Mrs Siya Jin

Mrs Siya Jin

Visiting Researcher

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



Siya Jin is working as a research fellow in the Supergen ORE Hub and a member of COAST research group.


BSc, MSc, PhD



Research interests

Marine renewable energy conversion; 

Physical and numerical modelling of fluid-structure interaction; 

Extreme waves and extreme loads;

Environmental characterization;

Probabilistic design of offshore structures 



Key publications

Key publications are highlighted


S. Jin, D.Greaves, Wave energy in the UK: status review and future perspectives, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2021. 143 (2021): 110932.

S. Jin, R. Patton, Enhancement of the wave energy absorption efficiency via geometry and power take-off damping tuning, Energy, 169:819-832, 2019.

B. Guo, R. Patton, S. Jin, J. Gilbert, D. Parsons, Nonlinear modeling and verification of a heaving point absorber for wave energy conversion, IEEE Trans. Sustain. Energy, 9:453-461, 2018.

B. Guo, R. Patton, S. Jin, J. Lan, Numerical and experimental studies of excitation force approximations for wave energy conversion, Renew. Energy, 125:877-889, 2018.

S. Jin, R. Patton, B. Guo, Viscosity effect on a point absorber wave energy converter hydrodynamics validated by simulation and experiment, Renew. Energy, 129(Part A): 500-512, 2018.

Y. Zhang, F. Xu, S. Jin, and Y. Wang, Experimental study and application on water impact response of wedge shaped structure, Journal of Mechanical Strength, 2:226-231, 2015.

Y. Zhang, F. Xu, S. Jin, and X. Chen, Impact response and water entry posture of a Space Capsule’s water recovery, Journal of Vibration and Shock, 19:204-208, 2014.

Jin S, Zheng S & Greaves D (2021) 'On the Scalability of Wave Energy Converters' Ocean Engineering , DOI Open access
Jin S & Greaves D (2021) 'Wave energy in the UK: Status review and future perspectives' Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 143, , DOI Open access
Conference Papers

S. Jin, R. Patton, Geometry influence on hydrodynamic response of a heaving point absorber wave energy converter, in 12th EWTEC, 2017.

B. Guo, R. Patton, S. Jin, Identification and validation of excitation force for a heaving point absorber wave energy converter, in 12th EWTEC, 2017.

S. Jin, B. Guo, R. Patton, J. Gilbert, and M. Abdelrahman, Non-linear analysis of a point absorber wave energy converter, in 2nd International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy, 2016.

S. Jin, F. Xu, Y. Zhang, and Y Li. Research on the predictability of responding parameters for water entry of scaled wedge, in CCCM, 2014.


D.Greaves, S.Jin, L.Richard, Wave energy innovation position paper for the UK. EPSRC, 2020.