Alex McCorquodale, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Freeport McMoRan (FMI) Endowed Professor
FMI Center for Environmental Modeling
Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences (PIES)Alex McMorquondale


Office: EN 817 / CERM 315
Phone: 504-280-6074


Educational Background
B.E.Sc., University of Western Ontario, 1962
M.Sc., University of Glasgow, 1964
Ph.D., University of Windsor, 1970

Research Interests
Physical and numerical modeling in environmental hydraulics, Settling tank hydrodynamics, Lake and river hydrodynamics, Transport of contaminated sediments, fluvial morphodynamics

McCorquodale?s research interests include physical and numerical modeling of environment processes involving flood control, hydraulics of water and waste water treatment systems, transient analyses of force mains and water distributions systems and shore protection. His recent work involves the hydrodynamic modeling of the Lower Mississippi River as well as the Pontchartrain and Barataria Estuaries.