIAL ISSUE: Sustainability Education in Civil and Environmental Engineering, C5014003.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2014
      • Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Mattingly, Stephen P., Kruzic, Andrew P., Frost, Heather and Rahman, Ziaur.  Is There a Correlation between First Year Critical Thinking Assessment Test Performance and Retention among Civil Engineering Students?  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2014.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Mattingly, Stephen P., Kruzic, Andrew P., Pearson Weatherton, Yvette, Frost, Heather and Rahman, Ziaur.  Alternative Analysis in the Curriculum: Making Better Decisions.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2014.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Jones, Erick C., Weatherton, Yvette Pearson, Gray, Billy, Armstrong, Harrison and Chen, Wei. (2014) A Framework for Detecting Hazardous Events Occurring in Transit with AutoID Technologies.  IEEE Sensors, Volume 14, No. 9.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2013
      • Athappan, Annaprabha; Sumitsawan, Sulak; Gangupomu, Roja Haritha; Kositkanawuth, Ketwalee; Parikh, Parthen; Afotey, Benjamin; Sule, Neelesh; Kalidindi, Sahithi Raj; Sattler, Melanie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette. (2013)  Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Surface Coating Facilities: Characterization of Facilities, Estimation of Emission Rates, and Dispersion Modeling of Off-Site Impacts.  Journal of Environmental Protection, Volume 2013, No. 4.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Gray, Billy, Jones, Erick C, Weatherton, Yvette, Sunnarto-Bussey, Restu, Armstrong, Harrison. (2013) Utilizing Pipeline Quality and Facility Sustainability to Optimize Crude Oil Supply Chains. International Journal of Supply Chain Management Volume 2, No. 4.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2012
      • Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Chen, Victoria; Mattingly, Stephen; Rogers, K. Jamie; Sattler, Melanie. Sustainable Engineering Internships: Creation and Assessment. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Sattler, Melanie; Chen, Victoria; Dennis, Brian H.; Mattingly, Stephen; Rogers, K. Jamie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Rani, Madhu; Kositkanawuth, Ketwalee.  Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Engineering Sustainable Engineers.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Chen, Victoria; Rogers, K. Jamie; Graham, Andrea; Dickson, John; Mattingly, Stephen; Sattler, Melanie; Pearson Weatherton, Yvette. Sustainable Industrial Engineering Modules.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Mattingly, Stephen; Chen, Victoria; Dennis, Brian H.; Rogers, K. Jamie; Sattler, Melanie; Weatherton, Yvette Pearson; Afotey, Benjamin. Multidisciplinary Sustainable Senior Design Project: Design of a Campus Biodiesel Refinery.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2012.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Pearson Weatherton, Yvette; Sattler, Melanie, Mattingly, Stephen; Chen, Victoria; Rogers, K. Jamie; Dennis, Brian.  Engineering Sustainable  Engineers through the Undergraduate Experience.  Forum on Public Policy.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2011
      • Pearson Weatherton, Y., Daza, S. and Pham, V.  Perceived Barriers to Participation in Engineering:  Why Underrepresented Groups Remain Underrepresented.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Sattler, M., Pearson Weatherton, Y., Mattingly, S., Chen, V. and Rogers, K. J.  Engineering Sustainable Civil Engineers.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Pearson Weatherton, Y., Isbell, B., Kruzic, A., Tiernan, J., Peterson, L. and Pham, V.  Mathematics Performance and First Year Retention of Students in Engineering Learning Communities.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Wade, B., Pearson Weatherton, Y. and Sattler, M.  Educational Benefits of Computational Modeling and Kinesthetic Experimentation.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, June 2011.
        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2010
      • Weatherton, Y.  Appendix B: Review Questions.  Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Linton Atlantic, Editor: Ruth Reck, 2010.
        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2010
      • Weatherton, Y. and Womack-Richardson, E.  An Examination of Air Temperatures and Soil Temperatures in the United States Gulf Coast and Implications Related to Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Soil.  Chapter 36, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Linton Atlantic, Editor: Ruth Reck, 2010.
        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2007
      • Weatherton, Y. and Womack-Richardson, E.Analysis of Surface Temperature and Soil Temperature Trends in the United States Gulf Coast.Forum on Public Policy. Volume 3, No. 4, 2007, pp.467-470.  
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2006
      • Weatherton, Y. Clear Skies in Louisiana. The Louisiana Civil Engineer. Volume 14, No. 4, August 2006, pp. 5-7.  
        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2005
      • Kura, B., Weatherton, Y., et al. Sidestream Cigarette Smoke: A Low Cost Monitoring System to Evaluate PM10 and PM2.5 Emission Factors.WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment.Volume 42, May 2005, pp. 417-424.  
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2004
      • Weatherton, Y.Community Air Monitoring Network. The Louisiana Civil Engineer.Volume 13 No. 1, pp.19-21, November 2004.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1999
      • Weatherton, Y., Sadanand, P. and Kura B.Model to Predict Ambient Particulate Matter at Traffic Intersections, Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Conference of the Air & Waste Management Association, June 1999.  
        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2010 to Aug 2014 Civil Engingineering and Life Decisions: Choose Wisely (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $118348
    • July 2010 to June 2013 UTA REU Site on Hazard Mitigation (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $300000
    • Sept 2009 to Aug 2011 Engineering Sustainable Engineers (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $150000
    • Feb 2009 to Jan 2015 Focus on Retention in Cohorts of Engineering Students (PI) sponsored by  - $600000
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2009 Surface Coating Permit by Rule Protectiveness and Streamlining Review (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $69951
    • Mar 2008 to Mar 2010 Scientist Services Detailed in Holcim Settlement Agreement (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $20000
    • Mar 2008 to Feb 2011 UTA RET Site on Hazard Mitigation (Co-PI) sponsored by  - $511456
    • Jan 2007 to Dec 2011 Scholarships Creating Opportunities for Retention in Engineering (Southern University, PI until relocation) sponsored by  - $500000

Courses

      • CE 3334-001 PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
        Physical, chemical, and biological unit operations and processes in an air, water, and land environment. Prerequisite: CHEM 1465 or 1442; CE 3305 or consent of instructor; concurrent enrollment in CE 3131.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • CE 1105-001 INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING
        Introduction to basic civil engineering practice. There are several writing assignments and an oral presentation. Use of spreadsheet and word processor software in solving civil engineering problems and presenting solutions. Professional engineering licensure and the various specializations within civil engineering are covered. This course also satisfies the university's computer literacy requirement.  Prerequisite: CE 1104 or concurrent enrollment. 
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5321-001 ENGINEERING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS
        Fundamental principles of engineering science applicable to the comprehension and design of engineered environmental systems. Includes water and air quality indices; kinetic and reactor theory; mass and energy balances; fluid system theory; and applications of physical, chemical and biological processes in the design of engineered environmental systems. May not be used to satisfy any of the requirements for a graduate degree in Civil Engineering. Prerequisite: PHYS 1441, CHEM 1442, MATH 2425.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus

Service to the Profession

  • Other
    • Mar 2007 to  Aug 2013 Reviewer - National Science Foundation

      Reviewed proposals for multiple programs

    • Jan 2001 to  Aug 2007 American Society of Civil Engineers
      • Director, LA Section Board of Directors (2006-07)
      • Publications Committee Member, LA Section (2003-07)
      • Younger Members Chair, LA Section (2004-06)
      • Faculty Advisor, Southern University Chapter (2001-2007)
      • Faculty Coordinator, Deep South Regional Conference (2001-02)
  • Volunteered
    • Aug 2010 to  Present Reviewer - ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice

      Peer review of journal articles

    • Jan 2010 to  Present Reviewer - ASEE Advances in Engineering Education

      Peer review of journal articles

    • Oct 2005 to  Mar 2006 Reviewer - ASEE Gulf Southwest Regional Conference

      Peer review of articles for confere presentations

    • Jan 2010 to  Mar 2011 National Society of Black Engineers

      DMAE Professional Development Conference Committee Member (2010, 2011)

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2007 to  Present Departmental Service
      • Undergraduate Advisor (2007 - present)
      • ABET Task Team Member (2008 - present)
      • ABET Coordinator (2011 - present)
      • Strategic Planning Committee (2011- 2012)
    • Aug 2013 to  Present College of Engineering Service
      • CE Representative to the COE ABET Committee (2011 - present)
      • FIG Mentor (2009 - 2011)
      • First Year Seminar Task Force (2010 - 2011)

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Recent Professional Development Activities

      2012

      • ASEE/NSF S-STEM Projects Meeting
      • Engineering Ethics Seminar
      • Communication and Conflict Resolution

      2011

      • Harassment Issues in Higher Education
      • Understanding Leadership in Higher Education
      • Green Stormwater Management
      • Engineering Ethics Seminar
      • ASEE Annual Conference

      2009

      • Effective College Teaching Workshop
    • Dec  Recent Honors and Awards

      2012

      • UTA Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching
      • Delegate, Oxford Round Table on the Environment and Climate Change

      2011

      • Nominee, UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award
      • Nominee, ASEE Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education

      2010

      • UTA Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching
      • Nominee, UTA Outstanding Academic Advisor

      2009

      • College of Engineering Research Excellence Award