Lewis Edgers

Lewis Edgers, Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, earned his BS in Civil Engineering at Tufts and his MS and PhD degrees at MIT.  His research experiences include analyses for the Delta Works flood protection system in the Oosterschelde area in the Southwest of the Netherlands.  Prof. Edgers has had a long association with the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) where he has conducted research on offshore engineering.  In recent years, he has focused on renewable energy, especially foundations for offshore wind turbines. He is a registered professional engineer and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  On this program, Prof. Edgers will discuss Northern European experiences with canals, land reclamation, and resiliency responses to climate change.