Patrick Lynett

Expert in tsunamis, coastal erosion and harbor safety

Associate Professor, USC Viterbi School of Engineering


  • tsunamis
  • hurricanes
  • typhoons
  • coastal erosion
  • rip currents
  • rip tides
  • port harbor
  • ocean wave
  • computer simulations

Additional Information

  • Walter L Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize ASCE, 2013
  • John and Dorothy Shea Early Career Chair in Civil Engineering, USC, 2011
  • Guggenheim Fellow, Natural Sciences, 2010
  • Department of the Army Commander’s Award for Public Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2008


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