



Confirmed speakers
List of Confirmed speakers whose abstract has been received, reviewed and accepted by the Referees of the Workshop Organizing Committee for presentation on the IWWWFB 2009. Full text of accepted Abstracts is available here
Abrahamsen, B.C., Faltinsen, O.M. 
Decay of air cavity slamming pressure oscillations during sloshing at high fillings 
Afanasiev, K., Rein, Ò. 
Numerical simulation of the dam break problem by general natural element method 
Alam, M.R., Mei, C.C. 
Ships advancing near the critical speed in a shallow channel with a randomly uneven bed 
Andronov A.N. 
On the stability of bifurcating solutions in some problems about capillarygravity waves 
Aranha, J.A.P. 
Asymptotic approximation of the flow around a slender cylinder: the GinzburgLandau equation 
Aubault, A., Yeung, R.W. 
Multihull interference waveresistance in finitedepth waters 
Avni, R., Toledo, Y., Agnon, Y. 
Linear and nonlinear complementary mild slope equations 
Bennetts, L.G., Williams, T.D., Squire, V.A. 
An approximation to wave scattering by an ice polynya 
Bonnefoy, F., Meylan, M., Ferrant, P. 
Nonlinear higher order spectral solution of a moving load on a floating ice sheet 
Bulatov, V.V., Vladimirov, Yu.V. 
Nonharmonic internal gravity wave packets in stratified media 
Chatjigeorgiou, I.K., Mavrakos, S.A. 
Hydrodynamic diffraction by multiple elliptical cylinders 
Checherin, I., Pustoshny, A. 
On the estimation of wash effect of ship waves system 
Chen, X.B., Lu, D.Q. 
Timeharmonic ship waves with the effect of surface tension and fluid viscosity 
Colicchio, G., Greco, M., Miozzi, M., Lugni, C. 
Experimental and numerical investigation of the waterentry and waterexit of a circular cylinder 
Delhommeau, G., Noblesse, F., Yang, C. 
Highly simplified Green function for steady flow about a ship 
Dingemans, M.W., Klopman, G. 
Effects of normalisation and mildslope approximation on wave reflection by bathymetry in a Hamiltonian wave model 
Dobrokhotov, S. 
Complete and explicit asymptotics of solutions to the linearized shallow water equations generated by localized perturbations 
Duan, W.Y., Zhang, T.Y. 
Nonreflecting simulation for fullynonlinear irregular wave radiation 
Eatock Taylor, R., Taylor, P.H., Drake, K.R. 
Tank wall reflections in transient testing 
EngsigKarup, A.P., Bingham, H.B. 
Boundaryfitted solutions for 3D nonlinear water wavestructure interaction 
Ermanyuk, E.V., Gavrilov, N.V., Kostomakha, V.A. 
Impact of a circular disk with flat, concave and convex bottom on shallow water 
Evans, D.V., Peter, M.A. 
Reflection of water waves by a submerged horizontal porous plate 
Faltinsen, O.M., Timokha, A. 
Analyticallybased solutions for linear sloshing 
Farley, F.J.M., Chaplin, J.R., Hearn, G.E., Rainey, R.C.T. 
Persistent modes for water waves and a bulge tube in a narrow channel 
Ferreira, M.D., Newman, J.N. 
Diffraction effects and ship motions on an artificial seabed 
Gang, W., Xiaobing, S., Xianqi, Z. 
Comments on no definitive trend for the amplitude of the transverse waves generated by a moving body in a twolayer fluid of finite depth 
Greco, M., Bouscasse, B., Colicchio, G., Lugni, C. 
Weaklynonlinear seakeeping model: regular/irregular wave interaction with a ship without/with forward speed 
Grue, J. 
Modifications to the interfacial wave field moving over variable bottom topography in three dimensions 
Hara, T., Kukulka, T. 
Wave spectrum and breaking wave statistics of growing and mature seas 
Halbout, S., Malleron, N., Remy, F., Scolan, Y.M. 
Impact of inflated structures on a liquid free surface 
Iafrati, A. 
Air entrainment and degassing process in breaking waves 
Joncquez, S.A.G., Bingham, H.B., Andersen, P. 
A comparison of methods for computing the added resistance of ships using a highorder BEM 
Kim, Y., Kim, K.H., Kim, Y.H. 
Linear and nonlinear springing analyses in time domain using a fully coupled BEMFEM 
Kimmoun, O., Scolan, Y.M. 
Generation of focalized wave packet 
Kulczycki, T., Kuznetsov, N. 
High spots’ of the free surface for the fundamental sloshing mode 
Lin, F., Ge, C., Li, E. 
Computation of sloshing loads by velocity potential analysis and CFD modeling 
Malenica, S., Molin, B., Tuitman, J.T., Bigot, F., Senjanovic, I. 
Some aspects of hydrostatic restoring for elastic bodies 
Meylan, M.H., Tomic, M. 
Resonances and the approximation of wave forcing for elastic floating bodies 
Molin, B., Lecuyer, B., Remy, F. 
Hydrodynamic modeling of partial dikes 
Motygin, O.V., McIver, P. 
Trapping of gravitycapillary water waves by submerged obstacles 
Noblesse, F., Delhommeau, G., Yang, C. 
Bow waves of a family of fine ruled ship hulls with rake and flare 
Oh, S.H., Kwon, S.H., Chung, J.Y. 
A close look at air pocket evolution in flat impact 
Peter, M.A., Meylan, M.H. 
Waterwave scattering by vast fields of bodies such as ice floes in the Marginal Ice Zone 
Porter, R., Evans, D.V. 
Estimation of wall effects on floating cylinders 
Qi, P. 
Coupled RANS/Boussinesq scheme for efficient solutions of wave action on coastal structures 
Sturova, I.V. 
Nonlinear hydroelasticity of a plate floating on shallow water of variable depth 
Ten, I., Korobkin, A. 
Interaction of elastic structure with nonuniformly aerated fluid 
Teng, B., Gou, Y. 
A timedomain model of internal wave diffraction from a 3D body in a twolayer fluid 
Voisin, B. 
Added mass for wave motion in densitystratified fluids 
Westphalen, J., Greaves, D., Williams, C., Drake, K., Taylor, P. 
Numerical simulation of an oscillating cone at the water surface using computational fluid dynamics 
Xu, G.D., Duan, W.Y., Wu, G.X. 
Time domain simulation of water entry of twin wedges through free fall motion 
Yan, H., Liu, Y., Yue, D.K.P. 
Water surface impact of axisymmetric bodies 
Yoon, B.S., Semenov, Y.A. 
Flow separation at the initial stage of the oblique water entry of a wedge 
Zhao, B.B., Duan, W.Y., Chen, X.B., Webster, W.C. 
Tsunamis simulations by using GreenNaghdi theory 




