EBC Climate Change and Air Committee Announces New Ascending Professional Representative

The EBC Climate Change and Air Committee is excited to announce that Emily Day, Engineer with RPS, a Tetra Tech Company has joined the Leadership Team as an Ascending Professional Representative. In this role, Emily will provide the Committee with insight into EBC’s Ascending Professionals community and Committee, as well as thought leadership on the Climate Change and Air industry.

Please join EBC in welcoming Emily to the Committee! Please see below for more information.

Emily Day
RPS, a Tetra Tech Company
55 Village Square Drive, South Kingstown, RI 02879
401 789 6224 | [email protected]

Emily's Bio:

Emily Day is an ocean engineer with experience consulting on nearshore and offshore projects in the public and private sector. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island in 2018, and Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a Concentration in Water, Environmental, and Coastal Systems from Northeastern University in 2020. Emily is skilled in numerical modeling wave transformation, hydrodynamic conditions, morphological change, sediment transport, and effluent and drilling discharges. She has been involved on a variety of projects related to beach renourishment, dune restoration, dune vegetation, dredging, water quality, hydrodynamic hindcasting, and offshore wind construction. Some of her key work includes participation in the DUNEX (During Nearshore Event Experiment) pilot project at the US Army Corps Field Research Facility in Duck, North Carolina, involvement in modeling efforts supporting an island restoration and maintenance of its’ existing coastal habitats, as well as being a part of a team to evaluate the effectiveness of certain coastal resilience projects across the United States including shoreline restoration, marsh restoration, flood remediation, and living shorelines.

Currently, Emily works at RPS, a Tetra Tech Company, as an Engineer ll – Numerical Modeler supporting the met ocean and offshore sediment dispersion modeling teams as well as International Project Group. Recently, she presented the poster, Study on the effects of Wind Farm Buildout on the Circulation and Wave Environment of the Mid-Atlantic Bight, on behalf of the RPS Ocean Science Met Ocean team, at the Ocean Sciences Conference in February 2024.