Byoungjoon Na

Research Assistant Professor

Na, Byoungjoon

Office: PMEC 135 (Galveston)

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Wave breaking processes
  • Water wave mechanics
  • Air entrainment 
  • Air-sea interaction
  • Wave-structure interaction

Awards & Honors

  • American Bureau of Shipping Scholarship, 2015 and 2016


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2016
  • M.E., Texas A&M University, 2010
  • B.S., Hanyang University, 2008

Selected Publications

Na, B., Chang, K.-A., Huang, Z.-C. and Lim, H.-J. (2016), Turbulent flow field and air entrainment in laboratory plunging breaking waves, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, DOI: 10.1002/2015JC011377.

Lim, H.-J., Chang, K.-A., Huang, Z.-C., and Na, B. (2015), Experimental study on plunging breaking waves in deep water, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 2007–2049, DOI: 10.1002/2014JC010269.

Na, B., Chang, K.-A., Huang, Z.-C., Hsu, W.-Y., Chuang, W.-L., and Chen, Y.Y. (2016), Large-scale laboratory observation of fluid properties in plunging breaking waves, submitted.