Grigg focuses on global water resources and infrastructure issues, with an emphasis on planning and management in current political and financial climates.
Rathburn researches river flows. specifically fluvial geomorphology, hydraulics and sediment transport.
Thornton is the director of the Engineering Research Center. His research focuses on hydraulics, river mechanics and erosion and sedimentation.
Wohl, a University Distinguished Professor, focuses on fluvial geomorphology with a specific emphasis on bedrock canyons and mountain rivers.