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Hot Topic: Hurricane Season


Flood Risks from Severe Storms

Allison Reilly
Assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Disaster Resilience
A. Jame Clark School of Engineering
Expertise:  Risk assessment for floods and other hazards; decision making, infrastructure system performance and protection

Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm 
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Expertise: Surface and groundwater systems, floodwater management
 
Gerry Galloway
Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Expertise: Flood risk management, national water policy, impacts of climate change on water resources and national security
 
Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Expertise: National flood policy, dam and levee safety, infrastructure risk and reliability

Raghu Murtugudde
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Expertise: Earth system modeling and predictions, climate impacts, climate communications, ocean's role in climate variability and change
 
Sandra Knight
Research engineer for the Center for Disaster Resilience
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Expertise: Disaster, flood and water policy; building disaster resilient communities; flood risk management and FEMA disaster mitigation; and hydraulic engineering
 
 
Infrastructure

Marccus Hendricks
Assistant Professor
School of Architecture, Planning and Perservation
Expertise: Infrastructure and public planning in the wake of disasters


Operations Strategies 

Niratcha (Grace) Tungtisanont
Assistant Professor, Logistics, Business and Public Policy
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Expertise: 
Disaster Operations and Crisis Management, Service Operations Strategy, Humanitarian Service Supply Chain Strategy, Flood Disaster Relief Recovery Practices and Policy
 
Risk Communications

Brooke Liu
Associate Professor, Communications, College of Arts and Humanities
Director, Risk Communications and Resilience Research Program
Expertise: Risk Communications, Government Messaging, Community Resilience, Media, Social Media
 
 
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