Characterisation of the in-rotor hydrodynamics of cross-flow turbines.
Adam Schultz, PhD
Geophysical imaging methods including electromagnetic, potential fields, constraints from seismic; geothermal and hydrothermal systems and power generation; conventional hydrocarbon and zero-carbon energy and groundwater resource exploration; smart, resilient power grid systems; environmental compliance.
Alberto Aliseda, PhD
Alex de Klerk
Andrea Copping, PhD
Andy Stewart, PhD
Ben Maurer, PhD
Bob Paasch, PhD
Bret Bosma, PhD
Design, numerical modeling, control and scaled physical testing of ocean wave energy converters; facilitating open-source sharing of data related to marine renewable energy.
Brian Fabien, PhD
Brian Johnson, PhD
Scalability of power take off units
Brian Polagye, PhD
Bryony DuPont, PhD
Wave energy conversion system array optimization, hybrid energy systems, and development and application of computational design tools for renewable energy systems and sustainable product design.
Burke Hales, PhD
Condition Monitoring of Marine Current Turbines
Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez, PhD
Vulnerability of electrical infrastructure, in particular, cascading outage analysis and mitigation. Real-time power system protection, cybersecurity.
Flaxen Conway, PhD
Geoffrey Hollinger, PhD
Planning, decision making, and learning for autonomous underwater robotic systems for the inspection of marine renewable energy systems and monitoring of oceanographic phenomena.
Hilary Boudet, PhD
Sociology of environmental and natural resources, social movements, and public participation in energy and environmental decision-making.
Systems engineering, model-based system design, mathematical framework development, and reliability based design.
James Riley, PhD
James Joslin, PhD
Integrated instrumentation development for environmental monitoring and hydrodynamic analysis of instrumentation systems and marine roboitcs.
Jeremy Kasper, PhD
Jim Thomson, PhD
Field measurements of waves, currents, and turbulence
John Horne, PhD
Joseph Haxel, PhD
Katherine Van Ness
Active blade pitch control for axial-flow marine turbines
Heuristic optimization methods applied to miniWEC float shape
Kyle Niemeyer, PhD
Matt Evans, PhD
Granular mechanics, image analysis, numerical methods, and unsaturated soil mechanics, with applications to renewable energy, multiphysics problems, waste isolation, and sustainable infrastructure.
Merrick Haller, PhD
Michael Wise Jr
Michael's project work includes harvesting hydrokinetic power for use in microgrid applications. His tasks include designing the electronic drive system and electrical generation system.
Mike Motley, PhD
Structural design and fluid-structure interactions of marine renewable energy devices
Morteza Derakhti, PhD
Duvoy’s work focuses on the numerical and analytical modeling for hydrokinetic resources assessment and debris mitigation, field measurements and data analysis.
Pedro Lomonaco, PhD
Physical and numerical modeling of wave generation and propagation, wave-structure interaction, stability of coastal and submarine structures, behavior of floating structures, hydrodynamics, and non-linear behavior of long-waves in shallow waters.
Peter Dahl, PhD
Airborne and underwater acoustic instrumentation, measurement and modeling
Robert J. Cavagnaro, PhD
Design and performance characterization of turbine & WEC PTOs, field-scale demonstration systems, benchtop hardware-in-the-loop testbeds