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          Professor, D.Sc.

          Department of Water Resources Engineering

          Lund University                                                                                 Vagnmakargränden 16

Box 118, S-221 00 Lund                                                                             S-224 56 Lund

Sweden                                                   Sweden

Ph: +46 46 2220000 / +46 46 222 8987                       +46 46 128 311 / +46 705 128 311

Email: hans.hanson@tvrl.lth.se

URL: http://www.tvrl.lth.se/personal/teachers_researchers/hans_hanson_avd.chef/

 

 

PERSONAL                                                                                                                                

 

Date of birth : April 21, 1952 

Place of birth: Stora Kopparberg, Sweden

Marital status: Married, three children  

 

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                   

 

1975       M.S. in Civil Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology/University of Lund, Lund, Sweden 

 

1987       Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology/University of Lund, Lund, Sweden 

 

1988       Associate Professor, Dept. of Water Resources Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology/University of Lund, Lund, Sweden 

 

2000       Professor, Dept. of Water Resources Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology/University of Lund, Lund, Sweden 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                           

 

    1975‑76       Swedish Navy  

 

    1976‑           Lund Institute of Technology/ 

University of Lund, Lund, Sweden  

Research and lecturing ‑         Coastal Processes

Coastal Engineering

Sea Level Rise Issues

Lecturing ‑                              Basic Fluid Mechanics

Receiving Water Hydraulics

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

1988-                      VBB Consulting Engineers, part-time employment

 

 

LANGUAGES                                                                                                                             

 

          Swedish - Native

 

          English - Excellent in speech, reading, and writing

 

          French - Fair in speech, poor in reading and writing

 

          German - Fair in speech, poor in reading and writing

 

          Spanish – Fair in speech, poor in reading and writing

 

 

SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS                                                                                                       

 

Member, American Shore and Beach Preservation Association

 

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers

 

Member, Permanent International Association of Navigation Congress (PIANC)

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE                                                                                                     

 

Field studies on harbor shoaling

 

Physical modeling of wave motions in harbors

 

          Numerical modeling of shoreline evolution  

 

Dredging criteria for environment protection

 

Sediment threshold under oscillatory waves 

 

Field studies on longshore sediment transport  

 

Sea-level rise issues

 

Coastal Zone Management

 

 

AWARDS                                                                                                                                     

 

1979       Sweden‑Japan Foundation for Research and Development Scholarship  

 

1983       King Oscar II Scholarship

 

1988             Swedish Natural Science Research Council Post Doctoral Fellowship

 

1989             The Thernwall Engineering Sciences Award

 

2001             The Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association

               Jim Purpura/T. Y. Chiu Engineering Award

 

 

CONSULTANCY                                                                                                                        

 

County Administration, 1976 ‑ Water Circulation Studies in Laholm Bay

 

County Administration, 1977 ‑ Water Circulation Studies in Blekinge Archipelago 

 

City of Malmö, 1978 ‑ Impact of Land Reclamation on Water Circulation  

 

City of Trelleborg, 1979 ‑ Wave‑ and Ferry‑motions in the Harbor of Trelleborg 

 

City of Vellinge, 1979 ‑ Sedimentological Conditions in the Höllviken Bay

 

County Administration, 1983 ‑ Shore Protection Plan for the Southern Coast of Scania.

 

City of Lomma, 1983 ‑ Shore Protection at Lomma Beach

 

City of Vellinge, 1984 ‑ Sand‑dredging and Sediment Supply at Västra Haken

 

Ministry of Lands and Mines, Liberia, 1984 ‑ Beach Erosion in Liberia  

 

City of Vellinge, 1984 ‑ Höllviken Marina: Design vs. Coastal Processes

 

Skillinge Fish Industry, 1984 ‑ Localization of Sewage Outlet

 

Helsingborg Harbor, 1985 ‑ Erosion sensitivity of reclamation

 

          City of Landskrona, 1986 ‑ Beach Restoration Master Plan

 

City of Malmö, 1986 ‑ Ribersborg Swimming Pier: Design vs. Coastal Processes

 

National Forest Enterprise of Sweden, 1986 ‑ Evaluation of Remedial Measures against Beach Erosion on the Island of Ven

 

City of Vellinge, 1987 ‑ Assessment of Non‑biological Effects of Marine Sand Extraction at Sandflyttan

 

City of Vellinge, 1987 - Beach Erosion in Skanör/Falsterbo.

 

City of Ystad, 1987 ‑ Master Plan for Coastal Protection

 

City of Lomma, 1988 - Lomma Marina - Hydrographical Con­ditions and Design Aspects.

 

City of Ystad, 1991 - Master Plan for Coastal Protection at Löderup Beach.

 

City of Vellinge, 1991 - Consequences of Marine Sand Mining at Västra Haken and Sandflyttan

 

City of Ystad, 1992 - Analysis of Hydrographic and Climatic Data for Ystad Bay

 

ICSC - World Laborarories, 1993 - Beach Erosion at San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy.

 

Inter-American Development Bank, 1994 - Guyana Shorezone Management Program Design and Feasibility Study.

 

City of Landskrona, 1997 – Harbour Breakwaters and Beach Fill Design at Lindhs Harbour.

 

Öresund Link, 1998 – Local Scour near Bridge Foundations.

 

City of Skurup, 1999 – Beach Cliff Erosion near Abbekås Marina

 

City of Lomma, 1999 – Siltation of Lomma Marina

 

City of Vellinge, 1999 - Hydrographic and Morphologic Processes at Falsterbo Peninsula - Present Situation, Future Scenarios, and Proposed Measures

 

City of Trelleborg, 2000 – Intrusion of Seaweed into the Smygehamn Marina.

 

City of Ystad, 2000 – Beach Fill Design in Ystad Sandskog and Löderups Strandbad.

 

City of Höganäs, 2001 – Wave Conditions and New Planshape of Mölle Harbour.

 

City of Malmö, 2001 – Long-Term Sea-Level Changes in Öresund

 

Mauritius Ministry of Tourism and Economic Development, 2003 - Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Assessment for Large-Scale Sand Extraction in Mauritius.

 

 

SELECTED SUPERVISED DIPLOMA WORKS                                                                        

 

Adams, G, 1989. "Application of a Shoreline Change Simulation Model," (Dept. of Civil and Systems Eng., James Cook University, Townsville, Australia)

 

Andersson, P and Mattson, H. 1994. "Determination of Coastal Wave Climate"

 

Bengtsson, M and Ivarsson, E, 1981. "A System for the Collection and Analysis of Beach Observation Data" 

 

Bergbom, T and Åberg, P, 1983. "Gauge System for Measuring Waves and Currents in the Nearshore Zone" 

 

Blomgren, S H. 1992. "Design Criteria for Detached Breakwaters"

 

Brundell, K and Thornberg, B, 1978. "Physical Model of the Harbour of Trelleborg"

 

Dahlerus, C-J and Egermayer, D, 2005. "Runup and sand dune erosion along the coast of Ystad - Present conditions and future scenarios"

 

Emanuelsson, D and Mirchi, A, 2007. "Impact of Coastal Erosion and Sedimentation along the Northern Coast of Sinai Peninsula"

 

Ericsson,E and Weddig, C, 1980. "Sedimentation and Vegetation Problems Outside the Harbour of Varberg"

 

Ernstsson, O and Johnsson, U, 1983. "Numerical Model for the Simulation of Shoreline Changes at Oarai Beach" 

 

Holmberg, R and Åhnberg, H, 1977. "Beach Erosion at Löderup Beach"  

 

Junel, P. 1997. "Development of Graphical User Interface using Visual C++"

 

Jönsson, J. and Lindberg, R, 2003. "Coastal Values - A study of the social and economic value of the coastal zone i Ystad municipality." Dept. of Social and Economic Geography.

 

Larsson, J, 2006. "A history of sand migration and coastal erosion around teh Falsterbo pensinsula." Environmental Science, Malmö University

 

Malmberg, E. 2000. "GIS-Application in MapInfo to Coastal Problems in South Sweden"

 

Nilsson, A, 2003. "Evaluation of Functioning of new marinas - Numerical models, physical models, or manual calculations"

 

Nyman, J. 1999. "A Study of Marinas on the Scanian West Coast - Design vs. Problems"

 

Pakkan, M, 2006. "Extreme water levels and wave run-up in Falsterbo peninsula, Sweden."

 

Persson, H and Petersson, A. 1995. "DAKS ‑ GIS based Coastal Atlas for Scania"

 

Pettersson, M and Johnson, B, 1990. "Numerical Simulation of Sediment Transport at Skanör/Falsterbo"

 

Sjödahl, M and Kalantari, Z, 2005. "Nearshore hydrodynamics at Hai Hau Beach, Vietnam - field measurements and wave modelling"

 

Sjölin, S and Svendsen, T, 1983. "Investigation of Nearshore Sediment Transport at the Harbour of Gislövsläge"

 

Rading, A, 1981. "Photographic Method for Studying Breakwater Stability"  

 

Roupé, S and Sköld, J, 1984. "Siltation of the Harbour of Nyhamnsläge"

 

Roupé, S and Sköld, J, 1986. "Erosion at Rockley Beach, Barbados"

 

Thorvaldsson, S and Sigling, D, 1982. "Siltation of the Harbour Gislövsläge"

 

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE                                                                                                       

 

September 1 to October 17, 1980: Visiting researcher, Leichtweiss Institute, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany.

 

August 15, 1985 to March 7, 1986: Invited researcher, U S Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, Coastal Engineering Research Center, Vicksburg, MS, USA.

 

May 11, 1985: Invited lecturer for the course "Coastal Sediments ‑ Coastal Processes ‑ Coastal Modeling" in connection with the ASCE Coastal Sediments '87 conference in New Orleans.

 

March, 1987 -: Member of Working Committee on Long‑Term Beach Erosion in the city of Ystad.

 

December 1, 1988 to July 10, 1989: Post Doctorate researcher, Dept. of Civil and Systems Engineering, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

 

April 12 to 28, 1989: Invited researcher, Dept. of Public Works, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

 

September 11 to 15, 1989: Invited lecturer and responsible for "GENESIS Workshop" at US Army Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, USA.

 

November 1990: Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Coastal Engineering, Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands.

 

October 28 to November 1, 1991: Invited lecturer for the course "Beach Planform Modeling" at Ministry of Public Works, Department of Harbours and Beaches, Madrid, Spain.

 

November 1991 to May 1992, Member of Advisory Committee for Environmental Criteria for the Fixed Link between Sweden and Denmark.

 

May 5 to 25, 1992: Invited Researcher, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

 

December 20, 1993 to July 8, 1994: Invited Researcher, Blucher Institute, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

 

1994: Member of International Scientific Committee for Coastal Dynamics '94 - International Conference on Coastal Research in terms of Large Scale Experiments, Barcelona, Spain.

 

April 7 to 12, 1995: Invited lecturer for the International Workshop/Training Program on "Beach Management in the Mediterranean" in research center Ettore Majorana, Sicily, Italy.

 

1995: Member of International Scientific Committee for Coastal Dynamics '95 - International Conference on Coastal Research in terms of Large Scale Experiments, Gdansk, Poland.

 

1995-98: Lecturing on Advanced International Training Programme "Water Resources Management in Developing Countries" sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency SIDA.

 

1995-98: Lecturing on Advanced International Training Programme "Coastal and Marine Development Pollution Prevention" sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency SIDA.

 

August 31 - September 1, 1996: Invited lecturer for the course "Numerical Modeling of Shoreline Change" in connection with the ASCE International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

1998: Member of Scientific Review Committee for Coastal Sediment '99. International Conference on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, American Society of Civil Engineers, Long Island, New York.

 

January 19-23, 1998: Giving one-week training course on Coastal Modeling and GENESIS, Sogreah Ingenierie, Grenoble, France

 

September 5-9, 1999: Chairman PACE workshop, Commission of the European Communities, Marine Science and Technology Programme.

 

January 11-15, 1999: Invited lecturer at BERM'98, Japanese Seminar on Beach Engineering Research, Kyoto, Japan.

 

1999: Member of International Technical Paper Committee, Øresund Link Dredging & Reclamation Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

1999. Invited External Evaluator of Coastal Morphology Monitoring Program and Numerical Modeling for the Control and Steering Group for the Öresund Fixed Link, KSÖ, Sweden.

 

2000. Invited lecturer for the course "Numerical Modeling of Shoreline Change" in connection with the ASCE International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Sydney, Australia.

 

2001. Invited lecturer in the US Army Corps of Engineer Coastal Inlet Research Program “Technology-Transfer Workshop" in connection with 14th Annual Conference on Beach Preservation Technology, Orlando, Florida.

 

2001: Conference Chairman Coastal Dynamics '01 - International Conference on Coastal Research in terms of Large Scale Experiments, Lund, Sweden.

 

2001: Invited Key Note address at Conference on Hydrology/Hydraulics and Sustainable Development, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

2003: Invited lecturer in the US Army Corps of Engineer Coastal Inlet Research Program “4th Annual CIRP Workshop" in connection with 16th Annual Conference on Beach Preservation Technology, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

2003: Invited Key Note address at 3rd IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Jan-Jun, 2004: Visiting professor, Grupo de Puertos y Costas, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain.

 

2004: Invited lecturer for the course "Applied Coastal Engineering as a Tool for Coastal Management" in connection with the ASCE International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

2004: Session Chairman ASCE International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Port ugal.

 

2005: Member of International Scientific Committee for Coastal Dynamics '05 - International Conference on Coastal Research, Barcelona, Spain.

 

2007: Member of International Scientific Committee for Coastal Sediments '07 - International Conference on Coastal Research, New Orleans, USA.

 

2007. Invited Key Note address at National Workshop on Coastal Disaster Mitigation, Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS                                                                                                                   

 

1986: Simulation model GENESIS adopted as official shoreline evolution model of US Army Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center.

 

April 1989: Simulation model GENESIS adopted as official shoreline evolution model of New South Wales Department of Public Works, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

 

November 1989: GENESIS installed at 13 US Army Corps of Engineers Districts.

 

January 1993: More than 500 GENESIS installations around the world.

 

January 2003. More than 1,000 GENESIS installations around the world.