Timothy Dekker

Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

Timothy Dekker, President of LimnoTech in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is an environmental and water resources engineer and hydrologist with expertise in river, lake and estuary remediation and restoration. Tim has led field studies and has developed numerical modeling applications at sites throughout North America, describing the dynamics of surface water, sediments, and groundwater systems; analyzing and mitigating the effects of urban flooding, analyzing contaminant fate and transport; and using contaminant forensics to understand the history of contaminated sites. Tim has participated in numerous national design competitions and projects focusing on the restoration and revitalization of urban waterfronts, and actively works around the United States and Canada to advance the science and practice of urban river restoration.

Tim received his Doctorate in Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1996 and has served as a lecturer and adjunct professor of environmental engineering there. Tim is also a regular lecturer at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.