T@W Podcast: Professor William Shuster, chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering at WSU, on what can be done to curtail Detroit's devastating deluges
In the wake of massive flooding in Detroit this summer, Prof. William Shuster, chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the WSU College of Engineering, sits down with host Darrell Dawsey to explain why the city floods so badly and what can be done to solve the problems.
William Shuster is the chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the College of Engineering. His research interests include urban hydrology with an emphasis on stormwater and wastewater management; hydraulics of urbanized soils and regulation of contaminant fate and transport processes; rendering of ecosystem services from urbanized landscapes; issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in services from civil-environmental infrastructure; demolition science. He is affiliated with the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.