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Harrison “HB” Zeff

Civil Engineer, Lower Colorado Basin Research and Modeling Team

US Bureau of Reclamation

Expertise: Water resources

Harrison “HB” Zeff is a civil engineer with the Lower Colorado Basin Research and Modeling Team in the US Bureau of Reclamation. He develops risk-management solutions to a wide range of environmental issues, including drought impacts on California agriculture and flood hazards within the Houston Ship Channel. Prior to his time in California, he spent time as a teaching fellow at Tubingen University, Germany and as a research fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. He holds a PhD and an MSEE in environmental science and engineering from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a BS in civil and environmental engineering from Pennsylvania State University.