Journal of Marine Science and Engineering — Section Editors

Section Board for 'Ocean Engineering' (47)

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Prof. Dr. Dong-Sheng Jeng
Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, 4222, Australia
Tel. 61755528590
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Interests: offshore geotechnics; ocean engineering; coastal groundwater hydraulics; offshore wind energy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Coastal Geohazard and Offshore Geotechnics
Dr. Javier L. Lara
Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria”, Universidad de Cantabria, C/Isabel Torres nº 15, Parque Cientifico y Tecnologico de Cantabria, 39011 Santander, Spain
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Interests: coastal engineering, wave and structure interaction, CFD modelling, surf zone hydrodynamics, harbour agitation, wave-plant interaction, coastal structures
Prof. Dr. Jeom Kee Paik
Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Pusan National University, 63 Beon-Gil, Jangjeon-Dong, Geumjeong-Gu, Busan 609-735, Korea
Tel. +82-51-510-2429
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Interests: safety design of ships and offshore installations; nonlinear structural mechanics; buckling and ultimate strength; limit states design; Impact engineering, e.g., structural crashworthiness due to collision and grounding, Condition assessment (health monitoring) of aged structures, Mathematical modeling for corrosion wastage, Limit state assessment under impact pressure actions arising from sloshing, slamming and green water, Fire engineering, Explosion engineering, Subsea engineering, Arctic engineering, Reliability & risk assessment and management
Prof. Dr. Vernon Squire
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 479 8303; Fax: +64 3 479 8642
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Interests: Arctic and Antarctic sea-ice; wave-ice interactions; Hydroelasticity; VLFS (Very large floating structures); polar marine science and climate effects
Dr. Zeki Demirbilek
US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, 3909 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180, USA
Tel. +1-800-522-6937 (ext.2834 or 3226)
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Interests: modeling waves and hydrodynamics in nearshore; coastal navigation, harbors and ships; infragravity waves; fringing reefs; infrastructures for port design and operations; fluid-structure interactions; development of engineering design guidance.
Prof. Dr. Nigel D P Barltrop
1. Barltrop Engineering LLP, 39 Kirklee Road, Glasgow, G12 0SP, UK
2. University of Strathclyde, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow, G4 0LZ, UK
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Interests: offshore structures; ship structures; marine renewables; fatigue; fracture; wind loading; waves; viv; wind turbulence; current turbulence; failure investigation
Dr. Rosemary Norman
School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
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Interests: Marine electrical systems, tidal energy, marine autonomous vehicles, hybrid propulsion
Prof. Nikolaos I. Xiros
University of New Orleans, Sch Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
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Interests: watercraft systems, ocean engineering, marine power, electric & nuclear propulsion, dynamics & control, estimation, identification, modeling, simulation
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mahmood Shafiee
Cranfield University, Department of Energy & Power, Centre of Offshore Energy Engineering; Cranfield, Bedforshire, England
Tel. +44 1234 758326
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Interests: Offshore Wind; Operation and Maintenance (O&M); Risk and Reliability; Asset Integrity; Probabilistic modelling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Probabilistic Methods for Design and Planning of Operation and Maintenance of Wind Turbines
Prof. Fablet Ronan
Institut Mines Telecom, Brest, France
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Interests: ocean monitoring and surveillance; signal and image processing; inverse problems; marine ecology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sensors: Deep Learning Remote Sensing Data
Prof. Dr. Spyros A. Mavrakos
1. Professor of Floating Structures, Laboratory for Floating Structures and Mooring Systems, School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Heroon Polytechniou Ave. 9, 157 73 Zografou / Athens, Greece
2. Director and President of Board of Directors of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), 46.7km Athens - Sounio Ave., P.O. Box 712, 19013 Anavyssos, Attiki, Greece
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Interests: hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures; body-wave-current interactions; higher-order effects; mooring systems static and dynamic analysis; wave energy devices analysis and efficiency evaluation; arrays of devices; floating wind turbines and multi – purpose floating marine energy platforms
Dr. Ignazio Maria Viola
School of Engineering, Institute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Interests: hull hydrodynamics; hydrodynamics of marine energy harvesters; sail aerodynamics; vortex flow
Prof. Dr. Bang-Fuh Chen
Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Interests: ocean engineering; ocean renewable energy; offshore wind farm
Prof. Dr. Bettar O. el Moctar
Department Mechanical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Bismarkstrasse 69, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
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Interests: wave propagation; wave-induced loads; computational fluid dynamics; fluid structure interaction; hydroelasticity; slamming; hydrodynamics
Prof. Dr. Franck Schoefs
Institute for Research in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM, CNRS UMR 6183), Sea and Littoral Research Institute (IUML, CNRS FR 3473), Université de Nantes, Centrale Nantes, 2 rue de la Houssinière BP 92208, 44322 Nantes, France
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Interests: macrofouling of structures; probabilistic modelling of marine and coastal material degradation processes; structural reliability of offshore structures; inspection maintenance and repair of offshore and coastal structures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Monitoring of Coastal and Offshore Structures
Dr. Enzo Marino
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence, Via di Santa Marta, 3 - 50139 Firenze, Italy
Tel. +39 055 275 88 58
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Interests: computational mechanics; mechanics of offshore structures; nonlinear structural dynamics; wave-structure interaction; nonlinear wave loads; offshore wind energy
Dr. Stefano Vignudelli
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Area della Ricerca CNR S. Cataldo, Via Moruzzi 1 - 56100 Pisa - Italy
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Interests: coastal altimetry; ocean remote sensing; sea level; ocean currents
Dr. Joanna Staneva
Head of Department Hydodynamics and data Assimilation, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials & Coastal Research, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
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Interests: hydrodynamics; wave dynamics; climate change; wave-current interaction; coastal hazards; coastal oceanography; coupled model systems
Prof. Dr. Kourosh Koushan
SINTEF Ocean and Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Otto Nielsens vei 10, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +47 411 05 297
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Interests: propulsors (propellers, thrusters, waterjets); energy saving devices; cavitation; ventilation of propulsors; artificial intelligence
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Marine Propulsors
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Selected Papers from the Sixth International Symposium on Marine Propulsors
Prof. Dr. Felice Arena
Natural Ocean Engineering Laboratory, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Department of Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment and Materials, Reggio Calabria - Italy
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Interests: mechanics of random sea waves; ocean wave statistics; extreme waves; sea storms; offshore engineering; wave energy converters; wind energy offshore
Dr. Raúl Guanche García
Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria “IHCantabria”, Univ. Cantabria, C/Isabel Torres n15, Santander 39011, Cantabria, Spain
Tel. +34 942 20 16 16 (ext 1206)
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Interests: offshore wind energy; offshore engineering; marine renewable energies; seakeeping analysis; mooring system design; floating offshore wind platform design
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Ocean Wave Energy Conversion
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Advances in Offshore Wind Energy
Dr. Cameron Johnstone *
Energy Systems Research Unit, Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XW, UK
Tel. +44 (0)141 548 3788; Fax: +44 (0)141 552 5105
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Interests: dynamic tidal flow resource characterization; the production of power capture performance assessment and benchmarking metrics and protocols; and development of new engineering solutions to capture and transfer power from energetic marine environments
* Section 'Ocean Engineering'
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Salman Nazir
Head of Training and Assessment Research Group, Department of Maritime operations, University of Southeastern Norway, Postboks 4, 3199, Borre, Norway
Tel. +47 934 38 466
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Interests: Human Factors in maritime operations; System Safety; Training Methods; Impact of Training on Performance; Safety Training; Virtual and Augmented Reality; Performance Assessment; Autonomy in maritime operations
Prof. Dr. Francisco Taveira Pinto
1 Full Professor, FEUP - Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Department of Civil Engineering, rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465, Porto, Portugal
2 CIIMAR, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Avenida General Norton de Matos, s/n, 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal
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Interests: coastal structures; physical modelling; coastal management; coastal dynamics and sea energy
Prof. Dr. Renata Archetti
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39-051-2093756
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Interests: coastal hydrodynamics and morphodynamics; pollution in coastal areas; innovative sea-monitoring technology; marine structure design; extreme event risk analysis; renewable energy resource assessment (mini-hydro, wind and wave power); generation and propagation of tsunamis modeling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Monitoring and Modelling Techniques for Sea Environment and Sustainable Development
Dr. Peter Bak Frigaard
Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg Universitet, Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: coastal engineering; wave energy; coast protection
Prof. Dr. Liliana Rusu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Dunărea de Jos University of Galati, 47 Domneasca Street, 800008a Galati, Romania
Tel. +40 745 399 426
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Interests: wave modelling, wave energy, wave climate, waves in ocean and coastal areas, wave–current interactions, ocean wave analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Dynamics of the Wind and Wave Conditions in Marine Environment in the Context of the Climate Change
Prof. Dr. Em. Ove Tobias Gudmestad
1. Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science, University of Stavanger, PO. Box 8600 Forus, N-4036 Stavanger, Norway
2. Adjunct professor University of Tromsø, The Arctic University, Tromsø, Norway
3. Adjunct professor Western Norwegian University College, Haugesund, Norway
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Interests: marine technology; marine operations; wave conditions; marine concepts and vessels; cold climate engineering
Prof. Dr. Diego Vicinanza
Department of Engineering, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Via Roma 29 – 81031 Aversa (CE), Italy
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Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; coastal defence; wave energy converters; wave energy assessment; coastal hydrodynamics; coastal morphodynamics; laboratory and field measurements techniques and analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Water: Coastal Vulnerability and Mitigation Strategies: From Monitoring to Applied Research
Dr. Rafael Morales Herrera
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
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Interests: tidal stream energy; maintenance maneuvers; robotics, control, automation and sensor integration applied to tidal energy conversion systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Tidal Energy Conversion Systems
Prof. Dr. Lance Manuel
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78712, USA
Fax: +1 512 471 7259
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Interests: reliability of offshore structures; offshore wind energy; wave energy devices; risers; floating structures; uncertainty quantification
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Wind Turbines
Special Issue in Energies: Modeling and Simulation for Wind Turbine Loads Analysis
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Offshore Wind Structures
Special Issue in Energies: Wind Turbine Loads and Wind Plant Performance
Dr. Alessandro Ridolfi
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Florence, Florence 50139, Italy
Tel. +39 055 2758761; Fax: +39 055 2758755
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Interests: robotics, underwater robotics, mechanical systems modelling, autonomous vehicles, navigation
Prof. Dr. Brian Veitch
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 40 Arctic Ave, St. John's, NL A1B 3X7, Canada
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Interests: safety; risk; human factors; simulation; training
Prof. Dr. Barbara Zanuttigh
Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, School of Civil Engineering (Dept. DICAM), Bologna, Italy
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Interests: coastal engineering, coastal risk, coastal management, wave overtopping, marine renewables, wave energy, off-shore platforms
Prof. Dr. Gregorio Iglesias
Marine Renewable Energy, MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute, School of Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland; School of Engineering, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Plymouth, Room 306, Marine Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
Tel. +44 1752 586131
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Interests: wave energy; tidal stream energy; coastal structures; estuarine hydrodynamics; coastal morphology; artificial intelligence applied to coastal engineering
Prof. Dr. Gerben Ruessink
Department of Physical Geography, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.115, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Tel. +31302532780
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Interests: nearshore waves; currents; coastal geomorphology; nourishments; aeolian processes; remote sensing; climate-change impacts
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Coastal Morphodynamics
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Coastal Dune Dynamics and Management
Prof. Dr. Lars Bergdahl
Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
Tel. +46 768 42 59 10
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Interests: Wave energy, Moored floating structures, Cable dynamics, Wave forces, Mixing in reservoirs and surface waters, Ice loads, Harbour studies
Prof. Kostas A. Belibassakis
Ship & Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory, School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Heroon Polytechniou, Zografos, 15780, Athens, Greece
Tel. +30 210 7721061; Fax: +30 210 7721397
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Interests: free surface hydrodynamics, wave-body-seabed interaction, wave-current interaction, lifting flows, marine propellers propagation in inhomogeneous environment, wave climate and energy potential
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erkan Oterkus
Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Tel. +44 (0)141 5483876
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Interests: marine structures; fracture mechanics; corrosion; computational mechanics; structural health monitoring; composite structures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Marine Structures
Prof. Dr. Zaili Yang
Maritime and Mechanical Engineering Department, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
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Interests: safety and security modelling, risk analysis of ocean engineering systems
Prof. Dr. Marta Molinas
Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: ocean wave energy conversion; maritime power systems; ocean waves analysis; non stationary signal analysis
Prof. Dr. Dominic E. Reeve
Energy & Environment Research Group, College of Engineering, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Swansea, SA1 8EN, UK
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Interests: coastal engineering; coastal flooding; coastal morphodynamics; stochastic modelling; data-driven modelling; wave energy; computational wave and tidal modelling
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jens Peter Kofoed
Aalborg University, Department of Civil Engineering, Thomas Manns Vej 23, DK-9200 Aalborg SV, Denmark
Tel. +45 9940 8474
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Interests: instrumentation; experimental modelling; design and testing of wave energy converters; wave and structure interaction; hydrodynamic modeling and control; wave modeling and analysis
Prof. Dr. Jean-Frederic Charpentier
French Naval Academy /Ecole Navale BCRM BREST ECOLE NAVALE ET GROUPE DES ECOLES DU POULMIC CC 600 - 29240 BREST Cedex 9 - FRANCE
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Interests: electrical and hybrid naval propulsion systems; marine renewable energy systems; Tidal stream turbines; electric machines and drives
Prof. Dr. Marcello Di Risio
University of L'Aquila - Department of Civil, Construction-Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department (DICEAA), Environmental and Maritime Hydraulic Laboratory (LIam), Monteluco di Roio, L'Aquila, Italy
Tel. +39 0862 43 ext.4534; Fax: +39 0862 43 ext.4548
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Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; environmental engineering; water waves hydraulics; physical modelling
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Marine Sediments: Processes, Transport and Environmental Aspects
Special Issue in Water: Wave-structure Interaction Processes in Coastal Engineering
Dr. Bjoern Elsaesser
Ports and Offshore Technology, DHI, Agern Allé 5, DK-2970 Hørsholm , Denmark
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Interests: water environments
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Selected Papers from the ASRANet International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy
Dr. Valentin Heller
Department of Civil Engineering, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Tel. +44 (0)11 574 860 49
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Interests: landslide-tsunamis (impulse waves); experimental and computational fluid dynamics; coastal engineering; wave and tidal energy conversion; fluid-structure interaction; scale effects
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Tsunami Science and Engineering
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Tsunami Science and Engineering II
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