Robert Barr is a research scientist (fluvial geomorphology and hydrology) at the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI). His primary research focus is on understanding the physical processes and form necessary to achieve and maintain healthy stream systems in a changing landscape. Bob has participated in numerous large-scale stream assessments, including the Yellow and Maumee Rivers in northern Indiana, Eagle Creek and White Lick Creek in Central Indiana, and several small streams in the Toiyabe and Toquima Mountain Ranges of north-central Nevada. Bob’s current projects include the Indiana Fluvial Hazard Mitigation Program, the School Branch National Water Quality Initiative, the Kankakee River Basin Restoration Initiative, and the Indiana Silver Jackets low head dam initiative. In addition to his academic research interests, Bob has served as a consulting hydrologist and fluvial geomorphologist for over 12 years.