Mr James Allen

Mr James Allen

InTER Researcher

School of Engineering (Faculty of Science & Engineering)


PhD Student


MSc Marine Renewable Energy - University of Plymouth (2013-2014)

BSc Physics with Astrophysics - University of Exeter (2008-2012)

Research interests

WAVEIMPACT - Characterisation of WEC array interaction with the wave field and component WECs using laboratory tests to validate a numerical model.

  • Wave Renewable Energy
    • WaveCat WEC
    • Overtopping WECs
  • Wave Energy Converter Arrays
  • Numerical Modelling
    • STAR-CCM+
    • SPH
    • WAMIT

Allen, J., Sampanis, K., Wan, J., Greaves, D., Miles, J., & Iglesias, G. (2016). Laboratory Tests in the Development of WaveCat. Sustainability, 8(12), 1339.