Title: Consulting Water Engineer
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
James Duke, PhD, consulting water engineer has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in hydrology.
With more than 45 years of professional experience, Dr. Duke has been a consulting water engineer since 1976. In addition to his work in the field, he was an adjunct professor with Southern Methodist University from 1994 to 2013. From 1972 to 1976, he was with Water Resources Engineers as an associate engineer, senior engineers, and principal engineer, and from 1972 to 1972 he served as a visiting assistant professor with the University of Texas.
Dr. Duke began his career as a student at the University of Texas, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering in 1966 and a Master of Science in chemical engineering in 1967. He then joined Colorado State University, where he earned a PhD in 1971 under the tutelage of his mentor, Darryl B. Simons. Dr. Duke is recognized as a diplomate of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.
A respected voice in the field, Dr. Duke has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations. A member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he has also been active with the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He also contributed software to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in the 1980s based on his dissertation.
Throughout his career, Dr. Duke has been recognized for his contributions, having been recognized in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America. He is the proud father of two sons, an engineer and a lawyer.
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