Kyle Butler

As a Senior Engineer in AIR's Research and Modeling group, Kyle Butler developed, improved, and maintained the wind vulnerability components for the AIR Hurricane Model for the United States and the AIR Tropical Cyclone Model for Australia. He participated in AIR's post-disaster damage surveys, including one in 2011 for Cyclone Yasi in Australia. Prior to AIR, he worked as a Doctoral Research Assistant, developing prototype wind tunnel systems to simulate thunderstorm and gust type outflows for the Nat Haz Modeling Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. (Note: Kyle left AIR in 2014.)

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