Paul Johnson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Dean, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
PO Box 879309
Tempe, AZ 85287-9309
USA
480-965-9235
Email: paul.c.johnson@asu.edu

Biography

Dr. Johnson is a Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment and is also the Dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Prior to becoming Dean in 2011, he served as Executive Dean (2006 - 2011) of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the Associate Vice President for Research for Arizona State University (2004-2006), and the Associate Dean for Research for of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (2002-2004). Before joining ASU in 1994, he was a Senior Research Engineer at the Shell Oil/Shell Chemical Westhollow Technology Center. His teaching, research, and professional activities focus on the application of contaminant fate and transport fundamentals to subsurface soil and groundwater remediation and risk assessment problems. Dr. Johnson is also the editor-in-chief for the National Ground Water Association's journal Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation.

Expertise

contaminants; contaminate migration; soil remediation; groundwater remediation; risk assessment; environmental engineering

Education

    Ph.D., Princeton University, 1987

    M.A., Princeton University, 1984

    B.S., University of California - Davis, 1983

Journal Articles

2011

Johnson, P. C., O. Revis and J. C. Johnson. 2011. Chemical prey cues influence urban microhabitat preferences of Western black widow spiders, Latrodectus hesperus. Journal of Arachnology 39:449-453. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/Hi11-19.1. (link)

2010

Beaulieu, J. J., J. L. Tank, S. K. Hamilton, W. M. Wollheim, R. O. Hall Jr, P. J. Mulholland, B. J. Peterson, L. R. Ashkenas, L. W. Cooper, C. N. Dahm, W. K. Dodds, N. B. Grimm, S. L. Johnson, W. H. McDowell, G. C. Poole, H. M. Valett, C. P. Arango, M. J. Bernot, A. J. Burgin, C. L. Crenshaw, A. M. Helton, P. C. Johnson, J. M. O Brien, J. D. Potter, R. W. Shiebley III, D. J. Sobota and S. M. Thomas. 2010. Nitrous oxide emission from denitrification in stream and river networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 108(1):214-219. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1011464108. (link)

Bernot, M. J., D. J. Sobota, R. O. Hall Jr, P. J. Mulholland, W. K. Dodds, J. R. Webster, J. L. Tank, L. R. Ashkenas, L. W. Cooper, C. N. Dahm, S. V. Gregory, N. B. Grimm, S. K. Hamilton, S. L. Johnson, W. H. McDowell, J. L. Meyer, B. Peterson, G. C. Poole, H. M. Valett, C. Arango, J. J. Beaulieu, A. J. Burgin, C. Crenshaw, A. M. Helton, P. C. Johnson, J. Merriam, B. R. Niederlehner, J. M. O Brien, J. D. Potter, R. W. Scheibley, S. M. Thomas and K. Wilson. 2010. Inter-regional comparison of land-use effects on stream metabolism. Freshwater Biology 55:1874-1890. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02422.x. (link)

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Book Chapters

2010

Jenerette, G. D. and J. G. Wu. 2010. Quantitative measures and ecological hierarchy. Pp. 75-95 In: Kapustka, L., W. Landis and P. C. Johnson eds., Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective. John Wiley & Sons.

Presentations

2000

Xu, Y., L. A. Baker and P. C. Johnson. 2000. Groundwater nitrate accumulation in an arid agro-urban ecosystem, Phoenix, Arizona. 30 May, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Conference Papers

2010

Toke, N. A., P. C. Johnson and K. Nelson. 2010. Earthquakes, cities and lifelines: Lessons integrating tectonics, society and engineering in middle school earth science. Presentation at the December 13-17 at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Fransicso,.