Brian Ebel is a hydrologist who uses field measurements combined with numerical modeling to advance prediction and process representation. His work focuses on landscape disturbance impacts on water availability and water-related hazards to human lives and infrastructure. He was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2019 for his contributions to understanding post-wildfire flooding and water availability issues. Brian is currently in the Earth System Processes Division of the Water Mission Area. He has a Ph.D. in Hydrogeology from Stanford University and a B.A. in Earth and Planetary Science from Washington University in St. Louis.