Timothy Keane, PhD

Timothy Keane, PhD Professor, Emeritus
Director of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning whisker@k-state.edu | Curriculum Vitae

Tim Keane has served at Kansas State University since 1984, teaching in landscape architecture and in the APDesign interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program. Keane has received multiple teaching awards, three Jarvis Endowed Chair positions, the 2009 USDA-CSREES Partnership Award for Mission Integration, the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s (CELA) “Excellence in Research and/or Creative Work Award, the KSU Professorial Performance Award, and was the college’s first member to be awarded “Distinguished Graduate Faculty” status at Kansas State University.

Keane's research deals with stream morphology and process, as well as urban stormwater management. His work has helped bring more than $4.1 million in research funding to Kansas State. Keane was the first Jarvis Scholar of Landscape Architecture at Kansas State University (a two-year, competitive, endowed research chair). He has more than twenty peer-reviewed publication. Keane 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, and continues to work with the top fluvial geomorphologists and hydraulic engineers in the country.