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Researcher: Nader, JP (Dr Jean-Roch Nader)

Fields of Research

Ocean Engineering
Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells)
Ship and Platform Structures
Physical Oceanography
Marine Engineering
Sedimentology
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Economic Models and Forecasting

Research Objectives

Wave Energy
Tidal Energy
Environmentally Sustainable Energy Activities
Energy Systems Analysis

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A finite element model for efficiency of a moored floating OWC device in regular waves; 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2011)
A finite-element study of the efficiency of arrays of oscillating water column wave energy converters; Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development
Development of the Tamar River Tidal Test Facility; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017)
Experimental analysis into the effects of air compressibility in OWC model testing; The 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018)
Experimental investigation of WEC array interactions; Australian Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium (AORES)
Experimental Study into the Diffracted Wave Field Downstream of an Array of Wave Energy Converters in Irregular Waves; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017)
Experimental Uncertainty Analysis of an OWC Wave Energy Converter; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) 2017
Hydrodynamic analysis and performance of a single fixed circular OWC device; 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference
Hydrodynamic and energetic properties of a finite array of fixed oscillating watercolumn wave energy converters; Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development
Limitation of the second-order wave theory in low frequencies; Marine Structures
Modelling of a Damped Generic Submerged Spherical Wave Energy Converter in Resonance; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017)
Non-linear CFD modelling of a submerged sphere wave energy converter; 3rd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2016)
Nonlinear 2D analysis of the efficiency of fixed oscillating water column wave energy converters; Renewable Energy
Novel experimental modelling of the hydrodynamic interactions of arrays of wave energy converters; International Journal of Marine Energy
On the efficiency of oscillating water column (OWC) devices in converting ocean wave energy to electricity under weakly nonlinear waves; the ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
OWC WEC integrated within a breakwater versus isolated: Experimental and numerical theoretical study; International Journal of Marine Energy
Performance analysis of an OWC device integrated within a porous breakwater; The 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018)
Performance of ocean wave-energy arrays in Australia; 3rd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2016)
The effect of lip extrusion on performance of a breakwater integrated bent duct OWC WEC; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference
The effect of lip extrusion on performance of a Breakwater Integrated Bent Duct OWC WEC; 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference
Tidal energy in Australia – assessing resource and feasibility to Australia’s future energy mix; The 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018)
Tidal energy: a promising future resource for Tasmania; 3rd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2016)
Uncertainty analysis for a wave energy converter: the Monte Carlo method; The 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018)
Viscous effects on the performance of wave energy converters in shallow water; Australian Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium (AORES)

Research Projects

European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Mitigating Uncertainty in Hydrodynamic Modelling of Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converters; Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMAREST)
New frontiers in renewable energy site exploration; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Australian Wave Energy Prospectivity Atlas Mapping, Assessing and Forecasting Australia s Wave Energy Resources; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Tidal Energy in Australia - Assessing Resource and Feasibility to Australia's Future Energy Mix; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Towards an Australian capability in arrays of ocean wave-power machines; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Research Candidate Supervision