• Associate Professor
Juan J Horrillo

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA – 2006
  • Master of Science, University of Rhode Island, USA – 1997
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Cartagena, Colombia – 1984

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)

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.