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Section Board for 'Ocean Engineering' (123)

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Prof. Dr. Dong-Sheng Jeng
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, 4222, Australia
Interests: offshore geotechnics; ocean engineering; coastal groundwater hydraulics; offshore wind energy
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Dr. Hossein Babaei
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Research Council Officer, Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering Research Center,National Research Council Canada,M-32, 1200 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada
Interests: computational fluid mechanics; computational solid mechanics; ice engineering; coastal engineering; water resources engineering; river engineering
Prof. Dr. Ossama O. Abdelkhalik
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Department of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 1200 Howe Hall, 537 Bissell Road, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: Ocean Wave Energy Conversion; Dynamic and Control; Optimization; Spacecraft Dynamics
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Dr. Yassine Amirat
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LabISEN, ISEN Yncréa Ouest, Brest, France
Interests: electric machines and drives; tidal and wave power; wind power; fault detection and diagnosis; fault-tolerant control; microgrids; smart grids
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Lykke Andersen *
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Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; physical modelling; wave generation; wave analysis
* Section 'Ocean Engineering'
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Prof. Dr. Renata Archetti
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
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 modelling
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Prof. Dr. Felice Arena
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Natural Ocean Engineering Laboratory, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Department of Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment and Materials, Reggio Calabria - Italy
Interests: mechanics of random sea waves; ocean wave statistics; extreme waves; sea storms; offshore engineering; wave energy converters; wind energy offshore
Prof. Dr. Asunción Baquerizo
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Andalusian Institute for Earth System Research (IISTA), University of Granada, Avenida del Mediterráneo s/n, 18006 Granada, Spain
Interests: coastal engineering; risk and reliability; hydro and morphodynamics of the coastal zone
Prof. Dr. Nigel D P Barltrop
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1. Barltrop Engineering LLP, 39 Kirklee Road, Glasgow, G12 0SP, UK
2. University of Strathclyde, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow, G4 0LZ, UK
Interests: offshore structures; ship structures; marine renewables; fatigue; fracture; wind loading; waves; viv; wind turbulence; current turbulence; failure investigation
Prof. Dr. Kostas Belibassakis
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School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: ship and marine hydrodynamics; wave-body–seabed interactions; wave–current interaction; propagation in inhomogeneous environment; wave climate and potential; marine renewable energy systems
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Prof. Dr. Giorgio Bellotti
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Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University Via Vito Volterra 62, 00146 Rome, Italy
Interests: coastal engineering; wave-structure interaction; surf zone hydrodynamics; harbour agitation; coastal structures; nearshore processes; tsunamis
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Benbouzid
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Institut de Recherche Dupuy de Lôme (UMR CNRS 6027 IRDL), University of Brest, 29238 Brest, France
Interests: tidal and wave power; wind power; microgrids; energy management; fault detection and diagnosis; fault-tolerant control
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Dr. Alvise Benetazzo
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Institute of Marine Sciences, National Research Council, Venice, Italy
Interests: ocean waves; extreme events; air–sea interaction; wave–current interaction; climate; data analysis
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Prof. Dr. Lars Bergdahl
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Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: Wave energy; Moored floating structures; Cable dynamics; Wave forces; Mixing in reservoirs and surface waters; Ice loads; Harbour studies
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Bouwer Utne
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Department of Marine Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: Risk assessment; Risk management; Autonomy; Marine and maritime systems; Maintenance
Prof. Dr. Fraser Bransby
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Ocean Graduate School, The University of Western Australia, Perth WA 6009, Australia
Interests: offshore geotechnics, pipeline geotechnics, site investigation, foundation engineering, anchors
Prof. Dr. Bruno Brunone
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Water Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, I-06125 Perugia, Italy
Interests: water systems; pipeline outfalls; fault (leak) detection of pipe systems; transients
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Dr. Gabriele Bruzzone
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Institute of Marine Engineering, Italian National Research Council, Genova, Italy
Interests: marine robotics; marine data acquisition systems; polar robotics; polar data acquisition systems
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Dr. Mariano Buccino
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Department of Civil, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy
Interests: wave energy converters; wave energy assessment; wave–structure interaction; physical modelling; numerical simulations
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Prof. Dr. Jose E. Castillo
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Computational Science Research Center San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Dr San Diego CA 92182-1245, USA
Interests: coastal ocean dynamics; computational modeling and scientific computing
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Frederic Charpentier
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Institut de Recherche de l’Ecole Navale (EA 3634 IRENav), French Naval Academy, 29240 Brest, France
Interests: electric machines and drives; marine renewable energy; offshore wind power; naval electrical systems; electrical machine modeling and design
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Dr. Wei-Bo Chen
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National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, New Taipei 231, Taiwan
Interests: hydrodynamic and hydraulic modeling; storm tide and storm wave modeling
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Prof. Dr. Bang-Fuh Chen
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Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Interests: ocean engineering; ocean renewable energy; offshore wind farm
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Dr. Shirley Coleman
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School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Interests: statistical modelling; data science; design of experiments; data exploration; data analytics; quality and process improvement
Dr. José A.F.O. Correia
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Porto, 4200465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: numerical modeling of engineering structures and structural components (offshore applications, steel bridges, pressure vessels, pipelines, wind turbine towers, etc.); mathematical problems in fatigue and fracture; mechanics of solids and structures; metals materials and structures; numerical fracture mechanics and crack growth; local approaches; finite element methods in structural mechanics applications; computer-aided structural integrity
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Prof. Dr. Weicheng Cui
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Deep Sea Technology Research Lab, School of Engineering, Westlake University, Hangzhou 310024, China
Interests: multidisciplinary design optimization method research; deep-sea equipment development; manned/unmanned submersibles; lander/buoy development; manipulator/propeller/ high-pressure seawater pump/underwater camera and other important components development; metal/organic glass/solid buoyancy material damage mechanism; strength prediction method research
Dr. Zeki Demirbilek
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US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, 3909 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180, USA
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.
Dr. Kamal Djidjeli
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Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Southampton University, Boldrewood Innovation Centre, Southampton SO16 7QF, UK
Interests: marine and wind energy; CFD; hydrodynamics; free-surface flows; coastal structures; meshfree particle methods; fluid structure interaction
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Dr. Hesham M. El-Askary
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Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
Interests: applications of remote sensing in atmosphere; marine environment; vegetation and arid lands
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Dr. Björn Elsäßer
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School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland BT7 1NN, UK
Interests: coastal engineering; naval architecture; hydrodynamic modeling; fluid mechanics; numerical simulation; numerical modeling; hydrodynamics; marine ecology; hydraulics; experimental fluid mechanics
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Dr. M. Dolores Esteban
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Departamento de Ingeniería Civil, Urbanismo y Aeroespacial, Escuela de Arquitectura, Ingeniería y Diseño,Universidad Europea, c/Tajo s/n, 28670 Villaviciosa de Odón, Madrid, Spain
Interests: marine renewable energy; offshore wind; wave energy; maritime engineering; coastal engineering; offshore engineering
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Dr. Claudio Ferrari
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IMEM-CNR (Institute of Materials for Electronics and Magnetism—Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), Parco delle Scienze 37a, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: maritime transport; shipyards; maritime economics; innovation in shipping; economic assessment
Dr. Nuno Fonseca
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Ships and Ocean Structures, SINTEF Ocean AS, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: Offshore hydrodynamics; Ocean Engineering; Naval Architecture; Nautical Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Olav B. Fosso
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Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: ocean wave energy conversion; renewable energy integration, microgrid systems; ocean waves analysis; non stationary signal analysis
Prof. Dr. Cristiano Fragassa
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna, 40133 Bologna, Italy
Interests: materials engineering; structural design; mechanics of materials; numerical modelling; experimental mechanics; reliability and safety; industrial quality; foundry; cast iron
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Franzitta
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: HVAC; energy efficiency; energy saving in final users; sea wave; renewable energy
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Dr. Peter Bak Frigaard
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Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg Universitet, Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: coastal engineering; wave energy; coast protection
Prof. Dr. Fuping Gao
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Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: Wave-structure-seabed interaction; Seabed liquefaction; Scour around marine structures; Submarine pipeline; Offshore foundations; Fluid-structure interaction; Physical modeling; Wave flume observations
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Dr. Raúl Guanche García
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Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria “IHCantabria”, Univ. Cantabria, C/Isabel Torres n15, Santander 39011, Cantabria, Spain
Interests: offshore wind energy; offshore engineering; marine renewable energies; seakeeping analysis; mooring system design; floating offshore wind platform design
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Prof. Dr. Moncho Gomez Gesteira
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Environmental PHYSics LABoratory (EPhysLab), CIM-UVIGO, University of Vigo, Ourense, Spain
Interests: coastal oceanography; coastal engineering; computational fluid dynamics; climate change; offshore wind energy resource simulation; climate change impacts in offshore wind energy resource
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Prof. Dr. Mihalis Golias
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Department of Civil Engineering, Herff College of Engineering, The University of Memphis, 3815 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Interests: Maritime transport and logistics; intermodal freight terminals; game theory; optimization; network resilience
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Prof. Dr. Em. Ove Tobias Gudmestad
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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
Interests: marine technology; marine operations; wave conditions; marine concepts and vessels; cold climate engineering
Prof. Dr. Hugo Guterman
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School of Electrical and Computer Eng., Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, P.O.B. 653, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Interests: autonomous vehicles; control; signal Processing; biotechnology; neural Networks; image processing
Prof. Dr. Michael Hartnett
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Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway City, Ireland
Interests: multi-scale modelling of estuaries; high resolution coastal flood modelling; hydraulic modelling of tidal turbine; water quality modelling; coastal climate modelling
Dr. Valentin Heller
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Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Geoprocesses Research Group, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: coastal engineering; computational fluid dynamics; experimental fluid dynamics; fuid-structure interaction; granular slides; hydraulic structures; landslide-tsunamis; scale effects; similarity
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Prof. Dr. Spyros Hirdaris
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Department of Mechanical Engineering (Maritime technology), Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Interests: wave loads; ship dynamics; ship safety in design and operations; emerging technologies; risk management; sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Gregorio Iglesias Rodriguez
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1. Marine Renewable Energy, MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute, School of Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
2. School of Engineering, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Plymouth, Room 306, Marine Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: wave energy; tidal stream energy; coastal structures; estuarine hydrodynamics; coastal morphology; artificial intelligence applied to coastal engineering
Prof. Dr. Atilla Incecik
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University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
Interests: design and analysis of offshore oil and gas platforms; design and analysis of offshore and marine renewable energy devices; marine hydrodynamics
Dr. Cameron Johnstone *
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Energy Systems Research Unit, Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XW, UK
Interests: dynamic tidal flow resource characterization; the production of power capture performance assessment and benchmarking metrics and protocols; the development of new engineering solutions to capture and transfer power from energetic marine environments
* Section 'Ocean Engineering'
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Prof. Dr. Panagiotis D. Kaklis
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Department of Naval, Ocean and MaDepartment of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Interests: isogeometric analysis (IGA); naval hydrodynamics; computer-aided geometric design; CAD; parametric modelling; shape optimisation; dimensionality reduction; virtual environments
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Prof. Dr. Christian Kharif
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Ecole Centrale Marseille/Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre, Marseille, France
Interests: water wave dynamics; stability analysis; extreme sea waves; mathematical modelling; Computational Fluid Dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Tae-wan Kim
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Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: computer-aided ship design; maritime autonomous surface ships; machine learning; deep learning; reinforcement learning; applications in maritime engineering
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Prof. Dr. Spyros A. Kinnas
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The University of Texas at Austin, Ocean Engineering Group, ECJ 8.610 Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-EWRE, 301 E Dean Keeton St. Stop C1786, Austin, TX 78712-1173, USA
Interests: propulsors; turbines; cavitation
Dr. Jens Peter Kofoed
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Aalborg University, Department of Civil Engineering, Thomas Manns Vej 23, DK-9200 Aalborg SV, Denmark
Interests: instrumentation; experimental modeling; design and testing of wave energy converters; wave structure interaction; hydrodynamic modeling and control; wave modeling and analysis
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Prof. Dr. Kourosh Koushan
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SINTEF Ocean and Department of Marine Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Otto Nielsens vei 10, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: propulsors (propellers, thrusters, waterjets); cavitation; ventilation of propulsors; rotating marine renewable energy devices
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Dr. Eva LOUKOGEORGAKI
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Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Fluid–structure interaction; ocean engineering, moored floating structures; multi-body hydrodynamic interactions; hydroelasticity; wave energy converters; offshore wind turbine
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Dr. Javier L. Lara
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Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria”, Universidad de Cantabria, C/Isabel Torres nº 15, Parque Cientifico y Tecnologico de Cantabria, 39011 Santander, Spain
Interests: coastal engineering; wave and structure interaction; CFD modelling; surf zone hydrodynamics; harbour agitation; wave-plant interaction; coastal structures
Prof. Dr. Tie Li
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School of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Dongchuan Rd. 800, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
Interests: Marine Engines, Emissions Control, Low-Carbon Propulsion, Energy Flow Management& Optimization in Ships, Renewable Energies, Alternative Fuels.
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Dr. Claudio Lugni
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1. Institute of Marine Engineering-National Research Council of Italy (CNR-INM) Via di Vallerano 139, 00128 Roma, Italy
2. Adj. Prof. at Department of Marine Technology-Norwegian University of Science and Technology, AMOS-NTNU, Otto Nielsens veg, 10, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: wave-structure interaction; sea loads; ocean engineering; sloshing; slamming; hydroelasticity; marine renewable energy; offshore wind energy; hydrodynamics; nonlinear wave propagation
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Dr. Giovanni Malara
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Natural Ocean Engineering Laboratory - NOEL, 'Mediterranea' University of Reggio Calabria, Via Graziella 1 - Loc. Feo di Vito, 89100 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; wave energy; extreme wave mechanics; long-term statistics; short-term statistics; compressive sampling; random vibration
Prof. Dr. Lance Manuel
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Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Interests: reliability of offshore structures; offshore renewable energy; floating platforms; uncertainty quantification.
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Dr. Enzo Marino
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence, Via di Santa Marta, 3 - 50139 Firenze, Italy
Interests: computational mechanics; mechanics of offshore structures; nonlinear structural dynamics; wave-structure interaction; nonlinear wave loads; offshore wind energy
Dr. Luca Martinelli
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Padova University, Via Ognissanti, 39, 35129 Padova, Italy
Interests: experimental modeling; wave–structure interaction; testing of wave energy converters; hydrodynamic modeling; mooring systems; coastal flooding hazard; wave analysis
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Prof. Dr. Spyros A. Mavrakos
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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
Interests: hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures; body–wave–current interactions; higher-order effects; mooring systems static and dynamic analysis; fish cages; fish farms; wave energy devices analysis and efficiency evaluation; arrays of devices; floating wind turbines and multi-purpose floating marine energy platforms
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Dr. Maria Maza
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Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria”, Universidad de Cantabria, C/Isabel Torres nº 15, Parque Cientifico y Tecnologico de Cantabria, 39011 Santander, Spain
Interests: flow - ecosystem interaction; nature based solutions for coastal defense and adaptation to Climate Change; CFD modelling; water waves hydrodynamics; waves-current interaction
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Dr. Constantine Michailides
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Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Limassol, Cyprus
Interests: wave–structure interaction; offshore wind turbines; wave energy converters; marine civil engineering; offshore and coastal structures; hydrodynamics; marine hydraulics; monitoring technologies in marine engineering
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Dr. Jakub Montewka
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Department of Transport and Logistics, Gdynia Maritime University, 81-87 Morska str.; 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
Interests: safety and risk of maritime transport operation; autonomous shipping; bayesian networks
Prof. Dr. Rafael Morales
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Instituto de Investigación en Informática de Albacete, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: offshore renewable energy; maintenance maneuvers; robotics, control, signal processing, automation and sensor integration applied to renewable energy conversion systems
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Prof. Dr. Salman Nazir
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Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Sciences, Department of Maritime operations, University of South-Eastern Norway, Raveien 215, 3184 Borre, Norway
Interests: human factors; training methods; virtual reality training simulators; training syllabus; performance indices; performance assessment; performance management; spatial learning; virtual and augmented virtual reality; learning processes; complex socio-technical systems; situation awareness and distributed situation awareness; distributed situation awareness indices; human-autonomy teaming
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Dr. Vincent S. Neary
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Sandia National Laboratories, ORG 8822 - Water Power Technologies MS 1124, PO Box 5800, Albuquerque, NM 87185, USA
Interests: marine renewable energy; hydrodynamics; resource characterization; performance characterization of wave and tidal energy converters; resource and technology classification
Prof. Dr. Lars Nolle
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1. Department of Engineering Sciences, Jade University of Applied Science, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
2. Marine Perception Research Department, DFKI German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Oldenburg, Germany
Interests: artificial intelligence; intelligent systems; autonomous underwater vehicles
Dr. Rosemary Norman
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School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Interests: Marine electrical systems; tidal energy; marine autonomous vehicles; hybrid propulsion
Dr. Mehdi Ostadhassan
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1. Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA
2. Key Laboratory of Continental Shale Hydrocarbon Accumulation and Efficient Development, Institute of Unconventional Oil and Gas, Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China
Interests: materials characterization, petroleum system evaluation, organic geochemistry; force spectroscopy; analytical methods in rock characterization; application of 3D printing in geosciences; rock mechanics; ML/AI methods
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Prof. Dr. Erkan Oterkus
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Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Interests: marine structures; material design; fracture mechanics; corrosion; strength of renewable energy devices; aerospace structures; structural health monitoring; composite structures
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Dr. Selda Oterkus
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Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Interests: offshore and subsea structures; fluid structure interaction; damage modelling; multiphysics analysis; composite structures; structural health monitoring; corrosion; fatigue
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Dr. Conleth O’Loughlin
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Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: offshore geotechnics; anchoring systems; soil-structure interaction; site investigation
Prof. Dr. Jeom Kee Paik
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Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Pusan National University, 63 Beon-Gil, Jangjeon-Dong, Geumjeong-Gu, Busan 609-735, Korea
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. Apostolos Papanikolaou
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School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15773 Athens, Greece
Interests: ship and ocean structure hydrodynamics; wave–body interaction problems; ship design and optimisation; maritime safety and risk assessment
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Dr. Marc Prevosto
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Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (Ifremer), French marine sciences research institute, Marine Structure Laboratory, 29280 Plouzané, France
Interests: Ocean engineering; Extreme value analysis; Wave deterministic and probabilistic modelling; Reliability of marine structures
Prof. Dr. Dominic E. Reeve
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Energy & Environment Research Group, College of Engineering, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Swansea, SA1 8EN, UK
Interests: coastal engineering; coastal flooding; coastal morphodynamics; stochastic modelling; data-driven modelling; wave energy; computational wave and tidal modelling
Dr. Alberto Ribotti
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Loc. Sa Mardini snc, Torregrande, 09170 Oristano, Italy
Interests: in-situ ocean data; ocean numerical models validation; ocean hydrodynamics; pollution in coastal areas; operational oceanography
Dr. Alessandro Ridolfi
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Florence, Florence 50139, Italy
Interests: robotics; underwater robotics; mechanical systems modelling; autonomous vehicles; navigation
Prof. Dr. Marcello Di Risio
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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
Interests: coastal engineering; ocean engineering; environmental engineering; water waves hydraulics; physical modelling
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Dr. Md Jahir Rizvi
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Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, Reynolds Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: Naval architecture; stability of marine vessels; ship, boat and yacht design; construction of marine vessels, ship resistance, ship propulsion, marine hydrodynamics, composites hull, ship and boat recycling, applications of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) in the contexts of marine vessels, corrosion and fatigue failure of marine structures
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Prof. Dr. Myung-Il Roh
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Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: design theory and methodology; optimum design; simulation-based design (numerical simulation, multibody dynamics); computational design (CAD, big data analytics, machine learning, virtual reality/augmented reality); integrated design (integrated simulation)
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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Romolo
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University ‘Mediterranea’ of Reggio Calabria, Department of Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment and Materials, Reggio Calabria - Italy
Interests: maritime engineering; ocean engineering; wave mechanics; wave energy; maritime structures; long-term statistics; short-term statistics; extreme waves
Dr. Fablet Ronan
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Institut Mines-Télécom, Telecom-Bretagne, UMR 6285 labSTICC, 29238 Brest, France
Interests: ocean monitoring and surveillance; satellite ocean remote sensing, data-driven approaches for inverse problems
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Prof. Dr. Gerben Ruessink
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Department of Physical Geography, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.115, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: nearshore waves; currents; coastal geomorphology; nourishments; aeolian processes; remote sensing; climate-change impacts
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Prof. Dr. Liliana Rusu
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, ‘Dunarea de Jos’ University of Galati, 47 Domneasca Street, 800008 Galati, Romania
Interests: wave modeling; wave energy; wave climate; waves in ocean and coastal areas; wave–current interactions; ocean wave analysis
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Prof. Dr. Eugen Rusu *
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1. Department of Applied Mechanics, University Dunarea de Jos of Galati, Strada Domnească 47, Galați, Romania;
2. CENTEC - Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: marine renewable energy; offshore wind; waves; coastal processes; climate change; extreme events in marine environment; coastal hazards; wave and currents modeling; data assimilation
* Section 'Ocean Engineering'
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Dr. Saad Saad-Eldeen
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Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Port Said University, 42526, Egypt
Interests: Ultimate strength analysis; Ship structural design; Structural modelling; Offshore structures; Marine corrosion; Experimental analysis; Strength of materials
Prof. Dr. Franck Schoefs
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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
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
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Prof. Dr. Michael Schultz
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Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402 USA
Interests: fluid dynamics; turbulence; biofouling; hydrodynamics
Prof. Dr. Lev Shemer
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Water Waves Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: nonlinear water waves; wind waves; random waves; wave statistics; extreme waves; experimental fluid mechanics; remote sensing of the ocean
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Dr. Alex Sheremet
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Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) 365 Weil Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: nonlinear wave dynnamics; nonlinear shoaling; meteotsunamis; ship waves
Prof. Dr. Malcolm L. Spaulding
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Department of Ocean Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
Interests: offshore renewable energy development; numerical modeling of near shore and coastal processes; oil transport and fate models; oil spills; marine environmental modeling
Prof. Dr. Kostas J. Spyrou
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School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Iroon Polytechneiou, Zographos, Athens, 15780, Greece
Interests: Dynamic stability of floating bodies; extreme motions; nonlinear dynamics of engineering systems; seakeeping and maneuvering; ship safety assessment through mathematical modeling; risk-based ship design and operation
Dr. Joanna Staneva
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Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Max-Planck-Str. 1, Geesthacht 21502, Germany
Interests: circulation and wave modeling; coastal ocean predictions; coupled model systems; modeling of marine environment; wave dynamics; coastal and regional oceanography
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Dr. Sverre Steen
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Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Otto Nielsens vei 10, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: Ship Design; Marine hydrodynamics; Experimental hydrodynamics; Cavitation
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Taveira Pinto
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Faculty of Engineering of the Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: coastal and port engineering; ocean engineering and offshore structures; coastal morphodynamics; marine renewable energies
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Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Tedeschi
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1. Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7030 Trondheim, Norway
2. Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, 38123 Povo, Italy
Interests: ocean energy; control of wave energy converters; marine energy grid integration, microgrids and offshore isolated power systems; power quality; HVDC and HVAC power transmission; energy storage applications; subsea power distribution
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Roberto Tomasicchio
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Department of Engineering, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce – Italy
EUMER - European Maritime & Environmental Research - Campus Ecotekne, 73100 Lecce - Italy
Interests: water wave mechanics; ocean wave statistics; extreme waves; sea storms; coastal engineering; breakwaters; beach morphodynamics; floating wind turbines
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Prof. Dr. Dracos Vassalos
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Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, HDROOM_NO: 3.01, Henry Dyer Building, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Interests: maritime safety and risk; ship dynamics and stability
Dr. Guilherme Vaz
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WavEC Offshore Renewables, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Ocean Engineering; Naval Engineering; Aerospace Engineering; Numerical Modeling; CFD Simulation
Prof. Dr. Brian Veitch
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Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 40 Arctic Ave, St. John's, NL A1B 3X7, Canada
Interests: safety; risk; human factors; simulation; training
Dr. Diego Vicinanza
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Department of Engineering, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Aversa, Italy
Interests: coastal engineering; maritime structures; coastal morphodynamic; coastal defences; wave energy converters
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Dr. Stefano Vignudelli
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Area della Ricerca CNR S. Cataldo, Via Moruzzi 1, 56100 Pisa, Italy
Interests: ocean and land remote sensing; satellite radar altimetry; water level; coastal zone; inland waters
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Dr. Ignazio Maria Viola
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School of Engineering, Institute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh, UK
Interests: hull hydrodynamics; hydrodynamics of marine energy harvesters; sail aerodynamics; vortex flow
Prof. Dr. Michele Viviani
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DITEN, University of Genoa, Via all’Opera Pia 11A, 16145 Genova, Italy
Interests: propulsor design; cavitation; hydrodynamic noise; ship manoeuvrability; autonomous vessels; hullform optimization
Prof. Dr. Decheng Wan
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Computational Marine Hydrodynamics Lab (CMHL), School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: computational fluid dynamics (CFD); computational marine hydrodynamics (CMH); fluid–structure interaction (FSI); wave loads; ship performance; floating hydrodynamics; offshore renewable energy
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Prof. Dr. Lizhong Wang
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Key Laboratory of Offshore Geotechnics and Material of Zhejiang Province, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: constitutive modelling of marine sediments; offshore geotechnics; site investigation; foundation engineering; pipeline geotechnics
Prof. Dr. Dong Wang
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College of Environmental Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266100, China
Interests: offshore foundation; submarine landslides; anchors; spudcans; piles; finite elements; material point method
Dr. Jin Wang
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School of Engineering, Liverpool John Moores Universitydisabled, Liverpool, UK
Interests: Maritime safety; offshore wind; ship design; decision making; maritime logistics
Prof. Dr. Xianbo Xiang
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School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: marine robotics; modeling, sensing, navigation, guidance, control and coordination of ships and marine vehicles; autonomous surface vehicle; autonomous underwater vehicle; intelligent marine systems
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos I. Xiros
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School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
Interests: watercraft systems; ocean engineering; marine power; electric & nuclear propulsion; dynamics & control; estimation; identification; modeling; simulation
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Prof. Dr. Zaili Yang
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Maritime and Mechanical Engineering Department, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
Interests: safety and security modelling; risk analysis of ocean engineering systems
Prof. Dr. Guanlin Ye
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Department of Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Interests: offshore geotechnics; soil testing; centrifuge modelling; numerical analysis; constitutive model
Dr. Zhen-Yu Yin
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: soil mechanics; marine geotechnics; offshore geotechnics; marine soils; liquefaction; macroelement; micromechanics; soil-structure interaction
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Zanuttigh
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Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, School of Civil Engineering (Dept. DICAM), Bologna, Italy
Interests: Coastal structures; coastal risk assessment; sustainable coastal and ocean management; marine renewable energy; multi-use platforms; multi-functional structures; wave-structure interaction
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Prof. Dr. Zaojian Zou
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School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: ship maneuvering and seakeeping; modeling of ship dynamics; numerical ship hydrodynamics
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Prof. Dr. Bettar Ould el Moctar
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Department Mechanical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Bismarkstrasse 69, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
Interests: wave propagation; wave-induced loads; computational fluid dynamics; fluid–structure interaction; hydroelasticity; slamming; hydrodynamics
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