James F. Fox, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Raymond-Blythe Professor

Research Areas: Water resources

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Civil Engineering - CE
354G OHR
Lexington, KY 40506-0281
Phone: 859-257-8668
Fax: 859-257-4404
Email: jffox@engr.uky.edu

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Iowa, 2005

M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, 2002

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Dayton, 2001


Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, July 2011 – Present

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Kentucky (2005-Present)


Selected Publications

  • Ford, W.I. and Fox, J.F. (2012). Model of particulate organic carbon transport in an agriculturally impacted stream. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9569.
  • Russo, J.P. and Fox, J.F. (2012). The role of the surface fine-grained laminae in a lowland watershed: a model approach. Geomorphology, 171-172, 127-138.
  • Campbell, J.E., Fox, J.F., Acton, P. (2012) Terrestrial carbon losses from mountaintop coal mining offsets regional forest carbon sequestration in the 21st century,  Environmental Research Letters, 7 (2012) 045701.
  • Belcher, B.J. and Fox, J.F. (2011). Outer scaling for open channel flow over a gravel bed. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 137(1): 40-46. 
  • Fox, J.F. and Belcher, B.J. (2011). Comparison of macroturbulence measured using decomposition of PIV, ADV and LSPIV data. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 49(1): 122-126.
  • Acton, P.M., Fox, J.F., Campbell, J.E., Jones, A.L., Rowe, H., Martin, D. and Bryson, S. (2011). The role of soil health in maintaining environmental sustainability of surface coal mining. Environmental Science and Technology, 45, 10265-10272.
  • Fox, J.F., Davis, C.M., and Martin, D.K. (2010). Sediment source assessment in a lowland watershed using nitrogen stable isotopes. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 46: 1192–1204.
  • Harnett, C. K., Schueler, M. T., Blumenthal, N. R., Hopf, K. L., Fox, J. F., and Pulugurtha, S. (2010). Calibration and field deployment of low-cost fluid flow-rate sensors using a wireless network. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 99, 1-9. 
  • Fox, J.F. and Campbell, J.E. (2010) Terrestrial carbon disturbances from mountaintop mining increases lifecycle emissions for clean coal. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 2144-2149.