Jay Lund is an adjunct fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center
and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis. As a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, he has conducted system optimization studies for California’s water supply, as well as modeling studies of flood control, climate change adaptation, water marketing, water utility planning, and integrated water resources management. In addition to authoring or coauthoring more than 300 publications, he has served on the advisory committee for the 1998 and 2005 California Water Plan Updates, as president of the Universities Council on Water Resources, and on the Delta Independent Science Board. He holds a PhD in civil engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle.