Michael specializes in planning and design for resiliency in infrastructure to address climate change. His experience in coastal engineering includes computer modeling of storm surges for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He has provided investigations and design of shorefront structures in the United States and overseas. Currently, he is managing the planning and design of flood protection systems for several large NYC public housing projects. His previous experience included project management for flood resiliency projects that protect New York’s Penn Station and the largest rail yard in the world, Coney Island Yard Complex. He received his MS in Environmental Engineering from Stony Brook University and his BS in Civil Engineering, concentrating in Coastal Engineering, from Hofstra University.