Federal Water Resources Agencies – Panel Discussion

Thursday, April 4, 2019

3:30 pm
HABB1 room 108


Hear about what it is like to work for various federal water resources agencies. Panel members will talk about their work, career path, and their agency. Afterward, there will be plenty of time for discussion/questions from the audience. Undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and faculty with interest in freshwater science and/or working for the federal government are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact GCC Faculty: Jon Czuba, Biological Systems Engineering, jczuba@vt.edu.

Panel members:


Rob Hilldale, Civil Engineer

Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Service Center, Sedimentation and River Hydraulics

Denver, Colorado


Roger Kuhnle, Research Hydraulic Engineer

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Sedimentation Laboratory, Watershed Physical Processes

Oxford, Mississippi


Jim Selegean, Hydraulic Engineer

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes Hydraulics and Hydrology Office

Detroit, Michigan


Molly Wood, National Sediment Specialist

U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Mission Area, Observing Systems Division

Boise, Idaho


Tim Straub, Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey, Central Midwest Water Science Center & Chair

Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project

Urbana, Illinois