• Interim Program Chair
  • Regents Professor
Vijay Panchang

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of Poona, India, 1980
  • Graduate Study, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1982
  • M. S. Civil Engineering, University of Maine, 1982
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Maine, 1985

Research Interests

    • Fluid mechanics
    • Open channel hydraulics
    • Wave mechanics
    • Numerical methods for coastal and ocean processes

Awards & Honors

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Am. Soc. Civil Engineering. (On Editorial Board since 1996).
  • “Fellow” of the Am Soc. Civ. Engrs , 2008.
  • Texas A&M University System’s “Regents Professor”, awarded in 2008.
  • “William Ricker Distinguished Faculty” Award, Texas A&M University at Galveston, 2010.
  • Am Soc. Civ. Engrs “Torrens Award” 2007 for meritorious service as an editor (out of ~30 editors)
  • Am Soc. Civ. Engrs “Moffatt & Nichol Award” 2008, for contributions to port and coastal engineering.
  • "Research Partner" Commendation, NOAA Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research, Sept 2001, for administrative & research work.
  • Guest Associate Editor, International Journal of Ecology & Development, Special Issue “Coastal Environment” 2007.
  • Univ. of Maine College of Engineering's "Outstanding Faculty Researcher" Award, 1992.
  • Indian Nat'l Conference on Harbor & Ocean Engineering, Poona, 1994; 2nd Prize, Best Paper.