Dr. Connors has extensive project- and litigation-related experience in erosion, sediment transport, and sedimentation/sediment deposition. He has acted as an expert witness and litigation consultant in a number of cases involving erosion and sedimentation issues and disputes. He is a trained and certified stormwater, erosion, and sedimentation control inspector with a strong body of academic and practical expertise dating back to the early 1990s. Dr. Connors has performed project work, studies, and cases that have involved coastal erosion, open-water sediment transport, stormwater best management practices (BMP) effectiveness, runoff-related sediment transport and deposition, contaminated sediments, sediment-source forensics, stream-bank erosion and restoration, and water-clarity/turbidity assessments. In addition to his consulting practice, Dr. Connors is an award-winning teacher who also provides online and onsite continuing education courses in these areas.