2017 EFD Seminars

Spring 2017 Seminars


January 24, 2017
Megagravel on the Move: Storm Waves, Boulder Transport, and the Erosion of Rocky Coasts

Rondadh Cox
Prof. & chair of Geociences, Williams College, Williamstown, MA


January 31, 2017
Numerically Modeling Waves and Currents in the Surf Zone with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

Professor Tony Dalrymple
NAE, Willard & Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University


February 7, 2017
Large-eddy Simulation Tropical Convection over the Indian Ocean: Scale Variability and SST

Eric Skillingstad
Professor of Oceans and Atmospheres, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


February 21, 2017
New insights into turbulence dynamics under stabilizing stratification from direct and large-eddy simulations

Professor Eli Bou-Zeid
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director, Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University


February 28, 2017
Development and Transition of Operational Storm Surge Models

Jesse C. Feyen
Ph.D. Deputy Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


March 7, 2017
Ablation due to Oscillatory Boundary Layer: Incipient Motion of Nearshore Sediments

Professor Diane Foster
Professor, Director of the Ocean Engineering Program, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire


March 21, 2017
How Vegetation Alters Water Motion, and the Feedbacks to Environmental System Structure and Function

Professor Heidi Nepf
Donald and Martha Harleman Professor, Margaret MacVicar Fellow, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


March 28, 2017
Aircraft Wake Vortices: Transport and Decay Study Using Remote Sensing Devices

Raghu Krishnamurthy
Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Assoc., CEEES, University of Notre Dame


April 4, 2017
Characterizing Multispectral Vertical Profiles of Aerosol Extinction with Surface-based Measurements

Dr. Steven Fiorino
Assoc. Prof Atmospheric physics, Director AFIT Center for Directed Energy, Dept. of Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio


April 11, 2017
Calculation of Oil Droplet size Distribution in Ocean Spills and its Importance in Oil Spill Models

Dr. Indrajith Nissanka
Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Assoc. CEEES, University of Notre Dame


April 18, 2017
From Complexity to Simplicity: Landscape Hydrologic Dynamics

Professor Suresh Rao
Lee A. Rieth Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering, Prof. of Civil Eng. & Agronomy, Purdue University


April 25, 2017
Turbulence-induced Broadening of Cloud-droplet Size Distribution: Implications for Aerosol Effects on Climate

Prof. Raymond A. Shaw
Prof. Physics, Director, Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D. Program, Michigan Technological University