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Dr Luke Bennetts

Luke Bennetts
Senior Research Fellow
School of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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Dr Luke Bennetts

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics University of Adelaide
2011 - 2014 Lecturer in Applied Mathematics University of Adelaide
2007 - 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Otago

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
2016 Award Christopher Heyde Medal Australian Academy of Sciences Australia
2013 Fellowship Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Australian Research Council Australia 375,000

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of Reading United Kingdom PhD Applied Mathematics
University of Reading United Kingdom MSc Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations
University of Reading United Kingdom BSc (Hons) Mathematics

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Meylan, M., & Bennetts, L. (2018). Three-dimensional time-domain scattering of waves in the marginal ice zone. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 376(2129).
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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 Scopus1
2018 Ilyas, M., Meylan, M., Lamichhane, B., & Bennetts, L. (2018). Time-domain and modal response of ice shelves to wave forcing using the finite element method. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 80, 113-131.
DOI Scopus1
2018 Massom, R., Scambos, T., Bennetts, L., Reid, P., Squire, V., & Stammerjohn, S. (2018). Antarctic ice shelf disintegration triggered by sea ice loss and ocean swell. Nature, 558(7710), 383-389.
DOI Scopus1
2018 Meylan, M., Bennetts, L., Mosig, J., Rogers, W., Doble, M., & Peter, M. (2018). Dispersion Relations, Power Laws, and Energy Loss for Waves in the Marginal Ice Zone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(5), 3322-3335.
DOI Scopus4
2017 Bennetts, L., McPhedran, R., & Meylan, M. (2017). Editorial. Wave Motion, 70, 1-2.
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2017 Yiew, L., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., Thomas, G., & French, B. (2017). Wave-induced collisions of thin floating disks. Physics of Fluids, 29(12), 127102-1-127102-13.
DOI Scopus1
2017 Bennetts, L., O'Farrell, S., & Uotila, P. (2017). Brief communication: impacts of ocean-wave-induced breakup of Antarctic sea ice via thermodynamics in a stand-alone version of the CICE sea-ice model. The Cryosphere, 11(3), 1035-1040.
DOI Scopus8
2017 Meylan, M., Bennetts, L., Hosking, R., & Catt, E. (2017). On the calculation of normal modes of a coupled ice-shelf/sub-ice-shelf cavity system. Journal of Glaciology, 63(240), 751-754.
DOI Scopus2
2017 Meylan, M., Bennetts, L., & Peter, M. (2017). Water-wave scattering and energy dissipation by a floating porous elastic plate in three dimensions. Wave Motion, 70, 240-250.
DOI Scopus5 WoS4
2017 Rupprecht, S., Bennetts, L., & Peter, M. (2017). Effective wave propagation along a rough thin-elastic beam. Wave Motion, 70, 3-14.
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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 Scopus4 WoS3
2017 Bennetts, L., Peter, M., & Montiel, F. (2017). Localisation of Rayleigh-Bloch waves and damping of resonant loads on arrays of vertical cylinders. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 813, 508-527.
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2016 Yiew, L., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., French, B., & Thomas, G. (2016). Hydrodynamic responses of a thin floating disk to regular waves. Ocean Modelling, 97, 52-64.
DOI Scopus6 WoS6
2016 Montiel, F., Squire, V., & Bennetts, L. (2016). Attenuation and directional spreading of ocean wave spectra in the marginal ice zone. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 790, 492-522.
DOI Scopus18 WoS15
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 Scopus10 WoS9
2015 Toffoli, A., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., Cavaliere, C., Alberello, A., Elsnab, J., & Monty, J. (2015). Sea ice floes dissipate the energy of steep ocean waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(20), 8547-8554.
DOI Scopus11 WoS8
2015 Bennetts, L., & Williams, T. (2015). Water wave transmission by an array of floating discs. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 471(2173), 20140698-1-20140698-18.
DOI Scopus15 WoS14
2015 Bennetts, L., Peter, M., & Chung, H. (2015). Absence of localisation in ocean wave interactions with a rough seabed in intermediate water depth. Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 68(1), 97-113.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2015 Meylan, M., Yiew, L., Bennetts, L., French, B., & Thomas, G. (2015). Surge motion of an ice floe in waves: comparison of a theoretical and an experimental model. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 155-159.
DOI Scopus5 WoS4
2015 Bennetts, L., O'Farrell, S., Uotila, P., & Squire, V. (2015). An idealized wave-ice interaction model without subgrid spatial or temporal discretizations. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 258-262.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2015 Montiel, F., Squire, V. A., & Bennetts, L. G. (2015). Evolution of directional wave spectra through finite regular and randomly perturbed arrays of scatterers. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 75(2), 630-651.
DOI Scopus8 WoS8
2015 Montiel, F., Squire, V., & Bennetts, L. (2015). Reflection and transmission of ocean wave spectra by a band of randomly distributed ice floes. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 315-322.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2015 Bennetts, L., Alberello, A., Meylan, M., Cavaliere, C., Babanin, A., & Toffoli, A. (2015). An idealised experimental model of ocean surface wave transmission by an ice floe. Ocean Modelling, 96(1), 85-92.
DOI Scopus16 WoS12
2015 Meylan, M., Bennetts, L., Cavaliere, C., Alberello, A., & Toffoli, A. (2015). Experimental and theoretical models of wave-induced flexure of a sea ice floe. Physics of Fluids, 27(4), 041704-1-041704-7.
DOI Scopus10 WoS10
2014 Meylan, M., Bennetts, L., & Kohout, A. (2014). In situ measurements and analysis of ocean waves in the Antarctic marginal ice zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(14), 5046-5051.
DOI Scopus38 WoS27
2013 Williams, T., Bennetts, L., Squire, V., Dumont, D., & Bertino, L. (2013). Wave-ice interactions in the marginal ice zone. Part 2: Numerical implementation and sensitivity studies along 1D transects of the ocean surface. Ocean Modelling, 71, 92-101.
DOI Scopus44 WoS42
2013 Williams, T., Bennetts, L., Squire, V., Dumont, D., & Bertino, L. (2013). Wave-ice interactions in the marginal ice zone. Part 1: Theoretical foundations. Ocean Modelling, 71, 81-91.
DOI Scopus57 WoS51
2013 Bennetts, L., & Peter, M. (2013). Spectral analysis of wave propagation through rows of scatterers via random sampling and a coherent potential approximation. Siam Journal on Applied Mathematics, 73(4), 1613-1633.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2013 Squire, V., Williams, T., & Bennetts, L. (2013). Better operational forecasting for contemporary Arctic via ocean wave integration. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 23(2), 81-88.
Scopus4 WoS3
2013 Montiel, F., Bennetts, L., Squire, V., Bonnefoy, F., & Ferrant, P. (2013). Hydroelastic response of floating elastic discs to regular waves. Part 2. Modal analysis. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 723, 629-652.
DOI Scopus20 WoS19
2013 Montiel, F., Bonnefoy, F., Ferrant, P., Bennetts, L., Squire, V., & Marsault, P. (2013). Hydroelastic response of floating elastic discs to regular waves: Part 1. Wave basin experiments. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 723, 604-628.
DOI Scopus16 WoS14
2012 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2012). Model sensitivity analysis of scattering-induced attenuation of ice-coupled waves. Ocean Modelling, 45-46, 1-13.
DOI Scopus14 WoS14
2012 Montiel, F., Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2012). The transient response of floating elastic plates to wavemaker forcing in two dimensions. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 28, 416-433.
DOI Scopus16 WoS16
2012 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2012). On the calculation of an attenuation coefficient for transects of ice-covered ocean. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 468(2137), 136-162.
DOI Scopus39 WoS33
2011 Bennetts, L. (2011). Wave attenuation through multiple rows of scatterers with differing periodicities. Siam Journal on Applied Mathematics, 71(2), 540-558.
DOI Scopus6 WoS6
2010 Bennetts, L., & Williams, T. (2010). Wave scattering by ice floes and polynyas of arbitrary shape. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 662, 5-35.
DOI Scopus20 WoS16
2010 Bennetts, L., Peter, M., Squire, V., & Meylan, M. (2010). A three-dimensional model of wave attenuation in the marginal ice zone. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(C12043), 1-13.
DOI Scopus25 WoS23
2010 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2010). Linear wave forcing of an array of axisymmetric ice floes. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 75(1), 108-138.
DOI Scopus8 WoS5
2009 Squire, V., Vaughan, G., & Bennetts, L. (2009). Ocean surface wave evolvement in the Arctic Basin. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(L22502), 1-4.
DOI Scopus31 WoS24
2009 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2009). Wave scattering by multiple rows of circular ice floes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 639, 213-238.
DOI Scopus26 WoS25
2009 Vaughan, G., Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2009). The decay of flexural-gravity waves in long sea-ice transects. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 465(2109), 2785-2812.
DOI Scopus11 WoS11
2009 Bennetts, L., Biggs, N., & Porter, D. (2009). The interaction of flexural-gravity waves with periodic geometries. Wave Motion, 46(1), 57-73.
DOI Scopus18 WoS18
2009 Bennetts, L., Biggs, N., & Porter, D. (2009). Wave scattering by an axisymmetric ice floe of varying thickness. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 74(2), 273-295.
DOI Scopus14 WoS10
2008 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2008). Wave scattering by an infinite straight-line array of axisymmetric ice floes. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 18(4), 254-262.
Scopus3 WoS3
2007 Bennetts, L., Biggs, N., & Porter, D. (2007). A multi-mode approximation to wave scattering by ice sheets of varying thickness. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 579, 413-443.
DOI Scopus57 WoS53
Toffoli, A., Alberello, A., Bennetts, L. G., Meylan, M. H., Cavaliere, C., & Babanin, A. (n.d.). An experimental model of reflection and transmission of ocean waves by
an ice floe.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Ding, B., da Silva, L., Sergiienko, N., Meng, F., Piper, J., Bennetts, L., . . . Arjomandi, M. (2017). Study of fully submerged point absorber wave energy converter - modelling, simulation and scaled experiment. In Proceedings of the 32nd International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB) (pp. 1-4). Dalian, China: 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.
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2017 Dolatshah, A., Nelli, F., Alberello, A., Bruneau, L., Bennetts, L., Meylan, M., . . . Toffoli, A. (2017). Wave attenuation due to ice cover: An experimental model in a wave-ice flume. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE Vol. 8. Trondheim, Norway: ASME.
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2015 Rupprecht, S., Peter, M. A., Bennetts, L. G., & Chung, H. (2015). Localisation in water wave and thin plate problems. In R. Porter, & J. Zang (Eds.), The Proceedings of 30th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. Bristol.
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). Split, Croatia.
2014 Bennetts, L. G., Yiew, L. J., Meylan, M. H., French, B. J., & Thomas, G. A. (2014). An experimental model of non-rafting collisions between ice floes caused by monochromatic water waves. In F. Alam, & H. Chowdhury (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 1-4). Melbourne, Victoria: AFMS.
2014 Meylan, M., Toffoli, A., Bennetts, L., Cavaliere, C., Alberello, A., & Babanin, A. (2014). An Experimental Model of Wave-Induced Motions of an Ice Floe. In F. Alam, & H. Chowdhury (Eds.), The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 1-4). Melbourne.
2014 Bennetts, L. G., O'Farrell, S., Uotila, P., & Squire, V. A. (2014). Towards a model of the marginal ice zone for use in climate studies. In The Proceedings of the 22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research International Symposium on Ice. Singapore.
2014 Montiel, F., Squire, V. A., & Bennetts, L. G. (2014). Modelling the propagation of a directional wave spectrum in the marginal ice zone. In A. K. Law (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research International Symposium on Ice. Singapore.
2012 Bennetts, L. G., & Peter, M. A. (2012). Approximations of wave propagation in one-dimensional multiple scattering problems with random characteristics. In H. Bingham (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 27th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. Copenhagen.
2012 Williams, T. D., Bennetts, L. G., & Squire, V. A. (2012). A waves-in-ice model with a floe-breaking parameterisation. In H. Bingham (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 27th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. Copenhagen.
2012 Williams, T. D., Bennetts, L. G., Squire, V. A., & Dumont, D. (2012). Preliminary results from a two-dimensional model of wave-ice interactions in the Fram Strait. In OTC Arctic Technology Conference, 3-5 December, Houston, Texas, USA Vol. 2 (pp. 1071-1078). Houston, Texas: OnePetro.
DOI Scopus2
2012 Squire, V. A., Williams, T. D., & Bennetts, L. G. (2012). Better operational forecasting for the contemporary arctic via ocean wave integration. In Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (pp. 1323-1330). Rhodes, Greece: OnePetro.
2011 Montiel, F., Bonnefoy, F., Bennetts, L., Squire, V., Ferrant, P., & Marsault, P. (2011). Experimental validation of a linear numerical model for the water wave scattering by a compliant floating disk. In Proceedings of the 26th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies (pp. 1-4). Athens, Greece.
2011 Weir, P., Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2011). Nonlinear FEM approach to the analysis of the hydroelastic behaviour of floating beams. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves (pp. 189-192). Canada: The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.
2011 Bennetts, L., & Chung, H. (2011). Free-body and flexural motion of a floating elastic plate under wave maker forcing. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves (pp. 73-76). Canada: The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.
2009 Bennetts, L., Williams, T., & Squire, V. (2009). An approximation to wave scattering by an ice polynya. In P. Plotnikov, & A. Korobkin (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies (pp. 1-4). Zelenogorsk, Russia.
2008 Bennetts, L., & Squire, V. (2008). Wave scattering by an infinite straight-line array of axisymmetric floes. In Proceedings of the Eighteenth (2008) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (pp. 602-609). California: The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).
2007 Bennetts, L., Biggs, N., & Porter, D. (2007). Wave scattering by a circular ice floe of variable thickness. In S. Malenica, & I. Senjanovic (Eds.), Proceedings The 22nd International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies (pp. 1-4). Online.
2007 Bennetts, L. G., Biggs, N. R. T., & Porter, D. (2007). Wave scattering by a circular ice floe of variable thickness and non-zero draught. In The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves. Reading.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Hosking, R. J., Bennetts, L. G., & Watanabe, Y. (2016). Modelling Long Wave Forcing on the Ross Ice Shelf. Poster session presented at the meeting of KOZwaves. University of Adelaide.

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2014 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Mathematical modelling of overwash on low freeboard bodies by water waves Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time David Matthew Skene
2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Modelling the Wave-Induced Collisions of Ice Floes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Lucas Yiew
Position
Senior Research Fellow
Phone
83133143
Fax
8313 3696
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Ingkarni Wardli, floor 7
Room Number
7 37
Org Unit
Mathematical Sciences

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