Christopher Clavin

Christopher Clavin
Research Environmental Engineer, Community Resilience Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST)

Christopher Clavin is a Research Environmental Engineer in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Community Resilience Group. At NIST, Chris’ research supports the development and deployment of methods and processes that aid community-scale resilience planning and decision making. In this role, Chris leads the Community Resilience Group’s research to advance and deploy NIST’s Community Resilience Planning Guide. This project and research involves developing methods for and engaging with communities in facilitated planning processes to plan for the impacts of hazards, changing conditions, and develop physical, administrative, and policy solutions that increase a community’s resilience to these factors. Previously, Chris was a Research Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses’ Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI). At STPI, Chris was responsible for leading and conducting science policy analysis for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and other Federal agencies. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

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