Peter Goodwin 2008
Peter Goodwin, the DeVlieg Presidential Professor in ecohydraulics and professor of civil engineering, is recognized internationally for his research with particular contributions in the field of sedimentation and the impact of river management on ecosystems. He founded and is director of the Center for Ecohydraulics Research at the University of Idaho, which he has developed into an internationally recognized research center. He joined the University of Idaho in 1996, after earning his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley. In his research, Goodwin has demonstrated a commitment to scholarship and education as an integral part of research. He is committed to developing the careers of other academics, and has provided support, advice and mentoring to people around the world. Goodwin is based in Boise.