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MSU Grad Named to Corps Post

Posted by Steve Rogers | July 27, 2012 / 02:51pm | Local News, Business
VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) Vicksburg District team member Joey Windham was recently selected as chief of the modeling branch of the Modeling, Mapping and Consequences Production Center (MMC).

As chief of the branch Windham will be responsible for the overall management and coordination. He will also serve as senior technical reviewer for all hydrologic and hydraulic engineering products produced by USACE's MMC.  The USACE MMC Production Center is a national center of expertise charged with developing hydraulic engineering models, inundation maps, and consequence estimations to analyze risk and reliability for the Corps' inventory of dams and levees.

His previous assignment was hydraulic technical lead for the MMC providing technical expertise in hydraulic numerical modeling for multi-dimensional and hydrodynamic applications and hydraulic engineering associated with infrastructure risk management.

His career with the Vicksburg District began in 2003 in the hydraulic engineering branch of Engineering Division.

Windham is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Mississippi, and serves as student Outreach Chair for the Board of Society of American Military Engineers. He will be inducted as Diplomate, Water Resource Engineer in May of 2013 for the American Academy of Resource Engineer.

A native of Baton Rouge, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in environmental biology from the University of South Alabama.  He earned his Master of Science Degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University.

He and his wife, the former Allyson Braud, are the parents of two children.
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