Casey Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

University of Massachusetts Amherst







Dr. Casey Brown is Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering Science from Harvard University and led the water team at the International Research Institute (IRI) for Climate and Society at Columbia University. His research focuses on climate and water resources, and he has worked extensively on projects around the world in this regard. He has a number of awards to his credit, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, the National Science Foundation CAREER award and the Huber Research Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers.  Dr. Brown’s work is funded by the National Science Foundation, NOAA, Department of Defense, World Bank and the US Army Corps of Engineers.   He is Associate Editor of the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, and chairs the Water Resources Planning under Climate Change Technical Committee of the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute Systems Committee and the Water and Society Technical Committee of the AGU Hydrology Section.