Sustainable Water Resources Program

Information for Prospective Graduate Students


Who May Apply?
The Sustainable Water Resources Program at the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin is actively searching for highly qualified students who are interested in pursuing a degree at the M.S. or Ph.D. levels. Students with backgrounds in hydrology, geology, agricultural sciences, physics, chemistry, remote sensing, applied mathematics, computer sciences, biology, physical geography, or environmental engineering and interested in subsurface hydrology, vadose zone hydrology, contaminant transport, and land atmosphere interactions are encouraged to download applications from Deadline for applications for the fall semester is December 1, 2011 (priority for fellowships) and a final deadline of January 1, 2012. Successful students will also have an opportunity to interact with a large and diverse community of faculty members, scientists and fellow students in the Jackson School of Geosciences and the Environmental Science Institute.

Students who may be interested in research related to sustainable water resources are invited to e-mail me for an appointment. (E-mail or call 1-512-471-8241). See below for a list of projects. You may want to see the members of our group, my past and ongoing research topics, funded research projects, and information about Austin, Texas. UT-Austin is recognized as one of the nation’s best values in terms of its cost, the quality of its academic programs and reputation, and its commitment to community and national service.

How to Apply?
Contact the Department of Geological Sciences Graduate Coordinator, Philip Guerrero, at (512-471-6098), for all admission and support information.

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Telephone: (512) 471-8241