Andy Erickson

Andy Erickson
Research Manager
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory


Andy Erickson, PhD, PE, is a research manager at St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and the University of Minnesota and is a registered professional engineer in Minnesota. Erickson's research pursues an understanding of water quality in urban and agricultural watersheds, assessment and maintenance of stormwater treatment practices, and developing new stormwater treatment technologies such as the iron-enhanced sand filter.

Erickson is lead author for the book Optimizing Stormwater Treatment Practices: A Handbook of Assessment and Maintenance, the editor of the University of Minnesota stormwater newsletter UPDATES, and leader of the Minnesota Stormwater Seminar Series for approximately 170 stormwater practitioners per month. He has given over 270 presentations, more than 30 invited guest lectures, and over 40 professional trainings and workshops.

Erickson is the chair of the ASTM international E64 Committee on Stormwater Control Measures and serves the University of Minnesota as the chair of the Water Council, a member of the Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering Graduate Faculty, an affiliate member of the Water Resources Science Graduate Program, a member of the Center for Transportation Studies Scholar Program, and a member of the Environment and Energy in Transportation Research Council.

Erickson holds PhD and MS degrees from the University of Minnesota and a BS degree from Michigan Technological University, all in civil engineering.