Elsa Culler is interested in the ways in which land and water management decisions interact with the changing climate. Currently her research projects include the impacts of wildfires on  the likelihood of future landslides and modeling present and future sediment accumulation in dams. Prior to coming to CU Boulder, she worked on data management and security software and informal engineering education for middle- and high-school students. She earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in 2013.