Clint N. Dawson, P.E., Ph.D.


Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
The University of Texas at Austin
Edward S. Hyman Endowed Chair in Engineering
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Ph. D., Mathematical Sciences, Rice University 1988

Research interests

Numerical methods for partial differential equations, specifically flow and transport problems in CFD; scientific computing and parallel computing; finite element analysis, discontinuous Galerkin methods; shallow water systems, hurricane storm surge modeling, rainfall-induced flooding; ground water systems, flow in porous media, geochemistry; data assimilation, parameter estimation, uncertainty and error estimation.

Computational Hydraulics Group

Prof. Dawson is head of the Computational Hydraulics Group housed in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES), at The University of Texas at Austin ( UT-Austin).

Last modified: June 2013