Program Administration

The Water Resources Science program is administered by the University of Minnesota’s Water Resources Center. The Water Resources Center is affiliated with the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and University of Minnesota Extension.  

The program is managed by two Directors of Graduate Studies (DGS), one on the Twin Cities campus and one on the Duluth campus, and a graduate program coordinator.

Contact us at

Co-Director of Graduate Studies

Professor John Nieber

Dr. John Nieber
203 BioAgEng Building
1390 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Department web page

Co-Director of Graduate Studies

Donn Branstrator, WRS Faculty and Co-DGS

Dr. Donn Branstrator
15 Swenson Science Building
1035 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Department web page

Graduate Program Coordinator

Photo of Tracy Fallon, WRS graduate program coordinator

Tracy Fallon
193 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St Paul, MN 55108