Kwabena Asante, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Hydrologist, Climate Science Lead


    Ph.D., Environmental & Water Resource Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S., Construction Engineering & Project Management, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Nairobi

Registrations and Licenses

    Licensed Professional Engineer: CA

Dr. Kwabena Asante is an engineering hydrologist with extensive experience in hydrology, climate science, data analysis, resource assessment, integrated planning and building operational decision support systems and for complex natural and man-made systems. He conducted research at leading institutions including the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE) and the Center for Research in Water Resources (CRWR) prior to joining the private sector. As a consultant, he has led climate studies for regional, state and national agencies developing integrated water management plans. He has also developed statewide datasets that are used for storm analysis and drainage design in California. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and technical reports. Dr. Asante leads GEI’s Climate Science team which supports planning at State and local agencies and utilities.