CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Fengyan Shi

Ph.D, Ocean University of Qingdao

Associate Professor


Office: 205 Ocean Engineering Lab
Phone: (302) 831-2449
Fax: (302) 831-1228
Email: fyshi@udel.edu
Curriculum Vitae:  view
Web Page:  http://www.coastal.udel.edu/~fyshi/

[ Short Bio | Education | Select Publications ]

Short Bio

Research Interests:
 Numerical modeling; nearshore processes; coastal ocean hydrodynamics and sediment transport; tsunamis


Education

1995: Ph.D, Ocean University of Qingdao

Select Publications

Ma, G., Kirby, J T., Su, S. F., Figlus, J. and Shi, F., 2013, "Numerical study of turbulence and wave damping induced by vegetation canopies", Coastal Engineering, in press.
 
Shi, F., Cai, F., Kirby, J. T. and Zheng, J., 2013, ``Morphological modeling of a nourished bayside beach with a low tide terrace", Coastal Engineering, 78, 23-34.
 
Sawyer, A. H., Shi, F., Kirby, J. T. and Michael, H. A., 2013, ``Dynamic response of surface water-groundwater exchange to currents, tides and waves in a shallow estuary'', J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20154.
 
Kirby, J. T., Shi, F. Harris, J. C., and Grilli, S. T., 2013, "Sensitivity analysis of trans-oceanic tsunami propagation to dispersive and Coriolis effects", Ocean Modeling , 62, 39-55.
 
Grilli, S. T., Harris, J. C., Tajalibakhsh, T., Masterlark, T. L., Kyriakopoulus, C., Kirby, J. T. and Shi, F., 2012, ``Numerical simulation of the 2011 Tohoku tsunami based on a new transient FEM co-seismic source", Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi:10.1007/s00024-012-0528-y
 
Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., Harris, J. C., Geiman, J. D. and Grilli, S. T., 2012, "A high-order adaptive time-stepping TVD solver for Boussinesq modeling of breaking waves and coastal inundation", Ocean Modelling, 43-44, 36-51.
 
Ma, G., Shi, F. and Kirby, J. T., 2012, "Shock-capturing non-hydrostatic model for fully dispersive surface wave processes", Ocean Modelling, 43-44, 22-35.
 
Shi., F., Hanes, D. M., Kirby, J. T., and Erikson, L., Barnard, P., and Eshleman, J., 2011, Pressure gradient-driven nearshore circulation on a beach influenced by an adjacent large inlet , J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JC006788.
 
Ma, G., Shi, F., and Kirby, J. T., 2011, A polydisperse two-fluid model for surfzone bubble simulation, J. Geophys. Res. , doi:10.1029/2010JC006667.
 
Ma, G., Shi, F., Qi, D., and Liu, S., 2011, Hydrodynamic modeling of Changjiang Estuary: model skill assessment and large-scale structure impacts, Applied Ocean Research , 33, 69-78.
 
Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., and Ma, G., 2010, Modeling quisecent phase transport of air bubbles induced by breaking waves, Ocean Modelling , 35, 105-117.
 
Grilli,S.T., Dubosq, S., Pophet,N. Perignon, Y. Kirby, J. T., and Shi, F., 2010, Numerical simulation of co-seismic tsunami impact on the North shore of Puerto Rico and far-field impact on the US east coast: a first-order hazard analysis, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10, 2109-2125.
 
Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., and Ma, G., 2010, Modeling quisecent phase transport of air bubbles induced by breaking waves, Ocean Modelling,35, 105-117.
 

Zhang, W., Shi, F., Hong, H., Shang, S., and Kirby, J. T., 2010, Tide-surge interaction intensified by the Taiwan Strait,  J. Geophys. Res.,  115, C06012, doi:10.1029/2009JC005762.

 

Shi., F., Hanes, D. M., Kirby, J. T., and Erikson, L., Barnard, P., and Eshleman, J., 2010, Pressure gradient-dominated nearshore circulations on an inlet-adjecent beach, J. Geophys.Res., in review

 

Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., and Hanes, D. M., 2010, Alongshore currents induced by focused waves, to be submitted

 

Waythomas C.F., Watts P., Shi F., and Kirby J. T., 2009, Pacific basin tsunami hazards associated with mass flows in the Aleutian Arc of Alaska, Quaternary Science Review, 28, 1006-1019.

 

Smith K. A., North E. W., Shi F. Chen S-N, Sanford L., Hood R. R., Koch E. W. and Newell R. I. E., 2009, Modeling the effects of oyster reefs and breakwaters on seagrass beds, Estuaries and Caosts, 32 (4), 748-757.

Shi, F. and Kirby, J. T., 2008, Discussion of 'Wave setup and setdown generated by obliquely incident waves' by T.-W. Hsu et al, Coastal Engrng, 53, 865-877, 2006', Coastal Engrng., 55, 1247-1249.

 

Shi, F. and Kirby, J. T. and Hanes, D., 2007, An efficient mode-splitting method for a curvilinear nearshore circulation model, Coastal Engineering, 54 (11), 811-824.

 

Chen S-N, Sanford, L. P., Koch, E. W., Shi, F., North, E. W., 2007, A nearshore model to investigate the effects of seagrass bed geometry on wave attenuation and suspended sediment
transport, Estuaries and Coasts, Vol. 30, No.2, 296-310.

 

Watts, P., Ioualalen, M., Grilli, S., Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., 2007, Numerical simulation of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami using a higher-order Boussinesq model, Journal of
Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering,Special Issue on Tsunami Engineering, Vol.133, No.6, 414-428.

 

Shi, F. and Kirby, J. T., 2005, Curvilinear parabolic approximation for surface wave transformation using covariant-contravariant tensor method, Journal of Computational Physics,
204, 562-586

 

Zheng, Q, Yuan, Y., Shen, S.S., Huang, N. E., Klemas, V., Yan, X., Shi, F., Zhang, X., Zhao, Z., Li, X., and Clemente-Colon, P., 2004, Evidence of upstream solitons and downstream wavetrain in a near resonant air flow over an island topography, International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1080/01431160310001609716


 

Kong, Y., Shi, F., and Ding P., 2004, A statistical model for predicting storm-induced sediment deposition in North-Channel at Yangtze River Mouth, Journal of ECNU, 2004 (1), 25-34.


 

Chen, Q., Kirby, J. T., Dalrymple, R. A., Shi, F. and Thornton, E. B., 2003, Boussinesq modeling of longshore currents, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 108, No. C11, 3362


 

Shi, F., Svendsen, I.A., Kirby, J.T., and Smith, J. M., 2003, A curvilinear version of a Quasi-3D nearshore circulation model, Coastal Engineering, 49 (1-2), 99-0124


 

Shi, F., Kirby, J. T., Dalrymple, R. A., and Chen Q., 2003,Wave simulations in Ponce De Leon Inlet using Boussinesq model, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 129(3), 124-135.


 

Shi, F., Dalrymple R. A., Kirby, J. T., Chen, Q. and Kennedy, A., 2001, A fully nonlinear Boussinesq model in generalized curvilinear coordinates, Coastal Engineering , 42(4), 237-258.

 

Shi, F., Zhu, S., Zhu, J. and Ding, P., 2000, Numerical study on residual current and its effect on sediment transport in the Hangzhou Bay and the Yangtze Estuary, I. A 3-D joint model of the Hangzhou Bay and the Yangtze Estuary, ACTA Oceanologica Sinica, 22(5): 1-12.

 

Zhu S., Ding, P., Shi, F. and Zhu, J., 2000, Numerical study on residual current and its effect on sediment transport in the Hangzhou Bay and the Yangtze Estuary, II. Residual current and sediment transport in winter, ACTA Oceanologica Sinica, 22(6): 1-11.

 

Shi, F., Ding, P. and Kong, Y., 1999, A numerical fluid dynamic model using fine boundaryfitted grids in estuarine and tidal flats, China Ocean Engineering 13(2), 115-124.

 

Bao X., Sun, W. and Shi, F., 1999, A three-dimensional coastal barotropic model in generalized curvilinear grid, Chin. J. Oceanol. and Limnol.17, 289-299.

 
Ding, P., Shi, F. and Kong, Y., 1999, A three-dimensional diffusion equation of suspended sediment with waves and currents, Chinese Science Bulletin, 44(19), 1814-1817.

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