Meet Our Team

Co-Directors

Gregory Pierce

Faculty, Department of Urban Planning; Co-Director, Luskin Center for Innovation, Water and Transportation Initiatives; Co-Director, Water Resources Group

Glen MacDonald

WMRC Director, John Muir Memorial Chair in Geography and Distinguished Professor, Founding Director, Water Resources Group

Department of Geography, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Leadership

Robert Reny

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Improving water management in Southern California through excellent understanding of climate impacts and broad contexts

Jacob Schaperow

Graduate Student Water Resources Group Executive Committee

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Emilie Tarouilly

Graduate Student Water Resources Group Executive Committee

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Past Student Leadershiop

Peter Roquemore

Graduate Student Water Resources Group Executive Committee

Luskin School of Public Affairs

Laura Yraceburu

Graduate Student Water Resources Group Executive Committee

UCLA School of Law

Faculty

Richard Ambrose

Professor Emeritus

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Stephen Aron

Professor and Chair

Institute for the Study of the American West, Autry National Center UCLA Department of History

Yoram Cohen

Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Noah Garrison

Environmental Science Practicum Director & Director of Undergraduate Initiatives

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Mark Gold

Director; Deputy Secretary

Ocean Protection Council at the California Natural Resources Agency; Oceans and Coastal Policy

Alex Hall

Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Eric Hoek

Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Terri Hogue

Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Jacobs

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Jennifer Jay

Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Robert Lempert

Adjunct Professor

Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School

Steve Margulis

Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Neelin

Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Thomas Painter

Visiting Associate Researcher

Department of Geography, Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering

Deepak Rajagopal

Associate Professor; Director, Leadership in Sustainability Certificate Program

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Michael Roberts

Executive Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law

Rebecca Shipe

Adjunct Associate Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Michael Stenstrom

Distinguished Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mel Suffet

Distinguished Professor

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Science and Engineering Program

V. Kelly Turner

Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Geography; Co-Director, Luskin Center for Innovation, Urban Environment Research

Urban Planning

Yongkang Xue

Professor

Department of Geography, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

William Yeh

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Researchers

Affiliates

Mike Antos

Past co-chair Graduate Student Water Resources Group

Senior Integrated Water Management Specialist, Stantec

Paula Daniels

Board of Public Works Commissioner

City of Los Angeles

Sabrina Drill

UC Cooperative Extension, Natural Resources Advisor, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties

people

The UCLA Water Resources Group brings together water resource experts from across the UCLA campus and water resources researchers, managers and policy makers from beyond the campus, including members from:

At UCLA

Partner UCLA Water Research Centers

From other organizations