Nami Tanaka, PE
Senior Hydraulic Engineer
Nami Tanaka is a water resources engineer with over 15 years of experience in hydraulic and hydrologic analyses of natural and urban systems. She specializes in the application of numerical modeling tools to support a variety of projects involving hydraulic infrastructure design, stream restoration, floodplain inundation, bridge hydraulics, mud/debris flow analysis, and reservoir hydrodynamics. She has extensive experience working with resource agencies and non-profit organizations in a number of technically complex fish passage design and stream restoration projects, ranging from feasibility-level studies to final construction. She is also highly experienced in geomorphic site investigation and topographical surveying, both necessary components of stream restoration and rehabilitation studies. Nami has a Masters of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a concentration in fluid mechanics and hydrology and a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, as well as being a certified Professional Engineer in California and Oregon. She conducts training sessions for hydraulic modeling tools such as SWMM and HEC-RAS.
Education: M.Eng., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology; B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering
Certifications: Registered Professional Engineer in California (#C75711) and Oregon (#92655PE)