William (Tad) Pfeffer

Title: Professor
Group: Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics
Office: ECOT 533
Phone: 303-735-2062
E-mail: tad.pfeffer@colorado.edu


  • Ph.D. University of Washington, 1987 (Geophysics)
  • M.A. University of Maine 1981 (Geology)
  • B.A. University of Vermont 1976 (Geology)

Website: http://tintin.colorado.edu


  • Glacier dynamics
  • Heat and mass transfer in snow
  • Ice and porous media
  • Mechanics and thermodynamics of continuous media
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Finite element and finite different methods in analysis of heat transfer and mechanics of continuous media
  • Computer graphics
  • Experimental methods in snow hydrology