The Sinking Cities Project works with a team of internationally recognized climate change experts.


Dr. Richard Rood is a professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan. He focuses, among other things, on climate change and the interface of climate change with all aspects of society.

Dr. Atikul Islam is a professor at the Department of Environmental Science at Khulna University in southern Bangladesh. His research focuses on the impact of climate change on water resources on the coastal areas of Bangladesh. "

Dr. Yadu Pokhrel is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Michigan State University. His research interests are focused on improving the understanding of the changes in the global/regional terrestrial water cycle in response to the combined effects of human activities and climate change.

Dr. Theo Sypris is the director of Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education and a professor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.