Joannes J. Westerink

Joseph and Nona Ahearn Professor in Computational Science and Engineering Henry J. Massman Chairman

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  • Concurrent Professor in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • Concurrent Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics
  • Concurrent Professor in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984


Computational fluid mechanics; finite element methods; modeling of circulation and transport in coastal seas and oceans; tidal hydrodynamics; hurricane storm surge prediction; geophysical turbulence modeling; numerical modeling of the convection-diffusion and Navier-Stokes equations; environmental fluid mechanics