Stephen Andrews, Ph.D.

Stephen Andrews joined RMA in 2011, bringing several years’ experience in developing, evaluating, and applying hydrodynamic and water quality models. Steve’s experience includes applying 1D, 2D, and 3D models to estuarine, river, lake, and floodplain environments. He has worked with and developed models simulating a diverse array of water quality constituents, such as persistent organic pollutants, water temperature, phytoplankton populations, and suspended sediment, and has developed software tools to improve visual display of model results. In addition, Steve is proficient in environmental sample collection and processing, giving him an excellent understanding of fieldwork instrumentation and procedures. He is also the lead author and coauthor of several peer-reviewed scientific publications. Steve earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental science at the University of Delaware and holds master’s and doctorate degrees in civil and environmental engineering from the University of California, Davis.