Faculty Directory
Robert Dalrymple

Distinguished Professor

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Departments

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Education

PhD, Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida

MS, Ocean Engineering, University of Hawaii

AB, Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College


Research Interests

Coastal engineering, water wave mechanics, fluid mechanics, littoral processes, and tidal inlets.


Significant Recognition

  • Corresponding Member, Real Academia de Ingenier´ıa, Spain, 2013
  • H. Burr Steinbach Visiting Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2013.
  • National Academy of Engineering, 2006-present.
  • Distinguished Member, ASCE, 2011-present.
  • Diplomate in Coastal Engineering, ACOPNE, 2010-2016.

Significant Professional Service

  • Chair, The Water Institute of the Gulf Science and Engineering Advisory Council, 2012-present.
  • Member, National Research Council Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning: Coastal Risk Reduction, 2013-2014.
  • Member, National Research Council’s Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning, 2009-present.
  • Chair, National Research Council’s Committee on Sea Level Rise for California, Oregon, andWashington, 2011-2012.
  • Member, Marine Board, National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board, 2004-2010.
  • Chair, National Research Council’s Committee on Review of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Program, 2007-2009.
  • President, Association of Coastal Engineers, Mar 2004-July 2007.
  • President, Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI), ASCE, Oct 2002-Oct 2003.

Selected Publications

    Water Wave Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists, with R. G. Dean, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., ISBN 0-13-946038-1, 1984. Reprinted Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co., 1990.

    Physical Modelling in Coastal Engineering, editor, Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema, Inc., ISBN 90-6191-516-3, 1985.

    Coastal Hydrodynamics, editor, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference, New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, ISBN 0-87262- 606-7, 1987.

    Responding to Changes in Sea Level: Engineering Implications, member, National Research Council, Marine Board Committee, R.G. Dean, Chair, National Academy Press, ISBN 0-309-3781-6, 1987.

    Meeting Research and Educational Needs in Coastal Engineering, National Research Council, Marine Board Committee, R. A. Dalrymple, Chair, National Academy Press, ISBN 0-309-06381-7, 1999.

    Coastal Processes; with Engineering Applications, with R.G. Dean, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-49535-0, 475 pp., 2002. 7. Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon,

    Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future, National Research Council, Committee Chair, National Academy Press, ISBN-10: 0-309-25594-5, 2012.