Dr. Scholl is a Director of Engineering for Watershed Geo and provides technical support in hydraulics, hydrology and erosion control for the company’s innovative technologies. He has over 15 years of experience in hydraulic testing, design and consulting. His expertise includes laboratory steady-state and wave overtopping testing of levee and embankment erosion-control products, sediment transport, hydraulic and hydrologic numerical modeling and Froude scale physical model studies.
Dr. Scholl earned his Doctoral Degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University, Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University and Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. He has over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Publication topics include riprap design relationships, wave overtopping resiliency of vegetated slopes, the effects of soil type on levee resiliency during overtopping, hydraulics of wave overtopping, rainfall slope protection and hillslope erosion process quantification.