Benjamin R. K. Runkle

Academic Education and Professional Career

2014-
Assistant professor, Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas

2013-2014
Fellow, University of Hamburg’s Center for a Sustainable University Post-doctoral College

2010-2014
Post-doctoral scientist, University of Hamburg, KlimaCampus, Institute of Soil Science, Research Group “Regional Hydrology in Terrestrial Systems” (Prof. Lars Kutzbach), Excellence Cluster “Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction CliSAP

2005-2009
Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dissertation: “Plant water use and growth in saline soil environments”. Committee: X. Liang, J. Dracup, D. Baldocchi, G. Sposito. (Degree December 2009). Funding through US National Science Foundation and UC-Berkeley Graduate Fellowships.

2003-2004
Masters of Science, University of California – Berkeley, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

2001-2003
Research Associate, The Stockholm Environmental Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

2000-2001
Fulbright student scholarship, University of Mauritius, Mauritius

1996-2000
Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Degree awarded June 2000).

 

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