Donald D. Carpenter 
PhD, PE, LEED AP

 
Vice President of Water Resources
Donald D. Carpenter, PhD, PE, LEED AP is an accredited green design professional and practicing professional engineer whose expertise includes green infrastructure, stormwater best management practices (BMPs), sustainability, hydrologic modeling and design, and field data collection for performance monitoring. He is proficient calibrating and applying numerous hydrologic and hydraulics models including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, RECARGA, PondPack, StormCAD, and Culvert Master.  Since 2001, Dr. Carpenter has been a professor of civil engineering at Lawrence Technological University teaching water resources courses including Hydraulic Engineering, Hydrology, Stormwater Management, Design, River Engineering & Restoration, and Ethics. He developed a series of faculty development workshops on entrepreneurial engineering and innovative teaching which he has delivered to hundreds of faculty on three continents. 
 
Dr. Carpenter also serves as Director of the Great Lakes Stormwater Management Institute at Lawrence Tech and actively conducts research on stormwater BMPs and advises communities on how to implement green infrastructure. Dr. Carpenter routinely provides professional lectures and short courses on innovative stormwater treatment design and their role in LID implementation. Recent venues for his presentations include the National Low Impact Development Conference, World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, International Association of Hydraulic Research, Florida Stormwater Association, Michigan Water Environment Association, Michigan Green Industry Association, and Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association.  In 2013, he was elected to serve as a Governor for Cranbrook Institute of Science (Bloomfield Hills MI) and a Director for the non-profit organization Pure Oakland Water (Pontiac MI). Finally, Dr. Carpenter is an active committee leader for the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute and a member of the Southeast Michigan Council of Government Clean Water Partners, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Committee, and Rouge River Advisory Council.
  
Registered Professional Engineer (PE #77517), Florida Board of Professional Engineers
 
Registered Professional Engineer (PE #6201056764), Michigan Board of Professional Engineers
 
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Green Building Certification Institute
 
NCI Charrette Facilitation Certified, National Charrette Institute, Portland OR