Sidney Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor and School Chair

U.H. Davenport Professor

Phone: 706-542-0873


1241 Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D.W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Dr. Thompson is the U.H. Davenport Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering in the University of Georgia College of Engineering. In addition, he serves as chair of the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering.


Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.S.C.E., Purdue University
B.S.C.E, Kansas State University

Area of Specialty

  • Structural Design
  • Storage of Particulate Materials