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Peter R. Wilcock

JHU Faculty

Academic Degrees:
PhD, MSc

Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering

Whiting School of Engineering

3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone: +1 410 516-5421
Fax: +1 410 516-8996

Research and Professional Interests

Dr. Wilcock is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering, with a Joint Appointment in Civil Engineering. His research focuses on erosion and sedimentation river sedimentation processes and their role in stream restoration and river management, laboratory and field experiments in sediment transport, open-channel flow, fluvial and hillslope geomorphology.

GWP Magazine Articles

GWP Themes

  • Water in the Environment
  • Water Infrastructure
  • Water Policy

Areas of Collaboration

  • Economics and markets
  • Ecosystem analysis
  • Geomorphology and sedimentation
  • Health surveillance systems
  • Monitoring, sensors, and sensor networks
  • Social and Behavior Change
  • Water and mechanical stability of construction
  • Waterborne and water related disease
  • Water quality management (surface & ground water)
  • Water quantity management


erosion, sediment, sedimentation, stream restoration, river management, sediment transport, fluvial geomorphology, hillslope geomorphology

Research Tools

Conceptual Modeling, Quantitative Modeling, Statistical Analysis, Social Science, Field Research