Carol Friedland

Associate Professor

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Coastal Resilience | Civil Engineering | Spatial Analysis (225) 578-7913

Dr. Carol Friedland is an Associate Professor at LSU AgCenter specializing in construction management and the Director for LaHouse, which offers research-based solutions for resilient, sustainable, and healthy homes and communities. Previously, Dr. Friedland was a Project Engineer, Field Engineer, and Estimator. Friedland’s research interests include combined hurricane wind and flood interactions on structures; hazard-resistant construction and mitigation; performance of housing and other built infrastructure subjected to natural hazards; post-hurricane hazard (e.g. wind, storm surge) and damage data acquisition; remote sensing of building damage from natural hazards; and rapid, efficient data collection, storage, and processing. Friedland’s work appears in numerous journal publications, including the Journal of Architectural Engineering, International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, and Journal of Structural Engineering. A Professional Engineer and ASFPM Certified Floodplain Manager, Friedland is a Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association of Wind Engineers (AAWE), Association of State Floodplain Managers, and American Society for Engineering Education.