Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of California, Irvine
Location: Encinitas, California, United States
Gary L. Guymon, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in civil engineering and higher education.
Drawing upon nearly 40 years of practiced industry experience, Dr. Guymon is a prominent figure in the fields of civil engineering and education, having most recently served as a professor at the University of California, Irvine, from 1974 to 1994, when he ultimately attained emeritus status. During this time, he served as chairman of the department of civil engineering at the university from 1984 to 1988. Prior to these illustrious roles, he was an associate professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1971 to 1974 and assistant research engineer at the University of California, Davis, from 1969 to 1971. He commenced his career as an engineer with the California Department of Water Resources in 1955, a role he held for 11 years.
Dr. Guymon holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California, Davis. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the coordinating board for the University of California Water Resources Center in Berkeley, CA, from 1985 to 1989 and a delegate to the Universities Council on Water Resources in Carbondale, IL, from 1980 to 1994. Furthermore, he has been a frequent contributor of articles to professional journals and was the author of “Unsaturated Zone Hydrology” in 1994. He also served as the associate editor of “Advanced in Water Resources” in Southampton, United Kingdom, from 1981 to 1989.
Interested in the mechanics of water from a formative age, Dr. Guymon holds a natural affinity for mathematically applying tools to groundwater problems and using computers to solve those problems. He regularly receives requests from China and Africa for copies of his early papers on the subject, including one man who required his paper to estimate the flood zone from a dam breaking in China. As a testament to his success, Dr. Guymon has been included in Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the West.
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