A member of the RMA team since 2011, Ed Gross develops and applies state-of-the-art models to environmental simulations. Software tools developed by Ed, including hydrodynamic models, particle tracking models, individual based models, and transport analysis tools are currently used in several consulting and research projects. He has applied these and additional tools in environmental studies in the coastal ocean, estuaries and rivers. He is recognized as an expert in estuarine physics and transport processes, particularly in the San Francisco Estuary, and often collaborates with faculty and researchers at Stanford University, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and other universities and research institutes. Ed earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles; his master’s degree in civil engineering from Stanford University; and his doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University.