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Brad Udall


Senior Research Scientist Colorado Water Institute / Water Center

Contact Info

Phone: (720) 984-2723   Office: Engineering E122

Email:   Lab:


Fields of Expertise

1.) Climate Science
2.) Water Policy

Areas of Interest

 Water resources


Brad Udall serves as senior water and climate research scientist at the Colorado Water Institute to provide additional expertise in the field of water resources and climate change. He has extensive experience in water and climate policy issues, most recently as the director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment and the Western Water Assessment at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications on water management and climate change which have been published by the federal government and major journals. He has researched water problems on all major Southwestern US rivers including the Rio Grande, Colorado, Sacramento-San Joaquin and Klamath, and has spent six months in Australia studying their recent water reforms.