Dr Kieran Monk
Profiles

Dr Kieran Monk

Senior Technician (COAST & Light Fluids)

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

Senior Technician at the Coast lab

Qualifications

PhD in Coastal Engineering - Plymouth University (2016)

Msc in Applied and Physical Oceanography – Bangor University (2008)

Bsc in Physics – Cardiff University (2006)

Research interests

-Wave energy conversion
-Short-term forecasting and control of wave energy converters
-Wave structure interactions
-Wave field modification from wave energy devices 

Journals

K. Monk,Q. Zou, and D. Conley, An approximate solution for the wave energy shadow in the lee of an array of over-topping type wave energy converters. Coastal Engineering, 73(1), pp.115-132, 2013.

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands,M.F.P. Lopes, D. Conley, and Ringwood, J. V. Up-wave and auto-regressive methods for short-term wave forecasting for an oscillating water column. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 6(1), pp. 171-178,201

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands,M.F.P. Lopes, D. Conley, and Ringwood, J. V. Erratum to “Up-Wave and Autoregressive Methods for Short-Term Wave Forecasting for an Oscillating Water Column”. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 6(1):171-178

K. Monk, D. Conley, V. Winands, M.F.P Lopes, Q. Zou and D. Greaves, Simulations and Field Tests of Pneumatic Power Regulation by Valve Control Using Short-term Forecasting at the Pico OWC, Proceedings of the 11th European wave and tidal energy conference, Nantes,2015.

K. Monk, V. Winands, M.F.P Lopes, Chamber pressure skewness corrections using a passive relief valve system at the Pico oscillating water column wave energy plant, Renewable Energy, 2018


Conference Papers

K. Monk, Q.Zou, and D. Conley, Numerical and analytical simulations of wave interference about a single row array of wave energy converters. Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, UK, 2011.

K. Monk, Q. Zou, and D. Conley, The effect of diffraction on the redistribution of wave energy in the lee of an over topping type wave energy converter array, Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE), Santander, Spain, 2012.

K. Monk,Q. Zou, and D. Conley, An approximate solution for the wave energy shadow in the lee of an array of over-topping type wave energy converters. Coastal Engineering, 73(1), pp.115-132, 2013.

K. Monk, D. Conley, M.F.P. Lopes, and Q.Zou, Pneumatic power regulation by wave forecasting and real-time valve control for an OWC. Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

M. Vieira, K. Monk, A. Sarmento, and L.Reis, The Pico power plant as an infrastructure for development research and graduation, Proceedings of Congresso de ciecia e Desenvolvimento dos Acores(ACDA), Angra do Heroismo, Azores 2013.

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands, M.F.P.Lopes, D. Conley, and J.V. Ringwood, Benefits of up-wave measurements in linear short-term forecasting for wave energy applications. Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Antibes, France, 2014

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands,M.F.P. Lopes, D. Conley, and Ringwood, J. V. Up-wave and auto-regressive methods for short-term wave forecasting for an oscillating water column. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 6(1), pp. 171-178,201

K. Monk, D. Conley, V. Winands, M.F.P Lopes, Q. Zou and D. Greaves, Simulations and Field Tests of Pneumatic Power Regulation by Valve Control Using Short-term Forecasting at the Pico OWC, Proceedings of the 11th European wave and tidal energy conference, Nantes,2015.