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


Quantifying changes in water use and groundwater availability in a megacity using novel integrated systems modeling 2017 - Journal Article
Introduction to special section on Modeling highly heterogeneous aquifers: Lessons learned in the last 30 years from the MADE experiments and others 2017 - Journal Article
A spatially explicit statistical model to quantify nutrient sources, pathways, and delivery at the regional scale 2017 - Journal Article
The land-use legacy effect: Towards a mechanistic understanding of time-lagged water quality responses to land use/cover 2017 - Journal Article
Complex water management in modern agriculture: Trends in the water-energy-food nexus over the High Plains Aquifer 2016 - Journal Article
Effects of irrigation on summer precipitation over the United States 2016 - Journal Article
Geophysical and tracer characterization methods 2016 - Book
Urban water sustainability: Framework and application 2016 - Journal Article
Water Level Declines in the High Plains Aquifer: Predevelopment to Resource Senescence 2016 - Journal Article
Can impacts of climate change and agricultural adaptation strategies be accurately quantified if crop models are annually re-initialized? 2015 - 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.