Joshua Robinson

Robinson Design Engineers

Address: Robinson Design Engineers, 10 Daniel Street, Charleston, SC 29407


M.S., 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., 2003, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

Research Interests

  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Environmental hydraulics
  • Restoration and management of aquatic ecosystems
  • Nature-based solutions to water management

Current and planned research projects

  • Hydraulic geometry of tidal creeks
  • Analytical tools for estimating compound flooding
  • Beaver dam analogues for river restoration
  • Passive methods for oyster restoration


  • Ellis, K.K., Callahan, T., Greenfield, D.I., Sanger, D., Robinson, J.L., and Jones, M. (2017). Measuring and Modeling Flow Rates in Tidal Creeks: A Case Study from the Central Coast of South Carolina. Journal of South Carolina Water Resources, 4(1), 21-39.
  • Robinson, J.L, and Sturm, T.W. (2005). Assessment of In-Stream Processes in Urban Streams for Development of Sediment Total Maximum Daily Loads. Proceedings of the ASCE-EWRI World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2005, Anchorage, AK.