Adjunct Faculty, Water Resources Engineering
Dr. Siva Sangameswaran has over twelve years of experience in the water resources engineering field and currently serves as an Engineering Resources Team Lead in the Resilience Solutions Group at Dewberry, Fairfax, VA. His focus areas of research and industry experience include resilience planning and development of mitigation solutions for communities vulnerable to climate change stressors including sea level rise. His areas of expertise include the application of bioengineered, natural systems based approaches and context sensitive solutions for resilience master planning and implementation in complex urban, riverine, coastal, lacustrine and estuarine environments. He was involved in the design of several reaches of levees, floodwalls and pump stations part of the post-Katrina Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) in the Greater New Orleans area. He has lead several stream, riparian buffer and corridor restoration projects, and the design of sustainable storm water management (LID BMP) strategies for multiple LEED certified sites across the nation. Recently, he has been leading climate change impact assessment and mitigation planning projects for Federal, State and local Community clients. Siva is a Professional Engineer and a recipient of the Diplomate Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) certification.