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Building a Floating Pier to Provide Aid to Gaza

CEE/MES Professor Qin Jim Chen says the construction of a floating pier to provide humanitarian aid to Gaza will present many engineering challenges, but none are insurmountable. 

2023 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2% of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes those […]

Ocean Sensors Study Wave and Storm Surge as Hurricane Lee Approaches

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins and CEE/MES Professor Jim Chen are deploying buoys and pressure sensors to collect data during Hurricane Lee to improve storm modeling and design nature-based solutions for coastal resilience.

Q. Jim Chen and CEE Host 2023 FUNWAVE Workshop

Northeastern University hosted the fifth FUNWAVE-TVD Training Workshop, which brought together researchers and students from around the world to discuss the use of modeling software to predict coastal hazards.

How Nature-based Solutions are Being Used to Fight Rising Seas

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins has been working to improve her designs for the Emerald Tutu project, a floating marshland made of interconnected mats of marsh grasses, which could serve as a defense system to protect against future floods caused by rising seas, while also purifying the surrounding waters.

2022 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

Faculty and Staff Awards 2022

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2021-2022 academic school year.

Modeling Data from Hurricane Impacts to Natural and Hybrid Infrastructure

CEE/MES Professor Qin Jim Chen, in collaboration with Navid Jafari from Louisiana State University, is leading a $765k NSF grant for “Integrated Numerical Modeling and Field Observations of Hurricane Impacts to Natural and Hybrid Infrastructure.”

COE Professors Selected in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

Homes are flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Jean Lafitte

Tracking Hurricane Data to Minimize Flooding Damage

CEE/MES Qin Jim Chen is working with the Nearshore Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association to track hurricane storm data for use in building better levees and infrastructure to minimize flooding damage.

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Designing Storm Strength Simulations to Predict and Mitigate Coastal Flooding

MES/CEE Assistant Professor Samuel Muñoz and CEE/MES Professor Qin Jim Chen, in collaboration with Jeffrey Donnelly from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, were awarded a $590K NSF grant for “Morphodynamic simulations of coastal storms and overwash to characterize back-barrier lake stratigraphies.”

stores in strip mall impacted by hurricane

Defending Against Mother Nature

While Hurricane Laura was the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in 160 years, CEE Professor Qin Jim Chen worked with local officials to best prepare for and predict the damage caused by the storm.

Wind and Waves- Lessons in Resiliency from Hurricane Hydrodynamics

CEE/COS Professor Jim Chen and his Coastal Hydrodynamics Lab are studying the development and application of state-of-the-art computational models to address coastal resiliency and sustainability.

Chen to Lead Grant in Creating Sustainable Deltaic Coasts

CEE/COS Professor Qin Jim Chen is leading a $866K CyberSEES NSF grant, in collaboration with Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University, for “A Coastal Resilience Collaboratory: Cyber-enabled Discoveries for Sustainable Deltaic Coasts”.

2018 GRI Seed Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the four COE teams out of eight total receiving 2018 Seed Grant funding from the Global Resilience Institute (GRI). The resilience project topics range from coastal flooding prediction to combating opioid addiction. This year’s pool of proposals was particularly robust, with submissions demonstrating both strengths in their interdisciplinary approaches and in their promise […]