Our speaker, Kirk F. Bosma, PE, is a Senior Coastal Engineer and Team Leader of the Coastal Sciences, Engineering & Planning team at Woods Hole Group. He focuses on habitat restoration, shoreline protection, and climate change planning projects for a diverse client base. Kirk specializes in applying numerical models to optimize engineering designs and reduce overall project life cycle costs. This includes developing and employing numerical models for marsh restoration, sediment transport and nearshore spectral wave transformation, among other things. He also applies the latest data and numerical methods toward capturing current and future flooding risk for climate change vulnerability assessments.