Director, Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, CSIRO

Dr Bill Young is the Director of the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship. He previously led the Murray-Darling Basin Water Assessment project for the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship and was Program Leader, Biophysical Processes in the eWater Cooperative Research Centre.

He has been a Principal Research Scientist in the Catchment and Aquatic Systems research program.

Dr Young is involved in:

- research and application of environmental flows
- river habitat modelling
- river sediment and nutrient transport modelling
- river hydraulics
- other aspects of river, floodplain and wetland management.

He initially trained as an engineering hydrologist and undertook postgraduate studies in fluvial geomorphology.

Dr Young has 12 years professional experience in river and catchment research, modelling and management.

Experience

  • –present
    Director, Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, CSIRO

Education

  •  
    University of Canterbury, PhD/Natural Resources Engineering