MVD’s DuBowy part of Fulbright project

Published 1:00 am Sunday, November 13, 2011

Dr. Paul DuBowy, an environmental program manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division, has returned from a Fulbright Specialists project in Lodz, Poland, sponsored by the U. S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

He taught ecosystem planning and restoration in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-sponsored Erasmus Mundus Master of Science Programme in ecohydrology at the University of Lodz.

As a Corps environmental program manager, he provides technical guidance on environmental issues involving river structures, levees and tributary improvements that maintain navigation and provide flood control for about 1,200 miles of the lower and middle Mississippi River.

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He also has taught and conducted research as a professor at Purdue University, Texas A&M University and The University of Newcastle, Australia.