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


Preface 2007 - Book
Using backcast land-use change and groundwater travel-time models to generate land-use legacy maps for watershed management 2007 - Journal Article
Impacts of the 2004 tsunami on groundwater resources in Sri Lanka 2006 - Journal Article
Regional-scale assessment of a sequence-bounding paleosol on fluvial fans using ground-penetrating radar, eastern San Joaquin Valley, California 2006 - Journal Article
A three-dimensional model of microbial transport and biodegradation at the Schoolcraft, Michigan, site 2005 - Journal Article
Analysis of recharge-induced geochemical change in a contaminated aquifer 2005 - Journal Article
Heterogeneity of chlorinated hydrocarbon sorption properties in a sandy aquifer 2005 - Journal Article
Spatial and temporal changes in microbial community structure associated with recharge-influenced chemical gradients in a contaminated aquifer 2004 - Journal Article
Erratum: Interactions between sorption and biodegradation: Exploring bioavailability and pulsed nutrient injection efficiency (Water Resources Research (2003) 39: 10 (1281) DOI: 10.1029/2003WR002327, 2003.) 2003 - Journal Article
Identifying relationships between baseflow geochemistry and land use with synoptic sampling and R-mode factor analysis 2003 - 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.