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


A multi-modeling approach to evaluating climate and land use change impacts in a Great Lakes River Basin 2010 - Journal Article
Hydrological consequences of land-cover change: Quantifying the influence of plants on soil moisture with time-lapse electrical resistivity 2010 - Journal Article
A new method for high-resolution characterization of hydraulic conductivity 2009 - Journal Article
Examining the influence of heterogeneous porosity fields on conservative solute transport 2009 - Journal Article
Natural free convection in porous media: First field documentation in groundwater 2009 - Journal Article
Subsurface imaging of vegetation, climate, and root-zone moisture interactions 2008 - Journal Article
Evaluating temporal and spatial variations in recharge and streamflow using the integrated landscape hydrology model (ILHM) 2007 - Book
Evaluating the influence of land cover on seasonal water budgets using Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD) rainfall and streamflow data 2007 - Journal Article
Examining watershed processes using spectral analysis methods including the scaled-windowed fourier transform 2007 - Book
Introduction 2007 - Book


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.