The Tsunami Research Group's model assesses tsunami hazard, predicts time of impact and calculates wave propagation and flooding | Image: Dr. Juan Horrillo

The Team

The research team also includes Dr. Wei Cheng, Dr. Jens Figlus and Dr. Amanda Wood from Texas A&M. External collaborators and researchers include Dr. Zygmunt Kowalik, professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks; William Knight, a senior and former physical scientist for the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center; Dr. Yoshinori Shigihara,  professor at the National Defense Academy of Japan; Dr. Yoshiki Yamazaki, researcher at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; Dr. Alberto Lopez, professor, and Dr. Aurelio Mercado, professor,  at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez; and Dr. Hermann Fritz, professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.