photo of haoshengHaosheng Huang

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences

Phone: 225-578-5117

Fax: 225-578-2520


Office: 320 Howe Russell Geoscience Complex

Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S. Fudan University, Shanghai, 1990

Master's Degrees(s): M.S. First Institute of Oceanography, 1993

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Florida State University, 2003


Research Interests:

Physical oceanography, circulation in regional seas and continental shelves, coastal and estuarine circulation dynamics, unstructured grid numerical modeling and data assimilation, tide and storm surge simulation, bio-physical interaction and ecosystem modeling

Classes Taught:

OCS 1005 Introduction to Oceanography
OCS 4001 Numerical Methods in Ocean Sciences
OCS 7028 Numerical Modeling of Ocean Circulation
ME 4813 Multidisciplinary Fluid Dynamics – Physical Concepts ( PO module )

Awards & Honors:

2012 LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Selected Publications:

Lane, R.R., H. Huang, J.W. Day, D. Justic, R.D. DeLaune, 2015. Water quality of a coastal Louisiana swamp and how dredging is undermining restoration efforts. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci., 152(1): 23-32, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2014.11.001

Rose, K.A., H. Huang, D. Justic, 2014. Simulating Fish Movement Responses to and Potential Salinity Stress from Large-Scale River Diversions. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 6: 43-61, doi:10.1080/ 19425120.2013.866999

Huang, H., N.D. Walker, Y. Hsueh, Y. Chao, and R.R. Leben, 2013. An Analysis of Loop Current Frontal Eddies in a 1/6° Atlantic Ocean Model Simulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43(9): 1924-1939.

Das, A., D. Justic, M. Inoue, A. Hoda, H. Huang and D. Park, 2012. Impacts of Mississippi River diversions on salinity gradients in a deltaic Louisiana estuary: Ecological and management implications. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 111(1): 17-26, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2012.06.005.

Huang, H., Y. Du, D. Pothina, J. Matsumoto, and S. Negusse, 2012. Corpus Christi Bay Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics and Salinity Simulations using Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM). Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling. St. Augustine, FL. American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 46-65.

Huang, H., D. Justic, R.R. Lane, J.W. Day, and J.E. Cable, 2011. Hydrodynamic response of the Breton Sound estuary to pulsed Mississippi River inputs. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci., 95(1): 216-231, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.08.034.

Chen, C., H. Huang, R.C. Beardsley, Q. Xu, R. Limeburner, G.W. Cowles, Y. Sun, J. Qi, and H. Lin, 2011. Tidal dynamics in the Gulf of Maine and New England Shelf: An application of FVCOM. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C12010, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007054.

Chen, Q., Q. Fan, S.H. Ko, H. Huang, and G. Allen, 2010. An Euler Solver for Nonlinear Water Waves Using a Modified Staggered Grid and Gaussian Quadrature Approach. Proceeding of the Sixth International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Tsinghua University Press & Springer.

Huang, H., C. Chen, G. Cowles, C.D. Winant, R. C. Beardsley, K. Hedstrom, and D. Haidvogel, 2008. FVCOM Validation Experiments: Comparisons with ROMS for Three Idealized Barotropic Test Problems. J. Geophys. Res. 113, C07042, doi:10.1029/2007JC004557.

Huang, H., C. Chen, J.O. Blanton, and F. A. Andrade, 2008. A numerical study of tidal asymmetry in the Okatee Creek, South Carolina. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci. 78(1): 190-202 doi:10.1016/j.escc.2007.11.027.

Chen, C., H. Huang, R. C. Beardsley, H. Liu, Q. Xu, and G. Cowles, 2007. A Finite Volume Numerical Approach for Coastal Ocean Circulation Studies: Comparison with Finite Difference Models. J. Geophys. Res., 112, C03018, doi:10.1029/2006JC003485.

Xiu, S., and H. Huang, 2006. Numerical simulation of upwelling off northeastern Taiwan in winter season. Journal of Hydrodynamics, 21(3), 331-338.