PhD Projects

Aerospace Engineering

PhD/postdoc

Title & description

Promotor

Funding

Michiel Zaaijer

 

Concepts for offshore wind farms

 

Gijs van Kuik

BSIK: We@Sea

  Eeke Mast

Scenario devel. offshore wind energy

Gijs van Kuik

BSIK: We@Sea

Shafqat Rasool E.H.M.Mast

 

 

 

Turaj Ashuri

The future offshore wind turbine

Gijs van Kuik 

EU / Innwind

Ramzi Zakhama

Multigrid implementation of cellular automata for structural design and optimization with geometric nonlinearities

Zafer Gürdal

EU / Innwind

 Ali Khani

Design and optimization of wind turbine blades using variable stiffness method

Zafer Gürdal  

 

Daniel Micallef

Physical models for the shear and yaw effects on horizontal axis wind turbines

Gerard van Bussel

 

Claudia Hofemann

Analysis of wind turbine data with a view towards load monitoring

Gerard van Bussel

Vestas

Busra Akay

 

Gerard van Bussel

Vestas

Ben Geurts

 

Aerodynamics and design of large Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

Gerard van Bussel

 

Giuseppe Tescione

Aerodynamic analysis of vertical axis wind turbine near wake with vortex methods

Gerard van Bussel

Deepwind 2014

Ricardo Pereira

Active stall control through boundary layer manipulation applied to HAWTS

Gerard van Bussel

FLOW 

Lars Bernhammer

Load alleviation and performance optimization using smart blades

Gijs van Kuik

FLOW / XEMC Darwind

Etana Ferede

Topology and Planform optimization of wind turbine blades to induce the required stall for load/power

Gerard van Bussel

FLOW 

Maarten Holtslag

Far shore wind climate modelling

Gerard van Bussel

FLOW 2015

Lorenzo Lignarolo

Vorticity based numerical models for horizontal axis wind turbine wake simulation

Gerard van Bussel

FLOW 2015

Civil Engineering and Geosciences

PhD / Postdoc

Title & description

Promotor

Funding  

Wybren de Vries

Support structures for offshore wind turbines in deep water

Jan Meek

EU / Upwind

Niels Diepeveen

Hydraulic energy conversion systems for wind turbines

 

BSIK: We@Sea

Maxim Segeren

Support structures for far and large offshore windfarms

Marcel Stive

Flow

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

PhD / Postdoc

Title & description

Promotor         

Funding             

Ralph Hendriks

Combination of HVDC-interconnector with grid connection

Wil Kling

BSIK: We@Sea

Ghanshyam Shrestha

New concept for wind turbine generators

Bram Ferreira

EU / Innwind

Anoop Jassal

Cost optimization of PM direct drive machines with concentrated windings

Bram Ferreira

VWEC

Arjen van der Meer

Onshore grid stability concerning a high penetration of (VSC)-HVDC connected offshore

Wil Kling

BSIK: We@Sea

Samuel Ani

Low cost small scale wind turbine generators for low wind speed regimes

Bram Ferreira

 

Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology

Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology

PhD / Postdoc

Title & description

Promotor              

Funding           

Ivo Houtzager

Robust inversion of non-linaer dynamic systems

Michel Verhaegen

2011

Erika Echavarria

Rams offshore plants

Tetsuo Tomiyama

BSIK: We@Sea

Muammer Ozbek

Remote monitoring of dynamics of wind turbines

Daniel Rixen

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Sven Voormeeren

Hybrid dynamic subsctructuring in wind turbine engineering

Daniel Rixen

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Technology, Policy and Management

Technology, Policy and Management

PhD / Postdoc

Title & description

Promotor             

Funding             

Eeke Mast

Scenario devel. offshore wind energy

Gijs van Kuik

BSIK: We@Sea

Anne lorène Vernay

Innovation in multifunction socio-technical system with analysis of the superwind concept as a case study

Karel Mulder

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