Bettar Ould el Moctar

Prof. Dr.-Ing. - Professor

Elmoctar                                       

Head of the Institute for Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering,
Dep. Mechanical Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Full Professor for Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen

 

Contact

University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering
Bismarckstrasse 69, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 203 379 2539,
E-Mail: ould.el-moctar[at]uni-due.de

CV

Present Positions

2008 – present        Head of the Institute for Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering, Dep.
                                   Mechanical Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
                                  Full Professor for Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen

2013 – present        Director of the Model Basin: Development Centre for Ship Technology and
                                  Transport Systems, DST, Duisburg, Germany

Professional Activities

  • Editor in Chief of Journal of Ship Technology Research, Publisher: Taylor & Francis, UK
  • Co-Editor of Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Publisher: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), USA
  • Co-Editor of Journal of Ship Research, Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), USA
  • Co-Editor of Journal of Marine Science and Application, Publisher: Springer, Switzerland
  • Co-Editor of American Journal of Civil Engineering, USA
  • Member of the Advisory Board “Maritime Research”,  Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Germany
  • Member of the Advisory Board “Logistics 2030 Innovation Programme”, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVi), Germany
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the German Research Ships “Meteor” and “Merian”, Hamburg, Germany
  • Member of the Council of Science of the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW), Germany
  • Deputy Head of the Ship Technology Committee of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), Germany
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the International Towing Tank C. ITTC, Denmark
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the German Association for Marine Technology (GMT), Germany
  • Member of various international Scientific Committees (e.g. joint ISSC-ITTC Committee,…)

 

Past Positions

2013 - 2016    Global Head of Research, Technology, Knowledge & Governance, DNV GL
2006 - 2013    Head of Fluid Dynamics, Germanischer Lloyd AG, Hamburg, Germany
2002 - 2006    Research Engineer and Deputy Head of Hydrodynamics, Germanischer Lloyd
2001 - 2002    Research Engineer, Hamburg Model Basin (HSVA), Hamburg, Germany
1997 - 2000    Research Associate and PhD Student at the Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany

Awards

2001                Georg Weinblum-Award (for dissertation)
2005                Landrini Award for research activities)

Education

1990 – 1997   Graduate Engineer Degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering,
                         University of Hamburg
1997 - 1998    PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics “Numerical Computation of Flow Induced
                         Forces Acting on Manoeuvring Ships” at the Hamburg University of Technology

Teaching

Lectures

  • Sailing and Planing Boats
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Basics of Offshore Structures
  • Wave-induced Motions and Loads on Ships and Offshore Structures
  • Strength of Ships and Offshore Structures
  • Safety and Risk Assessment
  • Resistance and Propulsion
  • Stability of Floating Structures
  • Ship Manoeuvring
  • Structural Vibrations of Floating Structures

Publications

Books

el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Söding, H.
Numerical Methods for Seakeeping Problems. Springer Nature (2021)
ISBN 978-3-030-62560-3

Journal papers (peer review)

E. Kadivar, E., Ochiai, T.,  Iga, Y.,  el Moctar, O. (2021)
An experimental investigation of the cavitation control on a hydrofoil using hemispherical vortex generators
Journal of Hydrodynamics (IF: 2.59), (Accepted)

Kadivar,  E., O. el Moctar, O.,  Skoda, R.,  Löschner, U. (2021)
Experimental study of the control of cavitation-induced erosion created by collapse of single bubbles using a micro structured riblet
Wear (IF: 3.89), (Accepted)

el Sheshtawy,  H.,  Tödter,  S.,  el  Moctar,  O., Neugebauer,  J.,  , Schellin,  T.  E. (2021)
Experimentally Investigated Vortex-Induced Vibration of a High Aspect Ratio and Small Mass Ratio Circular Cylinder Oscillating in Low Reduced Velocity Flows
Ocean Engineering (Accepted)

el Sheshtawy, H., ,  el Moctar, O., (2021)
Numerical Investigation of a Tidal Stream Turbine Using the Multiple Reference Frame and the Actuator Disk Momentum Methods
Journal of Advanced Marine Engineering and Technology (Accepted).

Thome, M., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O., Schellin T.E. (2021)
Assessment of Methods for Calculating LNG Pump Tower Loads
Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, accepted

Jiang, C. , el Moctar, O. , Schellin T.E. (2021)
Mooring-Configurations Induced Decay Motions of a Buoy
J. Mar. Sci. Eng., 9, 350

Riesner, M., el Moctar, O. (2021)
Assessment of Wave Induced Higher Order Resonant Vibrations of Ships at Forward Speed
Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 103, PP. 1-34

Riesner, M., el Moctar, O. (2021)
A Numerical Method to Compute Global Resonant Vibrations of Ships at Forward Speed in Oblique Waves
Applied Ocean Research, vol. 108

Lyu, W., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2021)
Ship Motion-Sloshing Interaction Using a Field Method
Marine Structures, vol. 76, 102923

Ley, J., el Moctar, O. (2021)
A Comparative Study of Computational Methods for Wave-Induced Motions and Loads
Journal of Marine Science and Engineering Jg. 9 (2021), No. 1, S. 83
ISSN: 2077-1312

Tödter, S., El Sheshtawy, H., Neugebauer; J., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2021)
Deformation Measurement of a Monopile Subject to Vortex-Induced Vibration Using Digital Image Correlation
Ocean Engineering, vol. 221

Peters, A., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Numerical Assessment of Cavitation-Induced Erosion Using a Multi-Scale Euler-Lagrange Method
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 894

Sagar, H., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Dynamics of a Cavitation Bubble near a Solid Surface and the Induced Damage
Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 92

Kadivar, E., Timoshevskiy, M.V., Nichik, M.Y., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Pervunin, K.S. (2020)
Control of Unsteady Partial and Cloud Cavitations in Marine Engineering and Hydraulic Systems
Physics of Fluids, vol. 32, issue 5

Kadivar, E., Timoshevskiy, M.V., Pervunin, K.S., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Cavitation Control Using Cylindrical Cavitating-Bubble Generators (CCGs): Experiments on a Benchmark CAV2003 Hydrofoil
International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol. 125

Zhang, W., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Numerical Study on Wave-Induced Motions and Steady Wave Drift Forces for Ships in Oblique Waves
Ocean Engineering, vol. 196

Toedter, S., el Moctar, O., Neugebauer, J., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Experimentally Measured Hydroelastic Effects on Impact-Induced Loads during Flat Water Entry and Related Uncertainties
Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 142(1), pp. 011604,

Jiang, C., el Moctar, O, Paredes, G.M., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Validation of a Dynamic Mooring Model Coupled with a RANS Solver
Marine Structures, 72, 102783

Jiang, C., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Paredes, G.M. (2020)
Comparative Study of Mathematical Models for Mooring Systems Coupled with CFD
Ships and Offshore Structures

Zhang, W., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Numerical Simulations of a Ship Obliquely Advancing in Calm Water and in Regular Waves
Applied Ocean Research, vol. 103

Zhang, G., Wu, J., Sun, Z., el Moctar, O., Zong, Z. (2020)
Numerically Simulated Flooding of a Freely-Floating Two-Dimensional Damaged Ship Section Using an Improved MPS Method
Applied Ocean Research, vol. 101

Burmester, S., Vaz, G., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Towards Credible CFD Simulations for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
Ocean Engineering, vol. 209

Burmester, S., Vaz, G., Gueydon, S., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Investigation of a Semi-Submersible Floating Wind Turbine in Surge Decay Using CFD
Ship Technology Research, vol. 67/1, pp. 2-14

Feng, Y., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Hydrodynamic Optimisation of a Multi-Purpose Wind Offshore Supply Vessel
Ship Technology Research vol. 67/2, pp. 69-83

Riesner, M., Chillcce, G., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Rankine Source Time Domain Method for Nonlinear Ship Motions in Steep Oblique Waves
Ships and Offshore Structures, vo. 14, no. 3, pp. 295-308

Lyu, W., Riesner, M., Peters, A., el Moctar, O. (2019)
A Hybrid Method for Ship Response Coupled with Sloshing in Partially Filled Tanks
Marine Structures, 67(2019)102643

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O., Javadi, Kh. (2019)
Stabilization of Cloud Cavitation Instabilities Using Cylindrical Cavitating-bubble Generators (CCGs)
International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol. 115, pp. 108-125

Kadivar, E., Timoshevskiy, M.V., Pervunin, K.S., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Experimental and Numerical Study of the Cavitation Surge Passive Control around a Semi-Circular Leading-Edge Flat Plate
Journal of Marine Science and Technology (IF: 1.84), vol. 25

Kadivar, E., Timoshevskiy, M.V., Pervunin, K.S., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Experimental Investigation of the Passive Control of Unsteady Cloud Cavitation Using Miniature Vortex Generators (MVGs)
Journal of IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science

Feng, Y., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2019)
Hydrodynamic Optimization of a Multi-Purpose Wind Offshore Supply Vessel
Ship Technology Research

Zhang, W., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Numerical Prediction of Wave Added Resistance Using a Rankine Panel Method
Ocean Engineering, vol. 178, pp. 66-79

Burmester, S., Vaz, G., Gueydon, S., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Investigation of a Semi-Submersible Floating Wind Turbine in Surge Decay Using CFD
Ship Technology Research

Chillcce, G., el Moctar, O. (2018)
A Numerical Method for Manoeuvring Simulation in Regular Waves
Ocean Engineering, vol. 170, pp. 434-444

Mucha, P., el Moctar, O., Dettmann, T., Ferrari, V. (2018)
Experimental Investigation of Free-Running Ship Manoeuvers Under Extreme Shallow Water Conditions
Applied Ocean Research, vol. 83, pp. 155-162

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Numerical Prediction of Cavitation Erosion on a Ship Propeller in Model- and Full-Scale
Wear, vol. 408–409, pp. 1-12, ISSN 0043-1648

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O., Javadi, K. (2018)
Investigation of the Effect of Cavitation Passive Control on the Dynamics of Unsteady Cloud Cavitation
Journal of Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 64, pp. 333-356

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Boundary Layer Instability Control in the Unsteady Cloud Cavitating Flow
Journal of IOP Conference Series Earth and Environmental Science, vol. 240, issue 6

Riesner, M., Chillcce, G., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2018)
Rankine Source Time Domain Method for Nonlinear Ship Motions in Steep Oblique Waves
Ship and Offshore Structures, vol. 14, issue 3, pp. 295-308

Riesner, M., el Moctar, O. (2018)
A Time Domain Boundary Element Method for Wave Added Resistance of Ships Taking into Account Viscous Effects
Ocean Engineering, vol. 162, pp. 290-303

Sigmund, S., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Propulsion in Waves
Ocean Engineering, vol. 144, 659–673, pp. 35-49

Sigmund, S., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Added Resistance of Different Ship Types in Short and Long Waves
Ocean Engineering, vol. 147, pp. 51-67

Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Papanikolaou, A., Potthoff, R., Liu, S. (2018)
International Benchmark Study on Numerical Simulation Methods for Prediction of Manoeuvrability of Ships in Waves
Ocean Engineering, vol. 165, pp. 365-385

Sagar, H., Hanke, S., Underberg, M., Feng, C., el Moctar, O., Kaiser, S. (2018)
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Damage on an Aluminum Surface by Single-Bubble Cavitation
J. Materials Performance and Characterization, vol. 7, issue 5, pp. 985-1003

Sagar, H., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Numerical Simulation of a Laser-Induced Cavitation Bubble Near a Solid Boundary Considering Phase Change
Ship Technology Research, vol. 65/3, pp. 163-179

Ghesmi, M., von Graefe, A., Shigunov, V., Friedhoff, B., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Comparison and Validation of Numerical Methods to Assess Hydrodynamic Loads on Mechanical Coupling of Multiple Bodies
Ship Technology Research, vol. 66/1, pp. 9-21

Neugebauer, J., Liu, S., Potthoff, R., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Investigation of the Motion Accuracy Influence on Sloshing Model Test Results
International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, Vol. 28 No. 4, pp. 342-349

el Moctar, O., Ley, J., Oberhagemann, J., Schellin, T.E. (2017)
Nonlinear Computational Methods for Hydroelastic Effects of Ships in Extreme Seas
Ocean Engineering, vol. 130, pp. 659–673

Lyu, W., el Moctar, O. (2017)
Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Wave-Induced Second Order Hydrodynamic Loads
Ocean Engineering, vol. 131, pp. 197–212

Lyu, W., el Moctar, O., Potthoff, R., Neugebauer, J. (2017)
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Sloshing Using Different Free Surface Capturing Methods
Applied Ocean Research, vol. 68, pp. 307-324

Mucha, P., el Moctar, O., Dettmann, T., Tenzer, M. (2017)
Inland Waterway Ship Test Case for Resistance and Propulsion Prediction in Shallow Water
Ship Technology Research, vol. 64, pp. 106-113

Papanikolaou, A., Zaraphonitis, G., Bittner-Gregersen, E., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Guedes Soares, C., Reddy, D.N., Sprenger, F. (2016)
Energy Efficient Safe Ship Operation (SHOPERA)
Transportation Research Procedia. Vol. 14, 2016, pp. 820-829

el Moctar, O., Sigmund, S., Ley, J., Schellin, T.E. (2016)
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Added Resistance of Ships in Waves
Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering

el Moctar, O. Ley, J. (2016)
Computational Fluid and Structure Dynamics Methods to Assess Wave-Induced Loads and Hydroelasticity Effects
Book Chapter in Maritime Technology and Engineering III, ISBN 9781138030008 – CAT#K30346

Riesner, M., von Graefe, A., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2016)
Prediction of Non-linear Ship Responses in Waves Considering Forward Speed Effects
Ship Technology Research, vol. 63/3, pp. 135-145

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Numerical Modelling and Prediction of Erosion- Induced by Hydrodynamic Cavitation (2015)
Journal of Physics, conference series, vol. 656/1, id. 012054

Peters, A., Sagar, H., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Numerical Modelling and Prediction of Cavitation Erosion
Wear, 338-339, 189-201

Shigunov, V., Graefe, A., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Calculation of Horizontal Sectional Loads and Torsional Moment
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 137(2), 021603

Graefe, A., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Rankine Source Method for Ship-Ship Interaction Problems
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 137 (2), 021601-1,

Tenzer, M., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2015)
Experimental Investigation of Impact Loads during Water Entry
Ship Technology Research. vol. 62/1, pp. 47-59

Mucha, P., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Revisiting Mathematical Models for Manoeuvring Prediction Based on Modified Taylor-series Expansions
Ship Technology Research. vol. 62/1, pp. 81-96

Graefe A., el Moctar, O., Oberhagemann J., Shigunov, V. (2014)
Linear and Nonlinear Sectional Loads with Potential and Field Methods
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering vol. 136 (3), 031602

el Moctar, O., Lantermann, U., Mucha, P., Höpken, J., Schellin, T.E. (2014)
RANS-Based Simulated Ship Maneuvering Accounting for Hull-Propulsor-Engine Interaction
Ship Technology Research, vol. 61/3, pp. 142-161

Söding, H., Shigunov, V., Schellin, T.E., el Moctar, O. (2014)
A Ranking Panel Method for Added Resistance of Ships in Waves
ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. 136(3), 031601

Shigunov, V., Rathje, H., el Moctar, O. (2013)
Towards Safer Container Shipping
Ship Technology Research, vol. 60/1, pp. 34-40

Oberhagemann, J., el Moctar, O. (2012)
Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Whipping and Springing of Ship Structures
International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 22/2, pp. 108–114

el Moctar, O., Shigunov, V., Zorn, T. (2012)
Duisburg Test Case: Post-Panamax Container Ship for Benchmarking
Ship Technology Research, vol. 59/3, pp. 50-64

Oberhagemann, J., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2012)
Application of CFD in Long-Term Extreme Value Analyses of Wave Loads
Ship Technology Research, vol. 59/3, pp. 4–22

el Moctar, O., Oberhagemann, J., Schellin, T.E. (2012)
Free-Surface RANS for Hull Girder Whipping and Springing
Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, vol. 119, pp. 48-66

Shigunov; V., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Kaufmann, J., Stute, R. (2012)
Assessing the Dynamic Stability of an Offshore Supply Vessel
ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 134(4), 041302

Schellin, T.E., Peric, M., el Moctar, O. (2011)
Wave-in-Deck Load Analysis for a Jack-Up Platform
ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 133(2), 021303

el Moctar, O., Povel, D., Shigunov, V., Tide, A. (2010)
Fire Investigation in a Container
Ship Technology Research, vol. 57/1, pp. 40–55

Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Rathje, H. (2010)
Operational Guidance for Prevention of Cargo Loss and Damage on Container Ships
Ship Technology Research, vol. 57/1, pp. 8 – 25

Oberhagemann, J., Holtmann, M, el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E, and Kim, D. (2009)
Stern Slamming of an LNG Carrier
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 131 (3), 031103

el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Jahnke, T., Peric, M. (2009)
Wave Load and Structural Analysis for a Jack-Up Platform in Freak Waves
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng., vol. 131(2):021602-021602-9

Peric, M., Zorn, T., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Kim, Y-S. (2009)
Simulation of Sloshing in LNG Tanks
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng., vol. 131(3):031101

Schellin, T.E., el Moctar, O. (2006)
Numerical Prediction of Impact-Related Wave Loads on Ships
ASME J. of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng., vol. 129(1), 39-47

el Moctar, O., Junglewitz, A. (2004)
Numerical Analysis of the Steering Capability of a Podded Drive
Ship Technology Research, vol. 51/3, pp. 134-145

el Moctar, O. (2001)
Numerical Computations of Flow Forces in Ship Manoeuvring
Ship Technology Research Journal, 09/2001, vol. 48, pp. 98-123

 

 

Conference Papers (peer-review)

el Sheshtawy, H., Youssef, M., Tödter, S., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O.,,  Schellin, T. E. (2021)
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Vortex-Induced Vibration for a Fully Submerged Oscillating Circular Cylinder in a Circulating Water Channel.
In The 31th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference

International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers. June 20-25, Rhodes, Greece

Jiang, C., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Qi, Y. (2020)
Numerical Investigation of Hydroelastic Effects on Floating Structures
Proceedings of the World Conference on Floating Solutions (WCFS2020) (pp. xxx-xxx)
Springer, The Netherlands

Jiang, C., Chiba, S., Waki, M., Fujita, K., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Investigation of a Novel Wave Energy Generator Using Dielectric Elastomer
Proceedings of the 39th ASME International Conference on Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering (Virtual Conference), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, OMAE2020-18106

Jiang, C., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. & Paredes, G.M. (2020)
Motion Decay Simulations of a Moored Wave Energy Converter
Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (Virtual Conference), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, OMAE2020-18424

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2020)
Multi-Scale Euler-Lagrange Cavitation Modelling and Prediction of Cavitation Erosion
Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Osaka, Japan

Burmester, S., Vaz, G., el Moctar, O., Gueydon, S., Koop, A., Wang, Y., Chen, HC. (2020)
High-Fidelity Modelling of Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Platforms
Proceedings of the 39th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (Virtual Conference), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, OMAE2020-18913

Youssef, M., Tödter, S., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Experimental Investigation of the Tip Vortex Influence on VIV of a Circular Cylinder at High Reynolds Numbers
Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (Virtual Conference), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, OMAE2020-19133

Feng, Y., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2020)
Hydrodynamic Optimization of a Containership
Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (Virtual Conference), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, OMAE2020-18616

Chillcce, G., Martic, I., Tello Ruiz, M., Ramirez, J., Degiuli, N., el Moctar, O. (2019)
RANS Evaluation of the DTC’s Vertical Motion Sailing in Finite Water Depth Waves
5th International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water with Non-Exclusive Focus on Manoeuvring in Waves, Wind and Current (MASHCON), Ostend, Belgium
Conference proceedings, 2019, pp. 61-71

Martic, I., Chillcce, G., Tello Ruiz, M., Ramirez, J., Degiuli, N., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Numerical Assessment of Added Resistance in Waves of the DTC Container Ship in Finite Water Depths
5th International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water with Non-Exclusive Focus on Manoeuvring in Waves, Wind and Current (MASHCON), Ostend, Belgium
Conference proceedings, 2019, pp. 273-283

el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Neugebauer, J. (2019)
Wind and Current Loads on Barges and Ships
Proceedings of the 38th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, OMAE2019-95716

El Sheshtawy, H., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Natarajan, S. (2019)
Numerical Investigation of an Optimised Horizontal Axis Tidal Stream Turbine
Proceedings of the 38th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, OMAE2019-95722

Jiang, C., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2019)
Prediction of Hydrodynamic Damping of Moored Offshore Structures Using CFD
Proceedings of the 38th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, OMAE2019-95935

Thome, M., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Assessment of LNG Pump Tower Loads
Proceedings of the 38th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, OMAE2019-96138

Zhang, W., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Numerical Study on Steady Wave Drift Forces of an Obliquely Moving Ship
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Ship and Marine Hydrodynamics IWSH2019, Hamburg, Germany, Paper 20

Toedter, S., El Sheshtawy, H., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Deformation Measurement of a Pipe Subjected to Vortex-Induced Vibration Using Digital Image Correlation
6th International Conference on Advanced Model Measurement Technology for the Maritime Industry, Rome, Italy

Toedter, S., El Sheshtawy, H., Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Experimental Investigation of Vortex-Induced Vibrations Using 3D-Accelerometry and Digital Image Correlation
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Ship and Marine Hydrodynamics IWSH2019, Hamburg, Germany, Paper76

Seithe, G., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Wave-Induced Motions of Moored and Coupled Multibody Offshore Structures
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Ship and Marine Hydrodynamics IWSH2019, Hamburg, Germany, Paper 85

Kadivar, E., Timoshevskiy, M.V., Pervunin, K.S., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Experimental Investigation of the Passive Control of Unsteady Cloud Cavitation Using Miniature Vortex Generators (MVGs)
IAHR International Workshop on Cavitation and Dynamic Problems in Hydraulic Machinery, Stuttgart, Germany

Toedter, S., el Moctar, O., Neugebauer, J., Schellin, T.E. (2018)
Experimental Investigations of Hydroelastic Effects on Loads during Flat Water Entry
Proceedings of the 37th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Madrid, Spain, OMAE2018-78692

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Simulation of an Internal Nozzle Flow Using an Euler-Lagrange Method
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018), Baltimore, USA,

Reuter, F., Sagar, H., el Moctar, O., Mettin R. (2018)
Wall Shear Rates Induced by a Single Cavitation Bubble Collapse
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018), Baltimore, USA

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Investigation of Cloud Cavitation Passive Control for Hydrofoils Using Cavitating-bubble Generators (CGs)
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018), Baltimore, USA

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Boundary Layer Instability Control in the Unsteady Cloud Cavitating Flow
29th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Kyoto, Japan

Kadivar, E., el Moctar, O. (2018)
Boundary Layer Instability Control in the Unsteady Partial Cavitation Regime Using Cavitating-bubble Generators (CGs)
Workshop on Cavitation Exploitation, Ljubljana, Slovenia

el Moctar, O., Tödter, S., Neugebauer, J., Schellin, T.E. (2018)
Investigation of Hydroelasticity and Air Compressibility on Impact Loads
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on HYDROELASTICITY in Marine Technology, Seoul, Korea

Sigmund, S. el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E (2018)
RANS Predicted Propulsion Characteristics of a Twin Screw Cruise Ship in Regular Head Waves
Proceedings of the 32nd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Hamburg, Germany

Riesner, M., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2018)
Design Related Speed Loss and Fuel Consumption of Ships in Seaways
Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2018)
CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-58539-3, pp. 147-155

Neugebauer, J., Liu, S., Potthoff, R., el Moctar, O. (2017)
Investigation of the Motion Accuracy Influence on Sloshing Model Test Results
27th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, San Francisco/ USA
Paper ISOPE-I-17-482 (best paper award)

Neugebauer, J., Potthoff, R., el Moctar, O. (2016)
Investigation of Liquid Resonance in a 3D LNG Tank Model by Means of Impact Pressure and Free Surface Elevation
Proceedings Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Rhodes, Greece, Paper No. ISOPE-I-16-512, pp. 988-995, ISBN: 978-1-880653-88-3

el Moctar, O., Sprenger, F., Schellin, T.E., Papanikolaou, A. (2016)
Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Ship Maneuvers in Waves
Proceedings of the 35th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Busan, Korea, OMAE2016-54847

Sigmund, S., el Moctar, O. (2016)
Numerical Prediction of the Propulsion Characteristics of Ships in Waves
Proceedings of the 35th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Busan, Korea, OMAE2016- 54793

Mucha, P., Deng, G., Gourlay, T., el Moctar, O. (2016)
Validation Studies on Numerical Prediction of Ship Squat and Resistance in Shallow Water
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water with Special Focus on Ship Bottom Interaction, Hamburg, Germany

Sagar, H., Ley J., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Hydroelasticity Effects of Wave-Induced Loads on Offshore Monopile Structures
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, Split, Croatia, pp. 83-102, ISBN: 978-953-95746-2-6

Piehl, H., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Development of a Mathematical Roll Damping Model with Polynomial Regression Analysis
Proceedings of the 34th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, St. John's, NL, Canada, OMAE2015-41642

el Moctar, O., Sigmund, S., Schellin, T.E. (2015)
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Added Resistance of Ships in Waves
Proceedings of the 34th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, St. John's, NL, Canada, OMAE2015-42403

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2015)
Numerical Modelling and Prediction of Erosion Induced by Hydrodynamic Cavitation
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Cavitation, Lausanne, Switzerland

Papanikolaou, A., Zaraphonitis, G., Bitner-Gregersen, E., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Guedes Soares, C., Reddy, D.N., Sprenger, F. (2015)
Energy Efficient Safe Ship Operation
Proceedings of the SNAME World Maritime Conference, Providence, USA

Papanikolaou, A., Zaraphonitis, G., Bittner-Gregersen, E., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Guedes Soares, C., Reddy, D.N., Sprenger, F. (2014)
Energy Efficient Safe Ship Operation (SHOPERA)
Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects – Influence of EEDI on Ship Design

Ley, J., el Moctar, O., Oberhagemann, J., Schellin, T.E. (2014)
Assessment of Loads and Structural Integrity of Ships in Extreme Seas
Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Brandner, P. A.; Pearce, B. W.; Kim, K.-H. (publisher)

Shigunov, V., Graefe, A., el Moctar, O. (2014)
Calculation of Horizontal Sectional Loads and Torsional Moment
Proceedings of the 33rd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Francisco, USA, OMAE2014-23487
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., vol. 137(2), 021603

Peters, A., Sagar, H., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2014)
A New Approach for a Cavitation Erosion Model on Hydrofoils
International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics 8 (ICCFD8), Chengdu, China

Ley, J., el Moctar, O. (2014)
An Enhanced 1-Way Coupling Method to Predict Elastic Global Hull Girder Loads
Proceedings of the 33rd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Francisco, U.S.A, OMAE2014-24199

Piehl, H., el Moctar, O. (2014)
Bilge Keel Forces and Vortex Shedding – A Numerical Analysis with Open FOAM
Proceedings of the 33rd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Francisco, USA, OMAE2014-24079

Neugebauer, J., el Moctar, O., Potthoff, R. (2014)
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Single Impacts in a 2D Tank
Proceedings of the 24th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Busan, Korea, Paper No. ISOPE-I-14-464

Ley, J., Sigmund S., el Moctar, O. (2014)
Numerical Prediction of the Added Resistance of Ships in Waves
Proceedings of the 33rd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Francisco, USA, OMAE2014-24216

Graefe, A., Oberhagemann J., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2013)
Linear and Nonlinear Sectional Loads with Potential and Field Methods
Proceedings of the 32nd ASME International Conference on Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nantes, France, OMAE2013-10544
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., vol. 136(3); 031602

Oberhagemann J., Shigunov V., el Moctar, O. (2013)
First Order Reliability Analogies of Nonlinear Bending Moments in Ships
Proceedings of the 32nd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nantes, France, OMAE2013-10547

Graefe, A., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2013)
Rankine Source Method for Ship-Ship Interaction Problems
Proceedings of the 32nd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nantes, France, OMAE2013-10810
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., vol. 137 (2), 021601-1

Piehl, H., el Moctar, O. (2013)
Roll Decay Model Test of a Post Panamax Container Ship Experimental and Numerical Analysis
Proceedings of the 32nd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nantes, France, OMAE2013-11065

Mucha, P., el Moctar, O. (2013)
Ship-Bank Interaction of a Large Tanker and Related Control Problems
Proceedings of the 32nd ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nantes, France, OMAE2013-11099

Oberhagemann, J., Ley, J., Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. (2012)
Efficient Approaches for Ship Response Statistics Using RANS
Proceedings of the International Symposium of Offshore and Polar Engineering, Rhodes, Greece, pp. 1133-1140

Söding, H., Shigunov, V., Schellin T.E., el Moctar, O. (2012)
A Rankine Panel Method for Added Resistance of Ships in Waves
Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, OMAE2012-83457
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., vol. 136(3), 031601

Piehl, H., el Moctar, O. (2012)
Vortex Shedding from a Bilge Keel in a Transient Flow
Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, OMAE2012-84013

Söding, H., Graefe, A., el Moctar, O., Shigunov, V. (2012)
Rankine Source Method for Seakeeping Predictions
Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, OMAE2012-83450

Oberhagemann, J. Ley, J., el Moctar, O. (2012)
Prediction of Ship Response Statistics in Severe Sea Conditions using RANS
Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, OMAE 2012-83955

Oberhagemann, J., Krömer, M., Cabos, C., el Moctar, O. (2012)
A Fluid-Structure Coupling Method Based on RANSE and Structural Mode Decomposition
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on HYDROELASTICITY in Marine Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Kaufmann, J., Stute, R. (2011)
Assessing the Dynamic Stability of an Offshore Supply Vessel
Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, OMAE2011-49043
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., vol. 134(4), 041302

Graefe, A., el Moctar, O., Shigunov, V., Söding, H., Zorn, T. (2011)
Squat Computations for Containerships in Restricted Waterways
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water: Ship-to-Ship Interaction (ref STS049), Trondheim, Norway

Schellin, T.E., Peric, M., and el Moctar, O. (2009)
Wave-Deck-Load Analysis for a Jack-Up Platform
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Honolulu, USA, OMAE 2009-79633
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, vol. 133(2), 021303

Morch, H.J., Peric, M., Schreck, E., el Moctar, O., Zorn, T. (2009)
Simulation of Flow and Motion of Lifeboats
28th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Honolulu, USA, OMAE2009- 79608

Shigunov, V., el Moctar, O. and Rathje, H. (2009)
Conditions of Parametric Rolling
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, St. Petersburg, Russia

Oberhagemann, J., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E. (2008)
Fluid-Structure Coupling to Assess Whipping Effects on Global Loads of a Large Containership
Proceedings of the 27th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea

Oberhagemann, J., Holtmann, M, el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E, Kim, D. (2008)
Stern Slamming of an LNG Carrier
27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., Estoril, Portugal, OMAE2008-57385
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, vol. 131 (3), 031103

el Moctar, O. and Schellin, T.E. (2008)
Prediction of Rudder Cavitation Based on CFD and Full-Scale Observations
Proceedings of the International Conference on Marine CFD, Royal Society of Naval Architects, Southampton

el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., and Peric, M. (2007)
Wave Load and Structural Analysis for a Jack-Up Platform in Freak Waves
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Diego, USA, OMAE2007-29434
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol. 131 (2), 021602

Peric, M., Zorn, T., el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Kim, Y-S. (2007)
Simulation of Sloshing in LNG-Tanks
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, San Diego, USA, OMAE2007-29555
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, vol. 131(3):031101

el Moctar, O., Schellin, T.E., Priebe, T. (2006)
CFD and FE Methods to Predict Wave Loads and Ship Structure Response
Proceedings of the 26th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics (ONR), Rome, Italy

Schellin, T.E., el Moctar, O. (2006)
Numerical Prediction of Impact-Related Wave Loads on Ships
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Hamburg, Germany, OMAE2006-92133
Also: published as revised paper in ASME J. Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Eng., American Society of Mechanical Engineers, vol. 129(1), 39-47

el Moctar, O., Brunswig, J. Brehm, A., Schellin, T.E. (2005)
Computation of Ship Motions in Waves and Slamming Loads for Fast Ships using RANSE
Proceedings of the International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, St. Petersburg, Russia

el Moctar, O., Brehm, A., Schellin, T.E. (2004)
Prediction of Slamming Loads for Ship Structural Design using Potential Flow and RANSE Codes
Proceedings of the 25th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, St. John’s, Canada

Junglewitz, A., el Moctar, O., Stadie-Frohbös, G. (2004)
Loads on Podded Drives
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium Practical Design of Ships and Mobile Units, Lübeck, Germany, Keil, Harald; Lehmann, Eike (publisher)
pp. 894-901 ISBN: 978-3-87743-808-4

el Moctar, O., Bertram, V. (2002)
Computation of Viscous Flow around Fast Ship Superstructures
Proceedings of the 24th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Fukuoka, Japan

Other Papers

Wielgosz, C., Golf, R., Lidtke, A.K., Vaz, G., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Numerical and Experimental Study on the Duisburg Propeller Test Case)
Proceedings of the 22nd Numerical Towing Tank Symposium (NuTTS), Tomar, Portugal

Peters, A., Lantermann, U., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Numerical Prediction of Cavitation Damage for the Flow through a Nozzle Using a Multi-Scale Euler-Lagrange Method
Proceedings of the 22nd Numerical Towing Tank Symposium (NuTTS), Tomar, Portugal

El Sheshtawy, H., Jiang, C., el Moctar, O. (2019)
Fluid-Structure-Interaction Investigation of a Circular Cylinder in a Low Reynolds Number
14th OpenFOAM Workshop 2019, Duisburg, Germany

Burmester, S., Gueydon, S., Vaz, G., el Moctar, O. (2017)
Surge Decay Simulations of a Semi-Submersible Floating Offshore Wind Turbine
Proceedings of the 20th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium (NuTTS), Wageningen, The Netherlands

Supervised PhD Theses

Funded Research Projects (selected)

  • DFG - German Research Foundation, project number E 611/2-1
    Development of a Numerical Method to Predict Hydrodynamic Cavitation Induced Erosion”, 2016-2019, supervising one PhD student
  • DFG - German Research Foundation EL 611/3-1
    An Efficient Numerical Method for Higher Order Springing Induced Loads”, 2016-2019, supervising one PhD student
  • DFG - German Research Foundation EL 611/4-1
    Investigation of Sloshing in Partially Filled Tanks Considering Density Ratio and Phase Transition Effects”, 2016 – 2019, supervising one PhD student
  • DFG – German Research Foundation   FKZ: INST 20876/77-1 FUGG 
    Sloshing Device2010, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • EU –xx 
    Multi-Use Affordable Standardised Floating Space@Sea”, 2017-2020, supervising one PhD student”
  • EU – 234175
    Extreme Seas: “Numerical Prediction of Loads and Hydroelasticity Effects on Ship Structures in Extreme Waves”, 2009 – 2013  incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • EU – 2012-EU-18067-S 
    LNG Liquified Natural Gas Masterplan”, 2013- 2015
  • EU – 605221 
    SHOPERA: Energy Efficient Safe Ship Operation: Prediction of Added Resistance and Manouevring Motions in Waves”, 2013 – 2016, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • SHELL –
    Experimental Investigation of Sloshing Induced Loads, Decision Support System”, 2011-2015, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ: 03SX354A 
    BinGas: Development of Technologies for LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) Transport on Inland Navigation Ships: Tank – Propulsion - Ship2013 – 2016, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • SIEMENS – “Risk Assessment for LNG Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit”,
    2013-2014
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ:03SX339B 
    PerSee: Performance of Ships in Seaways: Numerical Prediction of Forces Acting on Ships in Waves”, 2012-2016, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ: 03SX359B
    BiWi: Seagoing Inland Ships: Prediction of Multi-Body Dynamics, Loads and Structural Response of Inlad Ships in Waves”, 2013-2016, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ: 03SX347F
    KONKAV: Development of a Cavitation Erosion Model”, 2012-2015, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ: 03SX281A
    BestRollDämpfung: Experimental and Numerical Prediction of Roll Damping2009-2012, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • EU and German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ:03SX268A 
    PROPSEAS: Propulsion in Seaways – Numerical Prediction of Loads and Hydroelasticity Effects on Propellere in Waves2009-2011, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • SIEMENS –
    Electric power production from Offshore-Waves - experimental basic research  studies” – 2011
  • Germanischer Lloyd
    Risk-based Assessment of Seaway-Induced Dynamic Loads of Ship Structures”, 2010-2012, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute,
    Hydrodynamic and ship dynamic modelling for trafficability analysis of inland waterways2012-2016, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute,
    Prediction of ship manoeuvring in restricted waters”, 2012-2016, incl. supervising one PhD student
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ: 03SX324B
    PREMAN - Scale Effects and Effects of Environmental Conditions on Ship Manoeuvring Motions”, 2011-2014, incl. supervising one PhD student 
  • Germanischer Lloyd,
    Development of Boundary Element Method for Ship-Ship Interaction and Shallow Water Problems”, 2009-2012,  incl. supervising one PhD student
  • Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure & Germanischer Lloyd,
    Bunkering LNG - Feasibility Study on Bunkering LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in German Ports2011-2012
  • German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute,
    Manoeuvring Behaviour of Inland waterway Ships”, 2009-2012, incl. supervising Posdoc
  • German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute,
    Experimental Investigation of Propulsion and Manoeuvring Motions of Inland Waterway Ships”, 2014-2016, incl. supervising PhD student
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ  03SX197
    REALEX: Numerical Prediction of Slamming Loads on Ship Structures”, 2004-2007
  • German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  - FKZ 03SX213A
    XXL Ruder: Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Rudder Cavitation”, 2005-2008

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