Professor, Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Jim Stone is a Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He joined SD Mines after completing his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering at Penn State. He completed my BS in Civil Engineering, and MS degree in Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech. Between his studies at Virginia Tech and Penn State, he was an environmental consultant for five years where he designed environmental remediation systems for water, wastewater, and hazardous waste applications. His research interests have focused on a variety of collaborative and interdisciplinary projects focusing on sustainability and the environment, including life cycle assessment (LCA) applications focused towards agricultural and environmental engineering processes, and fate and transport of contaminants from historical mine sites. In the classroom, he has taught a wide range of core and specialty environmental and sustainable engineering courses, and integrates active and problem based learning approaches into all of his classes.
User Services Librarian
Ashley Weinheimer is a Digital Platform Trainer on McGraw-Hill Education’s User Services team. She has served as a STEM librarian at a variety of institutions, including at an academic engineering library, a corporate R&D center library, and a public library. Ashley earned her MLIS from University of Pittsburgh and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.