Dr. Wynn R. Walker
Dr. Walker was a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Associate Dean for the College of Engineering. His specializations included the design, simulation, and evaluation of surface irrigation systems as well as introduction of computer-oriented training programs to irrigation agencies and projects in the third world. He developed a comprehensive software package for optimizing surface irrigation management which is being produced for the "National Engineering Handbook" by the US Department of Agriculture. He directed international projects in Egypt, Thailand, Morocco, Ecuador, El Salvador, India, and the Dominican Republic.