Department of Marine Sciences
Expertise: oceanographic analysis, database management, statistical applications, geographic information systems
Todd Fake has a strong scientific programming background, which includes experience in application development, oceanographic analysis, database management, statistical applications, and geographic information systems (GIS). He has a wide range of modeling experience focused on parallel computing to study coastal ocean physics. He is highly experienced in programming and administrating PC and UNIX based operating systems installing and maintaining hardware/software and administrating network infrastructures. Mr. Fake has more than a decade of experience as a research associate at the University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences in coastal ocean modeling, coastal and environmental data analysis, database management, model/web visualization with a focus on Long Island Sound. Mr. Fake was the lead for GIS mapping for the State of Connecticut application for the National Disaster Resilience Competition. His maps were used to assess the vulnerability of Connecticut’s coast to flooding from sea level rise and storm surge overlaid with socioeconomic and infrastructure vulnerability. Mr. Fake holds a Master of Science and Bachelor’s degree in Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.
CIRCA Project(s): State of Connecticut HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) Phase 1 Application