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Jonathan L Goodall

Professor
Associate Director, Link Lab
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Systems and Information Engineering
Office location and address
151 Engineer's Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D. ​​University of Texas at Austin, 2005
M.S. ​University of Texas at Austin, 2003
B.S. University of Virginia, 2001
Biography

Jonathan Goodall is Associate Director of the Link Lab and Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia. His teaching and research interests are in water resources engineering, hydroinformatics, and smart cities.  In addition to serving as Associate Director of the interdisciplinary LINK LAB, he also leads the HYDROINFORMATICS RESEARCH GROUP, is a member of the ENVIRONMENTAL RESILIENCE INSTITUTE steering committee, and is an affiliated faculty member of the CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION STUDIES. Professor Goodall is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a recipient of an National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, and was awarded the International Society for Environmental Modelling & Software (iEMSs) Early Career Research Excellence award. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Water Resources Research, Environmental Modelling & Software, and the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Prior to joining UVA in the fall of 2013, he held faculty positions at the University of South Carolina-Columbia and Duke University.

RWJF Health Policy Research Scholar - Ciara Horne
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
September 01, 2020 – August 31, 2024
SCC-IRG Track 2: Scalable Modeling and Adaptive Real-time Trust-based communication (SMARTc) system for roadway inundations in flood-prone communities
Source: Old Dominion University Research Foundation
September 01, 2020 – August 31, 2023
CRISP Type 2: dMIST: Data-driven Management for Interdependent Stormwater and Transportation Systems
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Engineering
September 01, 2017 – August 31, 2022
EarthCube Data Capabilities: Collaborative Research: Integration of Reproducible Methods into Community Cyberinfrastructure
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
September 01, 2019 – August 31, 2022
Determining Design Criteria for Land and Flow Characteristics that Produce Non-Erosive Sheet Flow
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
March 11, 2020 – March 10, 2022
A Community Fellows Program for Public Interest Technology
Source: New Venture Fund
January 01, 2021 – December 31, 2021
Development of a data management system for the VDH Office of Drinking Wate
Source: Virginia Department Of Health
April 01, 2021 – October 01, 2021
Graduate Student Nutrient Credit Research
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2021
EN-CE-EarthCube Building Blocks: Collaborative Proposal: GeoTrust: Improving Sharing and Reproducibility of Geoscience Applications
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Geosciences
September 01, 2016 – August 31, 2019
GeoDataspace: Simplifying Data Management for Geoscience Models
Source: DePaul University
September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2019
Incorporating Potential Climate Change Impacts in Bridge and Culvert Design
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
August 01, 2018 – July 31, 2019
Phase II of Computational Enhancements for the VDOT Regional River Severe Storm Model (R2S2)
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
August 01, 2017 – October 31, 2018
SI2-SSI: Collaborative Research: Cyberinfrastructure for Advancing Hydrologic Knowledge through Collaborative Integration of Data Science, Modeling and Analysis
Source: Utah State University
October 01, 2017 – September 30, 2018
Enhancements to the VDOT MS4 Geospatial Decision Support System
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
March 15, 2018 – August 31, 2018
EarthCube Building Blocks: Collaborative Open Source Software Sharing for the Geosciences
Source: University of Southern California
October 15, 2017 – August 31, 2018
GeoDataspace: Simplifying Data Management for Geoscience Models
Source: DePaul University
September 01, 2017 – August 31, 2018
EN-CE S12-SSI: An Interactive Software Infrastructure for Sustaining Collaborative COmmunity Innovation in the Hydrologic Sciences
Source: Utah State University
July 01, 2013 – May 31, 2018
EN-CE DataNet Federation Consortium
Source: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
September 01, 2013 – August 31, 2017
Simulation of Integrated Urban Infrastructure Systems using Component-based Modeling
Source: University of South Carolina
December 01, 2016 – June 30, 2017
EN-CE-Further Testing and Evaluation of the Wetlands Screening Tool
Source: Virginia Transportation Research Council
October 15, 2016 – May 31, 2017
EN-CE Computational Enhancements for the VDOT Regional River Severe Storm Model (R2S2)
Source: Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation & Re
November 19, 2015 – December 31, 2016
EN-CE GeoDataspace: Simplifying Data Management for Geoscience Models
Source: University Of Chicago
September 01, 2014 – August 31, 2016
EN-CE Use of Remote Sensing to Identify Wetlands on Project Specific Location Studies
Source: Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation & Re
September 01, 2014 – October 31, 2015
EN-CE CAREER: Integrated Modeling for Watershed Management
Source: University of South Carolina
October 18, 2014 – September 30, 2015
EN-CE Collaborative Research: CiC (SEA): Using the Cloud to Model and Manage Large Watershed Systems
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate Computer & Info. Sciences
August 15, 2014 – March 31, 2015
EN-CE UVA CTS Applied Research & Training Program to Support VDOT Information Technology Division
Source: Virginia Dept. of Transportation
February 01, 2014 – December 31, 2014
EN-CE CAREER: Integrated Modeling for Watershed Management
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Engineering
August 15, 2014 – December 31, 2014
EN-CE Investigating the Cost-Effectiveness of Nutrient Credit Use as an Option for VDOT Stormwater Permitting Requirements
Source: Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation & Re
September 01, 2013 – August 31, 2014
ENGR 1624: Introduction to Engineering
Credits: 4
Cornerstone course for first-year SEAS undergraduates, introducing them to engineering practice and design philosophy, via exposure to open-ended, realistic , hands-on challenges. Students engage in both individual and team work, and consider the contexts in which engineering challenges arise. SEAS majors and potential career paths are also introduced. Students who have taken ENGR 1620 or 1621 or both, can't enroll in ENGR 1624.
CE 3220: Water Resources Engineering
Credits: 3
Covers topics related to hydraulics and hydrology, including complicated pipes designs, pumps, open channel, rainfall, evaporation, and surface runoff applied to stormwater and bmp design. Applications include water supply, drainage, flood control, and water control, and computer modeling. Prerequisite: CE 3210
CE 3222: Water Resources Engineering Workshop
Credits: 1
Introduction to computational tools and approaches common in water resource engineering. Topics include: geographic information systems (GIS) for water resources; software tools applied for hydrologic and hydraulic data analysis and visualization; and use of industry-standard hydrology and hydraulic models water resource system simulation and design. Pre/Coreq: Students must have completed or currently enrolled in CE 3220.
SYS 4053: Systems Design I
Credits: 3
A design project extending throughout the fall semester. Involves the study of an actual open-ended situation, including problem formulation, data collection, analysis and interpretation, model building for the purpose of evaluating design options, model analysis, and generation of solutions. Includes an appropriate computer laboratory experience. Prerequisite: SYS 3021, 3060, and fourth-year standing in the Systems Engineering major.
SYS 4054: Systems Design II
Credits: 3
A design project extending throughout the spring semester. Involves the study of an actual open-ended situation, including problem formulation, data collection, analysis and interpretation, model building for the purpose of evaluating design options, model analysis, and generation of solutions. Includes an appropriate computer laboratory experience. Prerequisite: SYS 4053.
CS 4980: Capstone Research
Credits: 1–3
This course is one option in the CS fourth-year thesis track. Students will seek out a faculty member as an advisor, and do an independent project with said advisor. Instructors can give the 3 credits across multiple semesters, if desired. This course is designed for students who are doing research, and want to use that research for their senior thesis. Note that this track could also be an implementation project, including a group-based project. Prerequisite: CS 2150 with a grade of C- or higher
CE 4990: Civil Engineering Research and Design
Credits: 3
Team-based project course focusing on design or research effort with focus in a CEsub-discipline. Involves the study of an open-ended project, including problem formulation, development of methodology, data collection from physical experiments and/or models, analysis and interpretation, and formulation of conclusions/solutions. Requisites: 4th Year Standing Civil Majors and Assignment by CEE dept.
CS 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
In-depth study of a computer science or computer engineering problem by an individual student in close consultation with departmental faculty. The study is often either a thorough analysis of an abstract computer science problem or the design, implementation, and analysis of a computer system (software or hardware). Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
CE 4995: Civil Engineering Research
Credits: 1–4
Study of a civil engineering problem in depth by each student using library, computer, or laboratory facilities. The project is conducted in close consultation with departmental faculty and involves survey, analysis, or project development. Progress reports and a comprehensive written report are required. May be repeated if necessary. Prerequisite: Contact individual professor for Instructor Permission.
SYS 4995: Supervised Projects in Systems Engineering
Credits: 1–6
Independent study or project research under the guidance of a faculty member. Offered as required. Prerequisite: As specified for each offering.
CS 4998: Distinguished BA Majors Research
Credits: 3
Required for Distinguished Majors completing the Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. An introduction to computer science research and the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Prerequisites: CS 2150 with a grade of C- or higher and CS BA major status.
CE 6230: Hydrology
Credits: 3
Stresses the quantitative description and the physical basis of hydrology. Both deterministic and stochastic methodology are applied to the analysis of the hydrologic cycle, namely, precipitation, evaporation, overland flow and stream flow, infiltration, and groundwater flow. The use of compute simulation models, especially microcomputer based models, is emphasized. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
CE 6500: Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Credits: 3
Detailed study of special topics in civil engineering. Master's-level graduate students. Prerequisites: to be listed for each section as needed
CE 6995: Supervised Project Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to project research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Registration may be repeated as necessary. Master's-level graduate students. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CS 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–12
Detailed study of graduate course material on an independent basis under the guidance of a faculty member.
CE 7993: Independent Research in CE
Credits: 1–12
Detailed independent study of graduate course material under the guidance of a faculty member. Doctoral-level graduate students. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CS 7995: Supervised Project Research
Credits: 3
Formal record of student commitment to project research for the Master of Computer Science degree under the guidance of a faculty advisor.
CE 7995: Supervised Project Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to project research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Registration may be repeated as necessary. Doctoral-level graduate student. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
CE 8001: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For graduate students who will be GTA for a course taught by CE faculty who have granted Instructor Permission for that section. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CE 8999: Thesis
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to master's thesis research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Registration may be repeated as necessary. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
CS 8999: Thesis
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to thesis research for the Master of Science degree under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.
CE 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
SYS 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral students.

Elected Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2018

Early Career Research Excellence Award, International Environmental Modelling & Software Society (iEMSs), 2012

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2009