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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 Resilience Experts Share Best Practices with Chinese Delegation

The meeting was part of the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding

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

Galloway to Co-Chair National Academies Committee

The group is charged with identifying effective ways to measure the resilience of a community to natural hazards and other disruptions.

Climate Change: A Threat Multiplier?

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

Engineering News-Record Honors CEE’s Galloway for Dedication to Water Infrastructure, Resiliency

Galloway awarded prestigious 2015 ENR Mid-Atlantic Legacy Award.

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.

Ayyub Leads NIST Workshop on Building the Business Case for Disaster Resilience

More than 70 community disaster resilience experts discuss NIST economic guide

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

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

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 Weighs in on Climate-Related Risks to Mississippi River

CEE Research Professor Gerry Galloway contributes to Yale Climate Connections podcast

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

ASCE "Insights" Podcast Features CEE's Dr. Gerald E. Galloway

Dr. Gerry Galloway speaks on a myriad of topics in this podcast.

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).

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.

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.

Dr. Galloway 's Congressional Testimony

The hearing was held on May 16, 2007 at Capitol Hill on Global Climate Change issue

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

Announcing Dr. Gerald E. Galloway, Jr. as IWR's 2007 Maass-White Visiting Scholar

He will be engaged in several national efforts to develop and infuse new approaches to U.S. water resources planning and management

Dr. Galloway Became President of the American Water Resources Association

He also serves as Co-chair of AWRA's National Water Resources Policy Dialogues

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

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

Dr. Gerry Galloway's Citations/Quotations In Media

List of media and related activities in which Dr. Galloway has been cited/quoted

Dr. Galloway named Honorary Member of ASCE

Dr. Gerald E. Galloway was elected as an Honorary Member of ASCE.

Galloway Named Honorary ASCE Member

Civil engineering professor honored for contributions to the profession.