Faculty - Dennis B. McLaughlin

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Dennis B. McLaughlin

H.M. King Bhumibol Professor of Water Resource Management

MIT
Parsons Laboratory
Room 48-327/329
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Telephone: 617.253.7176 Email: dennism@mit.edu Research Website: http://web.mit.edu/dennism/www/ Assistant: James M. Long / jmlong@mit.edu

Education

  • B.S.E.E. 1966, Purdue University
  • M.S.E. 1967, Princeton University
  • Ph.D. 1985, Princeton University

Research Interests

  • Estimation and control, data assimilation
  • Surface and groundwater hydrology
  • Water resources systems

Teaching Interests

  • Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability
  • Water Resource Systems

Selected Publications

  1. Moore, S. and D. McLaughlin, Design of field experiments to determine the ecological effects of petroleum in intertidal ecosystems", Water Resources Research, 12(12), 1091-1099, 1978.
  2. McLaughlin, D. and W. Johnson, Comparison of three groundwater modeling studies, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 113(3), 405-421, 1987.
  3. Moughamian, M., D. McLaughlin, and R.L. Bras, Estimation of flood frequency: A comparison of physically based procedures, Water Resources Research, 23(7), 1309-1319, 1987.
  4. McLaughlin, D. and E.F. Wood, A distributed parameter approach for evaluating the accuracy of groundwater predictions, 1. Theory, Water Resources Research, 24(7), 1037-1047, 1988

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