David Hyndman

Francis S. & Maurine G. Johnson Distinguished University Chair
Dean of School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Professor of Geosciences
Tags: network-based modeling future climate impacts on water resource availability Remote Sensing Geophysics Hydrogeology Hydrology

Professional Preparation

PhD - Hydrogeology
Stanford University - 1995
MS - Hydrogeology
Stanford University - 1993
BS - Hydrology
University of Arizona - 1989


Agricultural implications of providing soil-based constraints on urban expansion: Land use forecasts to 2050 2018 - Journal Article
Groundwater depletion and climate change: future prospects of crop production in the Central High Plains Aquifer 2018 - Journal Article
Quantifying soil water and root dynamics using a coupled hydrogeophysical inversion 2018 - Journal Article
Regional variations of bovine and porcine fecal pollution as a function of landscape, nutrient, and hydrological factors 2018 - Journal Article
Sea Level Rise Cut in Half? 2018 - Journal Article
Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Feedbacks on Crop Yields under Climate Change 2018 - Journal Article
Sustainable hydropower in the 21st century 2018 - Journal Article
Groundwater Depletion: A Significant Unreported Source of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide 2017 - Journal Article
Elimination of the Reaction Rate “scale Effect”: Application of the Lagrangian Reactive Particle-Tracking Method to Simulate Mixing-Limited, Field-Scale Biodegradation at the Schoolcraft (MI, USA) Site 2017 - Journal Article
Annual Irrigation Dynamics in the U.S. Northern High Plains Derived from Landsat Satellite Data 2017 - Journal Article


UT Dallas School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics [2021–Present]
Francis S. & Maurine G. Johnson Distinguished University Chair
UT Dallas [2021–Present]
Department of Geosciences [2021–Present]
Michigan State University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences [1995–2020]
Associate Editor
Groundwater [1997–2011]
Associate Editor
Water Resources Research [2000–2002]


Fellow - Geological Society of America [2006]
Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer in Groundwater Science - National Ground Water Association [2002]

News Articles

Geoscientist Named New Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Dr. David Hyndman, a geoscientist with 25 years of experience as a researcher, educator and academic administrator, has been named dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas, effective Feb. 1.

Before joining UT Dallas, Hyndman was professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University. He received his undergraduate degree in hydrology and water resources from the University of Arizona and his master’s and doctoral degrees in hydrogeology from Stanford University.