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Namsoo S. Suk, Ph.D.

Dr. Namsoo S. Suk is the Director of Science and Water Quality Management for the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC). In this position, Dr. Suk’s responsibilities include leading DRBC science and technical teams to: develop and maintain hydrodynamic and water quality models; develop and implement allocations for conventional and toxic pollutants; conduct and coordinate monitoring and assessment activities; develop and update the Commission's water quality standards; and collaborate with the regulatory, stakeholder, and other scientific communities to meet the Commission’s clean and healthy water resource goals.

Dr. Suk joined the DRBC in 1998 as a water resource engineer/modeler and has held various positions of increasing responsibilities with the Commission. Dr. Suk has worked with Commission staff and external experts on: numerous water resource models, pollution waste load allocations, implementation of DRBC’s Water Quality and Special Protection Waters regulations, and collaborative implementation of the Basin States’ and Federal water quality regulations. With more than a dozen publications to his credit, Dr. Suk regularly delivers technical presentations to academic and professional organizations in the region.

Dr. Suk earned his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. Additionally, he earned his M.S. in Civil Engineering from Rutgers and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

View News Release (March 6, 2018)