Sandia National Laboratories

          Patrick V. Brady


Patrick V. Brady is a Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories and has authored or co-authored several dozen peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, and 11 patents (5 or 6 pending), in the fields of geochemistry, water treatment, enhanced oil recovery, nuclear waste disposal, and climate change. He joined Sandia in 1993 and is also adjunct Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (since 1998).

Brady has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited books on:

He is on the Research Advisory Committee of the WateReuse Foundation and the Editorial Board of Chemical Geology.


Bachelors - Geology, University of California -Berkeley (1984)
Ph.D. - Geochemistry, Northwestern (1990)
Thesis Topic: Chemical Controls over Silicate Weathering
Post-doc - ETH-EAWAG, Dübendorf, Switzerland
Football scholarship to the University of California at Berkeley (1980-1983); three-year letterman; two-year starter at offensive center (#76 for the guys in blue; go 3:00 minutes in".)
   Current Research
Enhanced Oil Recovery; Deep Borehole Disposal of Nuclear Waste, Desalination/Water Treatment.
All publications, patents, presentations and so on are listed here. Not listed are my chapters (2.3.7) of the Yucca Mountain site License Application and Monitored Natural Attenuation Guidelines for the EPA (find them at EPA's Ada, Oklahoma website).

Contact Patrick V. Brady
Sandia National Laboratories
Geoscience Research & Applications Group
P.O. Box 5800 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185
phone: 505.844.7146
fax: 505.844.7354