Edwin Maurer, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Department Chair
Ed Maurer holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, a Masters in Civil Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington. Following 18 years of various consulting and research work, he joined Santa Clara University’s Civil Engineering department in 2003, where he teaches courses in hydraulics, hydrology, water resources, GIS, and sustainability. His professional experience includes work in municipal water supply and wastewater engineering, climate change impacts, western tribal water rights, and rural community water supply projects in Latin America. His recent research contributions involve modeling large scale hydrologic dynamics, improving long- lead forecasting, and studying regional impacts of climate change, especially on water. He has published numerous reports and peer-reviewed journal articles on assessing the impact of climate change on water resources from river basin to regional scales.