Jose Borrero

Expert in tsunamis, including modeling, risk assessment and early warning systems

Adjunct Assistant research Professor

Tsunami Research Center

USC Viterbi School


  • risk analysis of tsunamis and tidal waves
  • modeling of California’s tsunami hazard zones
  • tsunami modeling
  • earthquake hazards reduction
  • undersea geography and seismology of coastal Southern California
  • beach processes and coastal sediment transport
  • coastal science and engineering
  • artificial reefs
  • surfing and surf breaks
  • tidal bores
  • beaches and harbors
  • artificial surfing reefs


  • Spanish

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