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Masked and Online, Second Group Receives River Science and Engineering Certificate

January 11, 2021 11:45 AM
Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D.
Masked and Online, Second Group Receives River Science and Engineering Certificate

The front row (L-R) includes ERDC Graduate Institute Director Dr. Stan Woodson, and ERDC employees and Tulane Adjunct Professors Dr. Jack Killgore, Dr. David Biedenharn and Dr. Charlie Berger.
Standing (L-R) are Tulane graduates and CHL employees Marie Mathews and Autumn Murphy, on the screen is the Tulane Dean of Science and Engineering, Dr. Kimberly Foster, the Program Coordinator, Dr. Barb Kleiss, Tulane River Science & Engineering certificate recipients and CHL employees, Casey Mayne and Keaton Jones and the Director of ERDC, Dr. David Pittman.


Though delayed due to COVID-19, the next group of students who completed the River Science and Engineering Graduate Certificate gathered to receive their certificates by Zoom, and joined students and faculty from New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA, Vicksburg, MS, Louisville, KY and St. Paul, MN.  The celebration was led by Dr. Kimberly Foster, Dean of the Tulane School of Science and Engineering and Dr. David Pittman, the Director of the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Research and Development Center.  Students receiving their certificates were: Jake Allgeier, Keaton Jones, Casey Mayne, Marie Mathews, Emily Moe, and Eric White.

Members of the team participating remotely included Tulane Professor and Department Chairman Dr. Mead Allison, Tulane Professor Dr. Ehab Meselhe, Adjunct Professor Amanda Oliver, the Director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Dr. Ty Wamsley, certificate recipient Jake Allgeier, Louisville District, certificate recipient Emily Moe, St. Paul District and her supervisors Michael Knoff and Heather Henneman,  and certificate recipient Eric White, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.