Vishaka Smith,
       Ph.D., P.E.



Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Policy and Management

University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA., 1996, G.P.A. 3.8/4.0

Dissertation: Development of a Land Use Plan Evaluation and Enhancement Methodology to Control Urban Nonpoint Source Pollution

Master of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA., 1991, G.P.A. 3.89/4.0

Thesis: Historic Changes in Secchi Disk Transparency in Lake Pontchartrain

Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering

University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1987

Honors and Publications

Professional Associations


Women in Environmental Professions


Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society


Founder and the First President the UNO Chapter of

The American Water Resources Association

Computer Skills

King County Runoff Time Series (KCRTS), WWHM Version 3, TRAINS, P3E, Microsoft XP, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook,

Source Loading & Management Model (SLAMM), Word Perfect, Lotus 1-2-3, GIS, and CAD2000i

Professional Development