Guy Nordenson is a structural engineer and professor of architecture and structural engineering. He has been engaged since 2007 in climate adaptation and flood hazards mitigation research and has been active in numerous committees and task forces aimed at improving the resilience of New York City. He was Commissioner and Secretary of the New York City Public Design Commission from 2006 to 2015 and a member of the NYC Panel on Climate Change from 2013 to 2020. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a High Meadows Environmental Institute Associated Faculty and is affiliated with the Center of Biocomplexity and the Grand Challenges Program. He is also affiliated with Princeton’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Center for Human Values.