David Hyndman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at Michigan State University, where he teaches courses in natural hazards, environmental geology, physical geology, and advanced hydrogeology. His B.S. in Hydrology and Water Resources is from the University of Arizona and his M.S. in Applied Earth Sciences and Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences are from Stanford University. David is an Associate Editor for the journals "Water Resources Research" and "Ground Water," has been selected for the Ronald Wilson Teaching Award, and has been the 2002 Darcy Distinguished Lecturer as well as a Lilly Teaching Fellow.Hyndman, David is the author of 'Thunderstorms and Tornadoes ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780495161493 and ISBN 0495161497.