
Education 
Experience 
Journal Editorship 
Awards, Honors and Committees 
Selected Research Projects 
Former Graduate Students 
Other Graduate Student Committee membership 
 PostdoctoralFellow. May 1984  April 1985: Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley.
 Ph.D. in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering, Minors: Fluid Mechanics and Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley, May 1984. Advisor and Dissertation Committee Chair: Prof. John V. Wehausen.
 M.S. in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, December 1980. Advisors Prof. William C. Webster and Prof. Marshall P. Tulin.
 B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, June 1977. Advisors Prof. Ates Ozge and Prof. M. Cengiz Dokmeci.
 August 1986  Present: Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. Associate Professor and Professor of Hydrodynamics and Ocean Engineering (Retired). Currently Affiliate Graduate Faculty. Taught courses in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering and in theoretical and numerical marine hydrodynamics before retirement. Conducts research on various hydrodynamic problems related to nonlinear shallowwater waves, ship resistance, wave loads on offshore structures and pipelines, wave energy, hydroelasticity of very large floating structures, and oil spill. National Science Foundation's Presidential Young Investigator (July 1989  June 1995) in Computational Hydrodynamics.
 March 2014  Present: Guest Professor, College of Shipbuilding Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, China.
 August 1998  September 2015: Global Environmental Science Bachelor of Science Degree Program, SOEST, Faculty.
 July 1992  December 1992: Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering, University of California at Berkeley. Visiting Associate Professor. Taught courses on Ship Resistance & Propulsion, and Ship Hydrostatics. Conducted research on hydromechanics problems of fluidstructure interaction.
 May 1985  March 1986: Shell Development Company, Bellaire Research Center, Houston, TX. Associate Research Engineer in Offshore Engineering Research Department. Research in theoretical, numerical and experimental marine hydrodynamics concerning motions and wave loads on floating and fixed offshore structures.
 June 1981  June 1982: Standard Oil Company of California (Chevron), Offshore Technology and Planning Staff, San Francisco, CA. Design Engineer. Worked on hydrodynamic design of a tension leg platform. Developed computer programs to compute waveinduced viscous and slowlyvarying drift forces, tendon tension response for given wave persistence data and TLP motions.
 June 1977  November 1978: Shipbuilding Institute of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. Naval Architect. Involved in basic ship design, coordinated the construction of ship models and conducted resistance and propulsion tests at the model basin of the same Institute.
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Selected Awards, Honors and Professional/Research Activities
 International Scientific Committee Member, International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM 2009Present.
 Conference coChairman, Int. Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Conference, OMAE 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, ASME International.
 Fellow, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, SNAME, 2006.
 International Scientific Committee Member, International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM 2005, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2630, 2005.
 Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers International, 2002.
 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Eng. Division, The Achievement Award, 2003, for outstanding effort with the OOAE website, as Technical Program Chair for 2003, and with help organizing the John V. Wehausen Symposium in 2002.
 Secretary, International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress, ISSC, 20012003.
 Chairman, Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Eng. (OOAE) Division, American Society of Mechanical Engineers International, 20012002.
 Listed in Ninety Fabulous Faculty at the University of Hawaii, 1997, on the occasion of the 90^{th} birthday of the University.
 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng. Division, Special Service Award, 1998.
 Treasurer, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Eng. (OOAE) Division Executive Committee, 19982001
 CoOrganizer (w/ J.W. Kim) of the 3rd Int. Workshop on Very Large Floating Structures, VLFS '99, Honolulu, September, 1999
 Hawaii Section Vice Chairman and Papers Chairman of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, SNAME, 19871988.
 Hawaii Section Chairman of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, SNAME, 19881989.
 Hawaii Section Technical and Research Representative of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, SNAME, 19891993.
 Recipient of the National Science Foundation's Presidential Young Investigator Award in Computational Hydrodynamics, 1989  1994.
 Recipient of the Certificate of Recognition by the House of Representatives, State of Hawaii, for demonstrating distinctive research work, 1989.
 Member of National Research Council's Research Associateship and NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program Review Panels, 19891994.
 CoOrganizer (w/ H.R. Riggs) of 1st Int. Workshop on Very Large Floating Structures, VLFS '91, Honolulu, 1991.
 Session Organizer and Session Chairman, International Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng. (OMAE), ASME, 1991Present.
 Session Organizer/Chairman, International Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE, 19921993.
 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering Division, Achievement Award 1993.
 Hawaii Section ViceChairman of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, SNAME, 199495.
 Conference CoChairman (w/ M. Tanaka and C.A. Brebbia), 11th Int. Conf. on Boundary Element Technology, BETECH '96, 2426 April, 1996, Honolulu, Hawaii.
 Workshop CoChair and Organizing and Executive Committee Member, 2nd Int. Workshop on Very Large Floating Structures, VLFS '96, Hayama, Yokohama, Japan, November 2528,1996.
 Recipient of Jaehne Moritz Memorial Fund scholarship, U.C. Berkeley, 1983.
 Designer of Best Concrete Canoe Award, Pacific Div., ASCE & ACI, 1984 and 1985.
 Reviewer for: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 1985Present; Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng. Conf., OMAE, ASME, 1985Present; J. Energy Resources Technology, ASME, 1989, 1990; Marine Structures journal, 1991Present; J. Geophysical Research, 1991; Int. Soc. of Offshore & Polar Engng. Conf., ISOPE, 1992, 1993; Coastal Engineering journal, 1992; J. Ship Research, 1992Present, J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 1994, 1997 J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 1992Present; California Sea Grant College Program, UCSD, 1994, 1995; Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 1994; Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 4, Gulf Publishing, 1995; Maine/New Hampshire Sea Grant College Program, 1998, Applied Ocean Research journal, 1998present, Int. Journal of Maritime Engineering, RINA, 2006 .
 B.B. Zhao (P.I., HEU) and R.C. Ertekin Interaction mechanism between the strongly nonlinear internal solitary waves and background shear currents, National Natural Science Foundation of China to Harbin Engineering University (HEU), China, January 1, 2016 December 31, 2019
 Duan, W.Y. (P.I., HEU), Zhao, B.B. (HEU), Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (UCB), Theoretical Studies of large amplitude surface waves in deep water and analysis of the fluid field of internal waves, National Natural Science Foundation of China to Harbin Engineering University (HEU), China, January 1, 2015  December 31, 2019.
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.), H.R. Riggs, I. Robertson, Coastal Bridge and Port Vulnerability to Tsunami and Storm Surge, State of Hawaii, Dept. of Transportation, June 15, 2009 October 1, 2014.
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.), H.R. Riggs, Coupled Dynamics of a Floating OTEC plant with a Cold Water Pipe, National Marine Renewable Energy Center, DOE, December 1, 2010  November 30, 2013.
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.), Modeling and Simulation of an Ocean Wave Energy Extraction Device for Sensor Applications – Phase II, ONR via Trex Enterprise Corp., CA, June 15, 2009 May 30, 2013.
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I) Modeling and Simulation of an Ocean Wave Energy Extraction Device for Sensor Applications, ONR via Trex Enterprise Corporation, CA (July 1, 2008January 31, 2009)
 Cheung, K.F. (P.I.), Ertekin, R.C., Pawlak, G., Riggs, H.R., and Yu, J. Environment for Design of Advanced Marine Vehicles and Operations research (ENDEAVOR) (Partners: SAIC and Pacific Marine) Office of Naval Research ONR (N000140210903). (07/01/200206/30/2005)
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) The Study of the Spatial Coherence of Surface Waves by the Nonlinear GreenNaghdi Model in Deep Water. Office of Naval Research (N0001149810800). (09/01/9812/31/2000)
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Kim, J.W. (CoPI). 3rd Int. Workshop on Very Large Floating Structures (VLFS' 99) Office of Naval Research (Grant No. N000149910988) (7/02/9903/30/2000)
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Riggs, H.R. (CoPI) Evaluation of PneumaticallyStabilized Platforms. DARPA/ONR (08/1/9708/31/98).
 Riggs, H.R. (P.I.) and Ertekin, R.C. (CoPI) Analytical Investigation of the WaveInduced Response of Very Large Floating Structures. National Science Foundation. Grant No. BES9532037. (01/01/97  06/30/2000).
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Riggs, H.R. (CoPI) FluidStructure Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures. National Science Foundation. Grant No. BES9200655. (03/15/9308/31/96).
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Becker, J.M. (CoPI) RefractionDiffraction of Directionally Spread, Nonlinear, Random Waves in the Nearshore Environment. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sea Grant College Program, Grant No. SG28, NA36RG00507 R/EP2. (08/01/9507/31/96). 2nd Year Continuation (SG29)(08/01/96  07/31/97).
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Merrifield, M.A. (CoPI) Drag Force Tests on Prebuckled Cylindrical Pressure Hulls. National Defense Center of Excellence for Research in Ocean Sciences (CEROS), via Oceanit Laboratories, Inc., Honolulu. (2/2/958/31/95).
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) Molokai Fishponds: A Circulation Study. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sea Grant College Program. Grant No. NA36RG0507R/EL7PD. (02/22/96  07/31/96). Supplement (Continuation) Grant No. SG28, NA36RG0507 (10/07/96  12/13/96), and Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) and Merrifield, M.A. (CoPI) Molokai Fishponds: Circulation Studies. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sea Grant College Program. Grant No. NA36RG00507R/AQ60. (03/01/97  02/28/98). (NA86RG0041 R/AQ60, year 31) (09/01/9812/31/99)
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) Presidential Young Investigator Award in Computational Hydrodynamics. National Science Foundation. Grant No. BCS8958346. (07/01/8906/30/95).
 Ertekin, R.C. (P.I.) Dynamic Positioning of a Floating OTEC Plant by Surface Intake Water. Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), Honolulu. (07/01/9105/31/92), and A Detailed Study of the Global Positioning of Floating OTEC Plants. Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), Honolulu. (10/1/9209/30/93).
 Lamei, A., Hayatdavoodi, M., Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024) ``Dynamic response of multiunit floating offshore wind turbines to wave, current and wind loads,'' J. Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 16, No.2, 23307. DOI: 10.1063/5.0172543
 Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Scattering of long waves by submerged freely oscillating plates,'' J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 146, No.2, April, 021201,11pp. DOI: 10.1115/1.4063181
 Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Moored Elastic Sheets under the Action of Nonlinear Waves and Current,'' Marine Structures, Vol. 93, January, p. 103542, DOI:10.1016/j.marstruc.2023.103542
 Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023) ``Power Production from WaveInduced Oscillations of a Submerged Plate,''Engineering & Computational Mechanics, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, Vol. 176, Issue #3, September, 13 pp. DOI: 10.1680/jencm.23.00009
 Zhao, B.B., Zhang, T.Y., Duan, W.Y., Wang, Z., Hayatdavoodi. M.and Ertekin, R.C. (2023) ``Internal solitary waves in the presence of linear and nonlinear shear currents,'' Wave Motion, Vol. 123, December, 103217, 18pp. DOI: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2023.103217
 Zhao , B.B., Li, M.J., Duan,W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Hayatdavoodi, M. (2023) ``An effective method for nonlinear wavecurrent generation and absorption,'' Coastal Engineering, Vol. 185, October, page 104359, DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2023.104359
 Li, M.J., Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2023), ``The Effect of Linear Shear Current on Headon Collision of Solitons," Physics of Fluids, Vol. 35, pp. 0621211 to 06212114, DOI: 10.1063/5.0151627
 Korde, U.A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023) ``Engineering Mathematics for Marine Applications,'' Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, xiii+413pp. Online ISBN: 9781108363235, DOI: 10.1017/9781108363235
 Zhao, B.B., Zhang, T.Y., Duan, W.Y, Wang, Z., Guo, X.Y., Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Internal solitary waves generated by a moving bottom disturbance,'' J. Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 963, pp. A321 to A3226. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2023.355
 Liu, J., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023) `` A comparative study on generation and propagation of nonlinear waves in shallow waters,'' J. Marine Science and Engineering, 11(5), 917, 21 pp. DOI: 10.3390/jmse11050917
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Chen, Y., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Experiments and computations of waveinduced oscillations of submerged horizontal plates," Physics of Fluids, AIP, Vol. 35, No 1, pp. 017121(128). DOI: 10.1063/5.0132569.
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Diffraction and Refraction of Nonlinear Waves by the GreenNaghdi Equations,'' J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, ASME, April, Vol. 145 pp. 0212011 to 02120113. DOI:10.1115/1.4055484
 Kostikov, V., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2022), ``Drift of elastic floating ice sheets by waves and current: Multiple sheets,'' Physics of Fluids, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 0571131 to 05711317, DOI: 10.1063/5.0091538
 Hayatdavoodi, M, Liu, J. and Ertekin, R.C., (2022), ``Bore Impact on Decks of Coastal Structures,'' J. Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 148, No. 2, pp. 040210511 to 0402105117. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.19435460.0000696
 Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2021), ``Drift of elastic floating ice sheets by waves and current, Part I: single sheet," Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 477, pp. 20210449. DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2021.0449
 Kostikov, V., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2021) ``Hydroelastic interaction of nonlinear waves with floating sheets,'' Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn.,Vol. 35, No. 4, August, pp. 515537. DOI: 10.1007/s00162021005711
 Zhao, B.B., Wang, Z., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Zhang, T. (2020) ``Experimental and numerical studies on internal solitary waves with a free surface,"J. Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 899, pp. A171 to A1727, DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2020.451
 Li, S., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2020), ``On Waveinduced Elastic Deformations of a Submerged Wave Energy Device," J. Marine Science and Application, Springer, Vol. 19, pp. 31733. DOI: 10.1007/s11804020001426
 Wang, Z, Zhao, B.B, Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhang, T.Y. (2020) ''On solitary wave in nonuniform shear currents,'' J. Hydrodynamics, Springer, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 800805, DOI: 10.1007/s422410200051z
 Liu, J., Hayatdavoodi, M., and Ertekin, R.C. (2020), ``On bore dynamics and pressure: RANS, GN, and SaintVenant Equations," J. Offshore Mech. Arctic Eng., April, Vol. 142, No. 2: 021902 (10 pages), DOI: 10.1007/s0016201804660
 Zhao, B.B., Zheng, K., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Shao, Y.L. (2020), "Time domain simulation of focused waves by HighLevel Irrotational GreenNaghdi equations and Harmonic Polynomial Cell method," European Journal of Mechanics  B/Fluids, Vol. 82, July  August, 8392pp., DOI: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2020.02.006
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Treichel, K. and Ertekin, R.C. (2019), ``Parametric Study of Nonlinear Wave Loads on Submerged Decks in Shallow Water," J. Fluids and Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 86, April, pp. 266289. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.02.016.
 Zhao, B.B., Zhang, T.Y., Wang, Z., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2019), ``Application of ThreeDimensional IGN2 Equations to Wave Diffraction Problems," J. Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, Springer, 5, 351  363, DOI: 10.1007/s40722019001574.
 Neill, D.R., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018)`` Solitary Wave Diffraction by Multiple, Inline Vertical Cylinders,'' Nonlinear Dynamics, January, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 975  994, DOI: 10.1007/s1107101739231
 Duan, W.Y., Wang, Z., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. and Yang, W.Q. (2018), ``Steady solution of solitary wave and linear shear current interaction,'' Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 60, pp. 354369, DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2018.03.032
 Duan, W.Y., Wang, Z., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. and Kim, J.W. (2018),``Steady Solution of the Velocity Field of Steep Solitary Waves,'' Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 73, April, pp. 7379, DOI:10.1016/j.apor.2018.02.001
 Ma, S. Ge, W., Ertekin, R.C., He, Q. and Duan, W.Y. (2018), ``Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Ship Parametric Rolling in Regular Waves,'' China Ocean Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 431442. DOI: 10.1007/s1334401800456
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Neill, D.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018),``Diffraction of Cnoidal Waves by Vertical Cylinders in Shallow Water'' Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 561591. DOI: 10.1007/s0016201804660
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. and Valentine, B.D. (2017), ``Solitary and Cnoidal Wave Scattering by a Submerged Horizontal Plate in Shallow Water,'' AIP Advances, Vol. 7, No. 6, June, pp. 0652121 to 06521229, DOI: http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4987024
 Duan, W.Y., Xu, S.P., Xu, Q.L., Ertekin, R.C. and Ma, S. (2017), ``Performance of an FType Floating Breakwater: A numerical and experimental study,'' J. Engineering for the Maritime Environment, IMechM, Vol. 231, No. 2, May, pp. 583599, DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/1475090216673461.
 Duan, W.Y., Zheng, K., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2017), ``Steady solutions of highlevel Irrotational GreenNaghdi equations for strongly nonlinear periodic waves,'' Wave Motion, Vol. 72, July, pp. 303316. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2017.04.003
 Ma, S., Wang, R., Zhang, J., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Chen, X.B. (2016), ``Consistent formulation of ship motions in timedomain simulations based on the strip theory,'' Ship Technology ResearchSchiffstechnik, Vol. 63, No.3, pp. 146158. DOI: 10.1080/09377255.2016.1245471.
 Duan, W.Y., Zheng, K., Zhao, B.B., Demirbilek, Z., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2016),``On WaveCurrent Interaction by the GreenNaghdi Equations in Shallow Water,'' Natural Hazards, Vol. 84, Supplement 2, November, pp. S567S583. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s1106901624640.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Rodenbusch, G. (2016), ``Wave, Current and Wind Loads,'' Chapter 35 of Offshore Technologies part, Handbook of Ocean Engineering, Eds. M.R. Dhanak and N.I. Xiros, Springer, pp. 787818, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/9783319166490_35
 Aubault, A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2016), ``Stability of Offshore Systems,'' Chapter 34 of Offshore Technologies part, Handbook of Ocean Engineering, Eds. M.R. Dhanak and N.I. Xiros, Springer, pp. 755786, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/9783319166490_34
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2016), ``Review of Wave Loads on Coastal Bridge Decks,'' Applied Mechanics Reviews, Vol. 68, No. 3, May, pp. 03080203080216, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4033705
 Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Demirbilek, Z., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2016),"A Comparative Study between the IGN2 Equations and the Fully Nonlinear, Weakly Dispersive Boussinesq Equations,'' Coastal Engineering, Vol. 111, May, pp. 6069, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2016.01.011
 Seiffert, B.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Robertson, I.N. (2016), Effect of Entrapped Air on Solitary Wave Forces on a Coastal Bridge Deck with Girders,'' J. Bridge Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 2, February, pp. 040150361 to 0401503614, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.19435592.0000799
 Zheng, K., Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Chen, X.B. (2016),"Simulation of Evolution of Gravity Wave Groups with Moderate Steepness,” Ocean Modelling, Vol. 98, February, pp. 111, DOI:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.12.003
 Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C., Duan, W.Y. and Webster, W.C. (2016), “New Internalwave model in a Twolayer Fluid,” J. Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 142, No. 3, May, pp. 040150221 to 0401502212, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.19435460.0000323
 Seiffert, B.R. Ertekin, R.C. and Robertson, I.N. (2015), “Wave Loads on a Coastal Bridge Deck and the Role of Entrapped Air,” Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 53, October, pp. 91106, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2015.07.010
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C., Robertson, I.N. and Riggs, H.R. (2015), ''Vulnerability Assessment of Coastal Bridges on Oahu Impacted by Storm Waves,'' Natural Hazards, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 11331157, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1106901518962
 Korde, U.A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), “Wave Energy Conversion by Controlled Floating and Submerged Cylindrical Buoys,” J. Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, Vol. 1, No. 3, August, pp. 255272, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s4072201500217
 Seiffert, B.R., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), “Experiments and Calculations of Cnoidal Wave Loads on a CoastalBridge Deck with Girders, European J. Mechanics  B/Fluids, Vol. 52, JulyAug, pp. 191205, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechflu.2015.03.010
 Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2015), HighLevel GreenNaghdi Wave Models for Nonlinear Wave Transformation in Three Dimensions, J. Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, Vol. 1, No. 2, May, pp. 121132. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s4072201400098
 Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C., Duan, W.Y. and Kim, J.W. (2015) “Particle Trajectory Calculations under a Solitary Wave by Highlevel IGN Equations,” J. Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Eng., Vol. 141, No. 3, May, pp. 040140401 to 040140407, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.19435460.0000283
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015) ''Wave Forces on a Submerged Horizontal Plate, Part II: Results,'' J. Fluids and Structures, Vol. 54, April, pp. 580596. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.12.009
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015) ''Wave Forces on a Submerged Horizontal Plate, Part I: Theory and Numerical Analysis,'' J. Fluids and Structures, Vol. 54, April, pp. 566579. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.12.010
 Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. and Duan, W.Y. (2015) ''A Comparative Study of Diffraction of Shallowwater Waves by HighLevel IGN and GN Equations,'' J. Computational Physics, Vol. 283, February, pp. 129147, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2014.11.020
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Seiffert, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), ''Experiments and Calculations of Cnoidal Wave Loads on a Flat Plate in Shallow Water,''J. Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, Vol. 1, No. 1, February, pp. 7799, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s407220140007x
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), ''Nonlinear Wave Loads on a Submerged Deck by the GreenNaghdi Equations,'' J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Vol. 137, Issue 1, February, pp. 0111021 to 0111029, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4028997
 Ertekin, R.C., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Kim, J.W. (2014) ''On Some Solitary and Cnoidal Wave Diffraction Solutions of the GreenNaghdi Equations,'' Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 47, August, pp. 125137, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2014.04.005
 Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C., Duan, W.Y. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2014). “On the steady solitarywave solution of the GreenNaghdi equations of different levels,” Wave Motion, Vol. 51, No. 8, December, pp. 13821395, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2014.08.009
 Carter, R.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014),''Focusing of WaveInduced Flow through a Submerged Disk with a Tubular Opening,'' Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 47, August, pp. 110124, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2014.04.002
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Seiffert, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ''Experiments and Computations of SolitaryWave Forces on a CoastalBridge Deck. Part II: Plate with Girders,'' Coastal Engineering, Vol. 88, June, pp. 210226, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2014.02.007 .
 Seiffert, B., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ''Experiments and Computations of SolitaryWave Forces on a CoastalBridge Deck. Part I: Flat Plate,'' Coastal Engineering, Vol. 88, June, pp. 194209, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2014.01.005 .
 Nolte, J. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ''Wave Power Calculations for a Wave Energy Conversion Device Connected to a Drogue,'' J. Renewable and Sustainable Energy, AIP, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 0131171 to 01311721. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4862785 .
 Ertekin, R.C. and Xia, D. (2014), ''Hydroelastic response of a floating runway to cnoidal waves,'' Physics of Fluids, AIP, Vol., 26, No. 2, February, pp. 0271011 to 012710116. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4862916 .
 Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ''Application of HigherLevel GN Theory to some Wave Transformation Problems,'' Coastal Engineering, Vol. 83, January, pp. 177  189. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2013.10.010
 Korde, U. A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014) ''On wave energy focusing and conversion in open water,'' Renewable Energy, Vol. 62, February, pp. 8499. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.06.033
 Nolte, J., Ertekin, R.C., Davis, E.P. (2013), “InOcean experiments of a wave energy conversion device moored to an anchor and to a drogue,” J. Ocean Technology, March, Vol. 8, No.1, pp. 7285
 Carter, R.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2011) ''Induced Surface Flow Wave Energy Converter,'' U.S. Patent No. 8,084,873, Filed: January 5, 2009, Final Approval Date: December 27, 2011.
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2011) ''Interaction of Waves with a Steady Intake/Discharge Flow Emanating from a 3D Body,'' J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, Vol.133, No. 4, November, pp. 0411011 to 04110110,
 Kim, J.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2010), “Linear and Nonlinear Wave Models based on Hamilton’s Principle and Stream Function Theory: CMSE and IGN,” J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, Vol. 132, May, pp. 0211021  0211026
 Burrows, R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2009) Foreword to Special Issue on Renewable Energy: Leveraging Oceans: Towards Energy Sustainability  a Role for Marine Renewables, Applied Ocean Research, Vol. 31, No. 4, October, pp. 227228.
 McCormick, M.E. and Ertekin, R.C. (2009), “Renewable Sea Power: Waves, Tides, and Thermalsnew research funding seeks to put them to work for us," Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers International, May, 3639 (http://memagazine.asme.org/Articles/2009/May/Renewable_Sea_Power.cfm)
 Riggs, H.R., Suzuki, H., Ertekin, R.C., Kim, J.W., Iijimae, K. (2008), “Comparison of Hydroelastic Computer Codes Based on the ISSC VLFS Benchmark,” Ocean Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 7, May, pp. 589597
 Xia, D., Ertekin, R.C. and Kim, J.W. (2008), “Nonlinear Hydroelastic Response of a TwoDimensional Mattype VLFS by the GreenNaghdi Theory,” J. Fluids and Structures. Vol. 24, No. 4, May, pp. 527540
 Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2006) “FiniteElement Computation of WaveStructure Interaction of Steep Stokes Waves and Vertical Cylinders,” J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, September/October, Vol. 132, No. 5, pp. 337347
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2003), "On the Interaction of Waves with Intake/Discharge Flows Originating from a FreelyFloating Body,” J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, February, Vol. 125, No. 1, pp. 4147
 Kim, J.W., Bai, K.J., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2003), "A StronglyNonlinear Model for Water Waves in Water of Variable Depth: the Irrotational GreenNaghdi Model,” J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, February, Vol. 125, No. 1, pp. 2532
 Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2002), "Hydroelasticity of an InfinitelyLong Plate in Oblique Waves: Linear GreenNaghdi Theory," J. Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Proc. Instn. Mech. Engrs, IMechE – Part M, Vol. 216, No. M2, November, pp. 179197
 Kim, J. W., Bai, K. J., Ertekin, R. C. and Webster, W. C. (2001), "A Derivation of the GreenNaghdi Equations for Irrotational Flows," J. Engineering Mathematics, Volume 40, No. 1, May, pp. 1734
 Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2000), “A Numerical Study of Nonlinear Wave Interaction in Irregular Seas: Irrotational GreenNaghdi Model,” Marine Structures, Vol. 13, Nos. 45, pp. 331348
 Xia, D. , Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2000), “On the Hydroelastic Behavior of 2Dimensional Articulated Plates,” Marine Structures, Vol. 13, Nos. 45, pp. 261278
 Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T.R.J. (2000), “A Comparative Study of RMFC and FEA Models for the WaveInduced Response of a MOB," Marine Structures, Vol. 13, Nos. 45, pp. 217232.
 Roddier, D. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999), "Diffraction and Remodelization of Solitons around a False Wall," Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Vol. 10, No. 7, pp. 12211240. UNIHISEAGRANTJC9826
 Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T. (1999), "Impact of Stiffness on the Response of a MultiModule Mobile Offshore Base," Int. J. Offshore and Polar Eng., June, Vol. 9 , No. 2, pp. 126133
 Ertekin, R.C. and Kim, J.W. (1999), "Hydroelastic Response of a Floating, MatType Structure in Oblique, ShallowWater Waves," J. Ship Research, Vol. 43, No.4 , pp. 241254.
 Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999), "Response Characteristics of SeriallyConnected Semisubmersibles," J. Ship Research, Vol. 43, No.4, pp. 229240
 Ertekin, R.C. and Becker, J.M. (1998), "Nonlinear Diffraction of Waves by a Submerged Shelf in Shallow Water," J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, November, Vol. 120, No. 4, pp. 212220. UNIHISEAGRANT JC9830
 Wang, S.Q., Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1997), "Computationally Efficient Techniques in the Hydroelasticity Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures," Computers & Structures journal, Vol.62, No. 4, pp. 603610
 Sundararaghavan, H. and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), "NearBoom OilSlick Instability Criterion for Viscous Flows and the Influence of FreeSurface Conditions," J. Energy Resources Technology, Trans. ASME, Vol. 119, March, pp. 2633. UNIHISEAGRANTJC9708
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (1996), "Setdown of a CatenaryMoored Gravity Platform, Marine Structures, Vol. 9, No. 7, pp. 721742
 Liu, X.Q., Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1996), "Vibration of a FreeFree Beam under Tensile Axial Loads," J. Sound and Vibration, Vol. 190, No. 2, February, pp. 273282
 Chitrapu, A.S. and Ertekin, R.C. (1995), "TimeDomain Simulation of LargeAmplitude Response of Floating Platforms," Ocean Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 367386
 Ertekin, R.C. and Sundararaghavan, H. (1995), "The Calculation of the Instability Criterion for a Uniform ViscousFlow Past an Oil Boom," J. Offshore Mech. & Arctic Engng., Trans. of ASME, Vol. 117, No. 1, pp. 2429
 Ertekin, R.C.; Wang, S.Q.; Che, X.L. and Riggs, H.R. (1995), "On the Application of the HaskindHanaoka Relations to Hydroelasticity Problems," Marine Structures, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 617629
 Ertekin, R.C. and Xu, Y.F. (1994), "Preliminary Assessment of the WaveEnergy Resource Using Observed Wave and Wind Data," EnergyThe International Journal, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 729738
 Che, X.L.; Riggs H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1994), "Composite 2D/3D Hydroelastic Analysis Method for Floating Structures," J. Engineering Mechanics, Trans. of ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 7, July, pp. 14991520
 Ertekin, R.C. and Padmanabhan, B. (1994), "Graphical Aid in PotentialFlow Problems: Computer Program POTFLO," Computers in Education Journal, ASEE, Vol. IV, No. 4, OctoberDecember, pp. 2431
 Ertekin, R.C.; Liu, Y.Z. and Padmanabhan, B. (1994), "Interaction of Incoming Waves with a Steady IntakePipe Flow," J. Offshore Mech. & Arctic Engng., Trans. of ASME, Vol. 116, No. 4, November, pp. 214220
 Chitrapu, A.S.; Ertekin, R.C. and Paulling, J.R. (1993), "Viscous Drift Forces in Regular and Irregular Waves," Ocean Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 3355
 Ertekin, R.C.; Riggs, H.R.; Che, X.L. and Du, S.X. (1993), "Efficient Methods for Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures," J. Ship Research, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 5876
 Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), "Approximate Methods for Dynamic Response of Multi module Floating Structures," Marine Structures, Vol. 6, No. 23, pp. 117141.
 Wu, Yousheng; Wang, D.Y.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), "Composite Singularity Distribution Method with Application to Hydroelasticity," Marine Structures, Vol. 6, No. 23, pp. 143163
 Ertekin, R.C.; Qian, Z.M.; Nihous, G.C.; Vega, L.A. and Yang, C. (1993), "Positioning of a Floating OTEC Plant by Surface Intake Water," Int. J. Offshore & Polar Engng., Vol. 3, No. 3, September, pp. 236239
 Yang, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1992), "Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Wave Diffraction by a Vertical Cylinder," J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Trans. of ASME, Vol. 114, No. 1, February, pp. 3444
 Chian, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1992), "Diffraction of Solitary Waves by Submerged Horizontal Cylinders," Wave Motion, Vol. 15, No. 2, March, pp. 121142
 Krock, H.J. and Ertekin, R.C. (1992), "Ocean Engineering at the University of Hawaii," Marine Technology Society Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring, pp. 2835
 Wang, D.Y.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), "ThreeDimensional Hydroelastic Response of a Very Large Floating Structure," Int. J. Offshore and Polar Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, December, pp. 307316
 Ertekin, R.C.; Webster, W.C. and Wehausen, J.V. (1986), "Waves Caused by a Moving Disturbance in a Shallow Channel of Finite Width", J. Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 169, pp.275292.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Porter, B.A. (1986), "The Design and Construction of the Concrete Canoe : California II", Marine Technology, SNAME, July, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 271275.
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Selected Conference Publications
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``On WaveCurrentWind Loads on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines,'' Proc. 43rd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2024, Abstract # OMAE2024131711, June, Singapore.
 Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024) ``Wavecurrent impact on submerged, horizontal plates,'' Proc. 43rd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2024, Abstract # OMAE2024131712, June, Singapore.
 Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Nonlinear wave diffraction by an uneven viscoelastic seafloor,'' Proc. 39th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies , IWWWFB, April 1417 2024, St. Andrews, Scotland.
 Duan, S.L., Zhao, B.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. (2024), ``Threedimensional directional focused wave by the HLIGN theory,'' Proc. 39th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodie, WWWFB, April 1417 2024, St. Andrews, Scotland.
 Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. (2023),``Wave Attenuation by Submerged Oscillating Plates,'' Proc. 42nd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., ASME, OMAE 2023, paper # OMAE2023105070, June, Melbourne, Australia, 10pp.
 Wang, Z., Zhang, T.Y., Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Hayatdavoodi, M., and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``On development of an efficient HighLevel GreenNaghdi model for large amplitude internal waves in deep waters,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB), May 710, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
 Lamei, A., Li, S. , Hayatdavoodi, M., Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Wavecurrent interaction with floating bodies: Experiments and computations,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, May 710, 2023, Ann Arbor.
 Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``On the propagation of nonlinear waves over a viscoelastic foundation,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, May 710, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
 Chen, Y.B., Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2023), ``Waves generated by horizontally oscillating bottom disturbances,'' Proc. 38th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, May 710, 2023, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
 Chen, Y.B, Hayatdavoodi, M., Zhao, B.B., Ertekin, R.C. (2022) ``Waves Generated by Moving Disturbances on the Sea Floor'', Proc. 37th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 1013, 2022, Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy, 4pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2022), ``On Some Nonlinear Wave Diffraction and Refraction Solutions in Shallow Waters,'' Proc. 41st Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE202279413), June 5  10, 2022, Hamburg, Germany.
 Xu, Y., Zheng, K., Zhao, B.B., Lib, R.P., Duan, W.Y., Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. (2021) ``Effects of water depth and nonlinearity on the wavefront'', Proc. 36th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 25 28, 2021, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
 Zhao, B.B., Xu, Y., Zheng, K., Duan, W.Y., Shao, Y.L., Ertekin, R.C. (2020) ``Time domain simulation of the unidirectional and directional focused waves,'' Proc. 35th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 26 29, 2020, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
 Kostikov, V.K., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2020), ``On drift motion of deformable ice sheets by nonlinear waves," Proc. 35th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, April 2629, Seoul, Korea, 4pp.
 Liu, J., Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2019), ``Bore pressure on horizontal and vertical surfaces," Proc. 38th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '19, ASME, June 914, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, OMAE201996013.
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Kostikov, V.K., Ertekin, R.C. and Chen, Y. (2019), ``On nonlinear wave interaction with deformable ice sheets," Proc.34th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies IWWWFB, 710 April, 2019, Newcastle, Australia, 4pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M, Neill, D.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018) ``Wave Diffraction by Multiple Vertical Cylinders: The Nonlinear Shallow Water Wave Equations'', Proc. 33th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, GuidelPlages, France, 47 April 2018, 4pp.
 Zhao, B.B., Wang, Z, Duan, W.Y., Yang, W.Q. and Ertekin, R.C. (2018) ``Steady solution of internal solitary waves in linear shear current'', Proc. 33th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, GuidelPlages, France, 47 April 2018, 4pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Ertekin, R.C. and Thies, J.T. (2017), ``Conceptual design and analysis of a submerged wave energy device in shallow water,'' Proc. 36th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '17, ASME, June 2530, Trondheim, Norway, OMAE201762174, 10pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2017), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Submerged Plate to Long Waves,'' Proc. 32th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Dalian, China, April 2326, 2017, 4pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M., Wagner, J.J., Wagner, J.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2016), ``Vertical Oscillation of a Submerged Horizontal Plate,'' Proc. 31th Intl Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Plymouth, MI, USA, April 36, 2016, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3150.0567.
 Seiffert, B.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2015), ``Laboratory Generation of Solitary and Cnoidal Waves by the GreenNaghdi Equations,'' Proc. Int. Short Course and Conference on Applied Coastal Research, COPRI and IAHR, September 28October 1, 2015, Florence, Italy.
 Gambacciani, G., Ertekin, R.C. and Rizzo, C.M. (2015), ``Design of a Submerged Disk Wave Energy Converter,'' Proc. Int. Maritime Association of the Mediterranean Conference, IMAM 2015, September 2124, 2015, Pula, Croatia, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2018.5768.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Hayatdavoodi, M. (2015) ``Hydrodynamics of Wave Forces on CoastalBridge Decks: Calculations by Euler's Equations versus Nonlinear Shallowwater Wave Equations,'' Proc. Oceans 2015 Conference, MTS/IEEE, Genova, Italy, May 1821, Paper No. 141204084, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2542.8646
 Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C., Demirbilek, Z. and Webster, W.C. (2015), ``A comparative study of the GN3 and Boussinesq equations for nonlinear wave propagation,'' Proc. 30th Intl. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Bristol, UK, IWWWFB, April 1215, 4pp., DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1195.2162.
 Seiffert, B., Ertekin, R.C. and Robertson, I.N. (2014), ``Experimental Investigation on the Role of Entrapped Air on Solitary Wave Forces on a Coastal Bridge Deck,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 813, San Francisco, OMAE201424571, 8pp.
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ``A Comparative Study of Nonlinear ShallowWater Wave Loads on a Submerged Horizontal Box,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 813, San Francisco, OMAE201424572, 11pp.
 Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2014), ``Recent progress on the GN equations for a twolayer flow,'' Proc. 29th Intl. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, Osaka, March 30April 02.
 Korde, U. and Ertekin, R.C. (2014), ``Nearoptimal Timedomain Control of Small Buoys in Irregular Waves,'' Proc. 33th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '14, ASME, June 813, San Francisco, OMAE201424570, 7pp.
 Korde, U. A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2013) ``An Open Water Submerged Device for Wave Energy Focusing and Conversion,'' Proc. 10th Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, EWTEC 2013, Aalborg, Denmark, 25 September.
 Hayatdavoodi, M. and Ertekin, R.C. (2012) ``Nonlinear forces on a Submerged, Horizontal Plate: The GN Theory,'' Proc. of the 27th Int. Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, IWWWFB, 2225 April, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4pp.
 Korde, U.A. and Ertekin, R.C. (2012) ``An activecontrolled submerged wave energy device with energy focusing,'' Proc. Int. Conference on Ocean Energy, ICOE '2012, Dublin, Ireland, 1719 October, 6pp.
 Symonds, D., Ertekin, R.C. and Davis, E.P. (2010) ``LowPower Autonomous Wave Energy Harvesting Device for Remote Sensing and Communications Applications,'' ECCE2010, Proc. of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, September 1216, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 23922396.
 Davis, E.P., Ertekin, R.C., and Riggs, H.R. (2009), ``A Buoybased WEC Device to Provide Low Power to Sensors,'' Proc. 28th Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '09, ASME, May 31June5, 2009, Honolulu, OMAE0980091.
 Xia, D.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2007), ``On the Transient Response of a Twodimensional Floating Runway during an Airplane Takeoff,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 1015, San Diego, OMAE0729716.
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2007), ``Interaction of Waves with a Steady Intake/Discharge Flow Emanating from a 3D Body,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 1015, San Diego, OMAE0729444.
 Kim, J.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2007), ``Linear and Nonlinear Wave Models based on Hamilton's Principle and Stream Function Theory: CMSE and IGN,'' Proc. 26th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '07, ASME, Robert Dean Symposium, June 1015, San Diego, OMAE0729747.
 Carter, R.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Lin, P. (2006), ``On the Reverse Flow beneath a Submerged Plate Due to Wave Action,'' Proc. 25th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '06, ASME, Ocean Engineering Symposium, June 49, Hamburg, Germany, OMAE0692623.
 Xia, D., Ertekin, R.C. and Kim, J.W. (2004), ``Nonlinear Hydroelastic Response of a TwoDimensional Mattype VLFS by the GreenNaghdi Theory,'' Proc. 23rd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '04, ASME, Ocean Engineering Symp., June 2025, Vancouver, Canada, OMAE0451484, 10pp.
 Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Bai, K.J. and Ertekin, R.C. (2004) , ``A Numerical Study of Nonlinear Diffraction Loads on Floating Bodies due to Extreme Transient Waves,'' Proc. 25th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA, August 813, 2004, 11pp.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Sundararaghavan, H. (2003), `` Refraction and Diffraction of Nonlinear Waves in Coastal Waters by the Level I GreenNaghdi Equations,'' Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '03, ASME, June 813, Cancun, Mexico, CDROM, OMAE0337323, 10pp.
 Hong, S.Y., Kim, J.W., Ertekin, R.C. and Shin, Y.S. (2003), `` An EigenfunctionExpansion Method for Hydroelastic Analysis of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 13th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE '03, May 2530, Honolulu, Hawaii, CDROM, ISOPE03HSC04, 8pp.
 Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2003), `` Wave Diffraction of Steep Stokes Waves by BottomMounted Vertical Cylinders,'' Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '03, ASME, June 813, Cancun, Mexico, OMAE0337293, 8pp.
 Kim, J.W., Kyoung, J.H., Ertekin, R.C. and Bai, K.J. (2003), `` A FiniteElement Computation of Wave Structure Interaction between LonCrested Waves of Extreme Height and Vertical Cylinders,'' Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Numerical Ship Hydrodyn., September 2225, Busan, Korea, 11pp, Nat. Acad. Press, Washington, D.C., 2004.
 Kim, J.W., Bai, K.J., Ertekin, R.C. and Webster, W.C. (2002), ``A StronglyNonlinear Model for Water Waves in Water of Variable Depth  the Irrotational GreenNaghdi Model,'' Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '02, June 2328, Oslo, JVW Symposium on Water Waves, OMAE0228541, 10pp.
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (2002), ``On the Interaction of Waves with Intake/Discharge Flows Originating from a FreelyFloating Body,'' Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '02, ASME, June 2328, Oslo, Norway, JVW Symposium on Water Waves, CDROM, OMAE0228531, 12pp.
 Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (2001), ``HydroelasticBased Predictions of MOB Model Tests,'' Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '01, ASME, June 38, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CDROM, OMAE01/OSU5028, 13pp.
 Ertekin, R.C., Riggs, H.R., Kim, J.W. and Demirbilek, Z. (2001), `` Hydroelastic Analysis of Floating Bridges in Current,'' Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '01, ASME, June 38, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CDROM, OMAE01/OSU5029, 9pp.
 Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (2000), ``Hydroelastic Response of Mattype VLFS: Effects of NonZero Draft and Mass Assumptions,'' Proc. Oceans '2000 Conference, September 1114, Providence, RI, 7pp.
 Xia, D., Kim, J.W. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999), ``The Effect of Shoreline Proximity on the Hydroelastic Response of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 18th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., OMAE '99, ASME, July 11  16, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., OMAE993069, 8pp.
 Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1999),`` Characteristics of the Wave Response of Mobile Offshore Bases,'' Proc. 18th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '99, ASME, July 1116, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Offshore Technology Symp., CDROM, OMAE994068, 9pp.
 Ertekin, R.C., Kim, J.W. and Xia, D. (1999), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Mattype, Floating Runway near a breakwater in Irregular Seas,'' Proc. Oceans '99 Conference, September 1316, Seattle, Washington, 9pp.
 Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T. (1998), ``WaveInduced Response of a 5Module Mobile Offshore Base,'' Proc. 17th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '98, ASME, July 59, Lisbon, Portugal, Ocean Space Utilization Symp., CDROM, OMAE984440, 10pp.
 Liu, X.Q., Ertekin, R.C., Riggs, H.R. and Xia, D. (1998), ``Mean WaveDrift Loads on Connected Semisubmersible Modules,'' Proc. 17th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '98, ASME, July 59, Lisbon, Portugal, Offshore Techno. Symp., CDROM, OMAE980320, 10pp.
 Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C. and Mills, T. (1998), ``Impact of Connector Stiffness on the Response of a MultiModule Mobile Offshore Base,'' Proc. 8th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE ''8, May 2429, Montreal, Canada, Vol. I, pp. 200207.
 Neill, D.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Diffraction of Solitary Waves by a Vertical Cylinder: GreenNaghdi and Boussinesq Equations,'' Proc. 16th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '97, ASME, April 1318, Yokohama, Japan, Vol. IB, pp. 6371. UNIHISEAGRANTCP9704.
 Ferier, P., Becker, J.M., and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Assessing the Accuracy of the GreenNaghdi Equations in Simulating the Nonlinear Diffraction of Waves by Topography,'' Proc. 16th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mech. and Arctic Engng., ASME, OMAE '97, April 1318, Yokohama, Japan, Vol. IB, pp. 7380. UNIHISEAGRANTCP9703.
 Ertekin, R.C., Qian, Z.M., and Wehausen, J.V. (1997), ``Upstream Soliton Generation by a Slender, Vertical Strut and Ship: Boussinesq Equations,'' Proc. 7th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE '97, May 1997, Honolulu, Vol. III, pp. 238246.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1997), ``Assessment of Research and Development Needs for Very Large Floating Structures,'' Proc. Coastal Ocean Space Utilization Symposium, COSU '97, May 1214, 1997, Singapore, Vol. 1, pp. 229237.
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (1997), ``Hydrodynamic Analysis of Floating Bodies on Parallel Computers,'' Proc. 7th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., ISOPE '97, May 2530, 1997, Honolulu, Vol. III, pp.467472.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Becker, J.M. (1996), ``Nonlinear Diffraction of Waves by a Submerged Shelf in Shallow Water,'' Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '96, ASME, June 1620, Florence, Italy, Vol. IB, pp. 3139. UNIHISEAGRANT CP9604.
 Sundararaghavan, H. and Ertekin, R.C. (1995), ``Oilslick Instability near an Oil Boom: The Influence of Freeslip and Exact FreeSurface Conditions,'' Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '95, ASME, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1822, Vol. IPart A, pp. 321328.
 Wang, S.Q., Ertekin, R.C. and Riggs, H.R. (1995), ``On Increasing Computational Efficiency in Hydroelasticity of VLFS,'' Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '95, ASME, Copenhagen, June 1822, Vol. IA, pp. 455463.
 Wang, S.Q., Ertekin, R.C., van Stiphout, A.T.F.M. and Ferier, P.G.P. (1995), ``HydroelasticResponse Analysis of a Boxlike Floating Airport with a Shallow Draft,'' Proc. 5th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '95, The Hague, The Netherlands, June 1116, Vol. I, pp. 145152.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Sundararaghavan, H. (1994), ``Potential and Viscous Flows Past an Oil Boom: Instability Problem,'' Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '94, ASME, February, Houston, Vol. I, pp. 189197.
 Ertekin, R.C.; Liu, Y.Z. and Padmanabhan, B. (1994), ``Interaction of Waves with IntakePipe Flow,'' Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '94, ASME, February, Houston, Vol. I, pp. 265272.
 Ertekin, R.C.; Wang, S.Q. and Riggs, H.R. (1994), ``Hydroelastic Response of a Floating Runway,'' Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, Eds. Faltinsen et al., May, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, Norway (A.A. Balkema Pub., Rotterdam, 1994), pp. 389400.
 Ertekin, R.C.; Sundararaghavan, H. and Sun, X. (1994), ``Diffraction of Nonlinear Waves by an Array of Submerged Horizontal Cylinders,'' Proc. Int. Symp.: Waves  Physical and Numerical Modeling, August 2124, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. III, pp. 12571266.
 Padmanabhan, B.; Ertekin, R.C., Liu, Y.Z. (1994), ``Deformation of Waves in 2D by A Steady Intake/Discharge Flow from a Body,'' Proc. Int. Symp.: Waves  Physical and Numerical Modeling, August 2124, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. II, pp. 921930.
 Padmanabhan, B. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``Setdown of a Moored Gravity Platform,'' Proc. 3rd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '93, Singapore, Vol. I, pp. 392400.
 Chitrapu, A.S. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``Nonlinear Effects in Floating Platform Response Using TimeDomain Simulation Methods,'' Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '93, ASME, June, Glasgow, Vol. I, pp. 219228.
 Liu, Y.Z.; Ertekin, R.C. and Padmanabhan, B. (1993), ``Steady Intake/Discharge Flow Beneath a Free Surface,'' Proc. 2nd Canadian Marine Dynamics Conference, Univ. of British Columbia, August, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 5764.
 Wu, Y.S.; Du, S.X.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1993), ``FluidStructure Interaction Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures,'' in AeroHydroelasticity Developments and Applications, Proc. Int. Conf. on AeroHydroelasticity, ICAHE '93, Ed. E.J. Cui, Seismological Press, Beijing, pp. 264277.
 Chitrapu, A.S. and Ertekin, R.C. (1992), ``Effect of Nonlinear Drag Forces on the Low and HighFrequency Response of Floating Platforms,'' Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '92, ASME, June 711, Calgary, Vol. I, Part A, pp. 97104.
 Che, X.L., Riggs, H.R., Ertekin, R.C., Wu, Y.S. and Wang, M.L. (1992), ``TwoDimensional Analysis of Prying Response of TwinHull Floating Structures,'' Proc. 2nd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '92, June, San Francisco, Vol. I, pp. 187194.
 Ertekin, R.C.; Nihous, G.C.; Qian, Z.M.; Vega, L.A. and Yang, C. (1992), ``Global DynamicPositioning of a Floating OTEC Plant Using Warm Surface Seawater Intake,'' Proc. 2nd Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., ISOPE '92, June 1419, San Francisco, Vol. I, pp. 607613.
 Yang, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Wave Diffraction by a Vertical Cylinder'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conference, OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. I, Part A, pp. 105112.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Sun, X.F. (1991), ``Propagation and Diffraction of Cnoidal Waves'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conference, OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. V, pp. 916.
 Riggs, H.R.; Che, X.L. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Hydroelastic Response of Very Large Floating Structures'', Proc. 10th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Conf., OMAE '91, ASME, Stavanger, Norway, June, Vol. IA, pp. 291300.
 Wang, D.Y.; Riggs, H.R. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``3D Hydroelastic Response of a Very Large Floating Structure'', Proc. 1st Int. Offshore and Polar Engng. Conf., Edinburgh, August, Vol. III, pp. 399408.
 Ertekin, R.C.; Wang, M.L. and Riggs, H.R. (1991), ``Response of Flexible FloatingStructure Modules in Regular and Irregular Waves'', Proc. Int. Symp. on Marine Structures, ISMS '91 Ed. Xinsen Lu, Shanghai, pp. 7580.
 Du, S.X. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Dynamic Response Analysis of a Flexibly Joined, MultiModule Very Large Floating Structure,'' Proc. Oceans '91 Conf., IEEE, Honolulu, October, Vol. 3, pp. 12861293.
 Wang, M.L.; Du, S.X. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Hydroelastic Response and Fatigue Analysis of a MultiModule Very Large Floating Structure,'' Proc. Int. Symp. on Fatigue and Fracture in Steel and Concrete Structures, ISFF '91, Madras, December, Oxford and IBH Pub. Co., Bombay, Vol. 2, pp. 12771291.
 Yang, C. and Ertekin, R.C. (1991), ``Numerical Simulation of Wave Energy Focusing,'' Proc.Oceans '91 Conference, IEEE, Honolulu, October, Vol. 1, pp. 539546.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Chian C. (1990), ``Numerical Solution of Some SolitaryWave and SubmergedObstacle Interaction Problems,'' Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '90, ASME, Houston, February, Vol. IA, pp. 255262.
 Ertekin, R.C. and Qian, Z.M. (1989), ``Solitary Waves Generated by Ships in Restricted Waters'', Proc. Fourth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Eds. N.W.M. Ko and S.C. Kot, Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, August 2125, Vol. I, pp. J1J4.
 Ertekin, R.C. (1988), "Nonlinear Shallow Water Waves: The GreenNaghdi Equations", Proc. Pacific Congress on Marine Sci. and Techno., PACON '88, Honolulu, May, pp. OST6/4252.
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Former
Graduate Students of R.C. Ertekin
 Spring 1988 Chitrapu, Murthy (MS) WaveandCurrentInduced Viscous Drift Forces on Floating Platforms
 Fall 1988 Qian, Zhengmin (MS) Numerical Grid Generation and Nonlinear Waves Generated By a Ship in a ShallowWater Channel
 Spring 1989 Kong, Dung (MS) Design and Construction of the Concrete Canoe "Overnight Sensation"
 Fall 1989 Chian, Chimin (MS) Simulation of Solitary Wave Runup and Computation of ArmorUnit Stability by a Boundary Element Method
 Summer 1991 Sun, Xifan (MS) Some Theoretical and Numerical Studies on CnoidalWaveDiffraction Problems
 Summer 1991 Wang, Minglun (MS) A Hybrid Approach to the Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
 Fall 1991 Padmanabhan, Bala (MS) Upending and Setdown Simulation and Hydrodynamics of a Conical Gravity Platform
 Fall 1991 Xu, Yingfan (MS) Scattering of Surface Waves by Submerged and Bottom Obstacles Wave Energy Focusing
 Spring 1992 Huang, Liang (MS) Investigation of Forces and Motions of a Platform Coupled with a Pipe
 Summer 1992 Watson, Kevin (MS) An Integrated Ship Design Package for Microcomputers
 Fall 1992 Liu, Xiaoqing (MS) Feasibility Study of a Remotely Operated Vehicle in the Deep Sea Slant Drilling Project
 Fall 1992 Chitrapu, Murthy (PhD) Nonlinear Forces and Response of Floating Platforms in Regular and Random Waves
 Spring 1994 Roddier, Dominique (MS) Diffraction and Refraction of Solitons around a False Wall
 Fall 1994 Qian, Zhengmin (PhD) Calculation of Threedimensional Nonlinear Ship Waves and Ship Resistance in a Shallow Water Channel
 Spring 1995 Tangirala, Arvind (MS) Efficient 3D Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
 Fall 1995 Wang, Suqin (PhD) Evaluation of Flexible Hull Types for Very Large Floating Structures
 Summer 1996 Neill, Douglas R. (PhD) The Nonlinear Interaction of Waves with Multiple, Vertical, Inline Cylinders
 Fall 1997 Xu, Yingfan (PhD) Wave Diffraction over MultiStep Topography
 Fall 1998 Liu, Charles (PhD) Dynamics of Long Flexible Pipes During Surface Towing and Drift Loads on Flexible Floating Structures
 Fall 1999 Padmanabhan, Bala (PhD) Intake/Discharge Effects on the Hydrodynamics of Floating Bodies
 Spring 2000 Sundararaghavan, Hari (PhD) Analysis of Oil Containment Failure and Spreading
 Summer 2000 Yang, Liqun (MS) A Circulation Study of Hawaiian Fishponds
 December 2003 Zhou, Hongqiang (MS) Hydrodynamic Response of an Advance Marine Vehicle in Waves
 August 2004, Yang, Jinghai (MS) TimeDomain, Nonlinear Theories on Ship Motions
 December 2005, Carter, Richard (MS) Wave Energy Converters and a Submerged Horizontal Plate
 May 2006, Xia, Dingwu (PhD) Linear and Nonlinear Hydroelasticity of MatType Very Large Floating Structures: The GreenNaghdi Theory
 June 2008, Sites, Eric (MS) Evaluation of the Motions and Connection Loads of the Hawaii Superferry and Unloading Barge at Kawaihae Harbor, Hawaii
 December 2011, Keller, Vanna (MS) Numerical Model of Wave Energy Conversion Device
 May 2013, Nolte, Jerica (MS) InOcean Experiments of a Wave Energy Conversion Device with a Drogue and Wave Power Calculations
 December 2013, Carter, Richard W. (Ph.D.) Wave Energy Capture: The Focusing of WaveInduced Flow Through a Submerged Surface.
 December 2013, Hayatdavoodi, Masoud (Ph.D.) Nonlinear wave Loads on Decks of Coastal Structures
 May 2014, Schwartz, Andrew K. (MS) Coupled Dynamics of a 5 MW OTEC Platform and Cold Water Pipe
 May 2014, Gambacciani, Giulio (MS) Preliminary Design of a Submerged Disk Wave Energy Converter (w/ Prof. C.M. Rizzo, Universita Degli Studi Di Genova, Italy)
 December 2014, Seiffert, Betsy R. (PhD) Tsunami and Storm Wave Impacts on Coastal Bridges
 Spring 1988 De Hert, Danny (MS) A Survey of SWATH Hull Forms According to Certain Design Parameters
 Summer 1988 Madan, Anish (MS) Design of a 100 Year Cyclone and a Protection Dike for Krishna Delta
 Spring 1989 Lee, JoongWoo (PhD) Hybrid Element Analysis of Water Waves for Harbor Design
 Fall 1990 Leraand, Tore K. (MS) An Element for Static Analysis of Flexible Cables
 Fall 1990 Harrigan, June F. (MS) Optimization of Mixing of a Cold Water Jet Discharging Into Hawaiian Ocean Surface Waters: An Application of OTEC to Primary Productivity Enhancement
 Summer 1991 Mahesh, Harihara (MS) Dynamic Modeling and Coordinated Control of an Underwater Robotic Vehicle
 Fall 1991 Rezachek, David A. (PhD) Development of a Solar Pond System Design Computer Model
 Summer 1993 Che, Xiling (PhD) Techniques for Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
 Fall 1993 Monger, Bruce C. (OCE) PhD The Physical Basis of Prey Capture by Heterotrophic Marine Nanoflagellates
 Spring 1994 Barry, James H. (MS) Wave Transformations over a Shoal
 Spring 1999 Jeffrey Hanyu (CEE) (MS) Conceptual Design of a Matlike Prestressed Concrete Floating Airport
 Fall 2000 C. Chandrasekera (PhD) Linear RefractionDiffraction Model for Steep Bathymetry
 Spring 2004 Linlin Huang (CEE) (PhD) An Interfacing Strategy for FluidStructure Interaction with Application to Linear Hydroelasticity
 Spring 2006 Karynn Niimi (CEE) (MS) A benchmark problem of threedimensional hydroelsaticity for floating structures based on a Wigley Hull
 Fall 2008 Ryan N. Smith (PhD) Geometric Control theory and its application to underwater vehicles
 Fall 2009 In Chieh Chen (MS) InSitu Voltammetry at the Kilo Nalu Nearshore cabled Observatory: Techniques for Studying Redox Cycling in Permeable Sediments
 Fall 2011 Daniel Lum (CEE) (MS) Assessment of the Vulnerability of Oahu’s Coastal bridges to Storm waves and Tsunami Inundation
 Fall 2012 Rachael Hager (CEE) (MS) Geometric Effects on Maximum Power Absorption Efficiency for a Single, TwoDimensional heaving Body
 Spring 2013 Peter Anast (MS) Performance Trends of HagenCockrell Raft Wave Energy Converters using WAMIT Software
 Spring 2014 Michael Frederick (MS) Hydrodynamic Modeling of Pelamis® P1750 Wave Energy Converters using WAMIT™ software