School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Date Position Institution name 2020 Postdoctoral Research Associate The University of Adelaide 2019 - 2019 Hydrodynamics Engineer Carnegie Clean Energy 2018 - 2019 Postdoctoral Research Fellow The University of Western Australia 2016 - 2018 Lecturer Eynesbury Navitas
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2016 Fellowship Tuck Fellowship — Australia — 2014 Scholarship Australian Antarctic Division Top-up Scholarship — — —
Date Institution name Country Title 2014 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD (Applied Mathematics) 2009 - 2013 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) with First Class Honours 2009 - 2013 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Applied Mathematics Major)
Year Citation 2021 Skene, D. M., & Bennetts, L. G. (2021). A transition-loss theory for waves reflected and transmitted by an overwashed body. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 81(3), 834-852.
2020 Nelli, F., Bennetts, L. G., Skene, D. M., & Toffoli, A. (2020). Water wave transmission and energy dissipation by a floating plate in the presence of overwash. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 889, A19-1-A19-20.
DOI Scopus10 WoS8
2018 Skene, D., Bennetts, L., Wright, M., Meylan, M., & Maki, K. (2018). Water wave overwash of a step. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 839, 293-312.
DOI Scopus17 WoS14
2017 Nelli, F., Bennetts, L., Skene, D., Monty, J., Lee, J., Meylan, M., & Toffoli, A. (2017). Reflection and transmission of regular water waves by a thin, floating plate. Wave Motion, 70, 209-221.
DOI Scopus31 WoS19
2015 Skene, D., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., & Toffoli, A. (2015). Modelling water wave overwash of a thin floating plate. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 777, R3-1-R3-13.
DOI Scopus38 WoS31
Year Citation 2019 Skene, D., Wolgamot, H., Geldard, J., Taylor, P., & Draper, S. (2019). Real-time prediction of unidirectional irregular waves. In Proceedings of the 34th International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB34) (pp. 1-4). online: IWWWFB. 2019 Rijnsdorp, D., Orszaghova, J., Skene, D., Wolgamot, H., & Rafiee, A. (2019). Modelling motion instabilities of a submerged wave energy converter. In Proceedings of the 34th International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB34) (pp. 1-4). online: IWWWFB. 2017 Nelli, F., Skene, D., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., Monty, J., & Toffoli, A. (2017). Experimental and numerical models of wave reflection and transmission by an ice floe. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE Vol. 8 (pp. 1-9). Trondheim, Norway: ASME.
2016 Skene, D., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., Wright, M., & Maki, K. (2016). Comparison of mathematical and CFD models of overwash of a step. In R. Taylor, J. Grue, & B. Molin (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (pp. 1-4). Plymouth, MI, USA: International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. 2015 Skene, D. M., Bennetts, L. G., Meylan, M. H., Toffoli, A., & Monty, J. P. (2015). Modelling Water Wave Overwash of a Sea Ice Floe. In R. Porter, & J. Zang (Eds.), The Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. Bristol. 2015 Skene, D., Bennetts, L., Meylan, H., Toftoli, A., Alberello, A., Cavaliere, C., . . . Monty, J. (2015). Overwash of a floating thin elastic plate by regular water waves: A theoretical model and laboratory experimental measurements. In S. Malencia, N. Vladimir, & I. Senjanovic (Eds.), 7th International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology (pp. 1-13). online: Vidici d o o.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 Co-Supervisor Investigation of the Hydrodynamic Performance of Hybrid Wind and Wave Energy Converters Arrays Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Raphael Alwan
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