Bret M. Webb, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive, SH3142
Mobile, AL 36688 USA
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400

Research Positions

Currently seeking an MSCE student to perform research on groundwater impacts to coastal lagoons. A research assistantship is available. Contact me for more details.

Current Research Assistants

SE Students
Garland Pennison


MSCE Students
Patrick Hautau
Marshall Hayden
Jackie Wittmann


Undergraduate Students
Derek Kelly

Former Students

MSCE Students
Kate Haynes (2018)
Justin Lowlavar (2017)
Bryan Groza (2016)
Kari Servold (2015)
Chris Marr (2013)
Richard Allen (2013)
Miyuki Matthews (2012)


Post Docs
Jon Risinger
Jungwoo Lee

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I would like to welcome Dr. Jon D. Risinger to the University of South Alabama. Dr. Risinger has accepted a position as a postdoctoral research assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering at USA. Dr. Risinger received a BS in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from the Louisiana State University, an MSCE in Water Resources from Cal State Fresno, and a PhD in Biological/Biosystems Engineering and Coastal Science from the Louisiana State University. Dr. Risinger’s expertise and current areas of practice and research are in biologically dominated breakwater reefs and so-called non rock alternatives for shore protection. While at USA, Dr. Risinger will be performing research on biologically dominated breakwater reefs in the USA Wave Basin facility. Please visit Dr. Risinger’s {LinkedIn} page for more information.




One Response to USA Welcomes Dr. Jon Risinger

  • jon risinger says:

    Thanks Dr.Webb, I’m looking forward to working with you and your team of experts at USA. Its a top notch research facility. Dr.Jon

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