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Galloway, Gerald

Galloway, Gerald

Research Professor
Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1182 Glenn L. Martin Hall


  • 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: Midwestern floods part of a global problem

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

UMD Resilience Experts Offer Insights Throughout Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

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

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding

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

“It Only Takes One Storm,” Caution UMD Disaster Resilience Experts

Despite below-average hurricane forecast, questions of community resilience remain.

NTC@Maryland Participates in Mpact Week

The Clark School of Engineering and UMD Division of Research hosted Mpact Week

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."

Galloway Discusses Climate Change on Capitol Hill

Research Professor Gerald Galloway addressed the national security impacts of climate change.

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.

CEE's Dr. Gerald Galloway on "Adapting to Climate and Energy Challenges" Panel

Dr. Gerald Galloway was invited to participate in a special US Navy-Center for Naval Analyses-Johns Hopkins Symposium

CEE’s Dr. Gerry Galloway’s Article Featured in Western Water’s Editorial

Western Waters editorial quotes Dr. Gerry Galloway’s article on water infrastructure.

CEE's Dr. Gerry Galloway Appointed Advisor to Lousiana Governor

Dr. Galloway to serve on the Louisiana Governor's Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation.

CEE's Dr. Gerry Galloway Named 2008 Fellow-Elect by NAPA

The Board of Directors of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)name Dr. Gerry Galloway as a 2008 Fellow-Elect.

CEE's Dr. Gerald Galloway On NPR

Dr. Gerald Galloway talks about the flood in the midwest.

CEE's Dr. Gerald Galloway Interviewed In The New York Times

CEE's Dr. Gerald Galloway interviewed about the levees along the Mississipi.

Dr. Galloway Invited to Co-chair WWAP Meeting at UN

The Expert Group will assist WWAP in overseeing the preparation of the Third Edition of United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR).

CEE's Dr. Gerald Galloway Spoke on CEO Forum

The forum was on "Every Engineer's Duty — What Tragedy Has Taught Us About Professionalism, Ethics, Leadership and Public Safety"

Dr. Gerry Galloway on Diane Rehm's Radio Show

Severe drought conditions in several southern states and in large areas of the west are raising concerns about possible water shortages.

Dr. Galloway Quoted in Article Discussing a New Bill for Sewage Water

Dr. Gerald Galloway is the president of the American Water Resources Association and a civil engineering professor at the University of Maryland.

New UM Study Finds Levee And Flood Insurance Standards Inadequate

The report, prepared for FEMA recommends that levees protecting urban areas should be built with a higher level of protection.

Former Army Corps Gen. Gerald Galloway calls for national flood plan

Galloway, a professor at the UMD who served as brigadier general with the Army Corps of Engineers, says a national flood policy is long overdue

Dr. Gerry Galloway's In December 2005 issue of "Governing"

Dr. Galloway is quoted in in the December 2005 issue of Governing

Galloway Named Honorary ASCE Member

Civil engineering professor honored for contributions to the profession.