Entekhabi Research Group



    B.A. (1983) Clark University, Worcester, Mass.

    M.A. (1984), M.A. (1987) Clark University

    Ph.D. (1990) MIT


Research Interests

    Earth remote sensing

    Land-atmosphere interaction and boundary layer processes

    Dynamics of winter-time extra-tropical atmosphere and its predictability

    Data Assimilation: Techniques development and applications

    Land evaporation retrieval using multi-platform remotely sensed data

    Sensor network model-integration closed-loop control

    Surface water-groundwater interaction and hillslope hydrology



Current Service

    AGU Water Resources Research, Associate Editor

    IEEE2008 Geoscience Symposium, Co-Chair Technical Program

    University College Cork External Committee

    AGU, Horton Medal Committee

    NRC Water Science and Technology Board, Member

Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Director, Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory for Environmental Science and Engineering

Director, Earth System Initiative

Science Team Leader, NASA Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP) satellite mission

E-mail: darae@mit.edu


Dara Entekhabi            


77 Massachusetts Ave

MIT Bldg. 48-216G

Cambridge, MA, 02139 USA


Curriculum vitae (PDF file) >>