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JOSE TORERO, Ph.D., Director
Jose Toroero

Areas of Expertise

  • Fire dynamics
  • Flame spread
  • Smouldering
  • Combustion in microgravity
  • Smoke detection
  • Protection and suppression systems
SANDRA KNIGHT, Ph.D., PE
Sandra Knight

Areas of Expertise

  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Research to operations
  • Water and disaster policy
  • Coastal and hydraulic engineering
GREG BAECHER, Ph.D., PE, Associate
Greg Baecher

Areas of Expertise

  • Infrastructure risk and reliability
  • National flood policy and coastal protection
  • Project risk management
  • Dam and levee safety
GERRY GALLOWAY, Ph.D., PE, Associate
Sandra Knight

Areas of Expertise

  • National water policy
  • Flood risk management
  • Climate change impacts on water resources
  • Natural hazards mitigation
BILAL M. AYYUB, Ph.D., PE, Distinguished Advisor


 

Areas of Expertise

  • Measurement science for resilience and sustainability
  • Design and adaptation to a changing climate
  • Civilian and defense infrastructure resilience, risk and reliability
  • Global catastrophic risks
  • Uncertainty and decision analysis
  • Autonomous systems and control
  • Big data and offset technology prediction
KAYE BRUBAKER, Ph.D.,
Kaye Brubaker

Areas of Expertise

  • Hydrology and hydroclimatology
  • Computer models
  • Remotely-sensed
  • Geographic information systems
  • Theory of space-time random fields
  • Remotely-sensed data
BARTON FORMAN, Ph.D., PE


 

Areas of Expertise

  • Hydrology and land surface processes
  • Hydrometeorology
  • Satellite-based remote sensing of snow
  • Ground-based remote sensing of soil moisture and precipitation
ED LINK, Ph.D., PE
Ed Link

Areas of Expertise

  • Water Resources
  • Research and Development
  • Flood risk assessment and analysis
  • Water resources policy
  • Strategic futures analysis
  • Natural disaster mitigation and policy
ELISE MILLER-HOOKS Ph.D., PE
Sandra Knight

Areas of Expertise

  • Infrastructure resilience and protection
  • Emergency preparedness, response and recovery
  • Incident management
  • Regional and building evacuation
STUART MILNER, Ph.D.


 

Areas of Expertise

  • Wireless optical and RF networking
  • Scalability of dynamic wireless RF and optical networks
  • Topology control of wireless networks
  • Optical wireless transceiver development
BRIAN M. PHILLIPS, Ph.D.



Areas of Expertise

  • Structural dynamics
  • Hybrid simulation
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Structural control
  • Smart sensor technology
ALLISON REILLY, Ph.D.

Allison Reilly

Areas of Expertise

  • Hazard risk assessment
  • Decision making
  • Infrastructure system performance and protection
MIROSLAW SKIBNIEWSKI, Ph.D.



Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainable practices for built infrastructure construction and renewal
  • Post-disaster mitigation activities
  • Project management
  • Automation and information technologies
RICHARD KRUPAR III, Ph.D.



Areas of Expertise

  • Tropical cyclones
  • Doppler radar meteorology
  • Meteorological data acquisition
  • Natural hazard risk and impact modelling
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Time series analysis