Director of Resilience Engineering
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation
Expertise: Natural Hazard and Flood Mitigation, Floodplain Management, Community Resilience Planning and Design
David Murphy, PE, CFM is CIRCA’s Director of Resilience Engineering. He supports the Resilient Connecticut program. Prior to joining CIRCA, David spent many years in consulting where he established a resilience practice. Projects included development of natural hazard mitigation plans and hazard mitigation grant applications; flood mitigation studies and design; floodplain management; community resilience planning and design; and resilience planning and design for specific sectors such as historic and cultural resources, small businesses, critical facilities, green infrastructure, public water systems and sources, and roadways. David holds a BS in Geological Sciences from Cornell University and a MS in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona. He is a licensed professional engineer.