Brigadier General (US Army, Retired) Gerald E. Galloway, PE, PhD is a Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Affiliate Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, where his focus is on water resources policy, resilience, and disaster risk management under climate change. He serves as a consultant to several international, federal, state and non-governmental agencies and is involved in water projects in the US, Asia and South America. He recently was a co-author with the WWF (UK) and the China Ministry of Water Resources, of a UNESCO book on Flood Risk Management, chaired a National Research Council (NRC) Study on Levees and the National Flood Insurance Program and was a member of a NRC Study, Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative. From 1993 to 1994, he was assigned to the White House to lead a study of the Great Mississippi River Flood of 1993 and in 2006-2007 he chaired a study for the State of California on Deep Flooding in its Central Valley. He is currently a member of the US National Academies’ Resilience Roundtable, a member of the Louisiana Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection and Restoration and a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Public Administration. He is a 38 year veteran of the US Army, retiring as Dean (Chief Academic Officer) at the US Military Academy at West Point.
- Company:University of Maryland
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