PhD position in urban water at Colorado State University

Fort Collins, Colorado
Aug 04, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Career Level
Student / Graduate
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Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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Dr. Aditi Bhaskar is seeking a PhD student to pursue research on the fate of urban landscape irrigation in the Colorado Front Range and the contribution of lawn irrigation return flow to stream base flow.  The work will involve a combination of field data collection at the plot and small watershed scale, integrated hydrologic modeling, and remote sensing analysis.

The applicant should have completed a MS degree and have a background in Civil and Environmental Engineering or a related field.  The graduate admissions deadline for priority consideration of available funding is 1 September 2017 in order to start in Spring 2018.  For more information on the graduate application process for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University, see  See Dr. Bhaskar’s webpage ( for more about her previous research.

Those interested are encouraged to contact Dr. Bhaskar via email at with a CV, an unofficial transcript, a description of research background including experience in performing numerical modeling, remote sensing, and field data collection, as well as a description of research interests.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado State University is recognized both nationally and internationally as a leader in water resources research, education, and service and outreach programs.  There are 22 tenured and tenure-track water resources related faculty in the department. Colorado State University, with an enrollment of approximately 33,000 students, is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a community of approximately 156,000 people located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains about 65 miles (105 km) north of Denver. Fort Collins is routinely recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the USA; residents enjoy an expansive park and natural area program with extensive biking, hiking and walking trails, and over 300 sunny days a year.