With demand for coastal engineers rising, UD professor brings the coast to classrooms University of Delaware Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Jack Puleo studies the physics of sand dune erosion during extreme waves and storm surges. The ongoing rise in...
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,...
Best Poster – 2018 Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference
Demetra Cristaudo received the 2018 Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference – Americas award for best poster presentation.
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.
Puleo Receives the 2018 Robert G. Dean Award
For significant contributions furthering the community’s understanding of coastal science or engineering and in fostering young coastal scientists or engineers
UD’s James Kirby wins International Coastal Engineering Award
Jim Kirby received the 2018 International Coastal Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers in Baltimore, MD.
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...
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...