Staff

Permanent Staff

 

prof. Peter Troch

 

 

Coastal and river engineering
Director of laboratory

 

prof. Andreas Kortenhaus

 

Offshore and coastal engineering

 

em. prof. Julien De Rouck

Post-doctoral Fellows

 

dr. Vicky Stratigaki

post-doctoral assistant

 

Physical and numerical modelling in coastal and offshore engineering
Renewable Ocean Energy

 

dr. Corrado Altomare
(on detachment in FHR)

Design of coastal defence systems

 

dr. Wael Hassan
(on detachment in FHR)

Design of coastal defence systems

 

dr. Sieglien De Roo
(on detachment in FHR)

Design of coastal defence systems

PhD Students

 

Brecht Devolder

 

Hydrodynamic modeling of wave energy converters in the near and far field

 

David Gallach Sánchez

 

Wave flume tests for shore protection design

 

Peter Devriese

 

Wave-current interaction

 

Vincent Gruwez

 

Modelling of wave overtopping for climate resilient coastal defence systems

 

Gael Verao Fernandez

 

Far field effects wave energy converter farms

 

Philip Balitsky

 

Near field effects of wave energy converter farms

 

Tim Verbrugghe

 

Optimization of energy absorption and efficiency of wave energy converters

 

Max Streicher

 

Wave loading and overtopped flow impacts on storm walls and buildings

 

Ine Vandebeek

 

Modelling of wave overtopping for climate resilient coastal defence systems

 

Panagiotis Vasarmidis

 

Wave propagation models

 

Voluntary Staff

prof. Pieter Rauwoens

 

 Algorithmic and numerical aspects of free surface flows
Air entrainment in breaking waves

dr. Tomas Van Oyen

 

Modelling the eco-morphodynamic evolution of intertidal marshes
Generation and evolution of tidal sand waves

 

dr. Dieter Vanneste

 

Experimental and numerical modeling of wave interaction with permeable coastal structures

 

Technical Staff

 

Yvan Blom

 

David Derynck

 

Sam Meurez

 

Herman Van der Elst

 

Tom Versluys

 

Secretary

 

Lien De Backer

 

Ellen Vynkce