Ron Breitmeyer, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor - Engineering | Engineering
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Ron Breitmeyer


Dr. Ronald Breitmeyer holds a Ph.D. in Geological Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focusing on hydrological properties of municipal solid waste landfills. His post-graduate career at Exponent, Inc. involved environmental modeling, remediation analysis, and forensic cost analysis. He later served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, leading research on abandoned mine lands and wildfire-burned soil geotechnical properties. 

For the past four years, Dr. Breitmeyer has been an associate research Hydrogeologist at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, specializing in groundwater models and field investigations for the Ground Water Investigation Program. He is a licensed engineer in Wyoming. Now teaching at Carroll College, Dr. Breitmeyer appreciates Montana's many excellent outdoor recreational opportunities.

Research interests: Modeling, Groundwater Hydrogeology, Vadose Zone Hydrogeology, Mining, Mine Closure, Geomaterials Testing, Environmental Remediation, Environmental Awareness, Earth Science, and Engineering Education.

Ph.D., Geological Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison
M.S., Hydrogeology, University of Nevada, Reno
B.S., Hydrogeology, University of Nevada, Reno