Daniel Peter Loucks
Daniel P. Loucks teaches and directs research in the development and application of economics, ecology and systems analysis methods to the solution of environmental and regional water resources problems. He has written numerous articles and co-authored books on these topics, including two widely used text books on water resources planning and management. He has held positions of Department chair and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering. During periods of leave from Cornell, Loucks has taught at other universities in the US, Europe, and Australia, served as an economist at the World Bank, as research associate at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria, and as a consultant to numerous governmental and international agencies and consulting companies.
Development and Application of Environmental Engineering, Economics, Ecology, and Systems Analysis methods for addressing regional environmental and water resources issues.
Water Resource Systems Modeling Public Systems Modeling Engineering Economics and Management
- 2012. "Report of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Second Meeting". International Scientific Advisory Committee. .
- 2011. "Report of the Panel of Experts to the Nile Basin Initiative". Addis Ababa: Nile Basin Initiative. .
- 2011. "Road to 2050: Visions for a more sustainable future." Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management-Asce . .
- 2011. "A computationally efficient open-source water resource system simulator - Application to London and the Thames Basin." Environmental Modelling and Software 26 (12): 1599-1610. .
- 2011. "Report of the Panel of Experts to the Nile Basin Initiative". Addis Ababa: .
Selected Awards and Honors
- Feng Distinguished Lecture (University of Massachusetts- Amherst, MA) 2010
- Lifetime Achievement Award (American Society of Civil Engineering Environmental & Water Resources Institute) 2010
- Honorary Fellow (UNESCO - Water Education Institute (Delft, NL)) 2010
- Smallwood Distinguished Lecture (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL) 2009
- Biennial Medal (International Environmental Modeling and Software Society) 2008
- BS (Forestry), Pennsylvania State University, 1954
- MS (Environmental Engineering), Yale University, 1962
- Ph D (Environmental Engineering), Cornell University, 1965