Bruce Thomson, PhD, is a Research
Professor and Regents Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil Engineering
at the University of New Mexico (UNM). Previously, Professor Thomson was director of UNM's Water Resources Program from 2006 to
2013. His areas of
research include chemistry of inorganic contaminants, ground water
contamination, and water resources management. He has served on numerous national, state and local advisory committees
and is an elected member of the board of directors of the Albuquerque
Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA). Professor Thomson is a licensed professional
engineer in New Mexico.
As an undergrad, Professor Thomson received a BS in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis. For grad school, he was awarded the Fannie and John Hertz Fellowship, and obtained his PhD in environmental science and engineering from
University in Houston, Texas.