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Amy Chan Hilton

Amy Chan Hilton

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Florida State University

Phone: (850) 410-6121

2525 Pottsdamer Street
Tallahassee, FL 32310



Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Virginia, 2000

Research Interests:

Dr. Chan Hilton joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering in January 2000, after receiving her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia. Dr. Chan Hilton is the coordinator of the environmental and water resources engineering area in the department. She teaches courses in environmental engineering and groundwater hydrology. Her research interests include optimization of environmental engineering and water resources systems, evolutionary computation, environmental systems analysis, life cycle assessment of emerging technologies, and contaminant fate and transport.

Publications List:

  • Penagonda, V., A. Chan Hilton, G. Chen (2008). Impact of Lipopolysaccharide extraction on bacterial adhesion and transport. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, accepted.
  • Li, Y. and A. B. Chan Hilton (2007). Optimal groundwater monitoring design using an ant colony optimization paradigm. Environmental Modeling and Software, 22(1), 110-116.
  • Chan Hilton, A. B. and T. B. Culver (2005). Groundwater remediation design under uncertainty using a robust genetic algorithm. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 131(1), 25-34.
  • Huang, W., B. Xu, A. Chan Hilton (2004). Forecasting flow in Apalachicola River using artificial neural networks. Hydrological Processes, 18, 2545-2564.
  • Chan Hilton, A. B. and T. B. Culver (2000). Constraint-handling methods for genetic algorithms in optimal pump-and-treat design. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 126(3), 128-137.