Mr John Samuel
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Mr John Samuel

Research Fellow (INTERREG AA PORTOS)

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

John Ashlin Samuel obtained his PhD with the defense of the thesis titled "Hydrodynamics of an Oscillating Water Column Device Integrated with Breakwaters" in 2019 from IIT Madras, India. Currently, he is working as a Research Fellow in the PORTOS research project, which aims to reduce the green gas emission and air pollution produced by the use of traditional fossil fuels in seaports by assessing the integrated use of marine renewable energy resources in Atlantic Area ports.

Qualifications

2012 - Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India

2019 - Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (under dual degree programme) in Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India


Research interests

His research interests include:
      
     Marine Renewable Energy, 
     Wave Loads on Fixed and Floating Structures, 
     Coastal Processes, 
     Wave-Structure Interaction Problems, 
     Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Grants & contracts

Hydrodynamic Performance and Survivability of an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter Subjected to Steep and Breaking Wave, Early Career Researcher Research Fund, £4906, October 2020.

Journals

  •  S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2018). “Performance of an array of oscillating water column devices integrated with an offshore detached breakwater.” Ocean Engineering, 163, 518–532.
  • S.J. Ashlin, V. Sundar, and S.A. Sannasiraj (2017). “Pressures and forces on an oscillating water column type wave energy caisson breakwater.” Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 143, 1–18. http://dx.doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000405
  • S.J. Ashlin, V. Sundar, and S.A. Sannasiraj (2016). “Effects of bottom profile of an oscillating water column device on its hydrodynamic characteristics.” Renewable Energy, 96 (Part A), 341-353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.04.091.

Conference Papers

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2019). “An experimental study of wave forces and pressures on an oscillating water column under random waves.” Proceedings of the OCEANS conference 2019, Marseille, France, June, 17–20.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2018). “Integrated solution for coastal protection and wave energy extraction.” Proceedings of the OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE Charleston Conference & Exhibition, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America, October, 22-25, 978-1-5386-4814-8/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE.

  • S.J. Ashlin, G. Malara, S.A. Sannasiraj, V. Sundar, F. Arena, and A. Romolo (2018). “Numerical validation of hydrodynamic characteristics of open-sea U-type Oscillating Water Column wave energy converter.” 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, October, 8 - 10.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, V. Sundar, A. Kamath, and H. Bihs (2018). “Effects of power take-off damping and model scaling on the hydrodynamic performance of oscillating water column device.” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference in Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, February, 18-21.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2017). “Influence of power take-off damping on the hydrodynamic performance of an oscillating water column.” Proceedings of the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, University College Cork, Ireland, September, 27-02.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2016). “Hydrodynamic performance of an oscillating water column device exposed to oblique waves.” Proceedings of the 12th International conference on Hydrodynamics, TU Delft, Netherlands, September, 18-23.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2015). “Wave forces on an oscillating water column device.” Procedia Engineering, 116, 1019-1026, 8th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.336.

  • S.J. Ashlin, S.A. Sannasiraj, and V. Sundar (2014). “Performance of an oscillating water column device with different bottom profiles subjected to random waves.” Proceedings of 11th Intl. conf. in Hydroscience and Engineering, ICHE, Hamburg, 28 Sep-2Oct, PP-729-736, ISBN-978-3-939230-32-8.

  • V. Sundar, S.A. Sannasiraj, S.J. Ashlin, and B. Jegatheeswaran (2014). “An experimental study of an oscillating water column with different bottom configuration.” Proceedings of 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Portugal, April, 14-16, PP-96, ISBN-978-989-96479-2-3.

  • V. Sundar, S.A. Sannasiraj, and S.J. Ashlin (2014). “Proposed coastal protection measures along a few stretches of Kerala coast.” Fifth Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering, Goa, India, February, 5– 7.

  • V. Sundar, S.A. Sannasiraj, and S.J. Ashlin (2013). “Studies on the tranquillity inside the Gopalpur Port.” HYDRO 2013 International Conference on Hydraulics, Water resources, coastal and Environmental Engineering, IIT Madras, India, December, 4 – 6.

Links

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