Phillip Thompson, PhD

Phillip Thompson

Director of Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Seattle University Provost Fellow

PhD, Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa

Areas of Expertise

Civil/Environmental Engineering, E-Waste, Hydrology, Sustainability


Professor Phillip Thompson serves as Director of the Seattle University  and served as Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair from 2006-2013. He received the 2015 Seattle University Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Award and the 2011-2012 Father James McGoldrick Fellowship which is Seattle University's highest faculty honor. He was also awarded the 2009-2010 Thomas J. Bannan endowed chair of engineering. Dr. Thompson joined Seattle University after receiving his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa in 1997. He also earned an M.S. in Environmental Engineering and a B.A. in Biology from the University of Iowa and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.