Thomas Ballestero

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Director, UNH Stormwater Center
Phone: (603) 862-1405
Office: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Gregg Hall Rm 238, Durham, NH 03824
Thomas Ballestero

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

  • CEE 650: Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • CEE 755: Pressurized Water Systems
  • CEE 758: Stormwater Management Designs
  • CIE 642: Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • CIE 745: Engineering Hydrology
  • CIE 755: Pressurized Water Systems
  • CIE 758: Stormwater Management Designs
  • CIE 759: Stream Restoration
  • CIE 788: Project Planning and Design
  • CIE 959: Adv Stream Restoration Topics
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Civil Engineering

Selected Publications

Andres, A. S., Ballestero, T. P., & Musick, M. L. (2018). Stormwater Management: When Is Green Not So Green?. Groundwater, 56(3), 357-358. doi:10.1111/gwat.12653

Barbu, I. A., & Ballestero, T. P. (2015). Closure to “Unsaturated Flow Functions for Filter Media Used in Low-Impact Development—Stormwater Management Systems” by Iulia A. Barbu and Thomas P. Ballestero. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 141(11), 07015020. doi:10.1061/(asce)ir.1943-4774.0000914

Barbu, I. A., & Ballestero, T. P. (2015). Unsaturated Flow Functions for Filter Media Used in Low-Impact Development—Stormwater Management Systems. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 141(1), 04014041. doi:10.1061/(asce)ir.1943-4774.0000766

Roseen, R. M., Ballestero, T. P., Houle, K. M., Heath, D., & Houle, J. J. (2014). Assessment of Winter Maintenance of Porous Asphalt and Its Function for Chloride Source Control. Journal of Transportation Engineering, 140(2), 04013007. doi:10.1061/(asce)te.1943-5436.0000618

Parasiewicz, P., Ryan, K., Vezza, P., Comoglio, C., Ballestero, T., & Rogers, J. N. (2013). Use of quantitative habitat models for establishing performance metrics in river restoration planning. Ecohydrology, 6(4), 668-678. doi:10.1002/eco.1350

Houle, J. J., Roseen, R. M., Ballestero, T. P., Puls, T. A., & Sherrard, J. (2013). Comparison of Maintenance Cost, Labor Demands, and System Performance for LID and Conventional Stormwater Management. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 139(7), 932-938. doi:10.1061/(asce)ee.1943-7870.0000698

Roseen, R. M., Ballestero, T. P., Houle, J. J., Briggs, J. F., & Houle, K. M. (2012). Water Quality and Hydrologic Performance of a Porous Asphalt Pavement as a Storm-Water Treatment Strategy in a Cold Climate. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(1), 81-89. doi:10.1061/(asce)ee.1943-7870.0000459

Watts, A. W., Ballestero, T. P., Roseen, R. M., & Houle, J. P. (2010). Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Stormwater Runoff from Sealcoated Pavements. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(23), 8849-8854. doi:10.1021/es102059r

Roseen, R. M., Ballestero, T. P., Houle, J. J., Avellaneda, P., Briggs, J., Fowler, G., & Wildey, R. (2009). Seasonal Performance Variations for Storm-Water Management Systems in Cold Climate Conditions. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135(3), 128-137. doi:10.1061/(asce)0733-9372(2009)135:3(128)

Watts, A. W., Ballestero, T. P., & Gardner, K. H. (2006). Uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in salt marsh plants Spartina alterniflora grown in contaminated sediments. Chemosphere, 62(8), 1253-1260. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2005.07.006

Most Cited Publications