Candace Agonafir

Cohort Level: Cohort - III

Career Goal: Once I graduate, I would love to continue with NOAA in an alignment of goals. In later years, I would teach a course or two, and give back to the community.

Expected Graduation Date: June 1, 2022

Degree: PhD Civil Engineering

Research Title: New York City Flood Vulnerability Mapping using Merged Remote Sensing and In-Situ Data

Research Synopsis: The main objective is to create a Flood Risk and Vulnerability Mapping (FRVM) tool for New York City. With the utilization of historical data, Geographic Information System (GIS), and, possibly, machine learning, the project aims to provide a user-friendly and efficient tool for urban flood prediction.