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Associate Professor
  Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
Office: 312 Biosys Eng Soil Sci Office
Phone: (865) 974-7130
Email: jtyner@utk.edu

Focus: Unsaturated flow and transport

  • Development of New Tools to Measure Soil Hydraulic Properties
  • Stormwater Hydrology
  • Hydrologic Modeling
  • Preferential Flow
  • Application of Gamma-Ray Attenuation
  • Infiltration
  • Tracer Methods
  • BSE 416 Environmental Hydrology
  • BSE 401 Biosystems Engineering Design I
  • BSET 506 Physical Phenomena

Recent Publications


Ph.D. Biosystems Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2001
M.S. Geology, San Diego State University, 1998
B.S. Geology, University of Oklahoma, 1990
P.E., Texas,
P.G., Tennessee,


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