Philip B. Bedient
Dr. Philip B. Bedient is the Herman Brown Professor of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. He teaches and performs research in surface water hydrology and flood prediction systems, and radar based flood alert.
Herman and George R. Brown Professor of Civil Engineering, Rice University
Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Director, SSPEED Center
Bedient named Department Chair
Bedient was named Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair in July 2019 and will serve through 2022. He joined Rice Faculty in 1975 and previously served as Department Chair from 1992-1999.