OCEN 681

Seminar

Instructor

Dr. S. A. Socolofsky,
Associate Professor

Office

CE/TTI 801B

Course Meeting Times

R 3:55-4:45 in CE 118

Contact

Ph +1-979-845-4517
socolofs@tamu.edu

Calendar

The following table presents a tentative course calendar for Spring 2013.

Date

   

Speaker and Topic

   

Notes

1/17

   

Dr. Scott A. Socolofsky, Associate Professor and Division Head, Ocean Engineering Program, TAMU

"Salt Wedge Destratification of the Rotterdam Waterway"

   

1/24

   

Han Yu, Manager, Harsh Environment Group, ABS Technology

"Global Ice Loads on Offshore Structures"

   

 

1/31

   

Dr. Piers Chapman, Professor and Department Head, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University

"Review of the Deepwater Horizon Accident"

   

 

2/7

   

Dr. Bas Bucher, President, Marine Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) -- tentative --

"Wave Impacts and Green Water Loading on Offshore Structures"

   

 

2/14

   

Andres Luai and Yuanzhe Zhi, Graduate Students, Ocean Engineering Program, Texas A&M University

"Comparison of Laboratory and Predicted Motions and Mooring Line Forces for a Container Ship Moored to a Dock"

   

 

2/21

   

Dr. Xiaofeng Liu, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio

"CFD Modeling of Density Currents"

   

 

2/28

   

Xiaoqian Zhang, Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University

"A Numerical Study of the Mississippi/Atchafalaya Freshwater Transport and Pathways on the Texas-Louisiana Shelf"

   

 

3/7

   

Dr. Jens Figlus, Assistant Professor, Maritime Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, Galveston

"Coastal Morphological Evolution in the Wet and Dry zone - From Violent Destruction to Gradual Recovery and Back"

   

 

3/21

   

Dr. Chris Houser, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Texas A&M University

"Beach-Dune Interaction in the Context of Post-Storm Recovery"

   

 

3/28

   

 

   

 

4/4

   

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, Assistant Professor, Zachry Department of Civil Engineering

"Integrated Studies for Marine Site Characterization of Foundations: From Geology and Geophysics to Geotechnical Design"

   

 

4/11

   

Dr. Kyle Strom, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston

"Particle-Particle Interactions in Sediment Transport"

   

 

4/18

   

Dr. Alec Torres-Freyermuth, Associate Researcher, Universidad nacional Autonoma de Mexico

"RANS Modeling of Wave Transformation in the Nearshore"

   

 

4/25

   

Dr. Steven Quiring, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Texas A&M University

"Modeling the Impact of Hurricanes on the Power Grid"