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Steven Gorelick

Cyrus Fisher Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment
Steven M. Gorelick is the Cyrus F. Tolman Professor in the Department of Earth System Science at Stanford University (on the faculty since 1988) and a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment. He directs the Global Freshwater Initiative with past and active projects in India, Mexico, Vietnam, Jordan, and the US. Dr. Gorelick has published extensively in the areas of groundwater management, water security, water resources vulnerability in developing regions, optimal remediation design, hydrogeophysics, ecohydrology, groundwater solute transport processes, and global oil supply and demand. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


PhD, Stanford University, Hydrology (hydrogeology) (1981)
MS, Stanford University, Hydrology (hydrogeology) (1977)
BA, New College (1975)