Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Guy Meadows

Guy A Meadows

Professor, AOSS and Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering; Director, Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratories and Ocean and Coastal Engineering Laboratory

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Ph.D., Marine Science, Purdue University

M.S.E., B.S.E., Michigan State University


Physical oceanography,ocean engineering, ocean remote sensing, autonomous marine vehicles

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Observational physical oceanographic research coordination
  • Coastal hydrodynamics
  • Active upper ocean dynamics remote sensing and ocean instrumentation
  • Severe storm generated waves and resulting surf zone circulations
  • Sediment transport from the coastal regions to the deep basins of the great lakes and oceans studies
  • Oceanographic instrumentation design and construction to measure variety of oceanic phenomena

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • Member, American Men & Women of Science, Physical & Biological Sciences
  • Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Limnological & Ecosystem Research (CILER)
  • Distinguished Alumni Board, Purdue University, School of Science
  • Recognition for Excellence in Teaching
  • Recognition for Excellence in Research
  • Recognition for Excellence in Service
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, Choice Magazine, Civil Engineering Handbook
Updated: 2013-02-14