Carola König is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences at Brunel University London. She is the Course Director for the FdSc, BSc and MSc programmes in Flood and Coastal Engineeing. Following her degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl-Ing) from the University of Stuttgart, Germany in 1992 and a short period in industry she obtained a PhD from Brunel in 1998. Her expertise is in Fluid Mechanics within a variety of multi-disciplinary environments which include biomedical and bioprocess engineering as well as thermofluids engineering. She is a Charted Engineer and Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. She is also a Fellow of the Institute of the Higher Education Academy and has a keen interest in education management.