Gerry Galloway, P.E., Ph.D.

Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering

University of Maryland








Gerry Galloway, PE, PhD, is a Glenn L Martin Institute Professor of Engineering and Affiliate Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland where he teaches and conducts research in national water resources policy and management, flood mitigation, and disaster management. He has served as a consultant to national and international government and business organizations. He is currently a member of the Louisiana Governor’s commission on coastal protection, an advisor to The Nature Conservancy on its Yangtze River Program and to the WWF-China Flood Risk Management Initiative, a member of a team studying the impacts of climate change and dam construction in the Mekong River Basin and was recently appointed by The Secretary of State as one of three inaugural Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Fellows. He has been Presidential appointee to the Mississippi River Commission and was assigned to the White House to lead a study of the 1993 Mississippi River Flood.  He served in the US Army for 38 years retiring as a Brigadier General and Dean of Academics at West Point.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.