Brenda Philips

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Brenda Philips
Name Brenda Philips
Company UMASS Amherst
Company Position Co-Director
City, State Northampton MA
Country United States
Sectors Wellbeing


FlashFloodTexas.jpg Next Generation Resilient Warning Systems for Tornados and Flash Floods
  • Next Gen communications/networking for delivery of hyper-local, user driven, context aware severe weather warnings.
  • Mobile phones and hyper-local data enable customization to improve response and outcomes
  • Development of communication, networking and warning concepts benefits from live experimentation and user co-creation
  • CASA has established a Living Lab for Severe Weather Warning with an end-to-end warning infrastructure from radars to the public.
  • Cities are facing greater vulnerability due to increasing population concentration and frequency/severity of storms