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Panchang, Vijaykumar Professor


Professor Panchang's teaching interests include fluid mechanics, open channel hydraulics, wave mechanics, and numerical methods for coastal and ocean processes.

Professor Panchang's expertise lies in the area of coastal hydraulics in general and mathematical modeling (computer simulations) of coastal ocean processes in particular. He has developed wave prediction models like CGWAVE and coastal circulation models which have found wide usage among government and consulting engineers. Typically, Dr. Panchang's work is aimed at predicting wave and current conditions for applications such as port design, containment transport, design of offshore facilities, etc.

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  • Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs