Shannon Bartelt-Hunt

Shannon Bartelt-Hunt

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln) / Scott Campus (Omaha)
NH W181D / PKI 205A
(402) 472-8036
(402) 554-3868

Department Chair
Donald R. Voelte, Jr. and Nancy A. Keegan Chair of Engineering and Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Environmental), University of Virginia, 2004
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (Environmental), University of Virginia, 2000
  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, 1998


  • PE

Water Quality + Citizen Science

Areas of Research and Professional Interest

  • Physicochemical fate of contaminants in agroecosystems
  • Contaminant fate and transport in landfills
  • Water reuse in agricultural systems

Research Profiles:

Courses Taught

Honors and Awards

  • Student Impact Award: Outstanding Advisor (Engineers Without Borders), 2017
  • Grand Prize for University Research, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, 2015
  • R. Vernon McBroom Engineering Leadership Fellow, 2014
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • College of Engineering Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award, 2013
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award, 2012
  • McGraw-Hill/AEESP Award for Outstanding Teaching in Environmental Science and Engineering, 2011
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Education, 2011
  • UNL College of Engineering Faculty Service Award, 2011

Selected Publications

Liu, C; Akbariyeh, S.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.L.; Li, Y. (2022). Impacts of Future Climate Variability on Atrazine Accumulation and Transport in Corn Production Areas in the Midwestern U.S. Environmental Science and Technology, 10.1021/acs.est.2c00029.

Donner, L.; Staley, Z.R.; Petali, J.; Sangster, J.; Li, X.; Mathews, W.; Snow, D.; Howe, A.; Soupir, M.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.L. (2022). The Human Health Implications of Antibiotic Resistance in Environmental Isolates from Two Nebraska Watersheds. Microbiology Spectrum,

Ouattara, B.; Puvvula, J.; Abadi, A.; Munde, S.; Kolok A.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Bell, J.; Wichman, C.; Rogan, E. (2022).  Geospatial Distribution of Age-adjusted Incidence of the Three Major Types of Pediatric Cancers and Waterborne Agrichemicals in Nebraska. GeoHealth,