James Smith

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William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

University Affiliation

Research Interests

Hydrology; hydraulics and hydrometeorology of extreme floods; development of technologies for measuring rainfall from weather radar; stochastic modeling of the space-time structure of rainfall and microphysical studies of extreme rainfall from organized systems of thunderstorms; heterogeneity of hydrologic response in urbanizing watersheds; stability of the channel-floodplain system in urban drainage networks and the hydraulics of extreme floods in urban rivers.

HMEI Affiliation