Michael S. Rolband

Michael Stephen Rolband

Professor of Practice
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hollister Hall, Room 315


Mike Rolband joined CEE in the fall of 2017 and has been teaching CEE 5021 and CEE5022 Stream/Wetlands Restoration Design Project.

Mike has worked in construction, real estate development, natural resource consulting, and mitigation banking since graduating Cornell with a B.S. in CEE (‘80), M.Eng (C) (’81) and MBA (’82).

Currently Mike is Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI), a 180+ person consulting firm that he founded in 1991 and sold to The Davey Tree Expert Company in 2014. WSSI is a multi-disciplinary natural and cultural resource consulting firm focused on solving Clean Water Act permitting and regulatory requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act. Mike also serves as President of Resource Protection Group, Inc., a nonprofit he started to fund wetlands and stream restoration research.

Contact Info
NetID: msr58@cornell.edu
Address: 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, Gainesville, Virginia 20155
Phone: 703.679.5602 (office) or 703.307.6415 (cell)