Scott L. Douglass, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Director, Coastal Transportation Engineering Research and Education Center
Department of Civil Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400
Coastal Engineering: Wave mechanics and sand transport, beach erosion solutions, design of the built infrastructure along the coast.
Ph.D. Drexel University 1989
M.S. Mississippi State University 1985
B.S. Virginia Tech. 1981
CE 366/367 Hydraulic Engineering
CE 436 Civil Engineering Design – Coastal/Water Resources
CE 466 Coastal and Port Engineering
EG 360 Fluid Mechanics
Douglass, S. L., Hughes, S., Rogers , S. and Chen, Q. (2004). The impact of Hurricane Ivan to
the coastal roads in Florida and Alabama : A preliminary report. Coastal Transportation
Engineering Research & Education Center , University of South Alabama.
Douglass, S.L., Chen, J., Olsen, J.M., Edge, B.L., and Brown, D. (2006) Wave Loads on Bridge
Decks, draft report to the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Bridge Technology,