UW Research

Institute for Hazard Mitigation Planning and Research



Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research is an interdisciplinary academic Institute housed in the College of Built Environments. We are dedicated to exploring ways to enhance Community Resilience. Our faculty and researchers are involved in numerous innovative and path-breaking research initiatives with the ultimate goal of enhancing community capacity to anticipate, respond to, cope with, and recover from natural and man-made hazard events.

Core Services Offered

Community hazards related planning, Risk Analyses, Supporting resiliency efforts and reducing risks from natural disasters.

Funding Information

Department Funding. Projects are grant funded. Grants have been provided by FEMA and WEMD.

Reporting Structure

Department Chair.

Related UW Entities

Department of Urban Design and Planning