Thomas Gill

Thomas Gill


Tom Gill is Professor of Geological Sciences and Environmental Science and Engineering at the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP). He teaches classes in climate science, geology, atmospheric science, and environmental science. Through UTEP's Center for Environmental Resource Management and the NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, he is conducting research on air quality issues in the Texas- Mexico border region and beyond. Tom is an internationally-known expert on dust storms, atmospheric particulate matter, and global transport of air pollutants. He is a Registered Geologist in the state of Texas. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1995 from UC Davis, he worked as a researcher for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1995- 1998) and as a research professor in the Wind Science and Engineering Center, Atmospheric Science Group, and departments of Geosciences and Civil Engineering of Texas Tech University, Lubbock (1998- 2004). He is a collaborator in the U.S. Geological Survey's Southwest Climate Impacts Project, looking at environmental impacts of urbanization and climate change in southwestern North America.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of California Davis, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Air Quality
Energy & Climate Change
Engineering, Chemistry, Toxicology
Environmental & Public Health
Natural Resource Management
University of Texas- El Paso Department of Geological Sciences
El Paso, TX 79968-0555

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