Gabriela Paredes

Job title: 
Data Science for Social Justice Fellow 2024
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gabriela is a second-year PhD student in the Geosystem program at UC Berkeley's Civil Engineering Department with a designated emphasis in Global Metropolitan Studies, working under the guidance of Professor Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos.

Her research explores infrastructure resilience and social vulnerability, focusing on how climate change impacts urban areas and affects marginalized communities. She integrates engineering solutions with social justice perspectives to enhance urban resilience and equity.

Research interests: 

Regional flood simulations, Urban resilience, Geospatial analysis, Social vulnerability, Community-based adaptation strategies, Disaster risk management