William E. Eichinger

(319) 335-6034
523B Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Hydrologic Science, University of California-Davis, 1995
M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1985
B.S., Physics, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1976
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Hydrology and fluid mechanics in the environment; atmospheric pollution control and remediation; optical remote sensing; Lidar (laser radar); nuclear physics; engineering.
Present Research Interests: 
Development of wind lidar capability; flow and emissions from confined animal facilities, long range transport from urban areas, development of the boundary layer.
Selected Publications: 
  • Vladimir Kovalev and William EichingerElastic Lidar: Theory, Practice and Analysis Methods, Wiley and Sons, New York, Spring, 2004. 
  • Eichinger, W.E. and D.I. Cooper, 2007, The Use of Lidar Remote Sensing for Spatially Resolved Measurements of Evaporation and Other Meteorological Parameters, Agronomy Journal ,99, 255-271. 
  • Eichinger, W.E., D. I. Cooper, J. Hatfield, L. Hipps, J. J. Nichols, R. Pfeiffer, and J. H. Prueger, Use of Elastic Lidar to Examine the Dynamics of Plume Dispersion from an Agricultural Facility, Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science,  2006. 
  • Eichinger, W.E., H.E. Holder, D.I. Cooper,  L.E. Hipps, R. Knight, W. P. Kustas, J. Nichols, and J. H. Prueger, Lidar Measurement of Boundary Layer Evolution to Determine Sensible Heat Fluxes, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Volume 6, Issue 6 (December 2005)  pp. 840–853. 
  • Eichinger, W.E., D.I. Cooper, W. Cottingame, P.R. Forman, J. Griegos, M.A. Osborn, D. Richter, L.L. Tellier, and R. Thornton,  The Development Of Raman Water-Vapor and Elastic Aerosol Lidars For the Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment,Atm. Oceanic Technology, Vol 16, #11, part 2, pp 1753-1766, (1999).
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Geophysical Union; Optical Society of America; Tau Beta Pi.