Senior Visiting Research Scholar
Daniel Lynch is MacLean Professor of Engineering Science at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH; and Adjunct Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Lynch earned the BS and MS in mechanical engineering from MIT in 1972. He subsequently worked as a power engineer and as a quality assurance engineer in the manufacture of medical devices. In 1975 he entered Princeton University to pursue study in Water Resources, earning the PhD in 1978. He is an expert on simulation of the coastal ocean and in coupled physical-biological dynamics. Current investigations focus on Sustainability, Natural Resources, and Professional Education. As a STEP fellow he is pursuing the project "Human Rights and Natural Resources: Recognition, Governance Structures, Realization". The project comprises two case studies:· The human right to water· Agricultural conflicts between food and fuel production(See the attachment.) While in residence at WWS, Lynch will also be completing the forthcoming text Natural Resource Management for Scientists and Engineers, in preparation for 2008 release.