General Engineering

William (Will) Martin, PhD

Dr. William Martin  Lecturer

General Engineering
M10 Holtzendorff Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: (864) 656-2542


  • PhD Civil Engineering
    Clemson University
  • MS Civil Engineering
    Clemson University
  • BS Civil Engineering
    Clemson University

Courses Taught

  • ENGR 1050/1060  - Introduction to engineering, problem solving, analysis using Excel
  • ENGR 1070/1080/1090 - Engineering problem solving using Matlab
  • ENGR 2100 - Engineering Graphics for Civil Engineering (AutoCAD)
  • ENGR 1900/2900 - Creative Inquiry research

Research interests (including Creative Inquiry projects)

  • Home Automation/Internet of Things (Creative Inquiry)
  • Low-Impact Development
  • Stormwater Management
  • Climate Change Impacts of Infrastructure


Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. Martin III, W. D., and Kaye, N. (in press). “Characterization of Undrained Porous Pavement Systems Using a Broken-Line Model.” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering
  2. Martin III, W. D., Putman, B., and Neptune, A. (2014). “Influence of Aggregate Gradation on Clogging Characteristics of Porous Asphalt Mixtures.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 26(7), 04014026.
  3. Martin III, W. D., and Kaye, N. B. (2014). “Hydrologic characterization of undrained porous pavements.” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 19(6), 1069–1079.
  4. Martin III, W. D., Kaye, N. B., and Putman, B. J. (2014). “Impact of vertical porosity distribution on the permeability of pervious concrete.” Construction and Building Materials, 59, 78–84.
  5. Martin III, W. D., Putman, B. J., and Kaye, N. B. (2013). “Using image analysis to measure the porosity distribution of a porous pavement.” Construction and Building Materials, 48, 210–217. 
  6. Stanford, M. S., Benson, L. C., Alluri, P., Martin III, W. D., Klotz, L. E., Ogle, J. H., Kaye, N. B., Sarasua, W., and Schiff, S. (2013). “Evaluating Student and Faculty Outcomes for a Real-World Capstone Project with Sustainability Considerations.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 139(2), 123–133.

Conference Proceedings (reviewed):

  1. Kaye, N. B., and Martin III, W. D. (2013). “Turbulent fountains as a model for mixing at a density interface.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, American Physical Society.
  2. Martin III, W. D., and Kaye, N. B. (2013). “Hydrologic characterization of porous pavements.” Proceedings of the North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  3. Martin III, W. D., and Kaye, N. B. (2012). “Hydrologic characterization of porous pavement systems.” Proceedings of the 2012 S.C. Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC.