2019 Environmental Business Leadership Conference

The Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
September 01, 2019
Registration Open

Emily Russ, MEES Graduate Student, Knauss Fellow, Advisor to the Technical Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Emily Russ, MEES Graduate Student, Knauss Fellow, Advisor to the Technical Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Emily Russ is a 2019 Knauss Sea Grant Fellow with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center. During her 1-year fellowship, she is serving as the Advisor to the Technical Director of Civil Works, with specific focus on Flood Risk Management and Navigation.
Russ obtained her bachelor’s degree in marine and coastal resources from North Carolina State University. She then continued into a master’s program where she received a degree in earth science, with a focus in coastal geomorphology, and a certificate in GIS. Russ received her PhD from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science in May 2019, and her dissertation was on "Sediment connectivity between the lower Susquehanna River and upper Chesapeake Bay."