Emil O. Frind

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Groundwater (modelling)

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Emil O. FrindEmil O. Frind pioneered the field of quantitative groundwater science and over his career he has been a leader in the development of modelling methodologies for groundwater processes. He has been recognized as a Thomson-Reuters Highly Cited Researcher and honoured with a Life Member Award from the US National Ground Water Association.

His recent work has focused on source water protection and water sustainability, both vital issues as water resources become stressed due to growth, pollution, and climate change. His work with Waterloo Region to develop a strategy for the sustainable use of local groundwater as a drinking water source is saving taxpayers billions in infrastructure costs.

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Contact information
Office: EIT 2051B
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 33959

Email: frind@uwaterloo.ca

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo