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1261B Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-3078
Fax: (608) 262-5199
chinwu@engr.wisc.edu

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Our interdisciplinary team (students, post-docs, professionals, collaborators, communities, citizens, and myself) are working on research/education in environmental/ecological/fluid flows and water resources science/engineering interacting with human activities under changing climate. A trans-disciplinary approach with nature and natural-based solutions is employed to address grand challenges and emerging issues in a variety of topics including

  • Cyberinfrastructures or observatories for environmental monitoring

            DAngerous Currents Observation System (DACOS) for Ore Dock, Ashland and Comparison 1  & 2

            Flash Rips Risk Warning & Structure Rip Risk Warning at Port Washington, WI

            INFOS - Yahara Lakes for water resources management

            INFOS - Apostle Islands for waves and circulations

            INFOS - Duluth for rip current warnings

            INFOS - Green Bay and the Winnebago System & Circulation

            INFOS - Milwaukee for rip current warnings

            INFOS - Port Washington for rip current warnings 

            INFOS - Safety of Sailing and Surfing in Sheboygan

            Safety index for kayakers in Sea Caves

            Sea Caves Watch (Real Time Wave Observation System)

            Sand Island Wave Watch

            Stockton Island Wave Watch

            Underwater Watch at Kenosha Dunes (UW-Kenosha Dunes)

            Shoreview of Kenosha Dunes

            Public Sofar Spotter - Lake Mendota Waves

            Public Sofar Spotter - Warner Beach Waves

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