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Harold M. Cota, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Office: (805) 543-2551
Fax: (805) 756-6330
Email: hcota@calpoly.edu


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Dr. Cota's General Information

Current Present Activities:

Research Interests:

  • Computer Modeling - Air Pollution Control
  • Noise Control -industrial, community
  • Air Emissions- computer models and  monitoring
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Education:  

  • B.S.- Chemical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley.
  • M.S.- Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University.
  • Ph.D.-Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma.
  • Registered Professional Engineer, California.
  • Diplomate of the Academy of Environmental Engineers.

Professional Experience and Service:

  • San Diego Gas & Electric - 5 summers as student engineer
  • Lockheed Missiles & Space Company- Electrochemistry Research-Fuel Cells
  • Consultant- Air Pollution Control & Noise Control
  • Member California Regional Water Quality Control Board (1970-1984)
  • Member of California Air Resource Board Research Screening Committee (1984-present)
  • Member West Coast Section Board of Directors

Professional Societies:

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • American Academy of Environmental Engineers (A A E E)
  • Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE)
  • Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)

Courses- some courses taught :

  • ENVE 304 - Thermodynamics of Processes
  • ENVE 309 - Noise and Vibration Control
  • ENVE 324 - Introduction to Air Pollution
  • ENVE 325  -Environmental Air Quality 
  • ENVE 411 - Air Pollution Control
  • ENVE 416 - Process Control and Environmental Modeling
  • ENVE 426 - Air Pollution Measurements  
  • ENVE 436 - Hazardous Waste Management 
  • ENVE 442 - Advanced Pollution Control System Design 
  • ENVE 450 - Pollution Prevention
  • ENVE 466 - Senior Project Design

45 years of teaching at Cal Poly completed June 2011


Additional Information:

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Last Updated: Sept 2012