Barbara Doll

Associate Extension Professor & Extension Specialist

Associate Extension Professor
Professional Engineer
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Dr. Barbara Doll is a licensed professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in ecological restoration. She teaches professional development workshops and academic courses in fluvial geomorphology and ecological restoration. She has secured and managed more than $7 million in external funding to implement water quality and restoration demonstration projects and conduct research at NC State University. She has conducted design, permitting, bidding and construction oversight for several restoration projects in this role. She obtained and managed $8.5 in funding between 1998 and 2011 for restoration of 6000 feet of highly degraded urban channel.



P.h.D. 2013

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

M.C.E. 1992

Civil Engineering

North Carolina State University

B.S. 1989

Civil Engineering

North Carolina State University

Research Description

Nonpoint source pollution prevention and treatment • Restoration ecology • Stormwater management • Stream assessment •Sustainable landscaping


Eastern NC Community Floodprints: Accelerating Rural Recovery & Resilience
US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)(1/01/22 - 6/30/27)
Water, Water Everywhere: Adapting Water Control Operations and Floodplain Conservation Planning to Global Change
NCSU Southeast Climate Science Center(2/01/23 - 1/31/25)
North Carolina Sea Grant College Program Omnibus 2018-2021
US Dept. of Commerce (DOC)(2/01/18 - 1/31/25)
Water Quality Monitoring for Riverside High School Stormwater Ponds
NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund(2/01/22 - 12/31/24)
Design, Construction Oversight and Mitigation Monitoring of Millstone Creek and Tributaries, Randolph County, North Carolina
NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)(2/01/16 - 12/31/24)
Predicting Roadway Washout Locations During Extreme Rainfall Events
NC Department of Transportation(1/01/21 - 12/31/23)
Demonstration and Evaluation of Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance (RSC) as a BMP to Reduce Nutrient Pollution from Agricultural Sources to Surface Waters
NC Department of Justice(6/01/17 - 6/30/23)
Characterizing Water Quality Status, Trends and Potential Watershed Management Opportunities from NPDES Stormwater Data
NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund(9/16/20 - 1/31/23)
Engaging Partners to Evaluate Plastics Loading to the Pamlico Sound from Urban and Rural Lands via the Neuse River in North Carolina
NCSU Sea Grant Program(5/01/20 - 1/31/23)
Quantifying and Predicting Streambank Erosion in the Ridge and Valley and Blue Ridge Physiographic Regions of Virginia to Benefit Eastern Hellbender Populations
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)(10/25/19 - 7/31/22)