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Galloway, Gerald

Galloway, Gerald

Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1267 S Oakcrest Rd. Arlington, VA 22202


  • Ph. D., University of North Carolina
  • M.S.,Princeton University
  • M.P.A, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.M.A.S., U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
  • B.S., U.S. Military Academy


  • Water resources policy and management
  • Disaster resilience
  • National security


Galloway: Nature-Based Features Can Aid in Disaster Resilience

Expert on water resources testifies before Congress.

Fifteen Years On, Experts Weigh Lessons of Katrina

Social and racial inequities built into nation’s flood management system, UMD professors warn.

Galloway Briefs Congress on Improved Flood Management

A leading water resources expert outlines steps needed for greater resilience.

UMD Disaster Resilience Expert Galloway Comments on Mississippi Flooding

More frequent flooding is straining the nation's levee system.

Galloway: Midwestern floods part of a global problem

The trend towards increased severe flooding is set to continue worldwide, says UMD's Gerald Galloway.

Galloway named a 2018 Top 25 Newsmaker

Clark School Professor Gerry Galloway was named a Top 25 Newsmaker of 2018 by Engineering News-Record.

Nationwide Urban Flooding Disrupts Local Economies, Public Safety, and Housing Equity

Joint UMD, TAMU study affirms urban flooding is a growing threat across the U.S.

UMD Resilience Experts Offer Insights Throughout Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

The season was among the most active in records dating back to 1851.

Galloway to Give National Academies' Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture

The lecture will outline major water resources challenges and offer insight into potential solutions. 

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding

National and local news outlets turned to University of Maryland engineers for their disaster expertise.

Climate Change: A Threat Multiplier?

Glenn L. Martin Professor of Engineering Gerry Galloway Featured on KCRW's To the Point

University of Maryland Wind Tunnel Media Day, July 8

University of Maryland offers reporters the chance to experience hurricane-force winds firsthand.

Galloway Elected to National Academy of Construction

Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering Gerry Galloway was elected a member of the 2015 NAC class.

Galloway Receives 2015 RNRF Sustained Achievement Award

CEE research professor and disaster resilience expert honored for commitment to the protection and conservation of natural resources.

Galloway Awarded Prestigious Gold de Fleury Medal for Contributions to Army Engineering

Past recipients include CEE’s Ed Link, retired Members of Congress, Former Secretary of the Army.

UMD Center for Disaster Resilience Leads Efforts to Create a National Resilience Scorecard

CEE researchers host "Building Blocks for a National Resilience Scorecard" workshop.

Galloway Contributes Expertise to CNA Corporation Military Advisory Board Report

CNA Corporation's "National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change" report describes climate change as a "threat multiplier."

Championing Our Nation's Water Resource Infrastructure

Prof. Gerald Galloway testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

UMD Hosts Symposium on Disaster Resilience Co-Sponsored by NAE, NSF

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering holds symposium on tri-state region disaster response.

"Could We Have Been Better Prepared?"

New National Academies Report urges need for disaster resilience.

Spring Debut for New Gen Ed Courses

Classes available on engineering and medicine, developing world and natural disasters.

Galloway Tapped by La. Governor

CEE professor, water expert to serve on advisory commission.

Galloway Wins ASCE Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime contribution to water resources policy recognized.

Engineers Report on Aging Infrastructure

Clark School's Galloway, Link contribute to report, Science article.

Galloway Testifies Before Congress

Civil engineering professor encourages better global water resources management.

Galloway Named Honorary ASCE Member

Civil engineering professor honored for contributions to the profession.

Civil Engineering to Host Katrina Panel

The Clark School's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host a panel discussion, "The Lessons of Katrina: What Engineering Can and Can't Do," at the Kim Engineering Building on Friday, September 23.

National Academy of Engineering Elects Three of our Faculty as New Members

Three University of Maryland faculty are among the 76 newly elected members of National Academy of Engineering (NAE.)

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)