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Estimating Water Use in the United States: A New Paradigm for the National Water-Use Information Program Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Committee Members DAVID R. MAIDMENT, Chair, is the Ashley H. Priddy Centennial Professor of Engineering and director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin. He is an acknowledged leader in the application of geographic information systems (GIS) to hydrologic modeling. His current research involves the application of GIS to floodplain mapping, water-quality modeling, water resources assessment, hydrologic simulation, surface water– groundwater interaction, and global hydrology. He is the coauthor of Applied Hydrology (McGraw-Hill, 1988) and the editor-in-chief of Handbook of Hydrology (McGraw-Hill, 1993). From 1992 to 1995 he was Editor of the Journal of Hydrology, and he is currently an associate editor of that journal and of the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. He received his B.S. degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A. ALLEN BRADLEY is an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at The University of Iowa and a research engineer at IIHR Hydroscience & Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of hydrology and hydrometeorology, including flood and drought hydrology, hydroclimate forecasting, and water resource applications of remote sensing. He received his B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.S. in civil engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
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Estimating Water Use in the United States: A New Paradigm for the National Water-Use Information Program MICHAEL E. CAMPANA is director of the Water Resources Program and professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of New Mexico. His current interests are hydrologic system–aquatic ecosystem interactions, regional hydrogeology, environmental isotope hydrology, and the hydrology of arid and tropical regions. He teaches courses in water resources management, hydrogeology, subsurface fate and transport processes, environmental mechanics, and geological fluid mechanics. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Belize in 1996. Dr. Campana received a B.S. in 1970 in geology from the College of William and Mary, an M.S. in hydrology in 1973, and a Ph.D. in hydrology in 1975 from the University of Arizona. BENEDYKT DZIEGIELEWSKI is an associate professor of geography at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and executive director of the International Water Resources Association. His two main research areas are water demand management (urban water conservation planning and evaluation, water demand forecasting, modeling of water use in urban sectors) and urban drought (drought planning and management; measurement of economic, social, and environmental drought impacts). He is editor-in-chief of Water International and is an honorary lifetime member of the Water Conservation Committee of the American Water Works Association. He received his B.S. and M.S. in environmental engineering from Wroclaw Polytechnic University, Wroclaw, Poland, and his Ph.D. in geography and environmental engineering from Southern Illinois University. N. LEROY POFF is an assistant professor in the Biology Department of Colorado State University. Dr. Poff received a B.A. in biology from Hendrix College in 1978, an M.S. in environmental sciences from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1983, and a Ph.D. in stream ecology from Colorado State University in 1989. His primary research interests are in stream and aquatic ecology. Dr. Poff currently teaches an introductory course in biology and two advanced courses in aquatic ecology. KAREN L. PRESTEGAARD is an associate professor of geology at the University of Maryland. Her research interests include sediment transport and depositional processes in mountain gravel-bed streams; mechanisms of streamflow generation and their variations with watershed scale, geology, and land use; hydrologic behavior of frozen ground; hydrologic consequences of climate change; and hydrology of coastal and riparian wetlands. She was a member of the NRC/CGER/BRWM Committee for Yucca Mountain Peer Review: Surface Characteristics, Preclosure Hydrology, and Erosion. She received her B.A. in geology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in geology from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Estimating Water Use in the United States: A New Paradigm for the National Water-Use Information Program STUART S. SCHWARTZ is associate director of the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) of the University of North Carolina. His research interests include watershed management, risk-based reservoir operation, and the use of probabilistic forecast information in the planning and operation of water resource systems. Before joining WRRI, he directed the Section for Cooperative Water Supply Operations on the Potomac (CO-OP) at the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, and he was an associate hydrologic engineer at the Hydrologic Research Center in San Diego, California. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in biology-geology from the University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in water resource systems analysis at the Johns Hopkins University. DONALD I. SIEGEL is a professor of geology at Syracuse University, where he teaches graduate courses in hydrogeology and aqueous geochemistry. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology from the University of Rhode Island and Pennsylvania State University, respectively, and a Ph.D. in hydrogeology from the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in solute transport at both local and regional scales, wetland-groundwater interaction, and paleohydrogeology. He was a member of two NRC committees: Committee on Techniques for Assessing Ground Water Vulnerability and Committee on Wetlands Characterization. VERNON L. SNOEYINK is the Ivan Racheff Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois. His primary areas of research are the physical and chemical processes for drinking water purification, in particular the removal of organic contaminants by activated carbon adsorption. In 1980, he coauthored the textbook Water Chemistry (Wiley and Sons). He has been a trustee of the American Water Works Association Research Foundation and president of the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors. He is now a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of the American Water Works Association and vice-chair of the Drinking Water Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1998. He has been a member of several NRC committees and chaired the Committee on Small Water Supply Systems. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering and his Ph.D. in water resources engineering from the University of Michigan. MARY W. STOERTZ is an associate professor of hydrogeology at Ohio University, Department of Geological Sciences. Her area of specialty is stream restoration, especially restoration of channelized rivers and streams polluted by acid mine drainage. She founded the Appalachian Watershed Research Group at Ohio University, which has the mission of restoring desired functions of watersheds subject to mining, sedimentation, and flooding. She directs the multidisciplinary research arms of the Monday Creek Restoration Project and the
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Estimating Water Use in the United States: A New Paradigm for the National Water-Use Information Program Raccoon Creek Improvement Committee. Dr. Stoertz received her B.S. in geology from the University of Washington and her M.S. and Ph.D. in hydrogeology (with a minor in civil and environmental engineering) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. KAY D. THOMPSON is an assistant professor at Washington University, Department of Civil Engineering. In her research, she investigates properties of subsurface materials for groundwater studies, develops methods for subsurface characterization, assesses the risks of hydrologic dam failure, and consults on minimizing environmental impacts during development. Dr. Thompson received a B.S. in civil engineering and operations research in 1987 from Princeton University, an M.S. in 1990 from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. in 1994 in civil and environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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