Diane McKnight
Professor • Co-Director, Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program
Environmental Engineering • Engineering Science • Geoenvironmental Engineering

Office: ECES 124


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, MIT (1975)
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, MIT (1978)
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, MIT (1979)

Honors and Distinctions:

  • US Geological Survey: Meritorious Service Award
  • American Geophysical Union: Fellow
  • National Academy of Engineering: Member
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science: Fellow
  • Humic Sciences and Technology Conference XI: Honorary Chair
  • American Geophysical Union: Langbein Lecturer

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
  • American Geophysical Union
  • North American Benthological Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • Phycological Society of America


  • Limnology, aquatic ecology, reactive transport of metals and organic material in streams and rivers