Calendar of REMS Student Conference Papers

Date Student Title Presenting at
Materials and Structural Integrity
September 2019 Taylor, J., Mehmanparast, A., Kulka, R., Moore, P. Correlation between steel initiation toughness and arrest toughness determined from small-scale mechanical testing Procedia Structural Integrity, 17, pp.472-478.
September 2019 Ermakova, A., Mehmanparast, A., Ganguly, S. A review of present status and challenges of using additive manufacturing technology for offshore wind applications Procedia Structural Integrity, 17, pp.29-36.
August 2019 S. Lochan, A. Mehmanparast, J. Wintle A review of fatigue performance of bolted connections in offshore wind turbines Procedia Structural Integrity, 17, pp.276-283
June 2019 Taylor, J., Moore, P., Mehmanparast, A., Kulka, R. Correlation between Steel Microstructural Characteristics and the Initiation and Arrest Toughness Determined from Small-scale Mechanical Testing In International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (Vol. 58790, p. V004T03A031). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
December 2018 Anandavijayan, S., Mehmanparast, A. and Brennan, F. A numerical analysis of the effects of manufacturing processes on material pre-strain in offshore wind monopiles Procedia Structural Integrity, 13, pp.953-958.
December 2018 Jacob, A., Mehmanparast, A., Kelleher, J. and Burca, G. Neutron diffraction and neutron imaging residual strain measurements on offshore wind monopile weldments Procedia Structural Integrity, 13, pp.517-522.
December 2018 Mehmanparast, A., Albani, P. and Igwemezie, V. Crack growth monitoring in corrosion-fatigue tests using back face strain measurement technique Procedia Structural Integrity, 13, pp.261-266.
June 2018 Jacob, A., de Oliveira, J.
A., Mehmanparast, A., Hosseinzadeh, F. and Berto, F.
Should Residual Stresses Be Taken Into Account in Structural Integrity Assessment of Offshore Monopiles? In ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
Offshore Wind Technologies Development and Optimization
September 2020 Simpson, C., Collu, M. Influence of the Mission Profile on The Lifetime Modelling of the Wind Turbine Power Converter – A Review In 2020 9th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA)
September 2020 D Cevasco, J Tautz-Weinert, A J Kolios and U Smolka Applicability of machine learning approaches for structural damage detection of offshore wind jacket structures based on low resolution data Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1618, Control and Monitoring
January 2020 D Cevasco, J Tautz-Weinert, U Smolka and A Kolios Feasibility of machine learning algorithms for classifying damaged offshore jacket structures using SCADA data Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1669, EERA DeepWind'2020 15 – 17 January 2020, Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim, Norway.
June 2019 Leimeister, M Larger MW-Class Floater Designs Without Upscaling? - A Direct Optimization Approach In ASME 2019 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection.
May 2019 Ioannou, A. and Falcone, G., 2019 A Critical Review of Energy Modelling Approaches for Sustainable Scenarios Analysis All-Energy Exhibition and Conference, Glasgow, UK, 15-16 May 2019.
February 2019 Leimeister, M Python-Modelica Framework for Automated Simulation and Optimization In Proceedings of the 13th International Modelica Conference, Regensburg, Germany, March 4–6, 2019 (No. 157). Linköping University Electronic Press.
November 2018 M Leimeister, A Kolios, M Collu Critical review of floating support structures for offshore wind farm deployment In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1104, No. 1, p. 012007). IOP Publishing.
October 2018 M Leimeister, T Balaam, P Causon, D Cevasco, M Richmond, A Kolios, F Brennan Human-free offshore lifting solutions Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1102, No. 1, p. 012030). IOP Publishing.
September 2018 Cevasco, D., Collu, M. and Lin, Z. O&M cost-based FMECA: identification and ranking of the most critical components for 2-4 MW geared offshore wind turbines In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1102, No. 1, p. 012039). IOP Publishing.
September 2018 Ioannou, A., Angus, A. and Brennan, F., 2019 Effect of Electricity Market Price Uncertainty Modelling on the Profitability Assessment of Offshore Wind Through an Integrated Lifecycle Techno-Economic Model. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series Volume 1102, WindEurope Conference 2018 within the Global Wind Summit September 2018, Hamburg, Germany.
July 2018 M N Scheu, D Kaufer, M A Schwarzkopf, A Kolios Workability on offshore wind turbines – a comparative study of fixed-bottom and floating applications Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISBN 978-1-880653-87-6, 2018
June 2018 Richmond, M., Kolios, A., Pillai, V.S., Nishino, T. and Wang, L. Development of a stochastic computational fluid dynamics approach for offshore wind farms In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1037, No. 7, p. 072034). IOP Publishing.
June 2018 Ma, L. and Nishino, T. Preliminary estimate of the impact of support structures on the aerodynamic performance of very large wind farms In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1037, No. 7, p. 072036). IOP Publishing.
June 2018 M A Schwarzkopf, M N Scheu, A Okyay, A Kolios Whole body vibration on offshore structures: An evaluation of existing guidelines for assessing low frequency motions Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISBN 978-1-880653-87-6, 2018
June 2017 Cevasco, D., Collu, M., Hall, M. and Rizzo, C.M. On the comparison of the dynamic response of an offshore floating VAWT system when adopting two different mooring system model of dynamics: Quasi-static VS lumped mass approach In ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection.
June 2017 Vaienti, C., Ioannou, A. and Brennan, F. Cash flow at risk of offshore wind plants In 2017 6th International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP) (pp. 84-93). IEEE.
June 2017 Ioannou, A., Vaienti, C., Angus, A. and Brennan, F. A cluster analysis of investment strategies in the offshore wind energy market In 2017 6th International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP) (pp. 362-369). IEEE.
April 2017 M. Martinez-Luengo, P. Causon, A. B. Gill & A. J. Kolios The Effect of Marine Growth dynamics in Offshore Wind Turbine Support Structures Proceedings of the 6th International Conference On Marine Structures. April. pp 889-897
February 2017 Ioannou, A., Wang, L. and Brennan, F. Design implications towards inspection reduction of large scale structures Procedia CIRP, 60, pp.434-439.
February 2017 A Ioannou, A Angus, F Brennan Stochastic Prediction of Offshore Wind Farm LCOE through an Integrated Cost Model Energy Procedia 107C (2017) pp. 383-389
Geotechnical Engineering
August 2020 Wu, K.W., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T. Investigation of rate effects for monopile foundations: laboratory-scale model tests 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Buckley, R.M., Byrne, B.W., Martin, S.C., McAdam, R.A., Sheil, B.B., Aghakouchak, A. and Lindeboom, R.C.J. Large diameter pile testing for offshore wind applications with a focus on cyclic lateral loading and rate effects 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Houlsby, G.T., Byrne, B.W., Burd, H.J. and Balaam, T.D. Methods of numerical analysis of monopiles under pseudo-random lateral loading 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Balaam, T.D., Byrne, B.W., Houlsby, G.T., Petter Jostad, H. and Page, A.M. Predictions of multi-amplitude simple shear tests using hyperplasticity models 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Jones, L., White, J. and Le, T. On the Triaxial Testing of Sand for Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation Design 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Richards, I.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Byrne, B.W. Modelling the response of monopiles to complex cyclic lateral loading in sand 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Mayall, R.O., Burd, H.J., Byrne, B.W., McAdam, R.A., Whitehouse, R.J.S., Slater, P.L. and Heald, S.G. Scour protection effect on laterally loaded monopiles 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Martin, C.M., Burd, H.J., McAdam, R.A., Houlston, P.J. and von Celsing, I. Ultimate Capacity of Short Piles in Clay under Lateral Loading 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Rattley, M., Whyte, S., Hilton, J., Burbury, D., Burd, H.J., Martin, C.M. and Ingarfield, S. Implementation of Advanced Monopile Design Approaches at the Seastar Offshore Wind Farm 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Whyte, S., Rattley, M., Ramos Da Silva, M., Martin, C.M., Burd, H.J. and Erbrich, C. Numerical Analysis of Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations in Dense Sand Considering Partial Drainage 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
August 2020 Joseph, T.M. and Houlsby, G.T. Examination of Open-Ended Pile Capacity Methods in Estimating Axial Response 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG 2020), Austin, Texas
2019 Richards, I., Houlsby, G. and Byrne, B. Exploring the Response of a Monopile to Storm Loading Coastal Structures 2019, pp.952-962.
November 2018 Mayall, R.O., Byrne, B.W., Burd, H.J., McAdam, R.A., Cassie, P. and Whitehouse, R.J.S Modelling of foundation response to scour and scour protection for offshore wind turbine structures 9th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE), Taiwan
September 2018 Joseph, T.M., Houlsby, G.T., Burd, H.J. and Taylor, P. Finite element analysis of soil plug behaviour Within open-ended piles The Society for Underwater Technology 8th International Conference on Offshore Site Investigation Geotechnics (SUT OSIG), London
July 2018 Richards, I.A., Byrne, B.W. and Houlsby, G.T Physical modelling of monopile foundations under variable cyclic lateral loading in sand 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), London
July 2018 Mayall, R.O., McAdam, R.A., Byrne, B.W., Burd, H.J., Sheil, B.B., Cassie, P. and Whitehouse, R.J.S Experimental modelling of the effects of scour and scour protection on offshore wind turbine monopile foundations 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), London
June 2018 Joseph, T.M., Burd, H.J., Houlsby, G.T. and Taylor, P One-dimensional finite element analysis of the soil plug in open-ended piles under axial load Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering IX, Volume 2 (pp. 1493-1501). CRC Press. Porto

Calendar of REMS Student Conference Presentations

Date Student Title Presenting at
Materials and Structural Integrity
November 2019 Ahmad Al Mansour Optimal Welding Processes for Life Cycle Performance of Marine Structures ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Sabina Aghasibayli Corrosion Damage Effects on the Structural Integrity Assessment of Offshore Structures ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Waseem Khodabux Improvement of Structural Health Monitoring Performance for Offshore Wind Turbine Support Structures Subjected to Fatigue and Pitting Corrosion ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
September 2019 Sabina Aghasibayli Corrosion Damage Effects on the Structural Integrity Assessment of Offshore Structures Eurocorr 2019, Seville, Spain, 9-13 September 2019
June 2019 Jessica Taylor Correlation between Steel Microstructural Characteristics and the Initiation and Arrest Toughness Determined from Small-scale Mechanical Testing ASME OMAE 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering, 9-14 Jun, Glasgow, UK
May 2019 Sabina Aghasibayli Corrosion Damage Effects on the Structural Integrity Assessment of Offshore Structures All Energy, Glasgow, 15-16 May 2019
June 2017 Jessica Taylor Review of Crack Arrest Theory, Techniques and Applications 14th International Conference on Fracture Rhodes, Greece
Offshore Wind Technologies Development and Optimization
July 2020 Mark Richmond Impact of Accelerometer Placement on Modal Extraction of Offshore Wind Structures Proceedings of the ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2020 June 28-July 3, 2020, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
February 2020 Mark Richmond Feasibility for Damage Identification in Offshore Wind Jacket Structures through monitoring of global structural dynamics IMAC-XXXVIII, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Hyatt Regency Houston, TX, USA
November 2019 Cameron Simpson The development of a coupled model of dynamics of a FOWT for the analysis of the failure modes ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Mohammad Rezvanipour Advanced numerical methods for optimisation of next generation wind turbine support structure ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Kingsley Sunday Optimising and closing the design loop of offshore wind farm and assets useful life using measured (monitoring) data ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Innes Black Machine learning techniques applied to future wind turbines ETP 8th Annual Conference 2019, 14 November, Dundee, UK
November 2019 Matti Scheu Substructure Monitoring or Inspection?
ROMEO Project: methodology and case studies
Offshore Wind Europe Conference 2017, London
June 2019 Mareike Leimeister MDAO of Wind Turbine Systems for Various Applications, Using Python and Modelica The Wind Energy Science Conference 2019, June 17-20, 2019, Cork, Ireland
June 2019 Mareike Leimeister Larger MW-Class Floater Designs Without Upscaling? -
A Direct Optimization Approach
38th International Conference on Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE 2019, June 9-14, 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom
March 2019 Mareike Leimeister Python-Modelica Framework for Automated Simulation and Optimization 13th International Modelica Conference, March 4-6, 2019, Regensburg, Germany
November 2018 Lorena Tremps Substructure Monitoring or Inspection?
ROMEO Project: methodology and case studies
Offshore Wind Europe Conference 2017, London
October 2018 Matti Scheu Instrumentation, Monitoring and Operations and Maintenance The China Wind Power Conference 2018, Beijing, China
September 2018 Mareike Leimeister Human-free offshore lifting solutions The WindEurope Summit 2018, September 25-28, 2018, Hamburg, Germany
June 2018 Matti Scheu Workability on offshore wind turbines – a comparative study of fixed-bottom and floating application 28th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference 2018, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
October 2017 Debora Cevasco On mooring line tension and fatigue prediction for offshore vertical axis wind turbines: a comparison of lumped-mass and quasi-static approaches 9th European Seminar on Offshore Wind and other marine renewable Energies in Mediterranean and European Seas, Bari, Italy
September 2017 Debora Cevasco Development of multi-disciplinary prognostic and diagnostic model of dynamics for the O&M of an offshore bottom-fixed wind farm 13th EAWE PhD Seminar, Cranfield
September 2017 Mareike Leimeister Global limit states for the design of floating wind turbine support structures 13th EAWE PhD Seminar, Cranfield
September 2017 Vera Mytilinou Multi-Objective Optimisation of Offshore Wind Farm Location Selection 13th EAWE PhD Seminar, Cranfield
June 2017 Debora Cevasco On the comparison of the dynamic response of an offshore floating VAWT system when adopting two different mooring system model of dynamics: quasi-static vs lumped mass approach 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering, Trondheim, Norway
June 2016 Matti Scheu Challenges of Implementing Risk Assessments in Offshore Wind Asset Management The 26th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference 2016, Rhodes
Geotechnical Engineering
October 2019 Iona Richards Storm loading applied to model monopile foundations in sand Coastal Structures Conference 2019, Hannover, Germany (Oct)
October 2019 Scott Whyte Advanced structural and geotechnical analyses for offshore monopile design: importance of the constitutive model Foundation Ex, Bristol, UK
October 2019 Scott Whyte Case Study: Cost Savings via Advanced Geotechnical Deisgn, Seastar Offshore Wind Farm, Belgium SUT-US Webinar Presentation
July 2019 Scott Whyte How the implementation of advanced structural analyses integrated with PISA-type geotechnical analyses can realise significant project benefits Offshore Foundations, 9th international Conference, Bremen, Germany
July 2019 Kuen-Wei Wu Investigation of loading rate effects for monopile foundations using small-scale model pile tests 15th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineer Symposium, University of Surrey, UK
October 2018 Scott Whyte Characterisation of soils for offshore renewables foundation design: risks and opportunities The Young-Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics 2018 Competition, London
October 2018 Toby Balaam Cyclic Element Testing for Offshore Wind Turbines Young Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics 2018 Competition, London
March 2018 Scott Whyte Foundation Design Optimisation for Ever Larger Offshore Wind Turbines: a Geotechnical Perspective The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI), Nootdorp, Netherlands
September 2017 Scott Whyte A Practical Constitutive Model for Offshore Foundation Problems Involving Dense Sands in Partially Drained to Undrained Conditions 8th Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics International Conference, Society for Underwater Technology (SUT),
London, UK
September 2017 Iona Richards Physical modelling of monopile foundations under more realistic cyclic lateral loading 13th EAWE PhD Seminar, Cranfield
September 2016 Trevon Joseph Floating Wind: Contributions from the geotechnical engineer Wind Europe 2016, Hamburg, Germany
November 2015 Trevon Joseph Cost Reduction of Offshore Wind Farms by an Integrated Approach of Ground Modelling and Geotechnics Oceanology International, Shanghai, China
September 2014 Trevon Joseph EON Rampion Wind Farm: Project Development and Engineering Institution of Civil Engineers, Gatwick, UK

Calendar of REMS Academic Conference Presentations

Date Academic Title Presenting at
Sept 2017 Professor Byron Byrne PISA: New design methods for offshore wind turbine monopiles SUT OSIG 8th International Conference London
July 2017 Professor Byron Byrne PISA: New Design Methods for Offshore Wind Turbine Monopiles 2nd International Symposium on Coastal and Offshore Geotechnics at Zhejiang University, China
July 2017 Dr Ali Mehmanparast Characterisation of Fatigue Crack Growth Behaviour in Offshore Wind Turbine Welded Structures Fatigue 2017, Cambridge, UK
July 2017 Dr Ali Mehmanparast Calculation of Stress Concentration Factors in Offshore Welded Structures using 3D Laser Scanning Technology and Finite Element Analysis Fatigue 2017, Cambridge, UK
June 2017 Dr Ali Mehmanparast An Experimental Study of Fatigue Crack Growth Behaviour in Offshore Monopile Welded Structures 14th International Conference on Fracture (ICF 14), Rhodes, Greece
June 2017 Dr Athanasios Kolios Reliability-based design and operational management of next generation wind turbines ASME Turbo, Charlotte (NC), USA
June 2017 Dr Athanasios Kolios Advanced reliability assessment of offshore wind turbine monopiles by combining reliability analysis method and SHM/CM technology ISOPE 2017 International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, San Francisco
June 2017 Professor Byron Byrne Panel Discussion on Research and Innovation DONG Energy Special Event at Offshore Wind Energy 2017
June 2017 Professor Byron Byrne PISA: New design methods for offshore wind turbine monopiles Offshore Wind Energy, London
June 2017 Professor Byron Byrne Renewable energy research British Geotechnical Association’s Annual Conference at the Institution of Civil Engineers, London
May 2017 Professor Byron Byrne Science or Art on “Next generation foundations for fixed structure offshore wind turbines" Workshop on Support Structure Optimisation, Germany
May 2017 Professor Byron Byrne PISA: New design method for offshore wind turbine monopiles Offshore Engineering Society with Professor Lidija Zdravkovic at the Institution of Civil Engineers, London
Nov 2016 Professor Byron Byrne PISA – Improved design of monopiles Supergen General Assembly at Cranfield University
October 2016 Dr Athanasios Kolios Knowledge uncertainty reduction in Risk assessment of offshore energy structures RENEW2016, 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal
July 2016 Professor Byron Byrne "Monopile design: Update on research output from the PISA project" IQPC 6th International Conference on Offshore Foundations, Bremen, Germany
June 2016 Dr Athanasios Kolios State of the art and recent challenges in offshore and marine renewables National Ocean Technology Centre, Tianjin, China
May 2016 Dr Ali Mehmanparast The importance of residual stresses on the structural integrity assessment of offshore wind monopile structures Metal Structures Centre, Ghent, Belgium
May 2016 Professor Feargal Brennan Research Challenges in Operational Management of Offshore Wind Energy Assets ALL Energy, Glasgow
March 2016 Professor Byron Byrne "PISA monopile design methodology: Field testing and recommendations" Pre Rankine Lecture Seminar Series, Imperial College London
February 2016 Professor Byron Byrne "New design methodologies for monopile foundations and Helical piles for offshore wind turbines" IQPC 2nd International Conference on Offshore Wind Substructures, London
February 2016 Professor Feargal Brennan UK Higher Education Resources & Expertise in Inspection & Monitoring Subsea Expo Conference, AECC Aberdeen
November 2015 Professor Feargal Brennan Offshore Wind: Standards Certification and Litigation EWEA, Paris
September 2015 Professor Feargal Brennan "Structural Monitoring of Offshore Wind Foundation Systems" SIMoNET Seminar University College London
September 2015 Professor Byron Byrne Chairman of discussion on" Near short and offshore development, and the marine environment" XVI ECSMGE, Edinburgh
June 2015 Professor Byron Byrne Chairman of discussion on "Suction Anchors and Caissons" 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Oslos, Norway
June 2015 Professor Byron Byrne "Integrity and Corrosion for Offshore Wind Structures Forum” on “Monopile design: An overview of the PISA project." Windpower Monthly, London
February 2015 Professor Byron Byrne “Offshore Wind Substructures” on “PISA: Improving design methodologies for monopile foundations.” IQPC Conference, Edinburgh
June 2014 Professor Byron Byrne “PISA: Improved design methods for laterally loaded for offshore wind turbines.” British Geotechnical Association, London
March 2014 Professor Byron Byrne “Foundation design: From research to application in deeper waters, further offshore.” Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference, London
January 2014 Professor Byron Byrne “Foundation design for offshore wind turbines”, Australian Geomechanics Society WA, Perth, Australia
January 2014 Professor Byron Bryne “Laboratory scale modelling for offshore geotechnical problems.” International Conference n Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Perth, Australia