Timothy Keane, PhD
Director of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Landscape Architecture and
Regional & Community Planning
2007 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
T: (785) 532-2439
Tim Keane has served at Kansas State University for twenty-eight years teaching in landscape architecture and in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major program. Keane has received multiple teaching awards, as well as the 2009 USDA-CSREES Partnership Award for Mission Integration, which is presented to a university partner nationwide who best exemplifies integration of research, teaching and extension.
Keane's research deals with stream morphology and process, as well as urban stormwater management. His work has helped bring more than $2 million in research funding to Kansas State. Keane is the current Jarvis Scholar of Landscape Architecture at Kansas State University (a two-year, competitive, endowed research chair). He also has developed a series of natural systems and fluvial systems courses that provide a depth and breadth of material unusual to landscape architecture programs. Keane holds a bachelor of science in landscape architecture from Iowa State University, and a master's and doctorate, in landscape architecture, from the University of Michigan. Dr. Keane has received extensive professional training and field-based, practice experience from some of the top fluvial geomorphologists and hydraulic engineers in the country.