Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2009
B.S., Louisiana State University, 2004Dr. Leslie Hopkinson earned her Ph.D. degree in Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech specializing in natural resources management and ecological engineering. She has taught courses in freshman engineering, hydrology, nonpoint source pollution, and stream classification. Dr. Hopkinson's research focus is in surface hydrology, environmental hydraulics, streambank stability, vegetation fluid interactions, and watershed management.
Research InterestsEnvironmental Hydraulics
River Mechanics and Sediment Transport
Teaching InterestsEngineering Hydrology
Open Channel Flow