Dr. Brown is active in the fields of fluid mechanics, water resources and groundwater pollution. His research is currently focused on Low Impact Development. In addition to his current appointment, he has held positions at Sandia National Laboratories, Colorado State University, Gulf Oil Corporation, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. He has been Principal or Co-Principal Investigator on over 40 research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies. Dr. Brown has authored over 200 journal articles, book chapters, proceedings papers and technical reports. A licensed Professional Engineer, he hold the rank of Fellow in two professional societies. His hobby is to bore students with engineering history.