• Instructional Associate Professor
  • OCSE Program Coordinator
Amanda L. Wood

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Houston – 2010
  • Master of Science, University of Houston – 2000
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Houston – 1997

Awards & Honors

  • 2009 Ambrose Malloy Endowed Scholarship
  • GAANN Fellowship in Infrastructure Engineering
  • Best of Session (Hydraulics) in the fall 2007 ASCE Texas Section Meeting in Fort Worth, TX.
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Scholarship

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.
  • Wood, A. L., and Wang, K.-H. (2007). "2D Dam-Break Analysis: MacCormack Scheme Based Curvilinear Hydrodynamic Model " Texas Section ASCE- Hydraulic Session, Fall Meeting, American Society of Civil Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Wood, A. L., and Wang, K.-H. (2008). "Simulation of Free-Surface Flows in a Curvilinear Coordinate System." Texas Section ASCE- Hydraulic Session, Spring Meeting, American Society of Civil Engineers, Corpus Cristi, Texas.
  • Wood, A. L., and Wang, K.-H. (2008). "Modeling Free Surface Flows with a Steep Wave Front by an ADI Finite-Difference Scheme in a Curvilinear Coordinate System." Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota.