Robert L. Siegrist, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE is a University Professor Emeritus of
Environmental Science and Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines
(CSM). During a transitional retirement period, he is sustaining his affiliation
with CSM as a Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department. From 2001 to 2010, Dr. Siegrist served as Director of the
Environmental Science and Engineering Division at CSM. Dr. Siegrist
earned his B.S. (High Honors) and M.S. in Civil Engineering and his Ph.D. in
Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. During his
career, Dr. Siegrist has held academic and research positions with the
University of Wisconsin, Norwegian Institute for Georesources and Pollution Research, Oak Ridge
National Laboratory, and the Colorado School of Mines. Since 1995 he has been a faculty member
with the Colorado School of Mines. During his career, he has graduated 33 Ph.D. and M.S.
students, developed and taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, and directed
interdisciplinary research projects with budgets totaling $15 million dollars. Dr. Siegrist is an
internationally recognized expert in onsite water reclamation using natural systems and
appropriate technology, and in situ remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater using active
and passive physicochemical and coupled bioprocess technologies. He has published 300
technical papers and two reference books and holds two U.S. patents. He has also given invited
talks at more than 100 workshops and conferences in the U.S. and around the world; during the
past few years, he has delivered invited lectures in Australia, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Greece,
Romania, Serbia, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, and Ireland. Dr. Siegrist has served as an expert panel
member and advisor for many U.S. agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Department of Energy, Department of Defense, National Research Council,
and Government Accountability Office, as well as for several foreign
government organizations. He has been a Fellow with the NATO Committee
for Challenges to Modern Society. During his career, he has received
recognitions and awards for his service activities and achievements. Outside
of his academic career, Dr. Siegrist has a passion for hiking, trail running, and
climbing. During the past three decades with family and friends, he has
pursued rock climbing and mountaineering across the U.S., Canada, Europe,
South America, and Asia.

Robert L. Siegrist, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
University Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science and Engineering
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Small Flows Program
112 Coolbaugh Hall, 1012 14th Street
Golden, Colorado USA 80401-1887
Tel.: 303.384.2158; Cell: 303.359.8427
Fax: 303.273.3413