Millard McElwee is a licensed contractor (highways, roads, and bridges) in his home state of Louisiana. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Civil Systems at UC Berkeley after graduating with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in 2015 and a MEng in Civil Engineering Systems from UC Berkeley in 2016. He was a National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Community Resilience. His research interests include environmental fluid flow, traffic simulations, hazard analysis, and machine learning. During the summers, Millard teaches courses on neural networks in disaster resilience and sensor networks for monitoring water systems through CMU and Rice STEM summer programs.