Current Projects

water institute of the gulf


-Providing technical expertise in review of the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System in New Orleans on behalf of the Water Institute of the Gulf. Click Here for the report.


NAS-Participated as National Flood Insurance Program specialist in National Academy of Science study on Community-based Flood Insurance.  Click Here for the report.

changing course


-Technical subject matter expert for Changing Course, a competition to design a more sustainable lower Mississippi River Delta.  Click Here for a link to their website.



-Supporting US Army Engineer Research and Development Center in review of R&D and strategic planning.



-Senior Research Engineer at the UMD Center for Disaster Resilience where she is Director and conducts studies on behalf of UMD.