Levi Brekke, Ph.D., Water and Climate Research Coordinator
Prior to joining the Research and Development Office in March 2011, Levi spent 6 years at the Technical Service Center and 2 years in Reclamation's Mid-Pacific Region, focusing on technical coordination and implementation of reservoir systems analyses and hydroclimate studies.
Levi's education includes a B.S.E. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa, an M.S. degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Water Resources.
Levi Brekke serves as the Research and Development Office's climate and water liaison to various science organizations, including the U.S. Department of the Interior's Climate Science Centers and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA). Prior to joining Reclamation, Levi spent time in the private sector, working in the areas of wastewater and water treatment engineering.