J.M. Colonell Appointed Senior Project Engineer For Woodward-Clyde
Woodward-Clyde Consultants has announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph M. Colonell to the position of senior project engineer with the firm's Anchorage office.
Prior to joining Woodward- Clyde, he was affiliated with the University of Alaska's Institute of Marine Science, where he was professor of ocean engineering. Before that he held a position as professor of civil and ocean engineering at the University of Massachusetts. Throughout his academic career, Dr. Colonell has also been active as an independent consultant, with emphasis on coastal engineering problems. As senior project engineer, Dr. Colonell is responsible for Woodward- Clyde's coastal engineering and physical oceanographic activities in Alaska. His work will focus on the investigation and assessment of environmental forces in the coastal zone including beach and wave dynamics, pollutant transport processes, and the effects of ice.