Usama is appointed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical & Material Engineering , University College Dublin.  (May 2018)

Usama gives an interview to NBC News (Mach), revealing the latest research on Early Tsunami Warning using Acoustic-Gravity Wave Theory.  (May 2018)


  • Our group participates at the The South China Sea Tsunami Workshop 10 (SCSTW), October 2018, Singapore.

  • Usama is appointed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at UCD, May 2018.
  • Usama gives an interview to NBC News, revealing the latest research on Early Tsunami Warning Using Acoustic-Gravity Wave Theory. (May, 2018)



  • Tsunami prevention: Cardiff News

    Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earth’s shoreline by firing deep-ocean sound waves at the oncoming mass of water, new research has proposed. (Cardiff University News Office - January 25, 2017) 


  • Usama gives a talk on Nonlinear acoustic-gravity wave theory: Faraday waves focus
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, (December 13, 2016)

  • Usama gives a talk on Nonlinear interaction of acoustic-gravity waves
    School of Mathematics, Cardiff University, room M/2.06 (November 6, 2016)

  • Usama Kadri gives a talk: Overview on acoustic-gravity waves
    School of Engineering, Cardiff University, room S.4/10 (26/10/2016)


  • Prof Victor Shrira visits our group and gives a talk at the applied math seminar (October 11, 2016)

  • Usama Kadri gave a talk at the Wave Interaction conference, Linz Austria (April 25-28, 2016).


  • Our group attends the EGU general assembly and present cutting edge research on acoustic-gravity waves & severe sea state warning systems, Vienna, Austria (April 17-22, 2016).


  • Usama Kadri gives a seminar at the Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA (March 15, 2016) - link


  • Rolling in the deep: MIT-News

    Researchers at MIT have now identified a less dramatic though far more pervasive source of acoustic-gravity waves: surface ocean waves, such as those that can be seen from a beach or the deck of a boat. These waves, known as surface-gravity waves, do not travel nearly as fast, far, or deep as acoustic-gravity waves, yet under the right conditions, they can generate the powerful, fast-moving, and low-frequency sound waves. (Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office - March 1, 2016) 


  • Miao Tian wins the Coucil for Higher Education fellowship for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from China and India (January 21, 2016). Congrats!


  • Our group attends the AGU Fall Meeting and presents work on Early tsunami detection system (oral presentation by TO), and Resonance in the family of acoustic-gravity waves (e-poster), San Francisco (Dec. 14-18, 2015). 


  • We welcome Giuseppe Pucci for joining our group. (December 1, 2015).


  • Usama Kadri presents a general theory on acoustic-gravity waves at  the APS 68th meeting, Boston (Nov. 22-24, 2015).


  • Tiago Oliveira wins the Institutional Fellowship at UH (June 26, 2015). Congrats!


  • Congratulations to Tiago Oliveira for winning the UH-WHOI postdoc fellowship and joining our group (May 1, 2015).


  • Congratulations to Miao Tian for winning the UH-WHOI postdoc fellowship and joining our group (May 1, 2015).


  • Acoustic-gravity waves are spotlighted on MIT-News

    Acoustic-gravity waves — a special type of sound wave that can cut through the deep ocean at the speed of sound — can be generated by underwater earthquakes, explosions, and landslides, as well as by surface waves and meteorites. A single one of these waves can stretch tens or hundreds of kilometers, and travel at depths of hundreds or thousands of meters below the ocean surface, transferring energy from the upper surface to the seafloor, and across the oceans. Acoustic-gravity waves often precede a tsunami or rogue wave — either of which can be devastating. (Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office - February 3, 2015)