Imperial College London

Emeritus Professor Howard Wheater

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Emeritus Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering



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Miss Judith Barritt +44 (0)20 7594 5967




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  • Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) degree, University of Bristol, 2019
  • International Hydrology Prize (Dooge Medal), UNESCO, World Meteorological Organisation, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 2018

External Positions

  • Committee Member, Committee on Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation: Water Science at Research at the U.S. Geological Survey, US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, 2017 - 2018

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 2018

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2010

Industrial Connections

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Chile, International Expert in a dispute between Chile and Bolivia before the International Court of Justice, The Hague
  • State of Nevada, USA, Consultant concerning a proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain