Dr. Julie Faure is a water resources engineer formerly at Austin Water. During the 2021 winter storm, she worked with a team of engineers to prepare public-facing materials and analyzed various types of data to support emergency decision-making.
She has been working at Austin Water since 2017, performing water and wastewater planning activities, and specializing in hydraulic modeling for the wastewater system.
Julie also obtained in 2019 a Ph.D. from the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering department of the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interest is on urban systems and human-infrastructure interdependencies. For her Ph.D. research, she specifically studied the effects of gentrification on Austin’s Water system, as well as on organizational challenges during the European Refugee Crisis in 2016.
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