• Professor Emeritus
  • W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering
  • Director, Center for Dredging Studies
Robert Randall

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 1972
  • M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1969
  • B.M.E., Ohio State University, 1963

Research Interests

    • Ocean engineering
    • Dredging and dredged material placement
    • Coastal engineering
    • Offshore measurements
    • Underwater and moored systems
    • Undersea acoustics
    • Brine diffusion processes
    • Capping of dredged material
    • Laboratory physical modeling.

Awards & Honors

  • Human Powered Submarine, The 12th Mantaray, 4th Place Overall, 12th International Submarine Races, Faculty Advisor, 2015
  • Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Service Impact Award, December 2013
  • SNAME, International Offshore Student Design Competition, 1st , 2nd , 3rd Place (tie), Faculty Advisor, 2013
  • Faculty Advisor Award, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 2010
  • Diplomate (Ocean Engineering), Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Ports, and Navigation Engineers, 2010

Selected Publications

  • 1. Lewis, J. M. and Randall, R. E. “Prediction of Minor Loss Coefficient at Suction Inlet of Cutter Suction Dredge”, Journal of Dredging, Western Dredging Association (WEDA), Vol. 15, No. 1, July 2015
  • 2. Henriksen, J., Randall, R., and Socolofsky, S. ”Near-Field Resuspension Model for a Cutter Suction Dredge,” Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 3, pp. 181-191, May 2012
  • 3. Young, D. R. and Randall, R. E. “Measurement of Forces on A Cutterhead Using a Laboratory Model Cutter Suction Dredge,” Journal of Dredging Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 1, Western Dredging Association (WEDA), April 2011
  • 4. Randall, R. E., deJong, P. S., and Henriksen, J. C. “Cutter Suction Dredge Simulator” Journal of Dredging Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, Western Dredging Association (WEDA), December 2008
  • 5. Adair, R. F. and Randall, R. E. “Method for Estimating Clamshell Dredge Production and Project Cost,” Journal of Dredging Engineering, Western Dredging Association (WEDA), Vol. 7, No.1, June 2006