Wenrui Huang, Ph.D.,P.E., Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL, 32310, USA.

Phone: 850-410-6199; E-mail: whuang@eng.fsu.edu

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Research Interests:

  • Natural hazard modeling (coastal storm surge and waves, watershed runoff, floods, etc… )
  • Integrated hydrodynamic and ecological modeling for estuarine ecosystem studies
  • Hydrological analysis of extreme water levels and flows for flood frequency
  • Impacts of human activities and climate changes on water resources and ecosystems.


Summary of Research, Services, and Publications

  • Executive Editor-in-Chief: Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering (since 2013 -)
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Engineering Mechanics (2010-2015 term)
  • Member:ASCE/EMI Fluid Dynamics Committee
  • Have authored and co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed and SCI-indexed journal articles.


Link to examples of research projects


Example 1: Wind and storm surge during Hurricane Irma in 2017


Example 2: Hydrological model of storm-induced rainfall runoff Woonasquatucket Watershed, RI




Example 3: Flood mapping in the City of Providence and Woonasquatucket River, RI