Juan J. Horrillo

Associate Professor

Horrillo, Juan J

Office: PMEC 217 (Galveston)
Phone: 409.740 .4465
Email: horrillj@tamug.edu

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Awards & Honors

  • Scholarship and tuition fully supported by NRS-SSC, Naval Research Laboratory. Navy US Department, grant N00014-94-1-G607
  • First place award to the best research project presented at the 5th Preventive Maintenance Symposium ECOPETROL (1988)
  • Honor semester tuition awarded by the Civil Engineering faculty to the student with highest grade average. University of Cartagena (1982)


  • Ph.D.,University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, 2006
  • M.S., University of Rhode Island, USA, 1997
  • B.S., University of Cartagena, Colombia, 1984

Selected Publications

Horrillo, J.J., A.L. Wood, G.-B. Kim, and A. Parambath, (2013). "A simplified 3-D Navier-Stokes numerical model for landslide-tsunami: Application to the Gulf of Mexico." Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans).

Horrillo, J.J., A.L. Wood, C. Williams, A. Parambath, and G.-B. Kim, 2010. Construction of tsunami inundation maps in the Gulf of Mexico, Tech. Rep, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP), National Weather Service Program Office, NOAA.

Horrillo, J., Knight, W., and Z. Kowalik 2007 The Kuril Islands Tsunami of November 2006. Part II: Impact at Crescent City by local amplification.

Kowalik, Z., Horrillo, J., Knight, W., and T. Logan 2007 The Kuril Islands of November 2006. Part I: Impact at Crescent City by distant scattering

Horrillo J., Kowalik Z. and Shigihara Y. 2006 Wave Dispersion Study in the Indian Ocean-Tsunami of December 26, 2004. Marine Geodesy, 29:, 149-166.