Bret Webb is a Professor of Coastal Engineering at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Webb's research interests fall within the broad topic of coastal resilience. His current research focuses on two different aspects of coastal resilience: resilience of the built environment to extreme events, and how that resilience is enhanced through the use of natural and nature-based features. Bret is currently working on a few nationwide projects focused on topics ranging from community-scale resilience to national transportation resilience. In addition to Bret's research at USA, he is also a registered professional engineer (AL, FL) and serves as Vice President and Senior Coastal Engineer for South Coast Engineers, LLC based in Fairhope, AL. Bret is endorsed by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port, and Navigation Engineers as a Board Certified Coastal Engineer.