Joannes Westerink

Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences


Notre Dame Professor of Computational Hydraulics
Chair, Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences

  • Computational fluid mechanics
  • Hurricane storm surge
  • Levee design
  • Unstructured mesh coastal ocean hydrodynamic and transport codes

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U.S. Civil Engineers Bent the Rules to Give New Orleans Extra Protection from Hurricanes. Those Adjustments Might Have Saved the City During Ida

 Joannes Westerink, a civil engineer and computational hydrologist at the University of Notre Dame, has spent much of his career developing software to predict hurricane storm surges. 

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