Faculty Profile: Dara Entekhabi

Dara Entekhabi
Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor CEE and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

By Rebecca Gianotti S.M. ’08, Ph.D. ’13
Civil & Environmental Engineering Correspondent

Dara Entekhabi
Dara Entekhabi
Photo / Len Rubenstein for Spectrvm

After completing his Ph.D. in 1990 with Professor Emeritus Peter Eagleson, Dara Entekhabi spent a year on the faculty of the University of Arizona before joining the MIT faculty in 1991. His research spans a range of topics in hydrology and hydrometeorology, including land-atmosphere interactions, surface water-groundwater interactions, data assimilation and remote sensing. He is dire