Rob Runkel



Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1985, Computer Science and Environmental Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Master of Environmental Management, 1987, Water Resources, Duke University: Monte Carlo Analysis of the Surface Water Component for Land Disposal Restriction Determinations

Doctor of Philosophy, 1993, Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado: Development and Application of an Equilibrium-based Simulation Model for Reactive Solute Transport in Small Streams



1987-1989 Hydrologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

1989-1992 Research Engineer, University of Colorado, Center for Advanced Decision Support in Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES), Boulder, Colorado

1992-Present Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado



Associate Editor, Water Resources Research, 2006–2014

Member, American Geophysical Union

Member, Society for Freshwater Science