Dr. Michael Quick

Professor Emeritus

Hydrotechnical Engineering

Email: mcquick@telus.net



Professor Emeriti, Dr. Michael Quick was with the Department from 1962-65 and 1967-98. Aside from his many achievements in teaching, research and professional practice in the area of hydrotechnical engineering and his contributions to the Department, Dr. Quick’s distinguished career highlights include his authorship of the UBC Watershed Model and his teaching awards – Walter Gage in 1985, Civil Engineering in 1995 and 1996, and the prestigious Killam teaching award in 1996. Michael remains active in research, graduate supervision, and consulting work.

Research Interests

Mountain hydrology, forecasting of snow and glacier melt runoff, river engineering, coastal erosion and beach forecasting.