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Frederic Dias

Full Professor

School Of Mathematics & Statistics
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)

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2011.
Title: ERC Advanced Grant
Year: 2010.
Title: SFI PI Award
       

Conference Contributions

Renzi, E; Dias, F (2012) Resonant scattering by an array of thin plates for wave energy extraction. [Oral Presentation], 27th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Copenhagen, Denmark , 22-APR-12 - 25-APR-12.
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2012) Mathematical modelling of an array of flap-type wave energy converters. [Oral Presentation], European Fluid Mechanics Conference EFMC9, Rome, Italy , 09-SEP-12 - 13-SEP-12.
Renzi, E; Dias, F; (2012) Dynamics of resonance of a floating body in a channel with application to wave power extraction. [Published Abstract], 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Beijing, China , 19-AUG-12 - 24-AUG-12.
Renzi, E; Dias, F (2013) Wave-power extraction from a finite array of oscillating wave surge converters. [Oral Presentation], 28th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Marseille, France , 07-APR-13 - 10-APR-13.
Salmanidou, D; Georgiopoulou, A; Guillas, S; Dias, F (2015) Numerical investigations of en-mass sliding and landslide induced tsunamis in the Rockall Bank Slide Complex. [Poster Presentation], International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences, Wellington, New Zealand , 01-NOV-15 - 04-NOV-15.
Salmanidou, D; Georgiopoulou, A; Guillas, S; Dias, F (2015) Multiphase slope collaplses in the Rockall Bank Slide Complex and its consequences: A numerical approach. [Poster Presentation], Arthur Holmes Meeting Tsunami Hazards and Risks Using the Geological Record, Burlington House, London, UK , 25-SEP-15 - 25-SEP-15.
               

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

Rafiee, A; Dutykh, D; Dias, F (2015) 'Numerical simulation of wave impact on a rigid wall using a two-phase compressible SPH method'. Procedia IUTAM, 18 :123-137. [DOI] [Details]
Herterich, JG; Dias, F (2017) 'Wave breaking and runup of long waves approaching a cliff over a variable bathymetry'. Procedia IUTAM, 25 :18-27. [DOI] [Details]
Herterich, J; Cox, R; Dias, F (2018) 'How does wave impact generate large boulders? Modelling hydraulic fracture of cliffs and shore platforms'. Marine Geology, . [DOI] [Details]
Barthelemy, X; Banner, ML; Peirson, WL; Fedele, F; Allis, M; Dias, F (2018) 'On a unified breaking onset threshold for gravity waves in deep and intermediate depth water'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, . [Details]
Gopinathan, D; Venugopal, M; Roy, D; Rajendran, K; Guillas, S; Dias, F (2017) 'Uncertainties in the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman source through nonlinear stochastic inversion of tsunami waves'. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 473 :20170353. [DOI] [Details]
Ardhuin, F; ...; Dias, F; ...; Xie, J (2018) 'Measuring currents, ice drift, and waves from space: the Sea Surface KInematics Multiscale monitoring (SKIM) concept'. Ocean Science, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Brien, L; Renzi, E; Dudley, JM; Clancy, C; Dias, F (2018) 'Catalogue of extreme wave events in Ireland: revised and updated for 14680 BP - 2017'. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, . [DOI] [Details]
Gallagher, S; Gleeson, E; Tiron, R; McGrath, R; Dias, F (2016) 'Twenty-first century wave climate projections for Ireland and surface winds in the North Atlantic Ocean'. Advances in Science and Research, 13 :75-80. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Gleeson, E; Gallagher, S; Clancy, C; Dias, F (2017) 'NAO and extreme ocean states in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean'. Advances in Science and Research, 14 :23-33. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Narhi, M; Wetzel, B; Billet, C; Toenger, S; Sylvestre, T; Merolla, JM; Morandotti, R; Dias, F; Genty, G; Dudley, JM (2016) 'Real-time measurements of spontaneous breathers and rogue wave events in optical fibre modulation instability'. Nature Communications, 7 :13675. [DOI] [Details]
Clancy, C; O'Sullivan, J; Sweeney, C; Dias, F; Parnell, AC (2016) 'Spatial Bayesian hierarchical modelling of extreme sea states'. Ocean Modelling, 107 :1-13. [DOI] [Details]
Ponce de Leon, S; Bettencourt, JH; Dias, F (2017) 'Comparison of hindcasted extreme waves with Doppler radar measurements in the North Sea'. Ocean Dynamics, 67 (1):103-115. [DOI] [Details]
Ren, ZY; Zhao, X; Wang, BL; Dias, F; Liu, H (2017) 'Characteristics of wave amplitude and currents in South China Sea induced by a virtual extreme tsunami'. Journal of Hydrodynamics, 29 (3):377-392. [DOI] [Details]
Pellet, L; Christodoulides, P; Bean, C; Donne, S; Dias, F (2017) 'On the interaction of waves with nearly equal frequencies but nearly opposite directions'. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 7 (3):138-144. [DOI] [Details]
Brennan, J; Clancy, C; Harrington, J; Cox, R; Dias, F (2017) 'Analysis of the pressure at a vertical barrier due to extreme wave run-up over variable bathymetry'. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 7 (5):269-275. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F; Renzi, E; Gallagher, S; Sarkar, D; Wei, Y; Abadie, T; Cummins, C; Rafiee, A (2017) 'Analytical and computational modelling for wave energy systems: the example of oscillating wave surge converters'. Acta Mechanica Sinica/Lixue Xuebao, 33 (4):647-662. [DOI] [Details]
Wei, Y; Abadie, T; Dias, F (2017) 'A cost-effective method for modelling wave-OWSC interaction'. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 27 :366-373. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F; Ghidaglia, JM (2018) 'Slamming: Recent progress in the evaluation of impact pressures'. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, 50 :243-273. [DOI] [Details]
Dias, F; Dutykh, D; O'Brien, L; Renzi, E; Stefanakis, T (2014) 'Procedia IUTAM: MS02: Mechanics of natural disasters'. Procedia IUTAM, 10 (2014):338-355. [DOI] [Details]
Salmanidou, DM; Guillas, S; Georgiopoulou, A; Dias, F (2017) 'Statistical emulation of landslide tsunami hazard in the NE Atlantic Ocean'. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 473 (2200):20170026. [DOI] [Details]
Nguyen, DM; Godin, T; Toenger, S; Combes, Y; Wetzel, B; Sylvestre, T; Merolla, JM; Larger, L; Genty, G; Dias, F; Dudley JM (2013) 'Incoherent resonant seeding of modulation instability in optical fiber'. Optics Letters, 38 (24):5338-5341. [DOI] [Details]
Xu, S; Dias, F (2015) 'A fresh look on old analytical solutions for water waves on a constant slope'. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, 64 (3S):422-429. [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Contal, E; Vayatis, N; Dias, F (2016) 'Prediction and optimization of wave energy converter arrays using a machine learning approach'. Renewable Energy, 97 :504-517. [DOI] [Details]
Fedele, F; Brennan, J; Ponce de Leon, S; Dudley, J; Dias, F (2016) 'Real world ocean rogue waves explained without the modulational instability'. Scientific Reports, 6 . [DOI] [Details]
Gallagher, S; Gleeson, E; Tiron, R; McGrath, R; Dias, F (2016) 'Wave climate projections for Ireland for the end of the 21st century including analysis of EC-Earth winds over the North Atlantic Ocean'. International Journal of Climatology, 36 :4592-4607. [DOI] [Details]
Cummins, C; Dias, F (2017) 'A new model of viscous dissipation for the oscillating wave surge converter'. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 103 :195-216. [DOI] [Details]
Wei, Y; Abadie, T; Henry, A; Dias, F (2016) 'Wave interaction with an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter, Part II: Slamming'. Ocean Engineering, 113 :319-334. [DOI] [Details]
O'Brien, L; Christodoulides, P; Renzi, E; Stefanakis, T; Dias, F (2015) 'Will Oscillating Wave Surge Converters survive tsunamis?'. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 5 (4):160-166. [DOI] [Details]
Stefanakis T; Contal E; Vayatis N; Dias F; Synolakis C (2014) 'Can small islands protect nearby coasts from tsunamis ? An active experimental design'. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 470 :20140575. [DOI] [Details]
Stefanakis T; Dias F; Synolakis C (2015) 'Tsunami generation above a sill'. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172 :985-1002. [DOI] [Details]
Viotti C; Dias F (2014) 'Extreme waves induced by strong depth transitions : Fully nonlinear results'. Physics of Fluids, 26 :051705. [DOI] [Details]
Viotti C; Carbone F; Dias F (2014) 'Conditions for extreme wave run-up on a vertical barrier by nonlinear dispersion'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 748 :768-788. [DOI] [Details]
Gallagher S; Tiron R; Dias F (2014) 'A long-term nearshore wave hindcast for Ireland : Atlantic and Irish Sea coasts (1979 -2012)'. Ocean Dynamics, 64 :1163-1180. [DOI] [Details]
Banner M; Barthelemy X; Fedele F; Allis M; Benetazzo A; Dias F; Peirson W (2014) 'Linking reduced breaking crest speeds to unsteady nonlinear water wave group behavior'. Physical Review Letters, 112 :114502. [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2014) 'Interactions Between an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter and a Heaving Wave Energy Converter'. Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, 1 :135-142. [Details]
Henry, A; Rafiee, A; Schmitt, P; Dias, F; Whittakerm T (2014) 'The characteristics of wave impacts on an oscillating wave surge converter'. Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, 1 :101-110. [Details]
Stefanakis, TS; Xu, S; Dutykh, D; Dias, F (2015) 'Run-up amplification of transient long waves'. Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, 73 (1):177-199. [DOI] [Details]
Wei, Y; Rafiee, A; Henry, A; Dias, F (2015) 'Wave interaction with an oscillating wave surge converter, Part I : Viscous effects'. Ocean Engineering, 104 :185-203. [DOI] [Details]
Gallagher, S; Tiron, R; Whelan, E; Gleeson, E; Dias, F; McGrath, R (2016) 'The nearshore wind and wave energy potential of Ireland : a high resolution assessment of availability and accessibility'. Renewable Energy, 88 :494-516. [DOI] [Details]
Toenger, S; Godin, T; Billet, C; Dias, F; Erkintalo, M; Genty, G; Dudley, JM (2015) 'Emergent rogue wave structures and statistics in spontaneous modulation instability'. Scientific Reports, 5 :10380. [DOI] [Details]
d'Alesio, S; Dias, F; Faure, S; Ghidaglia, JM; Labourdette, C; Pougeard-Dulimbert T; Sollier A (2015) 'Violent flows in aqueous foam II : Simulation platform and results'. European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids, 54 :105-124. [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Dias, F (2015) 'Performance enhancement of the Oscillating Wave Surge Converter by a breakwater'. Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, 2 :73-80. [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Renzi, E; Dias, F (2015) 'Effect of a straight coast on the hydrodynamics and performance of the Oscillating Wave Surge Converter'. Ocean Engineering, 105 :25-32. [DOI] [Details]
Michele, S; Sammarco P; d'Errico M; Abdolali A; Bellotti G; Renzi E; Dias F (2015) 'Flap gate farm : From Venice lagoon defense to resonating wave energy production. Part 2 : Synchronous response to incident waves in open sea'. Applied Ocean Research, 52 :43-61. [DOI] [Details]
Mathis, A; Froehly, L; Toenger, S; Dias, F; Genty, G; Dudley, JM (2015) 'Caustics and rogue waves in an optical sea'. Scientific Reports, 5 :12822. [DOI] [Details]
Sarkar, D; Doherty, K; Dias, F (2016) 'The modular concept of the Oscillating Wave Surge Converter'. Renewable Energy, 85 :484-497. [DOI] [Details]
Behrens, J; Dias, F (2015) 'New computational methods in tsunami science'. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 373 :20140382. [DOI] [Details]
Tiron, R. and Mallon, F. and Dias, F. and Reynaud, E.G. (2015) 'The challenging life of wave energy devices at sea: A few points to consider'. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 43 :1263-1272. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
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 of London, 67 :159-164. [DOI] [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]
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. [DOI] [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 :063001. [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 Science, 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 :066307. [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 Science, 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. [DOI] [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 :012702. [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

Salmanidou, D; Georgiopoulou, A; Guillas, S; Dias, F (2015) Numerical modelling of mass failure processes and tsunamigenesis on the Rockall Trough 12th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, , 21-JUN-15 - 26-JUN-15 [Details]
Clancy C; Belissen V; Tiron R; Gallagher S; Dias F (2015) Spatial Variability of Extreme Sea States on the Irish West Coast ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering St. John's, NL, Canada, [Details]
Dias, F; Brennan, J; Ponce de León, S; Clancy, C; Dudley, J (2015) Local Analysis of Wave Fields Produced from Hindcasted Rogue Wave Sea States ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering St. John's, NL, Canada, [Details]
Ponce de Leon, S.; Bettencourt, J. H.; Brennan, J.; Dias, F. (2015) Evolution of the extreme wave region in the North Atlantic suing a 23 year hindcast 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE 2015 [Details]
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 [DOI] [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]
                                                   

Reviews

Tiron R., Mallon F. Dias F., and Reynaud E.G. (2015) The challenging life of wave energy devices at sea: A few points to consider. Reviews [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

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Numerical models for compressible and incompressible flows and applications
Start Date / End Date : 02-JAN-10 / 31-DEC-10
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Wave energy systems
Start Date / End Date : 01-FEB-11 / 31-AUG-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Stategic and Major Initiatives Award - Tsunami Research
Start Date / End Date : 31-AUG-11 / 30-AUG-13
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : ERC SFI MULTIWAVE
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-12 / 31-DEC-16
Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : MULTIWAVE
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-12 / 30-SEP-16
Sponsor : Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)
Title : Nearshore Wave and Wind Climate on the West Coast of Ireland: Spatial and Seasonal Variability with Applications to the Renewable Energy Sector
Start Date / End Date : 12-AUG-13 / 01-NOV-13
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) The SFI Centre for Marine Renewable Energy Research
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-13 / 31-MAY-19
Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : Calibration of extreme wave measurement on the ocean surface (WAVEMEASUREMENT)
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-14 / 29-FEB-16
Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : Assessment, strategy and risk reduction for tsunamis in Europe ASTARTE
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-13 / 30-APR-17
Sponsor : BUREAU VERITAS, MARINE & OFFSHORE DIVISION
Title : Marei Industry Contribution: Performance of tidal current turbines
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-14 / 31-OCT-18
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Understanding Extreme Nearshore Wave Events through Studies of Coastal Boulder Transport
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-15 / 01-NOV-18
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Performance of tidal current turbines SFI
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-14 / 31-OCT-18
 

Current Postgraduate Students

Aleksandar Jakovljevic, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Jelena Janjic, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

 

Enhancement of Teaching

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Developing as a Teacher

Innovation & Leadership

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Chris Bean (School of Geophysics)
Peter Lynch
Ted Cox
Emmanuel Reynaud (School of Biology)

External Collaborators

Jean-Michel Ghidaglia (Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan) France
Aurelien Babarit (Ecole Centrale de Nantes) France
Mike Banner (University of New South Wales) Australia
Serge Guillas (University College London) UK
John Dudley (Universite de Franche-Comte) France
Ken Doherty (Aquamarine Power Ltd) UK
Laurent Brosset (GTT) France
Denys Dutykh (Universite de Savoie) France