People

Current Participants


 

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Kehui (Kevin) Xu

College Website

Director, Coastal Studies Institute

Associate Professor, Dept. of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences

ECE (Energy, Coast and Environment Building) 2165

kxu@lsu.edu

Phone: 225-578-0389

Research: Numerical modeling; Tripod observations; Coastal Geophysics; The Mississippi system and Gulf of Mexico; The Yangtze (Changjiang) system and East China Sea

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Kelli Moran

Ph.D. Student

ECE 2151

kmoran9@lsu.edu

Research: Sediment dynamics; Coastal geophysics

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Wenqiang (William) Zhang

Ph.D. Student

ECE 2181

wzhan46@lsu.edu

Research: Sediment dynamics; Sedimentology

Rongqing Du

Rongqing (Nikki) Du

Ph.D. Student

ECE 2151

rdu4@lsu.edu 

Research: Sediment dynamics; Numerical modeling

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Adam Gartelman

Ph.D. Student

ECE 2181

agarte2@lsu.edu

Research: Sediment dynamics; Coastal geophysics

Jacob

Jacob Reinhardt

M.S. Student

ECE 2139

jreinh4@lsu.edu 

Research: Sediment dynamics; Coastal processes

Colin

Colin Herke

Undergraduate Student

ECE 2162

cherke2@lsu.edu 

Research: Sediment dynamics; Grain size


Past Participants


 

Robert

Robert Bales

(now at USGS)

M.S. Student

Research: Sediment dynamics; Water quality; Dredge pit studies

 

Fangjian

Fangjian Xu

Visiting Professor from China University Of Petroleum

Research: Sedimentology

 


Yanping Wang

Yanping Wang

Visiting Student from Ocean University of China

Research: ROMS sediment transport modeling

Yong

Yong Shi

Visiting Student from Nanjing University

Research: Sediment dynamics; Sedimentology

Guandong

Guandong Li

(Now at Tulane Univeristy)

M.S. Student

Research: Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in a Receiving Basin for Sediment Diversion: a Case Study in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, USA

[link to pub]


haoran

Haoran Liu

Ph.D. Student

Research: Sediment Transport and Geomorphological Evolution in the
Transgressive Ship Shoal, Louisiana: Insights from Geophysical
Observation, Modeling, and Machine Learning Studies

[link to pub1]

[link to pub2]

[link to pub3]


Rekea

Rekea Williams

Undergraduate Student

Research: Laser grain size analysis

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Brooke Burch

Undergraduate Student

Research: Laser grain size analysis

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Qihui Wu

Visiting Ph.D. Student

Research: Sediment dynamics; River hydrology

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Jiaze Wang

(now postdoc at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)

Ph.D. Student

Research: Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts on Sediment Dynamics and Preservation in Contrasting Mississippi Deltaic Coastal Environments

[link to pub1]

[link to pub2]

[link to pub3]


Patrick

Patrick Robichaux

(now at U.S. Marine Corps)

M.S. Student

Research: How dredge pits change over time: a look at their geomorphologic evolution and infilling processes

[link to pub1]


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Hengyi Jiang

Visiting Scholar

Research: Sediment dynamics; Minerology

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Brandon Champagne

Undergraduate Student

Research: Optical and acoustic trubidity sensors

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Jeffrey Obelcz

(now Naval Research Lab at Stennis Space Center)

Ph.D. Student

Research: Sediment Transport and Slope Stability in The Northern Gulf of Mexico

[link to pub1]

[link to pub2]


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Courtney Elliton

(now at
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management)

M.S. Student

Research: Interactions among Hydrology, Sediment and Vegetation in Accreting Wax Lake Delta: Physical and Biogeochemical Implications to Coastal Louisiana Restoration

[link to pub1]


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Xiaoyu Sha

M.S. Student

Research: Characterization and Modeling of Sediment Settling, Consolidation, and Suspension to Optimize the Retention Rate of Sediment Diversions for Coastal Restoration

[link to pub1]


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Haifei Yang

(now at East China Normal University)

Visiting Ph.D. Student

Research: Sediment transport; Coastal processes

[link to pub1]

[link to pub2]

[link to pub3]

[link to pub4]


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Rangley Mickey

(now at USGS in St. Petersburg)

M.S. Student

Research: Sediment impact on the formation of hypoxic waters in the northern Gulf of Mexico: a synthesis of sediment texture, composition, erodibility and transport

[link to thesis]

[link to pub1]

[link to pub2]


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Edward Lo

(now at University of Kentucky)

Undergraduate student

Research: Consolidation and suspension properties of mud from Lake Lery and their relevance to wetland restoration of Louisiana

[link to pub1]