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Spring 2018 Seminars
February 13, 2018 – Dr. Nobuhisa Kobayashi

Professor

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Seminar Title: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017


February 20, 2018 – Z. Tugce Yuksel

Visiting Scholar

Seminar Title: Determination of Cross-section of Gravity Type Quay Walls under Seismic Loading


March 13, 2018 – Dr. Leiping Ye

Postdoc Researcher

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: The Role of Bio-physical Cohesion in Mediating Sediment Transport Processes


 April 10, 2018- Sravani Mallavarapu

Graduate Student

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Effect of Net Cross-Shore Sand Transport on Beach Profiles


 April 24, 2018- Dr. Sarah E. Rennie

Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Remote Sensing Science Group

Johns Hopkins University

Applied Physics Laboratory

Seminar Title: Underwater Munitions Expert System for Remediation Guidance


Previous Seminars

Fall 2017 Seminars
October 10, 2017- Saeideh Banihashemi

Ph.D. Student

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Approximation of Wave Action Conservation in Vertically Sheared Mean Flows


October 10, 2017- India Woodruff

MCE Student

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Simulating the June 13, 2013 East Coast Meteotsunami: Model configuration and sensitivity to storm conditions


October 17, 2017- Dr. Fengyan Shi

Associate Professor

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: A Sub-grid Model for Prediction Salt Marsh Evolution


October 30, 2017- Ryan S. Mieras

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense

Seminar Title: Sheet Flow and Suspended Sediment Transport Processes on a Surf Zone Sandbar


November 07, 2017- Dr. Stephanie M. Smallegan

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Coastal and Environmental Engineering

University of South Alabama

Seminar Title: Impacts of Bay-Side Hydrodynamics on Barrier Island Morphological Change During a Hurricane


November 14, 2017- Susan Guiteras

Supervisory Wildlife Biologist

Coastal Delaware WR Complex

Smyrna, Delaware

Seminar Title: Large-scale Tidal Marsh Restoration in Former Freshwater Impoundments at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware


November 16, 2017- Dr. Philip Vitale

Director, Ocean Engineering for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Seminar Title: Navy Ocean Energy Research and Development


 

Spring 2017 Seminars
February 14, 2017- Tingting Zhu

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Bay Flooding through Tidal Inlet and by Wave Overtopping of Barrier Beach


February 21, 2017- Hyun Dong Kim

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Rock Seawall in Swash Zone to Reduce Wave Overtopping and Overwash of Sand Beach


April 11, 2017- Dr. Matt Malej

Coastal & Hydraulics Laboratory

U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Ctr.

Seminar Title: U.S. Army’s Operational Nearshore Wave Modeling – Bridging the Gap between Deep-Water and High-Fidelity Numerical Models


 

Fall 2016 Seminars
September 27, 2016- Anna Wargula

MIT/WHOI Joint Program Ph.D. Candidate

Seminar Title: Wave and Wind Effects on Circulation At New River Inlet, NC


October 25, 2016- Nicholas V. Scott

Riverside Research

Dayton Research Center

Seminar Title: Onshore-Offshore Human Transport in Coastal Regions Using a Fuzzy Logic/Dempster-Shafer Based Formulism and Reinforcement Learning


 

Summer 2016 Seminars
July 19, 2016- Dr. Andrew Manning

Principal Scientist

Coasts & Estuaries Group

HR Wallingford, UK

Seminar Title: On the Depositional Characteristics of Natural Cohesive & Mixed Sediments: “Floccin’ Across the USA!”


 

Spring 2016 Seminars
February 16, 2016- Dr. Erika Johnson

Postdoctoral Scholar

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Seminar Title: Remote Determination of Currents and Volumnetric Discharge in a Tidal Inlet


March 8, 2016- Dr. Donya Frank
Naval Research Laboratory

Seminar Title: Incipient Motion within the Wave Bottom Layer


 April 19, 2016- Dr. Blair Johnson

Cornell University

Seminar Title: The Interaction of Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence with Solid and Sediment Boundaries: An experimental investigation


 May 10, 2016- Dr. Julian Chauchat

Visiting Scholar, Center for Applied Coastal Research

Associate Professor, LEGI, Grenoble, France

Seminar Title: Toward Modeling Mud-Flow Interactions in the Two-Phase Flow Framework


Fall 2015 Seminars
September 15, 2015- Dr. Nobu Kobayashi

Professor

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Gravel and Stone Transport on Beaches and Structures


November 03, 2015- Raphael Maurin

LEGI, Grenoble Institut National Polytechnique

Seminar Title: Investigation of granular behavior in bedload transport using an Eulerian-Lagrangian model


November 17, 2015- Xavier Chavez Cardenas

Ph.D. Student

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Seminar Title: Coastal Storm Damage Process and Prediction


December 01, 2015- Dr. Tian-Jian Hsu

Associate Professor

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: On Mechanisms Driving Large Sediment Transport under Breaking Waves in Shallow Water


December 18, 2015- Aline Pieterse

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense

Seminar Title: Near-Bed Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in Tidal Channels and on Tidal Flats


 

Spring 2015 Seminars
February 24, 2015- Wei-Cheng Wu

Ph.D. Candidate

Coastal & Ocean Program

Oregon State University

Seminar Title: Effects of Wave Nonlinearity and Lateral Obstruction on Wave Attenuation by Vegetation


March 03, 2015- Robert A. Dalrymple

William and Lillian Hackerman Professor

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

The Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: A History of Modeling Water Waves with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics that Ends with Tsunamis Hitting Bridges


March 10, 2015- Dr. Ali Abdolali
Post-Doctoral Research Scholar
Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Hydro-acoustic Wave Detection for Tsunami Early Warning System (TEWS)


April 14, 2015- Babak Tehranirad

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: A General Overview of the Tsunami Hazard on the East Coast of the United States


 

Fall 2014 Seminars
September 02, 2014- Dr. Nobuhisa Kobayashi

Director

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Wave Overtopping of Dikes and Dike Erosion by Wave Action


October 21, 2014- Dr. Nicolas Scott

Research Physical Scientist

Dayton Research Center

Seminar Title: Characterization of Marine Imagery & DNS Data using Matrix Factorizations & Machine Learning Techniques


December 12, 2014- Dr. Julien Chauchat

Associate Professor

Laboratoire des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels

Seminar Title: Investigation of Turbulent Sheet Flows under Unidirectional Flow Forcing


 

Summer 2014 Seminars
July 07, 2014- Mohammad Keshtpoor

Ph.D. Candidate

Seminar Title: Modeling Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in an Inlet-Beach System

Spring 2014 Seminars
January 21, 2014- Alec Torres-Freyermuth

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Seminar Title: Modeling Swash-zone Processes


March 12, 2014- Dr. Tae-Hwa Jung

Associate Professor

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Hanbat National University, Korea

Seminar Title: Analytical Solution for Wave Propagating on Axi-Symmetric Topographies


April 22, 2014- Rolando Garcia
Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Damage Variations on Trunk and Head of Low-Crested Breakwaters


May 06, 2014- Taisuk Kim

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Plunging Solitary Waves – A 3D Numerical Investigation


May 13, 2014- Rebecca Quan

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: Pile Fence to Enhance Dune Resiliency


May 14, 2014- Thijs Lanckriet

Dissertation Defense

Seminar Title: Near-bed Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in the Swash Zone


May 20, 2014- Ryan S. Mieras

Center for Applied Coastal Research

Seminar Title: A High-Resolution Numerical Model Investigation into the Response of a Channelized Salt Marsh to a Storm Surge Event


 

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