Bruce L CutrightProject Manager, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
Summary: Mr. Cutright's research focus is on the energy-water nexus, with a strong emphasis on ground water resources, aquifer storage and recovery, deep ground water flow systems and geothermal energy from deep hot sediments. His thirty-five years in the private business sector strengthen his research by bring to bear a business assessment that includes environmental compliance and permitting, development opportunities and constructability. He is currently involved in the assessment and development of geothermal energy resources in the US Gulf Coast, combined heat and power projects, mining and mineral properties assessment, compressed air energy storage, and a variety of projects related to protection of existing water rights and water quality. In his thirty-five years of experience, Mr. Cutright has had active involvement, provided direction, or directly managed businesses at the department, regional corporate and CEO level. His direct project experience includes greenfield and brownfield land development, power generation facilities, linear structures and transmission lines, mine development, mine tailings assessment and remediation, public water supply and water treatment facilities. His geographic experience includes the Pacific Islands, Central and South America, Central and East Africa and throughout the United States. Mr. Cutright has assisted numerous industries in establishing environmental compliance programs and in writing and implementing master plans for environmental management.