Research/Areas of Interest:

hydrology, water resources systems, IWRM


  • Ph.D., Tufts University, Medford, United States, 2008
  • M.S., Tufts University, Medford, United States
  • BSCE, Tufts University, Medford, United States, 1996


James Limbrunner is a water resources systems consultant specializing in water supply systems management, hydropower systems management, and river basin water allocation planning, as well as a professor of the practice in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has lectured on subjects including hydrology, hydraulics, and water resources systems engineering. The courses that he is currently teaching at Tufts relate to stormwater hydrology and river hydraulics.

James Limbrunner's research has focused on developing systems formulations and optimization models for the management of nonpoint source pollution.