Professor and Vice-Dean Graduate Studies

Department of Civil Engineering

Scholarly Activities

External

Journal Editorship

  • 2013–Present) Editorial Board Member – Journal of Waterways, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE
  • (2009–Present) Editorial Board Member – Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, CSCE-NRC, Canada
  • (2005–Present) Editorial Board Member – Coastal Engineering Journal, JSCE, World Scientific
  • (2011) Co-Editor of the Special Issue on “Tsunami Risk and Impacts on Coastlines”, Natural Hazards, Springer-Verlag
  • (2010–2014) Editorial Board Member – Maritime Engineering, ICE, UK

Invited Lectures/Courses

  • (2018) Keynote Speaker:Laboratory Facilities – new trends and future developments”, CoastLab18, 7thInternational Conference on Physical Modelling in Coastal Engineering, IAHR, Santander, Spain, May 22-26, 2018
  • (2018) InvitedLecture:Tsunami Loading – How can we mitigate?”,École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, January 2018
  • (2017) InvitedLecture:Effects of extreme loading on coastal infrastructure and buildings”, Hannover University, Germany, November 2017
  • (2017) InvitedLecture:Flood-induced debris motion within a built-in environment – an experimental and analytical study”, 2ndWAYCEM Seminar on Complex Disaster around the World, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, September 2017
  • (2017) Graduate Course: “Coastal Engineering”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, May 2017
  • (2017) PlenaryLecture:Tsunami-induced debris and hydrodynamic loading on structures” CSCE Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2017
  • (2017) Graduate Course: “Coastal and Environmental Engineering”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, June 1-8, 2017
  • (2016) InvitedLecture:Experimental modeling of debris motion, impact and risks” Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, November 12, 2016
  • (2016) Keynote Speaker:Tsunami-induced risks for ports – field, experimental and design lessons”, 7thInt. Seminar of Port Engineering, SIOP, San Antonio, Chile, October 2016
  • (2016) Graduate Course: “Prevention and Mitigation of Natural and Man-Induced Hazards and Disasters in Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering – Engineering Lessons”, College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, July 2016.
  • (2016) Graduate Course: “Coastal Engineering”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, June 2016
  • (2016) InvitedLecture:Tsunami Debris Impact Loading” Department of Civil Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, June 23, 2016
  • (2016) Keynote Lecture:Tsunami Impacts on Infrastructure” Young Scientists and Coastal Engineering Conference – ASCE, Kingston, Canada, June 12-15, 2016
  • (2015) InvitedLectures:Lessons Learned from Tsunami Forensic Investigations”,Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, USA, November 2015
  • (2015) InvitedConference:Tsunami Hydrodynamic Loading – Engineering Lessons from the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami Japan”,École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, May 2015
  • (2015) Graduate Course: “Wave Hydrodynamics”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, April 2015
  • (2015) InvitedLectures:(1) “State-of-the-Art Tsunami Design Guidelines” and (2) “Lessons Learned from Three Tsunami Forensic Investigations”,University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain, March 2015
  • (2014) Graduate Course: “Coastal Engineering”, Department of Civil Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, Fall 2014
  • (2014) KeynoteLectureImpact of Tsunamis on Infrastructure – Tsunami Design Guidelines and Lessons Learned from Tsunami Forensic Investigations”,11thInt. Conf. of Coasts, Ports and Maritime Structures, ICOPMAS, Tehran, Iran, November 2014
  • (2014) Graduate Course: “Coastal Engineering and Coastal Hazards”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, June 2014.
  • (2014) Graduate Course: “Prevention and Mitigation of Natural and Man-Induced Hazards and Disasters in Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering – Engineering Lessons”, College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China July 2014.
  • (2014) InvitedLecture: “Field Flow and Sediment Measurements in Shippagan Gully, New Brunswick”, Workshop on Acoustic Tomography and its Applications, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  • (2013) ExpertLectureImpact of Tsunamis on Structures – Lessons Learned from 3 Tsunami Forensic Investigations and State-of-the Art Tsunami Design Guidelines”,Pacem in Maribus XXXIV, International Forum on Sustainable Development of the Ocean, Bangkok, Thailand
  • (2013) LectureTsunami Impact on Structures – Lessons from Post-Tsunami Surveys and Physical and Numerical Modeling of Extreme Hydrodynamic Forces”,CANDU Owners Group Inc. External Hazards Workshop, Toronto, Canada
  • (2013) LectureField Investigations and Numerical Modeling of a Highly Dynamic Inlet in Shippagan, New Brunswick”,Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
  • (2013) Graduate Course: “Coastal Engineering and Coastal Hazards”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  • (2012) Keynote LectureField Survey of the Tsunami impact and Loading on Structures – Engineering Lessons of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami”,4thInt. Conf. on Protection of Structures against Hazards, Singapore
  • (2012) Keynote LectureEngineering Lessons from the April 2010 TohokuTsunami”,Japan’s Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami  – Lessons Learnt Symposium, York University, Toronto, Canada
  • (2011) LectureField Investigations and Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Extreme Hydrodynamic Forces on Structures”,Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute (NHRI), Nanjing, China
  • (2011) National Lecture Tour(NLT)of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE): “Engineering Lessons from the April 2010 Tohoku Tsunami”. Second best attendance in the history of the CSCE’s National Lecture Tours
  • (2011) LectureField Investigations and Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Extreme Hydrodynamic Forces on Structures”,Hohai University, Nanjing, China http://www.nhri.cn/En/news/news/20111207115141f84260.aspx
  • (2011) Graduate Course: “Dam Engineering – Risk and Safety Analysis”, Faculty of Hydrotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania

Conference organization

2018

2017

  • Member-Scientific Committee,SCACR2017 – 8thInternational Short Course and Conference ion Applied Coastal Research, Oct. 3-6, 2017, Santander, Spain, scacr2017.ihcantabria.com
  • Session Chair – Coastal, Estuaries and Lake Management,37th IAHR World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 13-18, 2017 http://www.iahr2017.info/
  • Member-Scientific Committee,HydroSenSoft – International Symposium and Exhibition on Hydro-Environment Sensors and Software, 28 Feb – 3 Mar 2017, Madrid, Spain, www.hydrosensoft.com

2016

  • Co-ChairCoastLab16, 6thInternational Conference on Physical Modelling in Coastal Engineering, IAHR, Ottawa, Canada, May 10-13, 2016 http://www.coastlab2016.com/

2015

  • Member-Scientific Committee and Session ModeratorCoastal Structure and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Joint Conference, COPRI-ASCE, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, September 9-11, 2015 http://www.copricoastalconference.org/
  • Session Chair – COPRI Symposium Long Waves and Relevant Extremes36th IAHR World Congress, Hague, Netherlands, June 28-July 3, 2015http://www.iahr2015.info/

2014

  • Session Chair–Session B1 – Wave-Structure Interaction) for International Conference of Coastal Engineering, ICCE 2014, Seoul, Korea, June 15-20, 2014http://icce2014.com/

2013

  • Session Organizer and Chair – Extreme Hydrodynamic Forces on StructuresSession,35th IAHR World Congress, Chengdu, China, September 8-13, 2013 http://www.iahr2013.org/
  • National Chair4thCanadian Coastal, Estuary and Offshore Engineering Specialty Conference, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, CSCE, Montreal, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2013 http://csce2013.ca/home

2012

2011

  • Chair, Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada, June 14-17, 2011 http://www.csce.ca/2011/annual
  • Session Organizer andChair – Tsunami Session,34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, June 26-July 1, 2011 http://www.iahr2011.org/

Reviewer for

  • Member of the Evaluation Group of the NSERC Committee Civil, Industrial, and Systems Engineering Evaluation Group (EG1509) – 2015-2018
  • Journal of Waterways, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering(ASCE)
  • Maritime Engineering, ICE, UK
  • Coastal Engineering Journal (World Scientific)
  • Applied Ocean Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Natural Hazards (Springer)
  • Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering (NRC-CSCE)
  • Coastal Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Great Lakes Research (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Ocean Technology (Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (ASCE)
  • Science of Tsunami Hazards (Tsunami International Society, USA)
  • Marine Geodesy (Taylor and Francis)
  • NSERC Canada
  • CFI Canada
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