John Balmes, M.D.

John Balmes, M.D.

Director of Joint Medical Program and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences

Expertise: Air pollution, respiratory and cardiovascular health, exposure to pesticides, exposure to psychosocial stress

Robert Bea

Robert Bea

Professor emeritus of civil engineering

Expertise: Marine systems, offshore oil platforms, pipelines, floating facilities.

William Boos

William Boos

Associate professor of earth and planetary science

Expertise: Hurricanes, climate change, atmospheric science, monsoons.

John Radke

John Radke

Professor of city and regional planning and of landscape architecture and environmental planning; director of UC Berkeley's geographic information science center

Areas of expertise: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), pattern recognition; metrics and methods for characterizing spatial structure, association and relationships between objects embedded in the landscape; designing hazard models to predict and assess risk.

Thomas A. Scott

Thomas A. Scott

Cooperative extension specialist

Area of expertise: fire, conservation of wildlife, wildlife management at the urban-wildland interface, response of wildlife to human disturbances.

John Shelly

John Shelly

UC Cooperative Extension adviser

Area of expertise: forest products, wood manufacturing methods, the conversion of woody biomass into energy, liquid fuels and other products.

Scott L.  Stephens

Scott L. Stephens

Professor of fire science in the Department of Environmental Science

Expertise: wildfire, prescribed burning, fire history, urban fires, fire behavior and fire prevention.

Disaster recovery

Mary C. Comerio

Mary C. Comerio

Professor of architecture, emerita

Areas of expertise: Affordable housing, disaster recovery/reconstruction, seismic rehabilitation.

Earthquakes

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl

Professor of structural engineering, mechanics and materials

Area of expertise: response of steel and composite structure to earthquakes, bombs and fire.

Jonathan Bray

Jonathan Bray

Faculty chair in earthquake engineering excellence

Areas of expertise: Earthquake engineering, geotechnical engineering, ground motion, liquefaction, seismic impact on structures such as dams, landfills and embankment.

Mary C. Comerio

Mary C. Comerio

Professor of architecture, emerita

Areas of expertise: Affordable housing, disaster recovery/reconstruction, seismic rehabilitation.

Jack Moehle

Jack Moehle

Ed and Diane Wilson Presidential Professor of Structural Engineering

Areas of expertise: reinforced concrete structures, bridge and building design, seismic testing of structures.

Fires

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl

Professor of structural engineering, mechanics and materials

Area of expertise: response of steel and composite structure to earthquakes, bombs and fire.

John Balmes, M.D.

John Balmes, M.D.

Director of Joint Medical Program and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences

Expertise: Air pollution, respiratory and cardiovascular health, exposure to pesticides, exposure to psychosocial stress

J. Keith Gilless

J. Keith Gilless

Professor of forest economics

Expertise: forest economics and management, wildland fire protection planning.

Max Moritz

Max Moritz

Wildfire specialist

Areas of expertise: fire modeling, weather and climate effects versus fuel related characteristics, chaparral scrubland ecosystems and spatial patterns of fire disturbance.

John Radke

John Radke

Professor of city and regional planning and of landscape architecture and environmental planning; director of UC Berkeley's geographic information science center

Areas of expertise: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), pattern recognition; metrics and methods for characterizing spatial structure, association and relationships between objects embedded in the landscape; designing hazard models to predict and assess risk.

Thomas A. Scott

Thomas A. Scott

Cooperative extension specialist

Area of expertise: fire, conservation of wildlife, wildlife management at the urban-wildland interface, response of wildlife to human disturbances.

John Shelly

John Shelly

UC Cooperative Extension adviser

Area of expertise: forest products, wood manufacturing methods, the conversion of woody biomass into energy, liquid fuels and other products.

Kirk Smith

Kirk Smith

Professor of Global Environmental Health

Expertise: Environmental health, health effects of pollution exposure, air pollution, clean air policy.

Scott L.  Stephens

Scott L. Stephens

Professor of fire science in the Department of Environmental Science

Expertise: wildfire, prescribed burning, fire history, urban fires, fire behavior and fire prevention.

Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman

Lecturer emeritus in law and in public policy

Expertise: Public utilities, environment and climate change, energy and air quality and solid waste management policies,

Oil spills

Robert Bea

Robert Bea

Professor emeritus of civil engineering

Expertise: Marine systems, offshore oil platforms, pipelines, floating facilities.