Dr. Wheatcraft is an internationally recognized expert in the field of groundwater hydrology. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno and has done extensive research in hydrogeology, stochastic transport in heterogeneous porous media and hydrogeophysics. Dr. Wheatcraft has been doing expert witness consulting since 1988.
Dr. Wheatcraft has been awarded research grants totaling more than $30 million (adjusted to today's dollars). He has received research funding from the following agencies:
Dr. Wheatcraft has over 50 papers published in peer-reviewed journals, including:
Dr. Wheatcraft was selected to be the 1990-91 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer, and award sponsored by the National Groundwater Association. One internationally recognized groundwater hydrologist is selected for this honor each year. He delivered his Darcy Lecture to nearly 30 universities and research institutions.
Dr. Wheatcraft has served as Editor/Associate Editor for Water Resources Research and Groundwater, two of the most prestigious journals in the field of groundwater hydrology.
Dr. Wheatcraft was invited to serve as a panel member with many institutions:
Dr. Wheatcraft has over a dozen papers that have been cited more than 100 times each. One of his papers is named as one of the top 100 papers of all time in Water Resources Research and has over 1,200 citations. By way of comparison, the average paper in the field of groundwater hydrology is cited less than 10 times. A paper is considered "a benchmark paper" if it has more than 40 citations.