photo of haoshengHaosheng Huang

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences

Phone: 225-578-5117
Fax: 225-578-2520

Office: 320 Howe Russell Geoscience Complex

Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S. Fudan University, Shanghai, 1990
Master's Degrees(s): M.S. First Institute of Oceanography, 1993
Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Florida State University, 2003



Physical oceanography, circulation in regional seas and continental shelves, coastal and estuarine circulation dynamics, unstructured grid numerical modeling and data assimilation, tide and storm surge simulation, bio-physical interaction and ecosystem modeling


OCS 1005 Introduction to Oceanography
OCS 4001 Numerical Methods in Ocean Sciences
OCS 7028 Numerical Modeling of Ocean Circulation
ME 4813 Multidisciplinary Fluid Dynamics – Physical Concepts ( PO module )


2012 LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award.


Lane, R.R., H. Huang, J.W. Day, D. Justic, R.D. DeLaune, 2015. Water quality of a coastal Louisiana swamp and how dredging is undermining restoration efforts. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci., 152(1): 23-32, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2014.11.001

Rose, K.A., H. Huang, D. Justic, 2014. Simulating Fish Movement Responses to and Potential Salinity Stress from Large-Scale River Diversions. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 6: 43-61, doi:10.1080/ 19425120.2013.866999

Huang, H., N.D. Walker, Y. Hsueh, Y. Chao, and R.R. Leben, 2013. An Analysis of Loop Current Frontal Eddies in a 1/6° Atlantic Ocean Model Simulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43(9): 1924-1939.

Das, A., D. Justic, M. Inoue, A. Hoda, H. Huang and D. Park, 2012. Impacts of Mississippi River diversions on salinity gradients in a deltaic Louisiana estuary: Ecological and management implications. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 111(1): 17-26, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2012.06.005.

Huang, H., Y. Du, D. Pothina, J. Matsumoto, and S. Negusse, 2012. Corpus Christi Bay Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics and Salinity Simulations using Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM). Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling. St. Augustine, FL. American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 46-65.

Huang, H., D. Justic, R.R. Lane, J.W. Day, and J.E. Cable, 2011. Hydrodynamic response of the Breton Sound estuary to pulsed Mississippi River inputs. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci., 95(1): 216-231, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.08.034.

Chen, C., H. Huang, R.C. Beardsley, Q. Xu, R. Limeburner, G.W. Cowles, Y. Sun, J. Qi, and H. Lin, 2011. Tidal dynamics in the Gulf of Maine and New England Shelf: An application of FVCOM. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C12010, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007054.

Chen, Q., Q. Fan, S.H. Ko, H. Huang, and G. Allen, 2010. An Euler Solver for Nonlinear Water Waves Using a Modified Staggered Grid and Gaussian Quadrature Approach. Proceeding of the Sixth International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Tsinghua University Press & Springer.

Huang, H., C. Chen, G. Cowles, C.D. Winant, R. C. Beardsley, K. Hedstrom, and D. Haidvogel, 2008. FVCOM Validation Experiments: Comparisons with ROMS for Three Idealized Barotropic Test Problems. J. Geophys. Res. 113, C07042, doi:10.1029/2007JC004557.

Huang, H., C. Chen, J.O. Blanton, and F. A. Andrade, 2008. A numerical study of tidal asymmetry in the Okatee Creek, South Carolina. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Sci. 78(1): 190-202 doi:10.1016/j.escc.2007.11.027.

Chen, C., H. Huang, R. C. Beardsley, H. Liu, Q. Xu, and G. Cowles, 2007. A Finite Volume Numerical Approach for Coastal Ocean Circulation Studies: Comparison with Finite Difference Models. J. Geophys. Res., 112, C03018, doi:10.1029/2006JC003485.

Xiu, S., and H. Huang, 2006. Numerical simulation of upwelling off northeastern Taiwan in winter season. Journal of Hydrodynamics, 21(3), 331-338.