VICKSBURG, Miss. – Julia Zimmerman has joined the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s River and Estuarine Engineering Branch at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
Zimmerman is a 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama’s Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department with a double major in civil and environmental engineering and minors in Spanish and the Randall Research Scholars program.
While at Alabama, she conducted and presented a variety of water-related research with the Elliott Research Group and the Surface Dynamics Modeling Laboratory and completed three co-op rotations with Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood. She also served as the president and secretary of the university’s chapter of Chi Epsilon, for which she was awarded the organization’s student leadership award.
Zimmerman will be working on both civil works and military engineering projects for the laboratory, researching infrastructure resilience to compounded threats and techniques for assuring warfighter and mission success.
The ERDC is one of the most diverse engineering and scientific research organizations in the world, conducting research and development in support of the Soldier, military installations and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works mission, as well as for other federal, state and municipal authorities. As part of ERDC, the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory addresses an entire spectrum of water resource challenges in groundwater, watersheds, rivers, reservoirs, estuaries, harbors, coastal inlets and wetlands, and delivers solutions to our Nation’s most challenging coastal and hydraulics problems through research, development and application of cutting-edge science, engineering and technology.
For more information about the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, please visit https://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/Locations/CHL. To explore other career opportunities at the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, please contact and send resumes to CHLcareers@usace.army.mil.