Journal Articles


Martinez-Ferrer, P. J., Qian, L., Ma, Z., Causon, D., Mingham, C., An efficient finite-volume method to study the interaction of two-phase fluid flows with elastic structures, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 83 (2018): 54-71, doi:

Yan, B., Bai, W., Qian, L., Ma Z., Study on hydro-kinematic characteristics of green water over different fixed decks using immersed boundary method, Ocean Engineering, 164 (2018):74-86, doi:

Ma, Z., Qian, L., Numerical simulation of wave slamming on wedges and ship sections during water entry, Ocean Systems Engineering, 8(2) (2018):183-199, doi:

Ma, Z., Qian, L., Martinez-Ferrer, P. J., Causon, D. M., Mingham, C. G., Bai, W., An overset mesh based multiphase flow solver for water entry Problems, Computers and Fluids, 172 (2018): 689-705, ​doi:

Thomas, S., Giassi, M., Göteman, M., Hann, M., Ransley, E., Isberg, J., Engström, J., Performance of a Direct-Driven Wave Energy Point Absorber with High Inertia Rotatory Power Take-off, Energies, 11(9) (2018): 2332, doi:

Wang, J., Ma, Q.W., Yan, S., A fully nonlinear numerical method for modelling wave-current interactions, Journal of Computational Physics, 369 (2018): 173-190, doi:

Wang, J., Ma, Q.W., Yan, S., Qin, H., Numerical study on the quantitative error of the Korteweg–de Vries equation for modelling random waves on large scale in shallow water, European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 71 (2018): 92-102, doi:

Wang, J., Yan, S., Ma, Q. W., Deterministic numerical modelling of three-dimensional rogue waves on large scale with presence of wind, Procedia IUTAM, 26 (2018): 214-226, doi:

Xui, H., Cantwell, C.D., Monteserin, C, Eskilsson, C., Engsig-Karup, A.P., and Sherwin, S. J., Spectral/hp element methods: Recent developments, applications, and perspectives, Journal of Hydrodynamics, 30(1) (2018): 1-22, doi:

Wang, J., Ma, Q. W., Yan, S., Chabchoub, A., Breather Rogue Waves in Random Seas, Physical Review Applied, 9(1) (2018): 014016, doi:

Martinez-Ferrer, P., Qian, L., Ma, Z., Causon, D., Mingham, C., Improved numerical wave generation for modelling ocean and coastal engineering problems, Ocean Engineering, 152 (2018): 257-272, doi:

Martinez-Ferrer, P., Qian, L., Ma, Z., Causon, D., Mingham, C., Numerical Simulation of Wave Slamming on a Flap-Type Oscillating Wave Energy Device, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 28(1) (2018): 65-71, doi: http://


Chen, Q., Zang, J., Kelly, D.M., Dimakopoulos, A.S., A 3-D numerical study of solitary wave interaction with vertical cylinders using a parallelised particle-in-cell solver, Journal of Hydrodynamics, 29(5) (2017): 790-799, doi:

Jasak, H., Gatin, I., Vukčević, V., Monolithic Coupling of the Pressure and Rigid Body Motion Equations in Computational Marine Hydrodynamics, Journal of Marine Science and Application, (2017): 1-7 doi:

Gatin, I., Vukčević, V., Jasak, H., Rusche, H., Enhanced coupling of solid body motion and fluid flow in finite volume framework, Ocean Engineering, 143 (2017): 295–304, doi:

Sjökvist, L., Wu, J., Ransley, E., Engström, J., Eriksson, M., Göteman, M., Numerical models for the motion and forces of point-absorbing wave energy converters in extreme waves, Ocean Engineering, 145 (2017): 1-14, doi:

Feng, X., Bai, W., Chen, X., Qian, L., Ma Z., Numerical investigation of viscous effects on the gap resonance between side-by-side barges, Ocean Engineering, 145 (2017): 44-58, doi:

Loh, T. T., Pizer, D., Simmonds, D., Kyte, A., Greaves, D., Simulation and Analysis of Wave-Structure Interactions for a Semi-Immersed Horizontal Cylinder, Ocean Engineering, 147 (2017): 676-689, doi:

Hu, Z.Z., Mai, T., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Investigations of Offshore Breaking Wave Impacts on a Large Offshore Structure, Journal of Fluids and Structures (2017): 99-116, doi:

Ning, D., Wang, R., Chen, L. F., Li, J., Zang, J., Cheng, L. & Liu, S., Extreme wave run-up and pressure on a vertical seawall, Applied Ocean Research. 67 (2017): 188-200, doi:

Garcia-Oliva, M., Djordjevic, S., Tabor, G.,The Impacts of Tidal Turbines on Water Levels in a Shallow Estuary,  International Journal of Marine Energy, 19 (2017): 177-197, doi:

Wang, Jinghua, Ma, Q., & Yan, S. (2017). On quantitative errors of two simplified unsteady models for simulating unidirectional nonlinear random waves on large scale in deep sea. Physics of Fluids, 29(6), 067107 (2017), doi:

Vukčević, V., Jasak, H., Gatin, I., Implementation of the Ghost Fluid Method for Free Surface Flows in Polyhedral Finite Volume Framework, Computers & Fluids, 153 (2017): 1–19,doi:

Ransley, E., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Simmonds, D., Hann, M., Survivability of Wave Energy Converters using CFD, Renewable Energy, 109 (2017): 235-247, doi:

Ransley, E., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Simmonds, D., Jakobsen, M., Kramer, M., RANS-VOF Modelling of the Wavestar Point Absorber, Renewable Energy, 109 (2017): 49-65, doi:

Collins, K., Meng, M., Le, H., Greaves, D., Bellamy, N., Modelling of the buckling of a diaphragm–spine structure for a wave energy converter, Materials & Design, 119 (2017): 159-170, doi:

Xu, S., Ma, Q., Han, D., Experimental study on inertial hydrodynamic behaviors of a complex remotely operated vehicle, European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids, 65 (2017): 1–9, doi:

Martins, K., Blenkinsopp, C., Almar, R., Zang, J., The influence of swash-based reflection on surf zone hydrodynamics:a wave-by-wave approach, Coastal Engineering, 122 (2017): 27-43, doi:

Tang, J., Shen, Y., Causon, D., Qian, L., Mingham C., Numerical study of periodic long wave run-up on a rigid vegetation sloping beach, Coastal Engineering, 121 (2017): 158-166, doi:

Vyzikas, T., Deshoulieres, S., Barton, M., Giroux, O., Greaves, D., Simmonds, D., Experimental investigation of different geometries of fixed oscillating water column devices, Renewable Energy, 104 (2017): 248-258, doi:

Zhou, Y., Ma, Q., Yan, S., MLPG_R method for modelling 2D flows of two immiscible fluids, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 84(7) (2017): 385–408, doi:

Vyzikas, T., Deshoulieres, S., Giroux, O., Barton, M., Greaves, D., Numerical study of fixed Oscillating Water Column with RANS-type two-phase CFD model, Renewable Energy, 102(B) (2017): 294-305, doi:

Yang, H., Yan, S., Ma, Q., Lu, J., Zhou, Y., Turbulence modelling and role of compressibility on oil spilling from a damaged double hull tank, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 83(11) (2017): 841–865, doi:

Garcia-Oliva, M., Djordjevic, S., Tabor, G.,The influence of channel geometry on tidal energy extraction in estuaries,  Renewable Energy, 101 (2017): 513-525, doi:


Mai, T., Greaves, D., Raby, A. and Taylor, P.H., Physical Modelling of Wave Scattering Around Fixed FPSO-Shaped Bodies, Applied Ocean Research, 61 (2016): 115-129, doi:

Ma, Q., Zhou, Y., Yan, S., A review on approaches to solving Poisson’s equation in projection-based meshless methods for modelling strongly nonlinear water waves, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, 2(3) (2016): 279–299, doi:

Willers Moore, O., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Gebreslassie, M., Tabor, G., Belmont, M., Savic, D., Comparison of multiple surrogates for 3D CFD model in tidal farm optimisation, Procedia Engineering, 154 (2016): 1132 – 1139, doi:

Gebreslassie, M.G., Sanchez, S. O., Tabor, G.R., Belmont, M.R., Bruce, T., Payne, G. S., Moon, I., Experimental and CFD analysis of the wake characteristics of tidal turbines,  International Journal of Marine Energy, 16 (2016): 209-219, doi:

Ma, Z., Causon, D., Qian, L., Mingham, C., Ferrer, P., Numerical investigation of air enclosed wave impacts in a depressurised tank, Ocean Engineering, 123 (2016): 15-27, doi:

Vukčević, V., Jasak, H., Malenica, S., Decomposition model for naval hydrodynamic applications, Part I: Computational method, Ocean Engineering, 121 (2016): 37–46, doi:

Vukčević, V., Jasak, H., Malenica, S., Decomposition model for naval hydrodynamic applications, Part II: Verification and validation, Ocean Engineering, 121 (2016): 76–88, doi:

Engsig-Karup, A. P., Eskilsson, C., and Bigoni, D., A Stabilised Nodal Spectral Element Method for Fully Nonlinear Water Waves, Journal of Computational Physics, 318 (2016): 1-21, doi:

Brown, S., Greaves, D., Magar, V., Conley, D., Evaluation of turbulence closure models under spilling and plunging breakers in the surf zone, Coastal Engineering, 114 (2016): 177-193, doi:

Chen, Q., Kelly, D.M, Dimakopoulos, A.S., Zang, J., Validation of the PICIN solver for 2D coastal flows, Coastal Engineering, 112 (2016): 87-98, doi:

Wang, J, Ma, Q., Yan, S., A hybrid model for simulating rogue waves in random seas on a large temporal and spatial scale, Journal of Computational Physics, 313 (2016): 279–309, doi:

Chen, Q., Zang, J., Dimakopoulos, A.S., Kelly D.M., A Cartesian cut cell based two-way strong fluid–solid coupling algorithm for 2D floating bodies, Journal of Fluid and Structure, 62 (2016): 252-271, doi:

Chen, L., Sun, L., Zang, J., Hillis, A., Plummer, A., Numerical study of roll motion of a 2-D floating structure in viscous flow. Journal of Hydrodynamics, 28(4) (2016): 544-563, doi:

Stringer, R., Hillis, A., Zang, J., Numerical investigation of laboratory tested cross-flow tidal turbines and Reynolds number scaling, Renewable Energy, 85 (2016): 1316-1327, doi:


Göteman, M., Engström, J., Eriksson, M., Leijon M., Hann, M., Ransley, E., Greaves, D., Wave Loads on a Point-Absorbing Wave Energy Device in Extreme Waves, Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, 2(3) (2015): 176-181, doi:

Gebreslassie, M.G., Tabor, G.R., Belmont, M.R., Investigation of the performance of a staggered configuration of tidal turbines using CFD,  Renewable Energy, 80 (2015): 690-698, doi:


Gebreslassie, M.G., Tabor, G.R., Belmont, M.R., Numerical modelling of a new class of cross flow tidal turbine using OpenFOAM - Part II: Investigation of turbine-to-turbine interaction,  Renewable Energy, 50 (2013): 1005-1013, doi:

Gebreslassie, M.G., Belmont, M.R., Tabor, G.R., Numerical modelling of a new class of cross flow tidal turbine using OpenFOAM - Part I: Calibration of energy extraction,  Renewable Energy, 50 (2013): 994-1004, doi: