Charles Chesnutt

Coastal Engineer

Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers





Charley Chesnutt is a Coastal Engineer at the Institute for Water Resources and has 40 years of experience working for the Corps.  Charley has worked in the Coastal Processes Branch of the Coastal Engineering Research Center.  He worked at Corps Headquarters in both planning and engineering directorates.  Since 1994 he has served as the ‘Coastal Engineer’ for the Corps Headquarters, and has overseen several national coastal-related programs for Headquarters, including the Hurricane Evacuation Studies conducted jointly with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service.  He is involved in national coastal engineering issues and serves as advisor to the President of the Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB).