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Richard J Huizinga

Richard (Rick) Huizinga is a Hydrologist at the Central Midwest Water Science Center in Rolla, Missouri.

Richard (Rick) Huizinga is a Hydrologist at the Illinois-Iowa-Missouri Water Science Center. Rick received a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (M S&T, formerly UMR) and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (emphasis Hydrology/Hydraulics) from M S&T. Since joining the USGS in 1991, Rick has devoted his/her career to studying surface water hydraulics and specializes in bridge scour. Presently, his research focuses on bathymetric surveying of alluvial rivers and streams, as well as reservoirs and lakes.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. Civil Engineering (Hydrology/Hydraulics), Missouri S&T, 1993, Rolla, Missouri

  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Missouri S&T, 1991, Rolla, Missouri

Affiliations and Memberships

  • 1991-present, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA

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