Seema C. Shah-Fairbank, P.E., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and RBF Fellow

California State Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Civil Engineering Department
3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona CA 91768

Office Location:    Bldg. 17 Rm. 2684
Office Number:    909-869-3954 
Fax Number:        909-869-4342
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Seema C. Shah-Fairbank is an assistant professor in water resources at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.  She teaches courses in hydrology, hydraulics and environmental engineering.  Seema is currently serving as the student section advisor for SWE and co-advisor for the American Societies of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  She is currently working with the US Forest Service on strengthen the civil engineering department’s hydrology program. She plans to work within our communities looking at developing solutions to river erosion and sedimentation.

She obtained her BS in Environmental Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2001.  Prior to attending graduate school at Colorado State University (CSU) she spent 3 years working as a Design Engineer for RBF Consulting in Storm Water Management.  Where, she worked on various flood control, hydrology and hydraulics projects.  She is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California.  She completed her graduate studies in Civil Engineering at CSU with a MS in 2006 and Ph.D. in 2009, where she specialized in sediment transport and river mechanics.