Weiming XieMr. Weiming Xie

Visiting Scholar

Laboratories: Laboratory for Coastal Research

Position Titles:
Laboratory for Coastal Research, Research Associate

Department / Center: International Hurricane Research Center

Building and Room Number: AHC5-228

University / Organization: Florida International University

Telephone Number: (305)348-8366

Biography

2014-2016: Visiting PhD student, Laboratory for Coastal Research, International Hurricane Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA.

2011-Present: Ph.D. candidate, State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC), East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, China.

2007-2011: B.Eng. Port, Coast and River-Regulating Engineering, Wuhan University (WHU), Wuhan, China.

Research Interests:

  • ┬áThe morphodynamic processes of tidal creeks in short-term cyclic developments of tidal mudflats in the Yangtze Estuary.
  • The role of waves, including the wind wave, summer typhoons and winter storms, in shaping the tidal mudflats and their morphodynamics in the Yangtze Estuary
  • The hydrodynamic and sediment transport processes within the tidal creeks and their importance in tidal flat formation and development.
  • The response of the tidal mudflats to the runoff variation and river-born sediment reduction.

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