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Lynett, Patrick


Research Interests

  • Modeling of coastal processes
  • Multi-scale, high-performance computation
  • Complex, turbulent, and nonlinear wave dynamics

Biographical Information:

Ph.D. 2002 Cornell University
M.E. 1998 Cornell University
B.S. 1997 Cornell University


  • Guggenheim Fellow, Natural Sciences, 2010
  • Department of the Army Commander's Award for Public Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2008
  • Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Select Young Faculty, 2006
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award given annually by the Offshore, Ocean and Arctic Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2002
  • Inaugural Holder of the John and Dorothy Shea Early Career Chair in Civil Engineering, 2012

Primary Professional Service:

  • Member, Coastal Engineering Research Council (CERC) 9/09-present
  • Associate Editor, JGR-Oceans 1/11-present


Dr. Patrick Lynett 

Contact Information

3620 South Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531
KAP 224E

Telephone: 213.740.3133
Fax: 213.744.1426
E-mail: plynett@usc.edu

website: http://coastal.usc.edu/