William Brownlie (PhD '82)

William Brownlie (PhD '82) has worked with Tetra Tech in Pasadena for 34 years, and is currently Chief Engineer, Senior VP, and Risk Management Officer with the firm. He worked on hydraulics and sediment transport during his time at Caltech, and the methods he developed at that time have since been widely adopted in industrial practice. His research and methods, listed as the "Brownlie Methods," was included in the 2007 "Sedimentation Engineering Manual 110," published by ASCE.

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