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John Swartz

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Institution/Organization: University of Tennessee

Email Address: jschwart@utk.edu

Committee(s): Collaborator

Director of Tennessee Water Resources Research Center and Professor

Dr. Schwartz has over 30 years of experience in academics and professional engineering practice. His research interests include watershed hydrology and sediment modeling, river mechanics, ecological engineering, ecohydraulics, stream restoration, and water quality.

He joined the faculty of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee (UT) in August 2003. He has a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MS in Fisheries Science (Water Resources) from Oregon State University, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Professional experience includes private consulting in the State of Oregon as a licensed engineer, US Environmental Protection Agency (NPDES compliance), and US Peace Corps. Schwartz is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Environmental and Water Resources Institute serving on the Urban Water Resources Research Council and River Restoration and Sedimentation committees.