Shan Zou

Senior Coastal Modeler

Shan Zou, Ph.D., is a research scientist at the Water Institute and has 20 years of experience in coastal resiliency, restoration, and protection. Dr. Zou has extensive experience in numerical modeling for hydrodynamic, wave, and sediment transport and was the primary developer of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPHysics) model for waves and sediment transport application. He has extensive experience in hydraulic and hydrologic modeling systems for flood plain and risk analysis.