Senior Research Scientistlfgregory@ag.tamu.edu (979) 845-7869
Dr. Lucas Gregory currently serves as a senior research scientist and quality assurance officer for the Texas Water Resources Institute. He joined the Institute in 2006 and focuses his work on understanding the drivers of changing surface water quality and restoring impaired waters. In this role, he develops effective and efficient research projects and provides stakeholder leadership for developing local plans to restore water quality. He has led planning and restoration efforts in 10 watersheds covering parts of 65 counties resulting in three restoration successes to date. Additionally, he supervises and trains Aggie students working for TWRI and trains volunteers in water quality monitoring techniques for the Texas Stream Team.
Before beginning work at TWRI, Lucas earned his master’s degree in water management and hydrological science from Texas A&M University and his bachelor’s degree in agricultural systems management. While at Texas A&M, he was also a proud member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets and an Aggie Bus driver. Lucas earned his doctoral degree in water management and hydrological science from Texas A&M University while working at TWRI. He is currently a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and is one of Texas A&M University’s delegates to the Universities Council on Water Resources.
Lucas married his wife Meghan in 2006, and they are now raising their three children. He is also an active member of Christ United Methodist Church in College Station and is a member of the Men’s Ministry Leadership Team. He is an avid outdoorsman, carpenter and full-time dad.