Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

163 Wilcox Hall, Box 352700, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2700

(206) 685-3032

Alex Horner-Devine started his career in fluid mechanics as a whitewater kayaking instructor. He then studied fluid mechanics in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University.  After completing his MS and PhD degrees in Environmental Fluid Mechanics at Stanford University, Alex joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty at the University of Washington in Fall 2004.  His research interests cover environmental fluid mechanics, coastal oceanography and geophysical fluid dynamics, river plumes, and sediment transport.