Mr Tom Tosdevin

Mr Tom Tosdevin

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

PhD student studying probabilistic design in offshore renewable energy.


MSc Marine renewable energy (2018), University of Plymouth

BSc Astrophysics (2014), Queen Mary University of London

Teaching interests

PGCE and QTS - 3 years teaching secondary school Maths and Physics (2014 - 2017)

Research interests

Probabilistic design in offshore renewable energy.

Numerical and physical modelling of offshore renewable energy devices.

Key publications


Giassi, M., Thomas, S., Tosdevin, T., Engström, J., Hann, M., Isberg, J. and Göteman, M., 2020. Capturing the experimental behaviour of a point-absorber WEC by simplified numerical models. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 99, p.103143.

Conference Papers

Tosdevin, T., Giassi, M., Thomas, S., Engstrom, J., Hann, M., Isberg, J., Goteman, M., Ransley, E., Musliedlak, P., Simmonds, D. and Greaves, D., 2020. On the calibration of a WEC-Sim model for heaving point absorbers.

Giassi, M., Thomas, S., Shahroozi, Z., Engström, J., Isberg, J., Tosdevin, T., Hann, M. and Göteman, M., 2019, September. Preliminary results from a scaled test of arrays of point-absorbers with 6 DOF. In Proceedings of the 13th European Wave and Tidal Conference (EWTEC)(Naples).

Tosdevin T, Giassi M, Thomas S, Engstrom J, Hann M, Isberg J, Goteman M, Ransley E, Musliedlak P & Simmonds D 'On the calibration of a WEC-Sim model for heaving point absorbers' European wave and tidal energy conference (EWTEC) Open access