Dr. Julie Rosati is the Technical Director, Flood and Coastal in the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory. She earned a doctorate in coastal engineering from Louisiana State University and brings more than 30 years of coastal research and development experience to the position. She recently supported the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, and has been a leader in the Regional Sediment Management and Coastal Inlets programs. Rosati is a Professional Engineer licensed in Mississippi. She is also an active member and technical leader in the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association.