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Section Board for 'Coastal Engineering' (51)

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Prof. Dr. Harshinie Karunarathna
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Energy and Environment Research Group, Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, College of Engineering, ESRI Building, Bay Campus, Swansea University, Swansea SA1 8EN, UK
Interests: coastal/estuarine sediment transport and morphodynamics; climate change impacts on ocean waves and morphology; renewable energy; coastal erosion and flooding; computational modelling
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Prof. Dr. Stéphane Abadie
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SIAME Laboratory E2S-UPPA, Allée du Parc Montaury, 64600 Anglet, France
Interests: CFD wave modelling; wave impact; landslide tsunami; tsunami impact; statistics applied to coastal risk
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Anfuso
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Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Marine Sciences, University of Cádiz, 11510 Puerto Real, Spain
Interests: coastal geomorphology; coastal short-term evolution; disturbance depth; seasonal evolution; historical changes
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Dr. Alessandro Antonini
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Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Interests: wave-structure interaction; coastal and offshore structures; extreme events analysis; probabilistic design; CFD; physical modelling; wave mechanics; structural dynamics; wave energy
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Dr. Yann Balouin
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BRGM, French Geological Survey Occitanie, 1039, rue de Pinville 34000 Montpellier, France
Interests: coastal engineering; nearshore hydrodynamic and morphodynamic processes; coastal erosion; coastal observations; storm impacts, early warning systems; video-derived coastal indicators
Dr. Rafael J. Bergillos
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Hydraulic Engineering Area, University of Córdoba, 14071 Córdoba, Spain
Interests: coastal engineering; coastal morphodynamic; coastal flooding; river deltas; wave energy; coastal management
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Besio
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Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genoa, Via Montallegro 1, 16145, Italy
Interests: coastal engineering; wave modelling; surf zone hydrodynamics; coastal structures; nearshore processes; coastal morphodynamics; sediment transport; mixing processes; ocean wave statistics; wave and wind energy
Dr. Luca Cavallaro
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Department of Civil and Architecture, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; coastal risk; physical modelling; wave energy converters; wave–structure interaction; computational fluid dynamic
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Prof. Dr. Carmine Covelli
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Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, Via Francesco De Sanctis, 1, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: castal protection; beach nourishment; sediment quality; sediment transport; sediment reuse; coastal management
Dr. Goneri Le Cozannet
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Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM), French Geological Survey, Orléans 45060, France
Interests: sea level variability; climate variability
Dr. Jean Taylor Ellis
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Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: aeolian and coastal geomorphology; sediment transport; boundary layer; impact from storms
Prof. Dr. Gerard Hamill
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School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK
Interests: Coastal Aquifers; Saline Intrusion; SuDS; CFD; Propeller Induced Scour; River Scour at Bridges; Coastal Engineering
Dr. Mohammad Heidarzadeh
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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Brunel University London, Kingstone Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: Coastal Engineering; Tsunami; Earthquake; Storms; Landslides
Prof. Dr. Patrick Hesp
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College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
Interests: Aeolian geomorphology; coastal geomorphology; surfzone-beach-dune interactions; coastal dunes
Prof. Dr. Wenrui Huang
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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Interests: sediment transport; waves; navigation channel; typhoon damrey; changjiang estuary; erosion and deposition
Prof. Dr. Michael G. Hughes
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NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
Interests: Sediment Transport; Coastal Processes; Fluvial Geomorphology; Coastal Geomorphology; Coastal Oceanography; Ocean Waves; Ocean Tides; Estuaries, Morphodynamics
Dr. Zhen-Gang Ji

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166, USA
Interests: coastal and estuarine oceanography; oil spill modeling; numerical models; hydrodynamics; sediment transport; eutrophication; water quality
Prof. Dr. Theophanis V. Karambas
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Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: coastal engineering; design of harbour, coastal and marine structures; coastal protection methods; numerical modelling of coastal processes; waves and wave-induced currents; sediment transport; wave–coastal structures interaction; coastal hydro-morphodynamics; climate change effects on coastal zones; climate change adaptation
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Dr. Abbas Khayyer
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Applied Mechanics Laboratory, Civil and Earth Resources Engineering Department, Kyoto University, Japan
Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics; Fluid-Structure Interaction; Particle Methods; Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Prof. Dr. Han Soo Lee
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Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program, Graduate School for Advanced Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Interests: coastal hazards; coastal flood; coastal risk assessment and management; typhoons; storm surge; tsunami
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Dr. Dongfang Liang
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Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Interests: hydrodynamics; hydro-environment; hydraulics; sediment transport; tides; wave run-up; tsunami; numerical methods
Prof. Dr. Fausto Pedro García Márquez
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Ingenium Research Group, Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
Interests: operations research; management science; maintenance; renewable energy; artifical intelligence
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Prof. Dr. Robert Nicholls
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Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Interests: sustainability; coastal engineering
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Prof. Dr. Enzo Pranzini
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Department of Earth Science, University of Florence, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: coastal geomorphology; coastal erosion; shore protection
Prof. Dr. Roshanka Ranasinghe
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1. Department of Water Science and Engineering, IHE Delft, PO Box 3015, 2601 DA Delft, The Netherlands
2. Water Engineering and Management, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: coastal engineering; morphodynamic modelling; coastal erosion; climate change; coastal risk
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Dr. Ad J.H.M. Reniers
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Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: ocean and coastal wave dynamics; coastal morphodynamics; numerical modeling and field experimentation
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Prof. Dr. Donald T. Resio
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College of Computing, Engineering & Construction, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive | Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Interests: coastal and ocean engineering; meteorology; hydrodynamics
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Prof. Dr. J.A. (Dano) Roelvink
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1. Department of Water Science and Engineering, IHE Delft, Westvest 7, 2611AX Delft, the Netherlands
2. Marine and Coastal Systems, Deltares, Boussinesqweg 1, 2629 HV Delft, the Netherlands
3. Department of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN Delft, the Netherlands
Interests: coastal engineering; hydrodynamic and morphodynamic modelling; coastal erosion; climate change; coastal risk
Dr. Jeremy Rohmer
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Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM), French Geological Survey, Orléans 45060, France
Interests: Coastal risk assessment; Extreme value analysis; Uncertainty quantification
Prof. Dr. Peter Ruggiero
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College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 104 CEOAS Administration Building, Corvallis, OR, USA
Interests: coastal geomorphology; coastal hazards; nearshore processes
Prof. Dr. Paul E. Russell
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School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth,Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: coastal processes; nearshore waves; surf zone dynamics; beach processes; coastal erosion
Dr. Achilleas Samaras
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Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 67 100, Greece
Interests: coastal engineering; design of harbour/coastal/marine structures; coastal protection methods; wave dynamics and 3D-hydrodynamics in marine/coastal areas; sediment transport; coastal morphodynamics; climate change effects on coastal zones; climate change adaptation; integrated watershed and coastal zone management
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sarti
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Department of Earth Science, University of Pisa, Via Santa Maria 53, 5624 Pisa, Italy
Interests: coastal morphodynamics; sea level changes; source to sink sediment transport; deltas; estuaries; facies analysis
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Prof. Dr. Torsten Schlurmann
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Leibniz Universität Hannover, Ludwig-Franzius-Institute for Hydraulic, Estuarine and Coastal Engineering, Hannover 30167, Germany
Interests: Coastal Engineering; Erosion & Sedimentation; Scour Phenomena and Protection Processes; Risk and Vulnerability Assessment in Coastal Zones; Marine Environmental Impacts; Port Design & Maintenance
Prof. Dr. Paulo A. Silva
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CESAM, University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Sediment transport; beach and inlet morphodynamics; coastal monitoring; numerical modeling
Prof. Dr. Tom Spencer
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Cambridge Coastal Research Unit, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, CB2 3EN, UK
Interests: tidal wetland sedimentology and ecology; coral reef and seagrass geomorphology; coastal risk (hazards, exposure and vulnerability); global environmental change and coastal change
Dr. Kristen Splinter
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Water Research Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental, Engineering, UNSW Sydney, Sydney 2052, Australia
Interests: coastal Engineering; sediment transport; shoreline modelling; sandy beach storm impacts; beach recovery; machine learning; remote sensing of coastlines
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Dr. Hiroshi Takagi
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School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: Community-based coastal protections; Ecological and engineering hybrid solutions against coastal hazards; Green infrastructure; and Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR)
Prof. Dr. Rodger Tomlinson
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Southport, QLD 4215, Australia
Interests: coastal oceanography; coastal observations; sediment transport; estuaries; nearshore processes; coastal engineering; coastal erosion; climate change; coastal risk; sandy beach storm impacts; beach recovery; sea level variability; climate variability; coastal protection; beach nourishment; coastal management
Prof. Dr. Marco Trapanese
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Department of Energy, Information and Mathematical models (DEIM), University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: electrical drives; linear machines; magnetic materials; energy harvesting; electrical energy production from sea waves; medical equipment and medical use of nuclear radiation
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Prof. Dr. Chia-Cheng Tsai
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Department of Marine Environmental Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; scientific computing; applied mathematics
Dr. Keiko Udo
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International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 468-1 Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0845, Japan
Interests: coastal engineering; coastal morphodynamics; sediment transport modelling; coastal risk assessment; climate change adaptation
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Dr. Georg Umgiesser
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ISMAR-CNR, ISMAR Istituto di Scienze Marine-Arsenale - Tesa 104, Castello 2737/F, 30122 Venezia, Italy
Interests: hydrodynamic modelling; finite elements; water residence time; model integration; modelling lagoons; river-delta-sea systems
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Prof. Dr. Athanasios Vafeidis
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Department of Geography, University of Kiel, Ludewig-Meyn-Str. 14, 24098 Kiel, Germany
Interests: Coastal Risks; Sea-Level RiseImpact and Risk assessment
Prof. Dr. Giovanna Vittori
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria civile, chimica e ambientale (DICCA), Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Interests: hydro and morphodynamics of the coastal region; morphodynamic modelling; sediment transport; morphodynamic stability
Dr. Don Wright
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Southeastern Universities Research Association, 1201 New York Ave. NW, Suite 430Washington, DC 20005, USA
Interests: science of collaboration; marine science; coastal morphodynamics
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Dr. Tomohiro Yasuda
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Applied Systems Engineering, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Engineering, Kansai University, 3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita, Osaka 564-8680, Japan
Interests: storm surge; tsunami; wave overtopping; coastal structures; climate change impact on coastal areas
Dr. Solomon C. Yim
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School of Civil and Construction EngineeringOregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: hydroelasticity; waves, tsunami; storm surge; earthquake loads modeling; wave-energy conversion systems
Dr. Solomon C. Yim
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School of Civil and Construction EngineeringOregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: hydroelasticity; waves, tsunami; storm surge; earthquake loads modeling; wave-energy conversion systems
Dr. Jun Zang
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Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: coastal hydrodynamics; offshore hydrodynamics; shallow flow and flood simulation; fluid-structure interaction; state-of-the-art CFD development; marine renewable energy (offshore wind, wave and tidal energy)
Dr. Matthieu de Schipper
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Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: coastal engineering; nearshore hydrodynamic and morphodynamic processes; coastal erosion; nourishments; coastal observations
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