Benjamin R. K. Runkle
Academic Education and Professional Career
Assistant professor, Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
Fellow, University of Hamburg’s Center for a Sustainable University Post-doctoral College
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”
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.
Masters of Science, University of California – Berkeley, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Research Associate, The Stockholm Environmental Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Fulbright student scholarship, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
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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