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Timothy Lant

Timothy Lant
Director, Modeling, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development

tim.lant@gmail.com
202-246-8881

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201

BS, Mathematics, summa cum laude, Georgia State University

MS, Actuarial Science, Georgia State University

PhD, Applied Mathematics, Arizona State University

Journal Articles

2015

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson and T. Lant. 2015. Water management decision makers’ evaluations of uncertainty in a decision support system: The case of WaterSim in the Decision Theater. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58(4):616-630. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2013.875892. (link )

2011

Gober, P., E. A. Wentz, T. Lant, M. K. Tschudi and C. W. Kirkwood. 2011. WaterSim: A simulation model for urban water planning in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Environment and Planning B 38(2):197-215. DOI: 10.1068/b36075. (link )

Sampson, D. A., V. M. Escobar, M. K. Tschudi, T. Lant and P. Gober. 2011. A provider-based water planning and management model - WaterSim 4.0 - for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Journal of Environmental Management 92(10):2596-2610. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2011.05.032. (link )

2010

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. Credibility, salience, and legitimacy of boundary objects: Water managers' assessment of a simulation model in an immersive decision theater. Science and Public Policy 37(3):219-232. DOI: 10.3152/030234210X497726. (link )

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and M. Gartin. 2010. Comparing focus group and individual responses on sensitive topics: A study of water decision-makers in a desert city. Field Methods 22(1):88-110. DOI: 10.1177/1525822X09349918. (link )

Book Chapters

2009

Guhathakurta, S., Y. Kobayashi, M. Patel, J. Holston, T. Lant, J. Crittenden, K. Li, G. Konjevod and K. Date. 2009. Digital Phoenix project: A multidimensional journey through time. Pp. 159-184 In: Steinebach, G., S. Guhathakurta and H. Hagen eds., Visualizing Sustainable Planning. Springer.

Posters

2010

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. How do we better link knowledge and action for environmental decision making?. Poster presented February 21, 2010 at the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2008

Escobar, V. M., T. Lant, J. Block, P. Miller and M. K. Tschudi. 2008. A scenario-based assessment of future groundwater resources in the Phoenix Active Management Area. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Escobar, V. M., T. Lant, J. Block, P. Miller and M. K. Tschudi. 2008. A scenario-based assessment of future groundwater resources in the Phoenix Active Management Area. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall meeting. January 12, 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Gartin, M., D. D. White, T. Lant and P. Gober. 2008. Stakeholder discursive data distortions: An analysis of WaterSim II textual data. Poster presented at the 30 April 2008 Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Session, Tempe, AZ.

Gartin, M., A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. Focusing on higher quality focus groups. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Senneville, C. M., K. L. Larson, A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. "Missed opportunities" in Central Arizona water management: Reconciling the local supply of and demand for science. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 at the CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Gartin, M. and T. Lant. 2007. Examining the interface between policy makers and scientists. Poster presented at the February 17, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Gartin, M., T. Lant, A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2007. WaterSim: A study of water-related decision-making under uncertainty. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

Guhathakurta, S., J. Holsten, Y. Kobayashi, T. Lant, M. Patel, J. Crittenden, T. Morton, G. Konjevod, P. Torrens, K. Li, D. Stanzione, K. Date, P. Nayeri, L. Shillington, R. Pahle, R. Baker, S. Eikenberry and C. Grasso. 2007. Digital Phoenix: A multidimensional journey through time. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2006

Lant, T. 2006. A system dynamics model for water supply and demand in greater Phoenix. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Lant, T., P. Gober and M. K. Tschudi. 2006. Predicting future water demand in Maricopa County from land use, population growth, and urban density. Poster presented at the Arizona Hydrological Society. September, 2006.

Lant, T. and E. A. Wentz. 2006. A spatial decision support tool for regional water managers: scenarios for predicting residential water consumption. Poster presented at the May 4, 2006 Decision Support Systems Symposium, Tucson, AZ.

Presentations

2008

Lant, T. and V. M. Escobar. 2008. Scenario based modeling for future groundwater management planning. Paper presented at the March 31-April 3, 2008 National Ground Water Association Groundwater Summit, Memphis, TN.

2007

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White and K. L. Larson. 2007. Getting hard-to-get data: Are group interviews really better?. Paper presented at the November 29 - December 2, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC.

2006

Gober, P. and T. Lant. 2006. Does Phoenix have enough water to grow?. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Eugene, OR. September, 2006.