James Kirby Jr.
Civil & Environmental Engineering
- Studies the ways the ocean moves.
- Research focuses on ocean waves, beaches, currents, beach erosion and sediment transport.
- Can authoritatively discuss tsunamis and was featured in various media outlets after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
- Recipient of the Walter Huber Research Prize awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Edward C. Davis Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment