We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.<>

                                                                                                            <>Rabindranath Tagore

Gulfport, Missipi,  March, 2003.

Qun Zhao, Ph.D,

Research Associate
Center for Applied Coastal Research
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Tel: +1 302 831 4172
Fax: +1 302 831 1228



Career History

Research Associate            Center for Applied Coastal Research, University of Delaware. 1999-present    

Research Fellow              Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), 1998-1999   


Ph.D.                   Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saitama Universiy, Japan.  1995-1998          

M. E.                  Coastal Engineering, Dalian Univerity of Technology, China, 1991-1994.      

B. S.                  Engineering Mechanics, Tianjin University, China, 1987-1991. 

Courses Taken:

Mathematics and Computational Methods:
     Advanced Mathematics, Advanced  Linear Algebra, Partial Differential Equations,   Complex Functions, Field Theory, 
Numerical Analysis, Computational  Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics.  

Physics and Mechanics: Fundamental Physics, Experimental Physics, Analytical Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics,  Viscous Fluid Mechanics,  Turbulent Flow, Thermodynamics,
Mechanics of Materials, Experimental Mechanics, Mechanics of Elastic Deformation, Theory of Vibration, Mechanical Design, Structure Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics.  

Civil Engineering:  Wave Theory, Random Vibration of Structures,    Wave   Structure Interactions,  Random Wave Actions on Structures, Oceanographic Environmental Engineering,  Aquatic Environmental Engineering,  Advanced Theory of Infrastructure Development. .

48hrs  for each course

Honors and Awards

JSPS Fellowship.  Japan Society  for the Promotion of Science, 1998-1999.

Best International Paper Award.  IAHR International Association of Hydraulic Research, Asian-Pacific Division. 1996.

Monbusho Scholarship, 1994-1998. Ministry of Education, Japan.

Tianjin University students scholarship. 1988-1990.

Professional  Services and Affiliations

Reviewer.  Journal of Geophysical Research. AGU

Reviewer,  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, John Wiley & Sons

Reviewer.  Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. ASCE

Reviewer.  Coastal Engineering Journal.  World Scientific

Member.  American Geophysical Union (AGU), 1999-present.

Member.  AIAA, 2004-present.

Awarded  Member.  International Association of Hydraulic Research, 1996-1997.

Member.  Japan Society for the  Civil Engineers (1994-1999).

Research Interest

CFD modeling of breaking waves, turbulence models,  nearshore hydrodynamics, sediment transport.

Current Projects



Selected Publications

Memos using Latex to

Pursuits  Outside  of  Academia