Administration Profile

Michael C Hirschi

Engineering Administration
Michael C Hirschi
Michael C Hirschi
Professor Emeritus
  • Undergraduate Programs
210 Engineering Hall MC 272
1308 W. Green
Urbana Illinois 61801

Affiliation

  • Undergraduate Programs

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985-1991
  • Acting Assistant Director for Ag. & Nat. Resources, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 7/91-12/91
  • Associate Professor, Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991-1999
  • Interim Associate Director, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2/92-12/92
  • Water Quality Program Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension, 1992-2008
  • Leader, Water Quality Strategic Research Initiative, Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research, 1998-1999
  • Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999-2012
  • Section Leader, Soil and Water, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996-2008
  • Associate Department Head, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2008
  • Interim Assistant Dean ￿ Academic Programs, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007-2008
  • Assistant Dean - Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2012
  • Professor Emeritus, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Colleges of Engineering and of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, 2012 to present
  • Academic Advisor - Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present

Other Professional Employment

  • Senior Engineer, Waterborne Environmental, Inc., Leesburg, VA and Champaign, IL, 2012-2015
  • Senior Sustainability Advisor, Agrible, Inc., Champaign, IL, 2016-present

Major Consulting Activities

  • Senior Engineer, Waterborne Environmental, Inc., Champaign, Illinois
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Consultant, Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District (under Illinois EPA contract)
  • Instructor, Lorman Education Services
  • Textbook Reviewer, Elsevier Publishing Thomson Delmar Learning
  • Textbook Reviewer, Thomson Delmar Learning

Professional Registrations

  • Diplomate in Water Resources Engineering (D.WRE), American Academy of Water Resources Engineering, Certificate number 00482, 2009-2016
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), CPESC, Inc., Certification number 3371, 2006-2016
  • Professional Engineer, State of Illinois, License number 062-054500, 2000 to present

Honors

  • Selected to portray St. Pat for the College of Engineering, University of Illinois (2009-present)

Teaching Honors

  • Academy of Teaching Excellence, College of Agriculture/College of ACES, University of Illinois (2002-2005)
  • Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Illinois: Teaching Excellence Award (1997)