Journal Articles


Zhang, X., Zheng, S. , Lu, D., Tian, X., Numerical investigation of the dynamic response and power capture performance of a VLFS with a wave energy conversion unit, Engineering Structures, 195 (2019): 62-83, doi

Zheng, S. , Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Iglesias, G., Wave radiation from multiple cylinders of arbitrary cross sections, Ocean Engineering, 184 (2019): 11-22, doi; PEARL

Ransley, E., Yan, S., Brown, S., Mai, T., Graham, D., Ma, Q., Musiedlak, P.-H., Engsig-Karup, A. P., Eskilsson, C., Li, Q., Wang, J., Xie, Z., Sriram, V., Stoesser, T., Zhuang, Y., Li, Q., Wan, D., Chen, G., Chen, H., Qian, L., Ma, Z., Mingham, C., Causon, D., Gatin, I., Jasak, H., Vukčević, V., Downie, S., Higuera, P., Buldakov, E., Stagonas, D., Chen, Q., Zang, J., Greaves, D., A blind comparative study of focused wave interactions with a fixed FPSO-like structure (CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 1), International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 29(2) (2019): 113-127, doi; PEARL

Brown, S. A., Musiedlak, P.-H., Ransley, E., Greaves, D., Quantifying the Predictive Capability of OpenFOAM 4.1: Focused Wave Interactions with a Fixed FPSO, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 29(2) (2019): 158-164, doiPEARL

Yan, S., Xie, Z., Li, Q., Wang, J. H., Ma, Q. W.,  Stoesser, T., Comparative numerical study on focusing wave interaction with FPSO-like structure, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 29(2) (2019):

Chen, H.,  Qian, L.,  Ma, Z., Bai, W., Li, Y.,  Causon, D.M., Mingham, C.G., Application of an overset mesh based numerical wave tank for modelling realistic free-surface hydrodynamic problems,  Ocean Engineering, 176 (2019): 97-117, doi

Zheng, S., Zhang, Y., Iglesias, G., Coast/breakwater-integrated OWC: a theoretical model, Marine Structures, 66 (2019):121-135, doi;

He, F., Zhang, H., Zhao, J., Zheng, S., Iglesias, G., Hydrodynamic performance of a pile-supported OWC breakwater: an analytical study, Applied Ocean Research, (2019):  doi

Raby, A.C., Jayaratne, R., Bredmose, H., Bullock, G., Individual violent wave-overtopping events: behaviour and estimation, Journal of Hydraulic Research (2019), doiPEARL

Xie, N., Iglesias, G., Hann, M., Pemberton, R., Greaves, D., Experimental study of wave loads on a small vehicle in close proximity to a large vessel, Applied Ocean Research, 83 (2019):77-87, doiPEARL

Yu, H., Zheng, S., Zhang, Y., Iglesias, G., Wave radiation from a truncated cylinder of arbitrary cross section, Ocean Engineering, 173 (2019): 519-530, doi;


Zheng, S., Zhang, Y., Iglesias, G., Wave-structure interaction in hybrid wave farms, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 83 (2018): 386-412, doi

Collins, K. M., Stripling, S., Simmonds, D., Greaves, D., Quantitative metrics for evaluation of wave fields in basins, Ocean Engineering, 169 (2018): 300-314, doi, PEARL

Whittaker, C. N., Fitzgerald, C. J., Raby, A. C., Taylor, P. H., Borthwick, A. G. L., Extreme coastal responses using focused wave groups: Overtopping and horizontal forces exerted on an inclined seawall, Coastal Engineering, 140 (2018): 292-305 , doiPEARL

Thomas, S., Giassi, M., Göteman, M., Isberg, J., Eriksson, M., Ransley, E., Hann, M., Engström, J., A model free control based on machine learning for energy converters in an array, Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 2(4) (2018): 36, doi;

Perez-Collazo, C., Greaves, D., Iglesias Rodriguez, J. G., Hydrodynamic response of the WEC sub-system of a novel hybrid wind-wave energy converter Energy Conversion and Management, Energy Conversion and Management, 171 (2018): 307-325, doiPEARL

Perez-Collazo, C., Greaves, D., Iglesias Rodriguez, J. G., A Novel Hybrid Wind-Wave Energy Converter for Jacket-Frame Substructures, Energies, 11(3) (2018): 1-20, doiPEARL

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; PEARL

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

Vyzikas, T., Stagonas, D., Buldakov, E., Greaves, D.,  The evolution of free and bound waves during dispersive focusing in a numerical and physical flume, Coastal Engineering, 132 (2018): 95-109, doiPEARL


Hann, M., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Howey, B., Use of constrained focused waves to measure extreme loading of a taut moored floating wave energy converter, Ocean Engineering, 148 (2017): 33-42, doiPEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

Kurniawan, A., Chaplin, J., Hann, M., Greaves, D. M., Farley, F., Wave energy absorption by a submerged air bag connected to a rigid float, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 473, doiPEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

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; PEARL

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


Kurniawan, A., Chaplin, J. R., Greaves, D. M., Hann, M., Wave energy absorption by a floating air bag, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 812 (2016): 294-320, doiPEARL

Allen, J., Sampanis, K., Wan, J., Greaves, D., Miles, J. Iglesias, G., Laboratory Tests in the Development of WaveCat, Sustainability, 8(12) (2016): 1339-1339, doiPEARL

Hu, Z. Z., Greaves, D. M., Raby, A., Numerical wave tank study of extreme waves and wave-structure interaction using OpenFoam®, Ocean Engineering, 126 (2016): 329-342, doiPEARL

Whittaker, C. N., Fitzgerald, C. J., Raby, A. C., Taylor, P. H., Orszaghova, J., Borthwick, A. G. L., Optimisation of focused wave group runup on a plane beach, Coastal Engineering, 121 (2016): 44-55 , doiPEARL

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; PEARL

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

Abo, A. A., Muhammad, R. J., Raby, A., Kyte, A., Greaves, D. M., Analysis of high velocity free surface flow interaction with a bridge pier in a trapezoidal channel using CFD, NAFEMS International Journal of CFD Case Studies, 11 (2016), PEARL

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; PEARL

Kurniawan, A., Greaves, D., Wave power absorption by a submerged balloon fixed to the sea bed, IET Renewable Power Generation, 10(10) (2016):1461, doiPEARL

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

Ma, Z. H., Causon, D. M., Qian, L., Mingham, C. G., Mai, T., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Pure and aerated water entry of a flat plate, Physics of Fluids, 28(1) (2016):016104, doiPEARL


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; PEARL

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

Hann, M., Greaves, D., Raby, A., Snatch loading of a single taut moored floating wave energy converter due to focussed wave groups, Ocean Engineering, 96 (2015): 258-271, doiPEARL


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