Jon C Liebman

Jon C Liebman
Jon C Liebman
  • Professor Emeritus
(217) 344-4946
3230 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg


Jon C. Liebman received the BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1956. Following several years of military service, he returned to graduate school, earning the MS (1963) and PhD (1965) in Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. He served on the faculty of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University from 1965 to 1972, when he came to Illinois as Professor of Environmental Engineering. He was Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 1978 to 1984. He retired in 1996.

Research Statement

Dr. Liebman's area of specialization is environmental systems analysis, with emphasis on mathematical modeling for optimization. He has worked extensively in the management of water quality and solid waste collection and treatment processes.