Science Museum of Minnesota
In his quarter-century with the Science Museum of Minnesota, Patrick Hamilton has developed numerous environmental exhibits and projects. These include Water: H2O = Life, a 7,000 square-foot traveling exhibit; Big Back Yard, the museum's 1.75-acre outdoor science park; and Science House, the solar-powered, zero-emissions building in the Big Back Yard that serves as the headquarters for the museum's Teacher Resource Center.
His other projects include the Mississippi River Web Museum Consortium; the Mississippi River Gallery; Watershed Science; The Three Rivers Initiative; Wind Power; Green Street; the Environmental Exhibits Collaborative; H2O Minnesota; and the River Eye Boat Program.
The director of environmental and Earth-systems science programs at the Science Museum, Hamilton is currently heading up the Future Earth Initiative, an NSF-supported set of exhibits and programs. He is also a principal investigator with the National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics and a resident fellow of the Institute of the Environment.
See Hamilton's program director bio for more info.