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Civil Engineering

Jackson Webster

Associate Professor

Dr. Jackson Webster received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining the faculty at California State University, Chico, Dr. Webster was a postdoctoral researcher and Associate Director of the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Dr. Webster’s research is in the areas of water quality and contaminant fate and transport. Most of his work focuses on natural systems and characterizing fundamental processes that govern contaminant behavior. Specific areas of interest include the effects of wildfire on water quality, mercury cycling in forest soils and reservoir sediments, and natural organic matter characterization.


  • B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2008.
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2010.
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2015.
  • Dr. Webster Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-5:00 p.m. Wednesday 1-2 pm


Meeting ID: 848 8757 6526
Passcode: 475442 

Additional office hours are available by appointment.

Portrait of Jackson Webster