Michelle Hummel, Ph.D.

Civil Engineering Department

Research Interests:

  • Coastal hazards and resilience
  • Compound flood events
  • Sea-level rise adaptation
  • Environmental fluid mechanics
  • Interdependent infrastructure modeling

Funded Research Topics & Sponsoring Agency(ies):

  • Ecosystem and community vulnerability to surface and subsurface flooding and salinity dynamics with sea level rise and adaptation strategies (NOAA)
  • Identification and economic benefit analysis of climate-informed adaptation measures to reduce flood risk exposure of water supply infrastructures along southeast Texas coast (NOAA)
  • Identify and analyze inundated bridge superstructures in high velocity flood events (TxDOT)

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Michelle Hummel, Ph.D., Civil Engineering