Prof. Ph.D. Witold F. Krajewski
Director of the Iowa Flood Center
In 2009, Witold F. Krajewski was appointed director of the Iowa Flood Center. In addition to his work at the Iowa Flood Center, Krajewski serves as the Rose & Joseph Summers Chair in Water Resources Engineering at the University of Iowa, as well as as a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a research engineer at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering.
Dr. Krajewski received an M.S. (1976) and a Ph.D. (1980) from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, in environmental engineering and water resources systems. He was a Research Hydrologist at the Office of Hydrology of the National Weather Service until 1987, when he joined the University of Iowa.
Dr. Krajewski’s scientific interests concern measuring, modeling, and forecasting precipitation using radar and satellite remote sensing. Dr. Krajewski has published more than 190 papers in refereed journals.
He is a member of the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society. He has served on numerous committees and panels of these and other professional organizations, and on the editorial boards of several journals. He was Editor of Advances in Water Resources. In 2012 he was Chair of the Board of Directors of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. In 2012 he received University of Iowa Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Engineering.