James T. Kirby, Present and former students

James T. Kirby, Jr., Ph.D.

Present Students

  1. Saeideh Banihashemi, Ph.D. Candidate
  2. Mithun Deb, Ph.D. Candidate
  3. Cheng Zhang, Ph. D. Candidate
  4. India Woodruff, MCE Candidate

Former Students, University of Florida

  1. Padmaraj Vengayil
  2. Renji Philip
  3. Haruhiko Kaku
  4. Jeff Anton
  5. Tom McSherry

Former Students, University of Delaware

  1. Christina A. Rasmussen

    Master of Civil Engineering, Spring 1992. Thesis: Transient numerical modeling of the mild-slope equation.

  2. H. Tuba Özkan-Haller

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 1993. Thesis: Evolution of breaking directional spectral waves in the nearshore zone.

  3. Glenn D. Bowen

    Master of Civil Engineering, Summer 1994. Thesis: Shoaling and breaking random waves on a 1:35 laboratory beach.

  4. Changhoon Lee

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Summer 1994. Thesis: A study of time-dependent mild-slope equations.

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Sejong University
    98 Kunja-dong, Kwangjin-ku
    Seoul 143-747, South Korea

  5. James M. Kaihatu

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Summer 1994. Thesis: Frequency domain models for nonlinear finite depth water wave propagation.

    Jmaes M. Kaihatu
    Associate Professor
    Zachry Department of Civil Engineering
    808D CEOB
    3136 Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX 77843-3136
    email: jkaihatu@tamu.edu, phone: +1-979-862-3511

  6. Arun Chawla

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 1995. Thesis: Wave transformation over a submerged shoal.

  7. John Bakunin

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 1995. Thesis: Experimental study of hydraulic jumps in low Froude number range.

    918 California Avenue
    Venice, CA 90291
    j.bakunin@worldnet.att.net

  8. Ge Wei

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Spring 1997. Thesis: Simulation of water waves by Boussinesq models

    Ge Wei
    CheckFree Corporation
    6000 Perimeter Drive
    Dublin, OH 43017
    office phone: (614)564-3681
    email: gwei@checkfree.com

  9. H. Tuba Özkan-Haller

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Fall 1997. Thesis: Nonlinear evolution of shear instabilities of the longshore current.

    H. Tuba Ozkan-Haller
    Professor, College of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
    Professor, School of Civil and Construction Engineering
    Oregon State University
    104 CEOAS Admin. Bldg.
    Corvallis, OR 97331-5503
    Ph: (541) 737-9170
    Fax: (541) 737-2064
    ozkan@coas.oregonstate.edu

  10. Mauricio F. Gobbi

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Spring 1998. Thesis: A new Boussinesq-type model for surface water wave propagation.

    Mauricio Felga Gobbi, Ph.D. Tel: [55][41] 3320-2021
    Lemma - Centro Politecnico FAX: [55][41] 3366-2122
    Cx Postal 19100 - Curitiba PR email: gobbi@ufpr.br
    CEP 81531-990 - Brasil http://www.lemma.ufpr.br/gobbi

  11. Arun Chawla

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Fall 1999. Thesis: An experimental study on the dynamics of wave blocking and breaking on opposing currents.

    Physical Scientist
    NCEP/EMC/Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
    College Park, MD
    email : arun.chawla@noaa.gov
    ph : (301)-683-3740

  12. Shubhra Misra

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 1999. Thesis: Determining water depths from surface images using Boussinesq equations.

  13. Lisa Hommel

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2000. Thesis: Vortex formation resulting from solitary wave interaction with a breakwater.

    Dorlisa Hommel
    Systems Engineer
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Code 480, Bldg 16/027
    Phone 301-286-8286
    Fax 301 286-1699
    dorlisa.l.hommel@nasa.gov

  14. Ozgur Gungordu

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2001. Thesis: Evolution of coupled hydrodynamic and bed instabilities.

    Ozgur Gungordu
    Fuji Engineering Ltd.
    Bayar Cad. Rifkibey Sk.
    No: 11/6 Kozyatagi
    34742 Kadikoy
    Istanbul-Turkey

  15. Furong Zhen

    Master of Civil Engineering, Summer 2004. Thesis: On the numerical properties of staggered vs. non-staggered grid schemes for a Boussinesq equation model.

  16. Shubhra K. Misra

    Ph.D. Civil Engineering, August 2005. Thesis: The turbulent dynamics of quasi-steady spilling breakers - Theory and experiment.

    Shubhra Misra
    Chevron
    Houston, TX

  17. Wenting Qin

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2005. Thesis: Application of the spectral wave model SWAN in Delaware Bay.
    (Joint with Mohsen Badiey)

  18. Wen Long

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Spring 2006. Thesis: Boussinesq modeling of waves, currents and sediment transport.

  19. Long Xu

    Master of Civil Engineering, Summer 2006. Thesis: Numerical study in Delaware inalnd bays.
    (Joint with Dom DiToro)

    Long Xu
    Coastal Engineer
    Hazard Engineering Resources Department
    Dewberry
    8401 Arlington Boulevard
    Fairfax, VA 22031-4666

  20. Todd DeMunda

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2006. Thesis: A system for video observation of nearshore processes.

  21. Pablo Teran Cobo

    Master of Civil Engineering, Spring 2007. Thesis: Model simulations of bar evolution on a large scale laboratory beach.

  22. Allison Bridges

    Master of Science, Spring 2008. Thesis: The effect of model seagrass on wave runup: A laboratory investigation.

  23. Jeffrey Brown

    Master of Civil Engineering, Summer 2008. Thesis: Lagrangian field observations of rip currents.
    (Joint with Jamie MacMahan)

  24. Joseph D. Geiman

    Master of Ocean Engineering, Fall 2008. Thesis: Vorticity dynamics in the presence of shallow water waves.

  25. Robert W. Hampson

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2008. Thesis: Video-based nearshore depth inversion using WDM method.

    Moffatt-Nichol New York.

  26. Jennifer Brown

    Master of Civil Engineering, Spring 2009. Thesis: Field measurements and modeling of surfzone currents on inhomogeneous beaches.
    (Joint with Jamie H. MacMahan)

    Naval Postgraduate School
    Monterey, CA.

  27. Cihan Bayindir

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2009. Thesis: Implementation of a computational model for random directional seas and underwater acoustics.
    Joint with Mohsen Badiey

    Georgia Institute of Technology/Savannah.

  28. Yunfeng Chen

    Master of Civil Engineering, Winter 2010. Thesis: Coupling of wave and circulation models for predicting storm-induced waves, surges, and coastal inundation.
    Joint with Fengyan Shi

  29. Philip J. Castellano

    Master of Civil Engineering, Spring 2011. Thesis: Validation of a hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay and the adjacent coastal region.

  30. Joseph D. Geiman

    Ph. D., Ocean Engineering, Summer 2011. Dissertation: Forced vortex dynamics in the surf zone.

    The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
    11100 Johns Hopkins Road
    Laurel, MD 20723

  31. Gangfeng Ma

    Ph. D., Civil Engineering, Spring 2012. Dissertation: Multiscale numerical study of turbulent flow and bubble entrainment in the surf zone.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Old Dominion University
    Norfolk, VA

  32. Nuttita Pophet

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2012. Thesis: Parallel implementation of a three-dimensional nonlinear wave model for random directional seas.

  33. Morteza Derakhti

    Master of Civil Engineering, Fall 2013. Thesis: Bubble entrainment and liquid-bubble interaction under unsteady breaking waves.

  34. Ryan Mieras

    Master of Civil Engineering, Spring 2014. Thesis: A high-resolution numerical model investigation into the response of a channelized salt marsh to a storm surge event.

    Graduate Student
    Center for Applied Coastal Research
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716 USA

  35. Morteza Derakhti

    Ph. D. Civil Engineering, January 2016. Thesis:

    Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD

  36. Babak Tehranirad

    Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Fall 2016. Thesis: Does morphological adjustment during tsunami events increase inundation hazard?

    Babak Tehranirad
    Moffatt & Nichol
    2185 N California Blvd, Ste 500
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    P 925. 944. 5411 x. 15116, F 925. 944. 4732
    btehranirad@moffattnichol.com

  37. Zhifei Dong

    Ph. D., Ocean Engineering, Fall 2016. Thesis: Wave-current interaction in strongly sheared mean flows.

    Zhifei Dong
    Coastal Ports & Marine, CB&I Boca Raton, FL.


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