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Robert A. Dalrymple

DalrympleRobertROBERT A. DALRYMPLE, the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil Engineering, came to Hopkins as a visiting professor in 1999 and became a full professor in 2002. Former chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. Dalrymple’s research focuses on coastal engineering, fluid mechanics, littoral processes, tidal inlets, and wave mechanics including tsunamis. He serves on the editorial board of Coastal Engineering and is a founding member and president of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a member of the Marine Board of the National Academies.