Chet A. Rock

Professor and Associate Dean of EngineeringChet
Environmental Engineering/University of Washington

Chet A. Rock is the Associate Dean for Academics and Finance, College of Engineering, University of Maine.  Since 1979, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering and conducted research in the areas of restoration of eutrophic lakes, feasibility of constructed wetlands in cold climates, utilization of waste materials, and onsite wastewater treatment. As Associate Dean, he oversees undergraduate programs within the college, advises undecided engineering students, manages recruiting, admission, and scholarship programs, and outreach programs. As the College’s fiscal manager, he prepares and manages college and department budgets of approximately $8 million.

Prior to joining the University of Maine, Chet spent seven years in state and federal regulatory agencies.  He has a BS in civil engineering from Washington State University, a MS in environmental engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the University of Washington. Chet is also a licensed professional engineer in Maine.