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J. Phillip King, P.E., Ph.D.

Department of Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University
Professor and Associate Department Head

Dr. King is a Professor and Associate Department Head in the Civil Engineering Department at New Mexico State University, where he has been since 1990.  He specializes in water resources engineering, and his research has included irrigation, hydrology, and water quality studies of the Rio Grande, as well as technical support for dispute resolution on area water issues.  Dr. King has worked with the State of New Mexico, irrigators, municipalities, Native American tribes, and World Wildlife Fund to develop new and innovative approaches to water management and education.  In 2009, Dr. King was awarded a fellowship from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, during which he served with the National Science Foundation to design and implement research programs and evaluation methods to inform science policy development.   Dr. King was the Principal Investigator for Reaching the Pinnacle, a Regional Alliance supported by NSF to recruit and retain students with disabilities in STEM fields. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, Africa.  Dr. King has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Colorado State University, a B.S. in Civil Engineering is from Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from NMSU.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico.


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Wednesday, June 19

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