CEE Faculty Profile

Kevin A. Haas

Associate Professor and Group Coordinator

Affinity Group: Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources
Office: Mason 2231
Phone: 404/385-1812
Email: khaas@gatech.edu
Web: http://www.tidalstreampower.gatech.edu/


Kevin A Haas is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Haas received his B.S. with distinction in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1994, where his honor's project involved working on a computer program for water main analysis and design. For his Master's thesis also from The Ohio State University, Dr. Haas worked on wind [Read More]

Research Interests

  • Dr. Haas' research interests include coastal engineering
  • Numerical modeling of nearshore circulation
  • Sediment transport in coastal regions
  • Hydrodynamics of rip current systems
  • Utilizing video for field and laboratory observations of waves and currents
  • Modeling and field observations of morphodynamic evolution
  • Sediment and contaminant transport in tidal marshes and extracting energy from waves and currents


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Deleware, 2001
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 1996
  • B.S. with Distinction, Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 1994