IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – September 2, 2015 – Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Castle, MSCE, MURP to the position of Stormwater Specialist at Fuscoe’s Irvine office location.

Stephanie’s stated career objective is to become an expert contributor to resolving the challenges confronting the water resource management field. Her goal is to bridge the gap between water research, policy and long-term efficiency in order to ensure sustainability, specifically in California. Stephanie brings impeccable scientific and professional qualifications to her work at Fuscoe Engineering. In addition to her academic credentials, she has published scientific articles; participated in presentations for politicians in DC and Sacramento, the Pentagon, American Geophysical Union and GRACE Science Team Meeting in Austin, Texas; has been a guest lecturer at the International Space University in Austria; participated in World Water Week discussions in Sweden; and conducted various forums and workshops in New York and California for teachers, water researchers and political stakeholders.

Recently, Stephanie worked as Data Specialist/Education and Outreach at the UC Irvine Center for Hydrologic Modeling, where she performed remote sensing research of terrestrial hydrology components and analyzed the implications for water management. She is proficient in several remote sensing and computer modeling software systems, including MATLAB, ENVI, HEC-HMS and GIS. Her specific area of expertise is quantifying the impacts of droughts on regional surface water and groundwater in the Western US. In her previous positions, Stephanie participated in urban planning and design projects, applied mitigation measures addressing the environmental impacts of new developments, and analyzed a wide variety of local, state and federal environmental documents under CEQA to determine the effects of city planning on the environment.

As a Fuscoe Stormwater Specialist, Stephanie ably applies her research, skills and knowledge to real-world projects. Stephanie’s role at Fuscoe Engineering entails advancing Fuscoe’s water resources sector, including additional drought response services to local municipalities, updating Water Supply Assessment (WSAs), identifying water re-use opportunities and assisting with technical reports. She is currently working on a redevelopment project in Marina del Rey; Temple City General Plan Update EIR; Tustin Downtown Core Specific Plan; and various WQMPs throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Stephanie resides in the city of Costa Mesa and is a UC Irvine alumna.

“Stephanie’s professional qualifications and enthusiasm for her work makes her a valuable team member. She has a genuine concern for sustaining California’s water resources.”

Ian Adam, CPSWQ, QSD/P | Principal/Stormwater Manager, Irvine

Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. is a reputable, award-winning company providing civil engineering for land development and public infrastructure, using an eco-adaptive® approach. Specialty practices include survey and mapping; stormwater management; sustainable site design; and GIS & technology services. The firm’s project bandwidth spans commercial, retail, hospitality, mixed-use and residential developments, as well as public streets and parks. On-going company objectives include developing cutting-edge engineering solutions, while promoting sensitivity to the environment, offering clients a full range of energy efficient green design options in accordance with USGBC guidelines.

Fuscoe takes pride in embracing full circle thinking® in shaping places people enjoy through creative designs with heroic service. full circle thinking® is an underlying approach and fundamental series of truths that guide how the firm operates and the way each project is approached. Fuscoe has offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Ontario, El Centro and San Ramon. For additional information, please contact Laura Goforth at lgoforth@fuscoe.com or 949.474.1960.