Mark Risse, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Director of UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

Telephone: 706-542-5956


1030 Chicopee Complex
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Dr. Mark Risse, P.E. is the Director of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and Georgia Power Professor of Water Policy at the University of Georgia. His expertise is in non-point source pollution management, water resources, stormwater management, coastal erosion processes and sustainable/resilient development. Dr. Risse received his B.S. and MS degrees at University of Georgia in Agricultural Engineering and his Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Purdue University.  At the University of Georgia, Mark has received recognition as a Fellow in the International Soil and Water Conservation Society and is a Walter Bernard Hill Fellow, the Universities highest honor for public service and outreach.