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Hung Tao Shen

Distinguished Research Professor in Hydraulic Engineering (Joined Clarkson in 1976)
232 Rowley Laboratories
Clarkson University
PO Box 5710,
Potsdam, NY 13699-5710
Phone: 315-268-6606

PhD Mechanics and Hydraulics - University of Iowa 1974
ME Water Resources Engineering - Asian Institute of Technology 1969

Teaching Interests
River hydraulics; cold regions hydraulic engineering; sediment transport; hydrodynamics dispersion.

Research Interests
River and sea ice processes; transport of pollutants in surface waters; mathematical modeling of surface water hydraulics. Current projects include river ice modeling; river dynamics; sediment tranport and channel Morphology under ice conditions.

- Ice Research and Engineering Award, Int'l Assoc. for Hydro-Environmental Engineering and Research, 2008
- Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Award, American Society of Civil Engineering, 2007
- Gerard Medal, Canadian Geophysical Union - Hydrology Section, 2001
- CAN-AM Civil Engineering Amity Award, American Society of Civil Engineering, 2000
- Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineering, 2000

Visiting Appointments
1983-1984 Research Hydraulic Engineer, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab., Hanover, NH
1990-1991 Visiting Professor, Lulea University, Sweden
1998-1999 Visiting Professor, Iwate University (Distinguished Visiting Professor, Japan Ministry of Education), and Hokkaido River Disaster Prevention Research Center
2012-2016 (Spring semesters) Visiting Professor, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2010–present Distinguished Visiting Professor, Inner Mongolia Agriculture University, China
2014-present Visiting Chair Professor, State Key Lab. of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering, Sichuan University

Selected Publications
Shen, H. T. 2016. “River Ice Processes, Chapter 14, Advances in Water Resources, Handbook of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 16, C.T. Yang and L.K. Wang, Eds., Springer International Publishing. Humana Press, Inc., NJ, USA pp. 483-530.

Kolerski, T., and H.T. Shen 2015. Possible Effects of the 1984 St. Clair River Ice Jam on Bed Changes, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 42, Feb., 1-8.

Knack, I.M., H.T. Shen, and F-B. Huang 2015. A Numerical Model Study on Ice Impact on Lake Superior Outflow Limit, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 42, Feb., 1-9.

Knack, I.M. and Shen, H.T., 2015. Sediment Transport in Ice Covered Channels, International Journal of Sediment Research, 30(1), 63-67.

Yao, Y., Huang, Z.-H., Lo, E. Y. M., Shen, H.T., 2014. A Preliminary Laboratory Study of Motion of Floating Debris Generated by Solitary Waves Running up a Beach, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami 09/2014; 08(03):1440006. DOI:10.1142/S17934311

Li, C., Li, C.-Y., and Shen, H.T., 2014. Characteristics of Surface Ice Movement in a Channel Bend with Intake and the Layout of Ice Deflection Booms, Advances in Water Science, 25(2), 233-238.

Knack, I.M., and Shen, H.T., 2013. A Numerical Model for Sediment Transport and Bed Change in Rivers with Ice, Proceedings, 12th International Symposium on River Sedimentation, Kyoto.

Kolerski, T., Shen, H.T., and Kioka, S., 2013. A Numerical Model Study on Ice Boom in a Coastal Lake, Journal of Coastal Research, 29(6A), 177–186.

Knack, I.M., and Shen, H.T., 2012. River Ice Modeling for Fish Habitat Analysis, Proceedings, 21th IAHR Ice Symposium, June, Dalian, 202-211.

Shen, H.T. River Ice Hydrology, Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, V.P. Singh, U.K. Haritashya (Eds.), Springer, 2011, 939-943.

Knack, I.M., Shen, H.T., Tuthill, A.M., 2010. Ice and Sediment Transport in Channels with In-Stream Channel Restoration Structures, Proceedings, 20th IAHR Ice Symposium, Lahti.

Shen, H.T., 2010. Mathematical Modeling of River Ice Processes, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 62(1), 3-13, 2010.

Shen, H.T., Gao, L., Kolerski, T., and Liu, L., 2008. Dynamics of Ice Jam Formation and Release, Journal of Coastal Research, S52, 25-32.

Shen, H.T., 2006. A Trip through the Life of River Ice - Research Progress and Needs, Keynote Lecture, Proceedings, 18th IAHR Ice Symposium, Sapporo.

Tuthill, A., Liu, L., and Shen, H.T., 2004. Modeling Ice Passage at Navigation Locks, Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, ASCE, 18(3), 89-109.

Ye, S.Q., Deoring, J., and Shen, H.T., 2004. A Laboratory Study of Frazil Evolution in a Counter-Rotating Flume, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, V.31, 899-914.

Shen, H.T., Xu, Q., and Yapa, P.D., 2003. Modeling Lamprecide Transport in the St. Marys River, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 29(Sup.1), 694-705.

Shen, H.T. and Liu, L., 2003. Shokotsu River Ice Jam Formation, Cold Regions Sc. and Tech., 37(1), 35-49.

Kerr, D.J., Shen, H.T., and Daly, S.F. 2002. Evolution and Hydraulic Resistance of Anchor Ice on Gravel Bed, Cold Regions Sc. and Tech., 35/2, 101-114.

Xia, X., and Shen, H.T., 2002. Nonlinear Interaction of Ice Cover with Shallow Water Wave in Channels, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 467, 259-267.

Stone, B., and Shen, H.T., 2002. Hydraulic Resistance of Flow in Channels with Cylindrical Roughness, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 128(5), ASCE, 500-506.