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Thomas S. Soerens

Professor of Engineering



FREY 230 ext. 2187

Interest and areas of expertise

B.S. Civil Engineering (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)

M.E., Ph.D. Civil Engineering (University of Oklahoma)

Classes I teach

ENGR 213 Engineering Statics, ENGR 301 Seminar I

ENGR 345 Fluid Mechanics, ENGR 346 Water Resources Engineering

ENGR 353 Environmental Engineering


Dr. Soerens teaches in Environmental and Civil engineering with specialties in water resources, storm water, ground water, and water treatment. He performs design and applied research in water systems in rural developing communities. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Ecological Designer. Dr. Soerens has worked in several countries including two years as a water and sanitation engineer in the Maldives. He has also worked for the USEPA and for engineering consulting firms.

He and his wife Kelly have four adult children. For hobbies, he enjoys biking, and playing the guitar