Tim Knight

Tim Knight

Acting Director; Environment, Technology and Economy

Email: trknight@umd.edu

Tim has a Bachelor of Science in environmental science from Stanford University and a Master of Science in soil science from Oregon State University. As an undergraduate, he took time off to campaign for the preservation of the last of the old growth Redwood trees and to travel to the Himalayas to learn about traditional farming techniques. He has worked in University Extension at Oregon State University and at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, California. Most recently, Tim served as Program Coordinator for the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He taught classes in environmental science, soil science, and a capstone symposium for graduating seniors. His interests include sustainable agriculture and urban micro-farming, baking, mountain biking, and Okinawan Goju-Ryu karate-do.