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Research Spotlight: Ship Wake Study at Pea Patch Island

Pea Patch Island (Figure 1) is a historically and ecologically significant island located In the Delaware River. The island contains Fort Delaware is a major Heronry. It is threatened by sea level rise and shoreline erosion. Scarping can be observed at the ends of the...

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ting Ting Zhu

Tell us a little about your background I’m from Tianjin, China. My undergraduate major is Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Tianjin University. For my undergraduate education, I wanted to become an Engineer who designs a ship and improves ship performance....

New Graduate Students (2018)

The Center for Applied Coastal Research welcomes five new graduate students starting in the 2018 academic year. Maro Pontiki Advisor: Jack Puleo Research interests: Investigation of physics of dune erosion during extreme surge and wave events, physical modelling,...

2018 SERDP Project of the Year Award

Award recipients are recognized for outstanding achievements and technical advances with significant benefits to the Department of Defense.

Two Phase Modeling Symposium

CACR will host the 4th symposium on two-phase modelling for sediment dynamics in geophysical flows (THESIS). The symposium will be held on September 17 - 19, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton near the STAR campus of University of Delaware. The symposium invites studies...

FUNWAVE-TVD Workshop

The FUNWAVE-TVD Workshop 2018 was held at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE from 25–27 July 2018. This workshop was organized by the Center for Applied Coastal Research (CACR), University of Delaware and the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center...

Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Mike Larner

Tell us a little about your background. My name is Mike Larner, I grew up in a small town on Cape Cod, MA, where the economy is stimulated by fishing and summer tourism making the coastline our most valuable resource. Coming from the Cape and being an avid surfer,...