National Science Foundation (OCE-1924532). 9/2019~8/2022, PI: Hsu, Andrew Manning (HR Wallingford); Collaborative institution UCSB, PI: Eckart Meiburg, Collaborative Research: Understanding the physics of flocculation processes and cohesive sediment transport in bottom boundary layers through multi-scale modeling.
Novel Eulerian two-phase simulations for burial dynamics of munitions. SERDP, 9/2019~9/2021, PI: Hsu, Co-PI: Julien Chauchat (LEGI, France).
Frontal Structure and Surface Signatures Revealed by Non-hydrostatic Eddy Resolving Numerical Simulations. Office of Naval Research (N00014-17-1-2796), 7/2017~7/2021, PI Hsu with Co-PI F. Shi and J. Kirby.
National Science Foundation (OCE-1635151), 9/2016~8/2020, PI Hsu with P. Traykovski at WHOI. Evolution of Small Scale Seafloor Topography and Sediment Transport under Energetic Waves – From ripples to sheet flow.
Grain/turbulence-scale numerical simulation of heterogeneous sediment transport and their parameterization in coastal models. Office of Naval Research, 7/2018~7/2021. PI: Hsu
Collaborative Research: Large-scale laboratory investigation and numerical modeling of sheet flow sediment transport dynamics across a surf zone sand bar. National Science Foundation (OCE-1356855), 2/2014~1/2018, PI Puleo and Co-PI Hsu.
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (subcontract from Florida State University), 1/2018~6/2020. PI: Hsu. Consortium for Simulation of Oil-Microbial Interactions in the Ocean.
An Euler-Lagrangian Numerical Modeling for Poly-dispersed Sediment Transport under Waves. Office of Naval Research (N00014-16-1-2853). 7/2016 ~ 6/2018, PI Hsu.
National Science Foundation (OCE-1537231), 9/2015~8/2018, PI Hsu with collaborative institution U. Washington (Horner-Devine and Ogston). Collaborative Research: The Effect of Sand Fraction and Event Evolution on Fine-Sediment Transport and the Depositional Record in Wave-Supported Mud Flows.
Collaborative Research: The interaction of waves, tidal currents and river outflows and their effects on the delivery and resuspension of sediments in the near field (NSF).
Frontal Structure in the Columbia River Plume Nearfield – A Non-hydrostatic Coastal Modeling Study (ONR).
A 3D Coupled Euler-Lagrangian Numerical Modeling Framework for Poly-dispersed Sediment Transport Simulations (ONR).
The Trapping, Storage, and Resuspension of Sediments in the Columbia River Estuary and Near Field Plume (ONR, RIVET II).
Interactions of Waves, tidal currents and riverine outflow and their effects on sediment transport (ONR, RIVET I -data analysis).
NEESR: Tsunami Induced Coherent Structures and their Impact on our Coastal Infrastructure (NSF; subcontract from UNH).
Collaborative Research: Physics of lutoclines and laminarization extracted from turbulence-resolved numerical investigations on sediment transport in wave-current bottom boundary layer (NSF).
A Numerical Modeling Framework for Cohesive Sediment Transport Driven by Waves and Tidal Currents (ONR).
Interactions of Waves and River Plume and their Effects on Sediment Transport at River Mouth (ONR, RIVET I).
Collaborative Research: The dynamics of sediment-laden river plume and initial deposition off small mountainous rivers (NSF).
High Resolution Numerical Modeling of Cohesive Sediment Transport and Evolution of Bed Properties at Mudflats (ONR, Tidal Flat DRI phase II ).
CAREER: 3D Multiphase Sediment Transport Modeling Framework (NSF).
NOPP – Community Sediment Transport Model (NOPP, subcontract from WHOI).
Complex Flow Through Culvert Structure by CFD Modeling (SFWMD and NIWR)
CROSSTEX – Wave breaking, boundary layer processes, the resulting sediment transport and beach profile evolution (ONR).
A Fluid Mud Transport Model in Multi-dimensions (ONR).
Collaborative Research: Coastal Modeling Management and Integration (NSF).
Scouring Around District’s Hydraulic Structures (SFWMD and NIWR)
Effect of Fluid Mud on Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics Sediment Fluxes at Mud Flats (ONR, Tidal Flat DRI phase I).
Parameterization of a Two-phase Model and Application to Nearshore Morphology (ONR).