Mr James Allen
Profiles

Mr James Allen

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

PhD Student

Qualifications

MSc Marine Renewable Energy - University of Plymouth (2013-2014)

BSc Physics with Astrophysics - University of Exeter (2008-2012)

Research interests

WAVEIMPACT - Characterisation of WEC array interaction with the wave field and component WECs using laboratory tests to validate a numerical model.

  • Wave Renewable Energy
    • WaveCat WEC
    • Overtopping WECs
  • Wave Energy Converter Arrays
  • Numerical Modelling
    • STAR-CCM+
    • SPH
    • WAMIT

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

Allen, J., Sampanis, K., Wan, J., Greaves, D., Miles, J., & Iglesias, G. (2016). Laboratory tests in the development of WaveCat. Sustainability (Switzerland), 8(12). https://doi.org/10.3390/su8121339

Bergillos, R. J., Rodriguez-Delgado, C., Allen, J., & Iglesias, G. (2019). Wave energy converter geometry for coastal flooding mitigation. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.022

Bergillos, R. J., Rodriguez-Delgado, C., Allen, J., & Iglesias, G. (2019). Wave energy converter configuration in dual wave farms. Ocean Engineering, 178, 204–214. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.03.001

Conference Papers

Allen, J., Sampanis, K., Wan, J., Miles, J., Greaves, D., & Iglesias, G. (2017). Laboratory tests and numerical modelling in the development of WaveCat. In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference.