Paul Block

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Paul BlockPaul Block is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research focuses on hydroclimatology and water resources systems, with a goal to couple climate, hydrology, and management models and knowledge to reduce risks and promote sustainability of water resources for societal benefit.

He is involved in many national and international projects that promote season-ahead forecasts as a means to inform decision-making, with applications to reservoir operations, agricultural planning, water quality assessment, and disaster management. He also has extensive experience as a licensed civil engineer working on groundwater protection and extraction, landfill management, and storm water control projects.