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Xiao Yu

Assistant Professor Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
Office 575K Weil Hall Work Phone: 352-294-7754


Dr. Xiao Yu is assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida. He joined UF in 2017 after receiving his Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering from the University of Delaware. His primary areas of research are turbulent mixing and transport in estuaries and coastal ocean, sediment transport, and physical-biological coupling in ecosystems.

Primary Research Area

Coastal & Oceanographic Engineering

Other Research Areas

Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics

Research Interests

Environmental Fluid Mechanics


B.S., Hydraulic Engineering, 2003, Tsinghua University
M.S., Hydraulic Engineering, 2006, Tsinghua University
Ph.D., Ocean Engineering, 2012, University of Delaware