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Researcher

Dr Laura Elizabeth Montano Luna

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Biography

Associate Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Dr. Laura Montano is an Associate Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW Sydney. She holds a PhD in hydraulic engineering from UNSW, for which she obtained the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Thesis (Top 10% of the theses). Laura holds a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and a...view more

Associate Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Dr. Laura Montano is an Associate Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW Sydney. She holds a PhD in hydraulic engineering from UNSW, for which she obtained the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Thesis (Top 10% of the theses). Laura holds a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Hydraulic Resources from Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

 Laura is currently part of a multidisciplinary project investigating mangrove restoration projects as an option to increase resilience and adaptation in Pacific Islands’ communities. Laura’s role focuses on assessing ecosystem services of mangrove restoration projects. Laura is also an expert in open channel flows, hydraulic structures, physical hydraulic modelling and turbulent flows. Laura is interested in combining her humanitarian engineering, hydraulic and research expertise to promote community capacity building and wellbeing improvement for communities in in developing regions.

 

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Location

UNSW Sydney and UNSW Water Research Laboratory


Contact

(+61) 2 8071 9872