BS Civil Engineering, 1973, University of Connecticut
MS Civil Engineering, 1979, University of Connecticut
Jim is a practicing licensed Professional Engineer specializing in water resources and has served as an adjunct lecturer at Yale University since 1999. He has developed and taught courses in River Processes and Applied Hydrology.
His professional experience focuses on river restoration, dam removal, fish passage, and sustainable flood management. Special interests include the application of fluvial morphology to river management, sediment stability and transport, and the impact of climate change upon water resources.
Hobbies include family activities, photography, trying to restore hopeless old sports cars, canoeing/kayaking, reading, and volunteer environmental work.