- Room 009, Reynolds, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Mr Benjamin Williams
School of Marine Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
PhD research student in morphodynamic modelling of tidal inlets
2008 - 2016: PhD in coastal morphological modelling of tidal inlet dynamics and evolution
2003 - 2008: Coastal Modeller, Halcrow Group Ltd
2002 - 2003: MSc Applied Marine Science (dist.), University of Plymouth, UK.
Awarded Plymouth Marine Laboratory prize for oustanding performance.
2000 - 2001: Marine Geophysicist, Svitzer Ltd
1997 - 2000: BSc (Hons) Geological Oceanography (2.1), University of Wales, Bangor
Coastal processes and dynamics
Role of coastal modelling in coastal management and engineering
Tidal inlet dynamics
Coastal hydrodynamic and sedimentary processes
Coastal morphdynamic modelling & evolution
Wave modelling & wave processes
Cohesive suspended sediment dynamics
Williams, B.G. and Pan, S. (2011). Storm-driven morphological evolution and sediment bypassing at a dynamic tidal inlet: A simulation-based analysis. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64, pp 1209 - 1213.
Williams, B.G. and Pan, S. (2012). Complex eigenfunction analysis of a mixed-energy, macrotidal inlet. International Conference of Coastal Engineering 2012 (ICCE 2012), Santander, Spain. [In submission]
Reeve, D.E. and Williams, B.G. (2012). Post-project appraisal of the detatched breakwater scheme at Elmer, UK. International Conference of Coastal Engineering 2012 (ICCE 2012), Santander, Spain. [In submission]
Williams, B.G. and Pan, S. (2011). Storm-driven morphological evolution and sediment bypassing at a dynamic tidal inlet: A simulation-based analysis. Proceedings of the 11th International Coastal Symposium (ICS 2011), Szczecin, Poland.
Williams, B.G., Pan, S., Williams, J. & Reeve, D. (2011). Simulation of a coastal inlet. Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference 2011, Liverpool, UK.
Williams, B.G., Pan, S., Williams, J. & Reeve, D. (2010). Coastal area morphological simulation of a migrating tidal inlet. International Conference of Coastal Engineering 2010 (ICCE 2010), Shanghai, China.
Reports & invited lectures
Williams, B.G., Gibson, J. and Reeve, D. (2010): Downdrift impact of the Elmer Coastal and Flood Defence Scheme. Report to Roger Maddrel Consulting Ltd and Jaimes Baird Associates. University of Plymouth Enterprise Ltd.