Staff

Permanent Staff

 

prof. Peter Troch

 

Coastal and river engineering
Director of laboratory

 

prof. Andreas Kortenhaus

 

Offshore and coastal engineering

 

em. prof. Julien De Rouck

Post-doctoral Fellows

 

dr. Vicky Stratigaki
FWO senior post-doctoral researcher

 

Physical and numerical modelling in coastal and offshore engineering
Renewable Ocean Energy


dr. Maximilian Streicher
Post-doctoral assistant

Coastal and offshore engineering research


dr. Gael Verao Fernandez
Post-doctoral researcher


Numerical modelling in coastal and offshore engineering
Renewable Ocean Energy


dr. Efrain Carpintero Moreno
Post-doctoral researcher

Blue accelerator project


dr. Vincent Gruwez
Post-doctoral assistant

Modelling of wave interaction with coastal defense structures

dr. Panagiotis Vasarmidis
Post-doctoral researcher


Time-resolving modelling of wave propagation


dr. Sieglien De Roo
Post-doctoral researcher

Design of coastal engineering structures (on detachment in FHR)


PhD Students

 

ir. Nicolas Quartier

 

Numerical modelling of wave energy converters

 

ir. Timothy Vervaet

 

Experimental study and numerical modelling of combined near-field interactions and far-field effects of wave energy converter farms

 

ir. Maria Gkougkoudi-Papaioannou

 

Coupled geotechnical-hydrodynamic modelling of a monopile foundation in an offshore wind farm under cyclic behavior

 

ir. Carlos Arboleda Chavez

 

Numerical modelling of stability under waves and currents of scour protection for offshore monopoles


ir. Joe El Rahi

 

Coastal defense systems based on the ‘Building with nature’ Principles: interdisciplinary project on coastal and ecology engineering and marine biology

ir. Paulino Meneses Gonzalez

Time-domain wave propagation modelling for assessing the impact of WEC farms on the wave field and the local morphodynamics and sediment transport

ir. Rafail Ioannou

 

Numerical hydroelastic analysis of moored flexible offshore floating structures

ir. Laurens Cromheeke

 

Integrated Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics platform for modelling
marine renewable energy technologies and moored floating
structures validated using experimental modelling.

ir. Nicolas Lemaire


Infragravity waves

 

Scientific Staff

 

 

 

 

ir. Peter Devriese

 


Wave-current interaction


Frans van Eeden

 


Rohit Kulkarni

 

 

Jeffrey Verbeurgt

 

 

Voluntary Staff

 


dr. Corrado Altomare

 
Design of coastal engineering structures

 

dr. Fatemeh Hajivalie


Design of coastal engineering structures

 

Technical Staff

 

Yvan Blom

 

David Derynck

 

Herman Van der Elst

 

Tom Versluys

William Vanblaere

 

Secretary

 

Lien De Backer

 

Ellen Vynkce