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Frederic Dias

Professor

School Of Mathematical Sciences
Science Centre - North
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7162559
Email: frederic.dias@ucd.ie

Biography

Was awarded a SFI PI Award (2010)
Was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant (2011)

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Poncet, R., Campbell, C., Dias, F., Locat, J. & Mosher, D. ; (2010) 'A study of the tsunami effects of two landslides in the St. Lawrence estuary' In: Poncet, R., Campbell, C., Dias, F., Locat, J. & Mosher, D. ; (eds). Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences. New York: Springer. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Dudley, JM; Sarano, V; Dias, F (2013) 'On Hokusai's Great wave off Kanagawa: localization, linearity and a rogue wave in sub-Antartic waters'. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 67 :159-164. [Details]
Carbone F; Dutykh D; Dudley J; Dias F (2013) 'Extreme wave run-up on a vertical cliff'. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (12):3138-3143. [Details]
Stefanakis, T., Xu, S., Dutykh, D., Dias, F. (2013) 'Run-up amplification of transient long waves'. Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, . [Details]
Renzi, E; Doherty, K; Henry, A; Dias, F (2014) 'How does Oyster work? The simple interpretation of Oyster mathematics'. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 47 :124-131. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) 'Wave farm modelling of oscillating wave surge converters'. Proceedings Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences, 470 (20140118). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) 'Hydro-acoustic precursors of gravity waves generated by surface pressure disturbances localised in space and time'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 754 :250-262. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) 'Motion-resonant modes of large articulated damped oscillators in waves'. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 49 :705-715. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F (2014) 'Ship waves and Kelvin'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 746 :1-4. [Details]
Dudley, J; Dias, F; Erkintalo, M; Genty, G (2014) 'Instabilities, breathers and rogue waves in optics'. Nature Photonics, 8 :755-764. [DOI] [Details]
Renzi, E; Abdolali, A; Bellotti, G; Dias, F (2014) 'Wave-power absorption from a finite array of oscillating wave surge converters'. Renewable Energy, 63 :55-68. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2013) 'Hydrodynamics of the oscillating wave surge converter in the open ocean'. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 41 :1-10. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dutykh, D,Mitsotakis, D,Gardeil, X,Dias, F (2013) 'On the use of the finite fault solution for tsunami generation problems'. Theoretical And Computational Fluid Dynamics, 27 :177-199. [DOI] [Details]
Elbaz, D,Canaud, B,Ballereau, P,Dias, F (2013) 'Shock propagation in regular wetted arrays of fibers'. Shock Waves, 23 :81-89. [DOI] [Details]
Viotti, C; Dutykh, D; Dudley, JM; Dias, F (2013) 'Emergence of coherent wave groups in deep-water random sea'. Physical Review E, 87 . [Details]
Renzi, E,Dias, F (2013) 'Relations for a periodic array of flap-type wave energy converters'. Applied Ocean Research, 39 :31-39. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
O'Brien, L,Dudley, JM,Dias, F (2013) 'Extreme wave events in Ireland: 14 680 BP-2012'. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13 :625-648. [DOI] [Details]
Godin, T; Wetzel, B; Sylvestre, T; Larger, L; Kudlinski, A; Mussot, A; Ben Salem, A; Zghal, M; Genty, G; Dias, F; & Dudley, JM (2013) 'Real time noise and wavelength correlations in octave-spanning supercontinuum generation'. Optics Express, 21 :18452-18460. [Details]
Kim, B; Dias, F; Milewski, P (2012) 'On weakly nonlinear gravity-capillary solitary waves'. Wave Motion, 49 :221-237. [Details]
Wetzel, B,Stefani, A,Larger, L,Lacourt, PA,Merolla, JM,Sylvestre, T,Kudlinski, A,Mussot, A,Genty, G,Dias, F,Dudley, JM (2012) 'Real-time full bandwidth measurement of spectral noise in supercontinuum generation'. Scientific Reports, 2 . [DOI] [Details]
Elbaz, D; Jourdan, G; Houas, L; Jaouen, S; Ballereau, P; Dias, F; Canaud, B (2012) 'Shock velocity increase due to an heterogeneity produced by a two-gas layer'. Physical Review E, 85 . [Details]
Renzi, E,Dias, F (2012) 'Resonant behaviour of an oscillating wave energy converter in a channel'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 701 :482-510. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Sarri, A,Guillas, S,Dias, F (2012) 'Statistical emulation of a tsunami model for sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification'. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12 :2003-2018. [DOI] [Details]
Kibler, B,Fatome, J,Finot, C,Millot, G,Genty, G,Wetzel, B,Akhmediev, N,Dias, F,Dudley, JM (2012) 'Observation of Kuznetsov-Ma soliton dynamics in optical fibre'. Scientific Reports, 2 . [DOI] [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias F (2012) 'Relations for a periodic array of flap-type wave energy converters'. Applied Ocean Research, 39 :31-39. [Details]
Papadimitrakis, I.A. and Dias, F.; (2011) 'Occurrence and breaking of extreme waves in deep water. A stochastic approach revisit'. The Open Ocean Engineering Journal, 4 :15-23. [Details]
Stefanakis, TS,Dias, F,Dutykh, D; (2011) 'Local Run-Up Amplification by ResonantWave Interactions'. Physical Review Letters, 107 . [DOI] [Details]
Chardard, F,Dias, F,Bridges, TJ; (2011) 'Computing the Maslov index of solitary waves, Part 2: Phase space with dimension greater than four'. Physica D, 240 :1334-1344. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F,Vanden-Broeck, JM; (2011) 'Potential-flow studies of steady two-dimensional jets, waterfalls, weirs and sprays'. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 70 :165-174. [DOI] [Details]
Dutykh, D., Poncet, R. and Dias, F.; (2011) 'The VOLNA code for the numerical modeling of tsunami waves: Generation, propagation and inundation'. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 30 :598-615. [Details]
Kuznetsov, E.A. and Dias, F.; (2011) 'Bifurcations of solitons and their stability'. Physics Reports, 507 :43-105. [Details]
Chardard, F,Dias, F,Nguyen, HY,Vanden-Broeck, JM; (2011) 'Stability of some stationary solutions to the forced KdV equation with one or two bumps'. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 70 :175-189. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F., Dutykh, D. and Ghidaglia, J.M.; (2010) 'A two-fluid model for violent aerated flows'. Computers and Fluids, 39 :283-293. [Details]
Dutykh, D. and Dias, F.; (2010) 'Influence of sedimentary layering on tsunami generation'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 199 :1268-1275. [Details]
Christodoulides, P,Dias, F; (2010) 'Impact of a falling jet'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 657 :22-35. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F. & Milewski, P.; (2010) 'On the fully non-linear shallow-water generalized Serre equations'. Physics Letters A, 374 (8):1049-1053. [Details]
Genty, G., de Sterke, C.M., Bang, O., Dias, F., Akhmediev, N. & Dudley, J.M.; (2010) 'Collisions and turbulence in optical rogue wave formation'. Physics Letters A, 374 (7):989-996. [Details]
Dudley, J.M. et al.,; (2010) 'Extreme events in optics: Challenges of the MANUREVA project'. The European Physical Journal - Special Topics, 185 :125-133. [Details]
Kibler B; Fatome J; Finot C; Millot G; Dias F; Genty G; Akhmediev N; Dudley J (2010) 'The Peregrine soliton in nonlinear fibre optics'. Nature Physics, 6 :790-795. [DOI] [Details]
Elbaz, D., Dias, F., Canaud, B. & Ballereau, P. ; (2010) 'Modified shock velocity in heterogeneous wetted foams in the strong shock limit'. Physics of Plasmas, 17 . [Details]
Dudley, J.M., Genty, G., Dias, F., Kibler, B. and Akhmediev, N.; (2009) 'Modulational instability, Akhmediev Breathers and continuous wave supercontinuum generation'. Optics Express, 17 :21497-21508. [Details]
Dutykh, D. and Dias, F.; (2009) 'Tsunami generation by dynamic displacement of sea bed due to dip-slip faulting'. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 80 :837-848. [Details]
Chardard, F., Dias, F. and Bridges, T.J.; (2009) 'Computing the Maslov index of solitary waves. Part 1: Hamiltonian systems on a four-dimensional phase space'. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 238 :1841-1867. [Details]
Chardard, F., Dias, F. and Bridges, T.J.; (2009) 'On the Maslov index of multi-pulse homoclinic orbits'. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - A, 465 :2897-2910. [Details]
Lafargue, C., et al.,; (2009) 'Direct detection of optical rogue wave energy statistics in supercontinuum generation'. Electronics Letters, 45 (4):217-219. [Details]
Binder, B.J., Vanden-Broeck, J.M. and Dias, F.; (2009) 'On satisfying the radiation condition in free-surface flows'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 624 :179-189. [Details]
Dutykh, D. and Dias, F.; (2009) 'Energy of tsunami waves generated by bottom motion'. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - A, 465 :725-744. [Details]
Christodoulides, P. and Dias, F.; (2009) 'Impact of a rising stream on a horizontal plate of finite extent'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 621 :243-258. [Details]
Nguyen, H.Y. and Dias, F.; (2008) 'A Boussinesq system for two-way propagation of interfacial waves'. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 237 :2365-2389. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Tiron,R; Gallagher,S; Dias,F (2013) The future wave climate of Ireland: from averages to extremes IUTAM Symposium on the Dynamics of Extreme Events influenced by Climate Change Available Online [Details]
Dias, F., Dutykh, D., O'Brien, L., Renzi, E., Stefanakis, T. (2013) On the modelling of tsunami generation and tsunami inundation Procedia IUTAM: MS02: Mechanics of natural disasters [Details]
Gallagher S; Tiron R; Dias F (2013) A Detailed Investigation of the Nearshore Wave Climate and the Nearshore Wave Energy Resource on the West Coast of Ireland ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Nantes, France, Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tiron, R; Gallagher, S; Doherty, K; Reynaud, E.G.; Dias, F, Mallon, F; Whittaker, K (2013) An Experimental Study of the Hydrodynamic Effects of Marine Growth on Wave Energy Converters ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tiron, R; Gallagher, S; Dias, F (2013) The Influence of Coastal Morphology on the Wave Climate and Wave Energy Resource of the West Irish Coast 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, EWTEC 2013 Aalborg, Denmark, [Details]
Gallagher,S; Tiron, R; Dias, F (2013) A 34-year Nearshore Wave Hindcast for Ireland (Atlantic and Irish Sea Coasts): Wave Climate and Energy Resource Assessment 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 4th Coastal Hazards Symposium Banff, Canada, Available Online [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) Time-Domain Hydroacoustic Green Function for Surface Pressure Disturbance . In: M. Kashiwagi eds. 29th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies , 30-MAR-14 - 02-APR-14 [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) Oscillating wave surge converters: interactions in a wave farm 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., OMAE14 [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) Interactions between an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter and a Heaving Point Absorber 24th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE14 [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2013) Wave-power extraction by an oscillating wave surge converter in random seas 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE13 [Details]
Renzi E; Dias F (2013) Mathematical model of a flap-type wave energy converter 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2013 [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2013) Wave-power extraction from a finite array of Oscillating Wave Surge Converters 28th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2013) Wave Power Absorption from a Flap-type Wave Energy Converter Near a Straight Coast 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, EWTEC 2013 Aalborg, Denmark, [Details]
Renzi, E; Abdolali, A; Bellotti, G; Dias, F (2012) Mathematical and numerical modelling of a flap-type wave energy converter in a channel 33rd Conference on Hydraulics and Hydraulic Structures, IDRA 2012 [Details]
Dias, F; Renzi, E (2012) Hydrodynamic modelling of the Oscillating Wave Surge Converter 13emes Journees de l'Hydrodynamique [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2012) Resonant scattering by an array of thin plates for wave energy extraction 27th International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB27 , pp.157-160 [Details]
SCHMITT, P; BOURDIER, S; SARKAR, D; RENZI, E; DIAS, F; DOHERTY, K; WHITTAKER, T; VAN¿T HOFF, J (2012) Hydrodynamic loading on a bottom hinged oscillating wave surge converter Proceedings of the 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE12 , pp.550-557 [Details]
O¿BRIEN, L; CHRISTODOULIDES, P; RENZI, E; DUTYKH, D; DIAS, F (2012) The force of a tsunami on a wave energy converter Proceedings of the 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE12 , pp.538-544 [Details]
Renzi, E; O'Brien, L; Dias, F (2012) Hydrodynamic loading on an array of oscillating wave surge converters in random seas Proceedings of the 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE12 , pp.663-668 [Details]
Tiron, R., Pinck, C., Reynaud, E.G. and Dias, F. (2012) Is Biofouling a Critical Issue for Wave Energy Converters? Proceedings of the Twenty-second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference [Details]
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2012) Mathematical modelling of an array of flap-type wave energy converters European Fluid Mechanics Conference EFMC9 [Details]
Braeunig, J.P., Brosset, L., Dias, F. & Ghidaglia, J.M.; (2009) Phenomenological study of liquid impacts through 2D compressible two-fluid numerical simulations 19th ISOPE Conference [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics

Main topics:

  1. water waves
  2. sloshing
  3. tsunamis
  4. rogue waves
  5. wave energy
  6. shock waves
  7. biofouling