Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Donald I. Angelbeck

angelbeckProfessor Emeritus of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390
Phone: (419)530-8120/8110
Dr. Angelbeck is an environmental engineer with principal interest in the use of new technologies to optimize, control, and determine the reliability of conventional and recently developed biological and chemical wastewater treatment processes. A particular area where Dr. Angelbeck has collaborated on industrially sponsored projects is the utilization of waste products for sludge stabilization.


  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Purdue University, 1969
  • M.S.C.E., Washington University, 1966
  • B.S.C.E., Washington University, 1964


  • Professor Emeritus, 2001
  • Professor, 1987-2000
  • Associate Professor, 1976-1987
  • Assistant Professor, 1971-1976
  • General Dynamics Land Systems Division, 1990-present
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas Corp., Toledo, Ohio, 1972-present
  • WP Industries, Sandusky, Ohio, 1982-present
  • Wikel Manufacturing Co., Inc., Sandusky, Ohio, 1981-present
  • General Motors Corp., Sandusky, Ohio, 1981-1982
  • General Motors Corp., Defiance, Ohio, 1976-1978
  • City of Toledo, 1972-1973, 1975-1978
  • N-VIRO Energy Systems LTD, 1986-present

Ohio, Michigan




  • Angelbeck, D., and Minkara, R., "Closure Discussion of Strange Attractorsand Chaos in Wastewater Flow", Journal of ASCE, Environmental Division,May 1995.
  • Angelbeck, D., and Smith, R., "Use of POTW Biosolids in Bituminous Concrete",Proceedings ASCE/CSCE National Environmental Engineering, July 1995.
  • Angelbeck, D., "Stoichiometry and Kinetics of Waste Denitrification Using Anoxic Filters", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Dec. 1993.
  • Angelbeck, D., and Minkara, R., "Strange Attractors and Chaos in WastewaterFlow", Journal ASCE Environmental Division, in Feb. 1994.
  • Angelbeck, D., "The Use of First Order Second Moment Techniques for AssessingEnvironmental Process Reliability", Proceedings PIWC, May 1993.
  • Angelbeck, D., Burnham, J., and Nicholson, J. P., "A New Innovative SludgeStabilization/Management Process: Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) Alkaline StabilizationCompared to Anaerobic Digestion - An Economic Analysis", Water PollutionControl Federation, December 1989.

Other Reports:

  • "Environmental Assessment of Property - The Environmental Audit", MissouriWater Pollution Control Conference and Proceedings, June 1992.
  • "Alkaline Stabilization of Wastewater Sludge - Mechanical Properties andDrying Rates of the Sludge", Boston Society of Civil Engineers EnvironmentalDivision Proceedings, December 1991.
  • "A Review of the First Order Second Moment Technique for Assessing Environmental Process Reliability", Environmental Tech. Expo Conference, Chicago, IL, April 1991.
  • "Environmental Assessment of Property", Environmental Tech. Expo Conference,Chicago, IL, April 1991.
  • "CKD Uses for Pollution Control", National Cement Manufacturers Conf.,July 1990.
  • "Hazardous Waste Management Plans, and Ground Water Contamination", NationalCenter for Enviro. Control, Mar., June, and Oct., 1990, Toledo, Ohio.


  • "Water Softening Sludge Incorporation into Pozzolanic Paving Materialsto Increase Material Strength and Durability", No. 4105463, August 8, 1978.
  • "Incorporation of Domestic Sewage Sludge into Bituminous Concrete Mixesto Increase Material Strength and Better Engineering Design Properties",Pending.
  • Professional Affiliations
  • The Royal Society of Health
  • American Water Works Association
  • Water Pollution Control Federation
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
Honors and Awards:
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor, National ASCE Award, 1991, 1992
  • USEPA National First Place Award for Outstanding Technology for BeneficialUse of Municipal Wastewater Sludge, October 1990
  • Outstanding Professor of Civil Engineering Award; 1982-1983, 1983-1984,1985-1986
  • U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare Fellow, 1965-1969
  • U.S. Public Health Service Traineeship Fellow; 1964
  • American Society for Testing of Materials Award; 1963
  • Stupp Brothers Bridge and Iron Co. Student Award, 1961-1963
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Sigma Xi (Full Member)


















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