Electrical Engineering Student

Josh Wyrick, Ph.D., P.E.


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, 2005
  • M.E., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2004
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1997


  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics & Hydrology
  • Advanced Water Resources Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering

Research Interests

  • River restoration
  • Eco-hydraulics
  • Stormwater hydrology
  • Low-impact development

Recent Publications

  • Barker, Pasternack, Bratovich, Massa, Wyrick, & Johnson, 2018, Kayak drifter surface velocity observation for 2D hydraulic model validation, River Research and Applications
  • Hamilton, Bruhl, & Wyrick, 2018, Can it work for us too? Results from using West Point's fundamentals of engineering mechanics and design course redesign, 2018 ASEE Annual Conferenc
  • Wyrick & Pasternack, 2016, Revealing the natural complexity of topographic change processes through repeat surveys and decision tree classification, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  • Pasternack & Wyrick, 2016, Flood-driven topographic changes in a gravel-cobble river over segment, reach, and unit scales, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  • Wyrick & Pasternack, 2014, Geospatial organization of fluvial landforms in a gravel-cobble river: beyond the riffle-pool couplet, Geomorphology

Recent Presentations

  • "Erosion and deposition in a dynamic gravel-cobble river are dominated by vertical channel change processes", American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 2012


  • Lower Susquehanna Riverkeepers Association, Board Member (2018-present)
  • General Education Assessment Committee (2018-2020)
  • Faculty Learning Committee - Project Based Learning (2018-2019)
  • First-year Experience Committee (2017-present)

Professional Association

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Education