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Research Project: Development of Engineering Tools for the Design and Rehabilitation of Safe, Efficient Embankment Protection Alternatives, Hydraulic Structures, and Channels

Location: Hydraulic Engineering Research

Title: From a small-town beginning to becoming a "Dam" Agricultural and Biological Engineer

item Hunt, Sherry

Submitted to: Resource Magazine
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/15/2019
Publication Date: 2/20/2019
Citation: Hunt, S.L. 2019. From a small-town beginning to becoming a "Dam" Agricultural and Biological Engineer. Resource. 26(2):21-23.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: "From a Small-Town Beginning to Becoming a "Dam" Agricultural and Biological Engineer" provides a first-hand account of a girl growing up in a rural southwestern Oklahoma town to becoming a "dam" agricultural and biological engineer. The story touches on the impact the Sugar Creek Watershed in Oklahoma and the USDA Small Watershed Program had on her educational endeavors and career choices as a professional. Her passion for making a difference in the world has been fulfill through her pursuit of developing new technology and providing design tools for engineers responsible for making dams safe and charged with continuing to ensure dams continue to benefit the public for generations to come.