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Martin Doyle

Professor in the Environmental Sciences and Policy Division
Environmental Sciences and Policy
Environment Hall 3108, 9 Circuit Drive, Durham, NC 27708-0328
Environment Hall 3108, 9 Circuit Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Water resources and policy 
Hydrology and Hydraulics 
Infrastructure finance 
Internet of Water 

Selected Grants


BHPF - IoW Phased Implementation

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by BHP Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Wild 2.0: Water Innovation and Leadership Program Development

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEFaculty Member · Awarded by Spring Point Partners LLC · 2023 - 2024

Food in 2050

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by World Wildlife Fund · 2021 - 2023

Research and Development toward a linked data system and foundational knowledge network for the Internet of Water.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Water Resources Research Institute · 2021 - 2023

Internet of Water: Preparing Oregon State Agency Water Data for Management on an Integrated Portal

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Oregon Department of Environmental Quality · 2022 - 2023

BHPF - IoW Phased Implementation

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by BHP Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Wild 2.0: Water Innovation and Leadership Program Development

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEFaculty Member · Awarded by Spring Point Partners LLC · 2023 - 2024

Food in 2050

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by World Wildlife Fund · 2021 - 2023

Research and Development toward a linked data system and foundational knowledge network for the Internet of Water.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Water Resources Research Institute · 2021 - 2023

Internet of Water: Preparing Oregon State Agency Water Data for Management on an Integrated Portal

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Oregon Department of Environmental Quality · 2022 - 2023

Assessing water quality impacts of dam removal: in situ and remote sensing approaches

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service · 2018 - 2023

Rethinking the future of water infrastructure in Small & Shrinking Cities

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Spring Point Partners LLC · 2019 - 2023

Water Innovation and Leadership Development (WILD) Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Spring Point Partners LLC · 2020 - 2023

New Mexico Water Data Initiative and Regional Pilot Project for Improved Data Management and Decision Support Tool in the Lower Pecos Valley

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology · 2020 - 2022

Implementing the Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation · 2018 - 2022

Internet of Water: Federating Hydropower

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Oak Ridge National Laboratory · 2021 - 2022

Amry Corps of Engineers IPA Lauren Patterson 2020

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2021 - 2021

Amry Corps of Engineers IPA Martin Doyle 2020

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2021 - 2021

Supporting the Texas Water Data Initiative

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation · 2020 - 2021

Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Kingfisher Foundation · 2018 - 2020

Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Walton Family Foundation · 2018 - 2019

Mitigation on Public Lands

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by Department of Agriculture · 2018 - 2019

Building Adaptive Capacity in the Carolinas: CISA

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of South Carolina · 2019 - 2019

Headwater stream identification in arid landscapes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Freeport-McMoRan Inc. · 2017 - 2019

Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation · 2018 - 2019

Army Corps of Engineers IPA for Lauren Patterson 2017

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2017 - 2019

Amry Corps of Engineers IPA Martin Doyle 2017

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2017 - 2019

Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Pisces Foundation · 2018 - 2018

Implementation of the Internet of Water

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Windward Fund · 2017 - 2018

Doyle Climate Project Interpersonnel Agreement

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2015 - 2017

Aspen Institute Dialogue Series on Sharing and Integrating Water Data for Sustainability

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Aspen Institute · 2016 - 2017

Photodegradation of Imidacloprid in Rivers: A Novel Water Quality Monitoring Approach

FellowshipCo-Mentor · Awarded by Department of Agriculture · 2016 - 2017

Patterson Climate Project IPA

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Corps of Engineers · 2015 - 2017

Walton Family Foundation/Dept of the Interior Collaboration

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Walton Family Foundation · 2016 - 2016

Supplemental Funding for Martin Doyle DOI Fellowship

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by TomKat Charitable Trust · 2016 - 2016

Enriching the Spatial and Temporal Resolution of Water Quality Sensor Networks in Urban Environments

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Oak Ridge National Laboratory · 2015 - 2016

Hydraulic Fracturing Risk Study- additional effort and time

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Nature Conservancy · 2015 - 2016

Habitat and Connectivity for Mussel Populations: Dam and Dam Removal Impacts

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fish and Wildlife · 2011 - 2016

Hydro Research Foundation Fellowship

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Hydro Research Foundation · 2014 - 2016

Western Water Funders Phase II

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by Walton Family Foundation · 2015 - 2016

2014 Let's Talk About Water (LTAW) Challenge Grant

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. · 2015 - 2015

The Emerging Commodity of Restored Streams: Science, Policy and Economics in New Markets for Ecosystem Service Commodities

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2011 - 2014

Water Fund on the Cape Fear: Financial Considerations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2013 - 2013

External Relationships


  • Confluence Water Advisors, LLC
  • International Joint Commission (US-Canada Great Lakes Treaty

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies, institutions, or organizations listed above. This information is available to institutional leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.