Tim Randle is a Supervisory Civil Engineer (Hydraulics) and Manager of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Sedimentation and River Hydraulics Group. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Utah in 1981 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineer from the University of Colorado in 2004 and 2014.
Tim Randle is a registered professional engineer. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, U.S. Society on Dams, and a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer for the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers. He is past Chair of the Subcommittee on Sedimentation and Chairs the National Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability Team.
Tim Randle has served the Bureau of Reclamation for 38 years—nearly all of that time with the Sedimentation and River Hydraulics Group. He has developed several computer models and conducted geomorphic and hydraulic studies of many rivers throughout the western United States. He led an EIS for the reoperations of Glen Canyon Dam to improve environmental conditions in Grand Canyon and sediment management for the Elwha River Restoration Project. In 1997, he was honored as Reclamation’s “Engineer of the Year” and named one of the top ten Federal Engineers by the National Society of Professional Engineers. In 2016, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior.