Adel Abdallah is the Program Manager of the Water Data Exchange (WaDE). Adel joined the Council in June 2017 as a Hydroinformatics intern and started a full-time position as Senior Hydroinformatics Specialist at the Council in January 2019. Adel was then promoted as WaDE Program Manager in July 2019 after the previous manager Sara Larsen left to the Upper Colorado River Commission.
Adel has a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on Hydroinformatics from Utah State University. His expertise is in designing data models to reconcile semantic and syntactic water management data differences to streamline their access and analysis.