Jean Jacoby, Associate Dean and Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Seattle University
Dr. Jean Jacoby is Associate Dean and a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the College of Science of Engineering. She received a B.S. in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin in 1978 and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering and Science from the University of Washington in 1981 and 1986, respectively.
>From 1986-1991, she worked at several civil and environmental engineering consulting firms where she managed studies of toxic pollution in urban bays of Puget Sound, watershed and water quality investigations, and lake restoration projects. In 1991, she was appointed the Clare Boothe Luce Professor of Environmental Engineering at Seattle University. She was named the first Thomas J. Bannan Chair in Engineering at Seattle University in 1996.
Dr. Jacoby has taught courses in environmental engineering and science, and has conducted research in lakes and streams, specializing in the ecology and management of toxic and nuisance algae. She is active in several professional organizations, serving as the faculty advisor for the student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers for fourteen years, a board member of the North American Lake Management Society, and an associate editor for the journal Lake and Reservoir Management.