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MS Theses & Papers, and PhD Dissertations: To Present

PhDs: 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s | MSs: 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s

PhDs: 2010s

Seiffert, Betsy
Tsunami and Storm Wave Impacts on Coastal Bridges
PhD Dissertation, December 2014
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (chair), K.F. Cheung, Eva-Marie Nosal, H.R. Riggs, Ian Robertson

Gemba, Kay
Characterization of Underwater Acoustic Sources Recorded in Reverberant Environments with Application to Scuba Signatures
PhD Dissertation, December 2014
Committee: Eva Marie Nosal (chair), Dilmurat Asimov, Brian Bingham, Todd Reed, Bruce Howe

Carter, Richard
Wave Energy Capture: The Focusing of Wave Induced Flow Through A Submerged Surface
PhD Dissertation, December 2013
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (chair), M.A. Merrifield, G. Nihous, J. Wiltshire, Michelle Teng

Hayatdavoodi, Masoud
Nonlinear Wave Loads on Decks of Coastal Structures
PhD Dissertation, December 2013
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (chair), M.A. Merrifield, G. Nihous, H.R. Riggs, Ian Robertson

Stopa, Justin
Periodicity and Patterns of Global Wind and Wave Climate
PhD Dissertation, December 2013
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), Milton A. Garces, Eva-Marie Nosal, G. Nihous, Hendrik Tolman

Bai, Yefei
Depth-integrated Free Surface Flow with Non-hydrostatic Formulation
PhD Dissertation, April 2012
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), Marcelo H. Kobayashi, Eva-Marie Nosal, Geno Pawlak, Michelle H. Teng

Das, Suvabrata
Hydroelasticity of Marine Vessels Advancing in a Seaway
PhD Dissertation, August 2011
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), G. Nihous, Eva-Marie Nosal, H.R. Riggs, I.N. Robertson

Roeber, Volker
Boussinesq-Type Model For Nearshore Wave Processes In Fringing Reef Environment
PhD Dissertation, Dec. 2010
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), M.H. Kobayashi, G. Pawlak, H.R. Riggs, I.N. Robertson

Yamazaki, Yoshiki
Depth-Integrated, Non-Hydrostatic Model With Grid Nesting For Tsunami Generation, Propagation, And Runup
PhD Dissertation, Aug. 2010
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), G.J. Fryer, G. Pawlak, I.N. Robertson, J.C. Wiltshire

Krishnakumar, Rajagopalan
Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Boundary Layers over Rough Bathymetry
PhD Dissertation, Aug. 2010
Committee: G. Pawlak (Chair), K.F. Cheung, C. Coimbra, M. H. Kobayashi, M.A. Merrifield

PhDs: 2000s

Wu, Yongyan
Analytical Solutions for Nonlinear Long Wave Propagation
PhD Dissertation, Aug. 2009
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), F.-F. Jin, E.-M. Nosal, G. Pawlak, M.H. Teng

Ge, Liang
Polynomial Chaos Representation of Uncertainties in Nonlinear Shallow-Water Equations for Flood Hazard Assessment
PhD Dissertation, Aug. 2009
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), M.H. Kobayashi, E.-M. Nosal, G. Pawlak, M.H. Teng

Canals, Miguel Silander
Three-Dimensional Vortex Dynamics in Oscillating Flows
PhD Dissertation, Dec. 2008
Committee: G. Pawlak (Chair), K.F. Cheung, J. Becker, M. Kobayashi, R. Kloosterziel

Smith, Ryan
Geometric Control Theory and its Application to Underwater Vehicles
PhD Dissertation, Dec. 2008
Committee: M. Chyba (Chair), S. K. Choi, R. C. Ertekin, G. Pawlak, G. R. Wilkens

Xia, Dingwu
Linear and Nonlinear Hydroelasticity of Mat-type very Large Floating Structures: The Green-Naghdi Theory
PhD Dissertation, May 2006
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, M.A. Merrifield, S.H. Park, H.R. Riggs

Wei, Yong
Tsunami Runup Model and Forecast
PhD Dissertation, May 2006
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H. Krock, M.A. Merrifield, G. Pawlak, M.H. Teng

Tang, Liujuan
Cylindrical Liquid-Liquid Jet Instability
PhD Dissertation, Aug 2004
Committee: S. Masutani (Chair), G. Nihous, H. Krock, K.F. Cheung, R.Knapp, C. Kinoshita

Smith, David A.
Effect of Particle Shape on Grain Size, Hydraulic, and Transport Characteristics of Calcareous Sand
PhD Dissertation, Aug 2003
Committee: K. F. Cheung (Chair), H. G. Brandes, C. H. Fletcher, H. J. Krock, E. R. Pawlak

Phadke, Amal C.
Hydrodynamics of Fluid-Filled Membrane in Gravity Waves
PhD Dissertation, Aug 2001
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), J.M. Becker, R.H. Knapp, H.J. Krock, L.H. Seidl, M.H. Teng

Chandrasekera, Carmela
Linear Refraction-Diffraction Model For Steep Bathymetry
PhD Dissertation, Dec 2000
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), J.M. Becker, R.C. Ertekin, H.J. Krock, M.A. Merrifield, M. Teng

Sundararaghavan, Hari
Analysis of Oil Containment Failure and Spreading
PhD Dissertation, May 2000
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), K.F. Cheung, M.A. Merrifield, R. Pfund, L.H. Seidl, P. Muller

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PhDs: 1990s

Padmanabhan, Bala M.
Intake/Discharge Effects on the Hydrodynamics of Floating Bodies
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1999
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, K.F. Cheung, L.H. Seidle, H.R. Riggs, M. Teng

Liu, Xiaoqing (Charles)
Dynamics of Long Flexible Pipes During Surface Towing and Drift Loads on Flexible Floating Structures
Ph.D. Dissertation, Dec 1998
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, G.C. Nihous, H.R. Riggs, L.H. Seidl, P.K. Takahashi

Xu, Yingfan
Wave Diffraction over Multi-Step Topography
Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1997
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, K.F. Cheung, M.A. Merrifield, P.K. Muller

Greeson, Bernard (Dan) Dandridge
The Relative Motion of Two Adjacent Bodies, One Significantly Larger than the Other, Floating in Waves, with a Non-linear Line Correction
Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1997
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), J.M. Becker, K.F. Cheung, H.J. Krock, A. Malahoff

Neill, Douglas R.
The Nonlinear Interaction of Waves with Multiple, Vertical, In-line Cylinders
PhD Dissertation, August 1996
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, K.F. Cheung, C.H. Fletcher, M.A. Merrifield

Wang, Suqin
Evaluation of Flexible Hull Types for Very Large Floating Structures
PhD Dissertation, December 1995
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), K.F. Cheung, H.R. Riggs, M.St. Denis, P.K. Takahashi

Clark, Andrew
Design of a Small High Data Rate Oceanographic Satellite Telemetry Buoy
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1995
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), R. Knapp, H. Loomis, A. Malahoff, L.H. Seidl

Jeon, Dongchull
Sea Level Rise and Coastal Erosion in The Hawaiian Islands
PhD Dissertation, May 1995
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.H. Fletcher, E.D. Stroup, H.J. Krock, K.F. Cheung

Qian, Zhengmin
Calculations of Three Dimensional Nonlinear Ship Waves and Ship Resistance in a Shallow Water Channel
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1994
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), P. Cheng, K.F. Cheung, C.C.K. Liu, M. St. Denis

Chen, Hsiao-Hua
Design and Performance Evaluation of a Wave-Driven Artificial Upwelling Device
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1993
Committee: C.C.K. Liu (Chair), M. Cruickshank, F. Gerritsen, H.J. Krock, H. Loomis, Y.S. Fok

Che, Xiling
Techniques for Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1993
Committee: H.R. Riggs (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, R. Knapp, H.J. Krock, L.H. Seidl

Wang, Nengjia
Nearshore Circulation and Sediment Transport
PhD Dissertation, May 1993
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H. Loomis, H.J. Krock, M. Cruickshank, C.C.K. Liu

Oney, Stephen K.
Thermodynamic Analysis of an OC-OTEC System in the Direct Contact Condensor Configuration Incorporating Predearation and Reinjection
PhD Dissertation, May 1993
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, F. Sansone, P. Takahashi

Chitrapu, Srinivasamurthy A.
Nonlinear Forces and Response of Floating Platforms in Regular and Random Waves
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1992
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), H. Loomis, L.H. Seidl, M. Cruickshank, H.R. Riggs

Rezachek, David A.
Development of a Solar Pond System Design Computer Model
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1991
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, F. Gerritsen, H. Krock, T. McCord

Benevides, Francis L.
Estimating Ocean Wave Directional Spectra from Measurements of Water Particle Motion by a Surface Buoy Acoustic Ranging System
PhD Dissertation, May 1990
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), L.H. Seidl, R. Halverson, H. Loomis, M. Vitousek

Yucel, Feyza
Tsunami Runup in Coastal Regions
PhD Dissertation, May 1990
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, H.J. Krock, H. Loomis, J. Williams

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PhDs: 1980s

Umeyama, Motohiko
Wave Overtopping and Partial Standing Waves
PhD Dissertation, May 1989
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, P. Cheng, H.J. Krock, H. Loomis

Lee, Joong-Woo
Hybrid Element Analysis of Water Waves for Harbor Design
PhD Dissertation, May 1989
Committee: H. Loomis,C.L. Bretschneider, F. Gerritsen, R.C. Ertekin, P. Cheng

Bucher, Warren E.
Dynamic Positioning of a Floating OTEC Plant Using Ocean Environmental Forces
PhD Dissertation, May 1988
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), J. Craven, L.H. Seidl, H.J. Krock, R. Knapp

Zapka, Manfred J.
Gas Transfer in Sea Water with Special Emphasis on the Open-Cycle Thermal Energy Conversion System
PhD Dissertation, May 1988
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, G. Dugan, F. Sansone

Vithanage, Dayananda H.
Determination of Design Parameters From Current Data Collected Over a Depth Profile
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1987
Committee: H. Krock (Chair), E. Firing, F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, C. Bretschneider

Andres, Jose M.
Nonlinear Wave-Current Loading on Large OTEC Pipes
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1986
Committee: H. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, R.A. Grace, C.C.K. Liu

Blackinton, James G.
Bathymetric Mapping with Sea MARC II: An Elevation-Angle Measuring Side-Scan Sonar System
PhD Dissertation, May 1986
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), K. Bathen, J. Craven, F. Duennebier, D. Hussong

Nakazaki, Eiji
Bottom Shear Stress, Wave Height and Wave Set-up Under Wave Transformation
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1985
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, B. Gallagher

Sullivan, Patrick K.
Electrochemical Measurements of Corrosion and Biofouling Films on Simulated OTEC Heat Exchangers
PhD Dissertation, May 1985
Committee: B. Liebert (Chair), J. Craven, K. Bathen, H.J. Krock, L. Berger

Siah, Massood
A Finite Element Model for Long Wave in a Two-Layer Channel with Sill
PhD Dissertation, May 1985
Committee: H. Loomis (Chair), B. Gallagher, H. Krock, L. Magaard, K. Bathen

Su, Tarzen
Directional Ocean Spectra by Three-Dimensional Displacement Time Series
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1984
Committee: H. Loomis (Chair), M. Vitousek, H. Krock, F. Gerritsen, T. Lee

Matsumoto, Haruyoshi
Doppler Scanning Sonar: Preliminary Experiments
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1984
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), H. Loomis, K. Bathen, P. Yuen, F. Duennebier, G. Fryer

Kaul, Hira L.
Effect of Mean Bottom Shear Stress on Wave Set-up, including an Efficient Approach for Evaluation of Friction and Breaking Loss Coefficients
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1983
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider,T. Lee, H.J. Krock, B. Gallagher

Huang, Tsong-Shih
A Three Parameter Prediction Model for Hurricane Waves
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1981
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), F. Munchmeyer, F. Gerritsen, T. Lee, H.J. Krock

Endo, Hideichi
Motions of a Vessel Moored Near Vertical Walls and with Limited Under-Keel Clearance
PhD Dissertation, May 1981
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, F. Gerritsen, R. Knapps, B. Wells

Pant, Pramod K.
Non-Linear Free Surface Gravity Waves: Finite Element Approach
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, L. Spielvogel, P. Cheng, K. Smith, A. Parvulescu

Zee, Gabriel
Wave Forces on a Horizontal Cylindrical Pipe Oriented at an Angle to the Flow
PhD Dissertation, May 1980
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, T.T. Lee, F. Munchmeyer, E. Noda

Yamashita, Yoshihiko
Numerical Solutions for the Dispersion of Cold-Effluent into the Thermally-Stratified Ocean Environment
PhD Dissertation, May 1980
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, F. Gerritsen, P. Cheng, J. Craven

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PhDs: 1970s

Yumori, Isao R.
Open Ocean Model Testing of OTEC Platform Models Using Frequency and Time Domain Analysis
PhD Dissertation, May 1978
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), M. St. Denis, H. Loomis, R. Knapp, T. Lee

Wybro, Pieter G.
On the Motions of Multiple Column Stabilized Platforms
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1977
Committee: L. Seidl (Chair), C. Bretschneider, R. Knapp, T. Lee, G. Venezian

Macawaris, Ali
Optimum Port Model Under Optimal Utilization of Water Resources in a Region
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1976
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), Y. Fok, L. Goodman, J. Craven, J. Moncur

Nayak, Upendra B.
On the Functional Design and Effectiveness of Groins in Coastal Protection
PhD Dissertation, May 1976
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, R.J. Tait, G. Venezian, T. Lee

Sklarz, Michael A.
The Effect of Topography on the Electromagnetic Fields Induced by Plane-Parallel Barotropic Ocean Waves
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1975
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), G. Venezian, R. Preisendorfer, J. Larsen, G. Miller

Silveria, William A.
On the Generation of Surface Water Waves by a Turbulent Wind
PhD Dissertation, May 1975
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), F. Gerritsen, C. Bretschneider, B. Gallagher, G. Venezian

Walker, James R. (Deceased)
Wave Transformations Over a Sloping Bottom and Over a Three- Dimensional Shoal
PhD Dissertation, May 1974
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), R. Tait, J. Williams, G. Miller, F. Gerritsen

Knapp, Ronald H.
Finite Element Nonlinear Buckling Analysis of a Pseudocylindrical Concave Polyhedral Shell Under External Pressure
PhD Dissertation, Aug 1973
Committee: R. Szilard (Chair), W. Stuiver, C. Gregory, M. St. Denis, G. Venezian, L.H. Seidl

Powell, Richard O.
Nonlinear Dynamic Stability Analysis of Plates by Finite Element Method
PhD Dissertation, Dec 1971
Committee: R. Szilard (Chair), C. Gregory, M. St. Denis, G. Venezian, C. Bretschneider

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MSs: 2010s

Wesley, Matthew
Bottom-Discontinous Riemann Solver for Modeling of Wave Overtopping
MS Plan A Thesis, August, 2015
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), Marcelo Kobayashi, Zhenhua Huang

Abrouch, Ghizlane
Application of an Intergral Buoyant Jet Model to Describe the Effluent Discharge from an OTEC Pilot Plant
MS Plan B Thesis, August, 2015
Committee: Gerard Nihous(chair), Bruce Howe, John Wiltshire

Stephenson, Alexander
Implementation of CMS for Fringing Reef Environments
MS Plan B Thesis, May, 2015
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), Oceana Francis, Zhenhua Huang

Linsley, Derek
Critical Design Review of the Iroquois Point Beach Stabilization Project
MS Plan B Thesis, May, 2015
Committee: K.F. Cheung (chair), Oceana Francis, Zhenhua Huang

Silver, Kara
A Passive Acoustic Automated Detector for Sei and Fin Whale Calls
MS Plan B Thesis, November, 2014
Committee: Eva-Marie Nosal (chair), Bruce Howe, John Wiltshire

Carmichael, Allan
Experimental Evaluation of Jet Assisted Trenching in Submerged Compacted Sand
MS Plan B Thesis, May, 2014
Committee: Brian Bingham (chair), K.F. Cheung, Bruce Howe

Frederick, Michael
Hydrodynamic Modeling of Pelamis® P1-750 Wave Energy Converters using WAMIT™ Software
MS Plan B Thesis, April, 2014
Committee: G. Nihous (chair), R.C. Ertekin, John Wiltshire

Schwartz, Andrew
Coupled Dynamics of a 5 MW OTEC Platform and Cold Water Pipe
MS Plan B Thesis, April, 2014
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (chair), G. Nihous, H.R. Riggs

Miyakita, Shino
Effect of the Properties of Porous Media on Hydrate Stability
MS Plan B Thesis, April, 2014
Committee: Stephen Masutani (chair), G. Nihous, John Wiltshire

Anderson, James
Modeling a Two Body Wave Energy Converter
MS Plan B Thesis, August 2013
Committee: G. Nihous(chair), Bruce Howe, B. Dandridge Greeson

Barnes, Austin
Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning to Investigate Changes in Beach Morphology During Swell Events
MS Plan A Thesis, December 2013
Committee: Benjamin Brooks (chair), J.M. Becker, M.A. Merrifield, Eva-Marie Nosal

Miyamoto, Adam
Coral Reef Rehabilitation using Wind Powered Electrochemical Substrate Depositions as a Potential Mitigation Option for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects in Hawaii
MS Plan B Thesis, August 2013
Committee: G. Nihous (chair), John Wiltshire, Cynthia Hunter

Nolte, Jerica
In-Ocean Experiments of a Wave Energy Conversion Device with a Drogue and Wave Power Calculations
MS Plan A Thesis, August 2013
Committee: R.C. Ertekin(chair), G. Nihous, H.R. Riggs

Young, Max
Feasibility Study of a Manipulator-Held Hydraulic Coring Rig
MS Plan B Thesis, April 2013
Committee: John Smith (chair), Bruce Howe, John Wiltshire

Anast, Peter
Performance Trends of Hagen-Cockerell Raft Wave Energy Converters using WAMITTM Software
MS Plan B Thesis, February 2013
Committee: Gerard Nihous (chair), R. Cengiz Ertekin, John Wiltshire

Morita, Matthew
Impact of sea level rise on tsunami inundation on Oahu’s south shore
MS Plan B Thesis, November 2012
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (chair),Eva-Marie Nosal,Gerard Nihous

Casilio, John
Thermal analysis of ROV electromechanical cables during anticipated operational phases
MS Plan B Thesis, November 2012
Committee: Bernard D. Greeson (chair),John Wiltshire, Ronald Knapp

Duarte Quiroga, Pablo
Effect of Bed-Form Roughness on Long-Wave Transformations over Fringing Reefs
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2012
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Geno Pawlak, Ian Robertson

Field, Charles
Seakeeping Analysis of Ride Quality Improvements to an Ultra Deep Vee Hull
MS Plan B Thesis, April 2012
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Gerard Nihous, Brian Bingham

Tuthill, Lauren
Dynamics of Cross Shore Exchange on a Tropical Forereef
MS Plan A Thesis, March 2012
Committee: Geno Pawlak(Chair),Mark Merrifield, Eva-Marie Nosal

Keller, Vanna
Numerical Model of a Wave Energy Conversion Device
MS Plan A Thesis, December 2011
Committee: R. Cengiz Ertekin(Chair), Gerard Nihous, H.R. Riggs

Eisen, Blue
A Passive Acoustic Detector For Central Pacific Minke Whale Calls Using Spectrogram Cross-Correlation
MS Plan B Thesis, October 2010
Committee: Eva-Marie Nosal (Chair), Bruce Howe, Brian Bingham

Arinaga, Randi Aulii Akime
Global Wind and Wave Atlas from Ten Years of Final Tropospheric Analysis and Hindcast Wavewatch III Data
MS Plan A Thesis, August 2010
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Yi-Leng Chen, Mark A. Merrifield

Heitmann, Troy
Morphodynamic Classification Of Beaches In Tropical Environments
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2010
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Charles Fletcher, Geno Pawlak

Vaganov, Victoria
Utilizing Tidal Current Power in Cook Strait New Zealand
MS Plan B Thesis, May 2010
Committee: Alex Malahoff (Chair), Gerard Nihous, John Wiltshire

Vito Pisciotto, Nicholas
Wind Sea Versus Swell Hind Cast for Global and Hawaii Regional Wave Modeling
MS Plan B Thesis, May 2010
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Yi-Leng Chen, Gerard Nihous

MSs: 2000s

Wilkinson, David P.
Methodlolgy and Design of a Variable Buoyancy Device to Eliminate the use of Drop Weights for Deployable Oceanographic Instrumentation
MS Plan B Thesis, Aug. 2009
Committee: John Wiltshire (Chair), Dan Greeson, Jeff Drazen

Shu, Shi
Dispersion of the 2006 Kuril Islands Tsunami on the South Shore of O'ahu, Hawai'i
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug. 2009
Committee: Kwok Fai Cheung (Chair), Eva-Marie Nosal, Geno Pawlak

Quintero, Miguel
Model Testing of Ship Dynamics in the Surf Zone
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug. 2009
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), B.D. Greeson, E.-M. Nosal

Bablinskas, Krystin K.
Design and Analysis of a Hybrid AUV-Glider Undersea Vehicle for Research and Exploration
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2009
Committee: J. Wiltshire (Chair), G. Pawlak, B.D. Greeson

Kubic, Charlie
Evaluation of Dynamic Analysis Methods for Seismic Design of Drydocks
MS Plan B Thesis, Dec. 2008
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), R.H. Knapp, I.N. Robertson

Namekar, Shailesh
Artificial Neural Network for Tsunami and Runup Forecast
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec. 2008
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), G. Pawlak, J.C. Wiltshire

Wong, Gregory Edward
Comparison of Inboard Versus Outboard Counter Rotating Surface Piercing Propellers via Prototype Tests
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec. 2008
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), G. Pawlak, J.C. Wiltshire, Y.-t. Lee

Yan, Lei
Resonance in Hawaii Waters from the 1996 Andreanov and 2003 Rat Island Tsunamis
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec. 2008
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), J.W. Wiltshre, E.M. Nosal

Dempsey, Ty J.
Feasibility Study of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Technology for the Island of Pohnpei, Micronesia
MS Plan B Thesis, Aug 2008, Aug. 2008
Committee: H. Krock (Chair), D. Rezachek, J. Van Ryzin

Mohamed, Abdulla
Characterization of Tsunami-Like Bores in Support of Loading on Structures
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug. 2008
Committee: G. Pawlak (Chair), I. Robertson, K.F. Cheung

Craw, Megan
Probabilistic Approach for Tsunami Inundation Mapping
MS Plan B Thesis, May 2008
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), G. Pawlak, I. Robertson

Sites, Eric
Evaluations of the Motions and Connection Loads of the Hawaii Superferry and Unloading Barge at Kawaihae Harbor, Hawaii
MS Plan B Thesis, May 2008
Committee: R. C. Ertekin (Chair, K.F. Cheung, H.R. Riggs

Goo, Justin Avery
Validation of Wave Transformation Models for Tropical Coastal Environments
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec. 2007
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), M.A. Merrifield, G. Pawlak

Stopa, Justin Edward
Effect of Wind Resolution on Spectral Wave Modeling in the Hawaii Region
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec. 2007
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), Y.-L. Chen, M.A. Merrifield

Mi, Jane
Evaluation and Review of local tsunami evacuation of the Hawaiian Islands.
MS Plan B Paper, Dec. 2006
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), S.L. Croix, H.J. Krock

Sanchez, Alex
Tsunami forecast using an adaptive inverse algorithm for the Peru-Chile subduction zone
MS Plan A Thesis, Nov. 2006
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), G. Pawlak, I. Robertson

Higa, Scott
Feasibility Study of Seawater Air Conditioning In California
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 2006
Committee: D. Rezachek(Chair), H.J. Krock, K.F. Cheung

Long, Chen
An Efficient Parallel Scheme And its Applications in CFD Problems
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 2006
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), D. Yun, H.J. Krock

Looney, Chris
Investigation of the Use of Alphaflex® / High Density Polyethylene Composites as suitable Materials for Large Diameter Deep Ocean Cold Water Pipes
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2006
Committee: H.J. Krock(Chair), K.F. Cheung, D. Rezachek

Wycklendt, Andrew
A Real-World AUV Simulation Environment
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 2005
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), S. Choi, G. Pawlak

Carter, Richard
Wave Energy Converter Situated Beneath the Waves
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 2005
Committee: R.C. Ertekin(Chair), K.F. Cheung, G. Pawlak

Merritt, Daniel
Botcam-Design, Testing, and Development of a Fully Automated Stereo- Video Bottom Camera Bait Station for Ecosystem of Bottom Fish Species
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 2005
Committee: J. Wiltshire(Chair), G. Pawlak, C. Kelley

Hansen, Demont
Implementation of a virtual Buoy Network For the Island of Oahu Utilizing Nested Third Generation Wind Wave Models
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2005
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), G. Pawlak, H.J. Krock

Crabtree, Robert
Hindcast Modeling of Storm Surge and Waves in the Gulf Coast Region
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2005
Committee: K.F. Cheung(Chair), H.J. Krock, M. Merrifield

Nunes, Vasco
Survey and Statistical Parameterization of Bed Roughness of a Coral Reef
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2005
Committee: G. Pawlak(Chair), K.F. Cheung, M. Merrifield

Kincaid, James I.
Identification of the Sand Island Sewage Outfall Plume Off the Southern Shore of Oahu Using CTD Casts
MS Plan B Paper, May 2005
Committee: H.J. Krock(Chair), K.F. Cheung, G. Pawlak

Cheifet, Jordan
Durability, Repair, and Service Life of Concrete in Marine Environments
MS Plan B Paper, May 2005
Committee: K.F Cheung(Chair), G. Fischer, H.J. Krock

Yang, Jinghai
Time Domain, Nonlinear Theories on Ship Motions
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 2004
Committee: R.C.Ertekin (Chair), K.F. Cheung , G. Pawlak

Yamazaki, Yoshiki
Forecast of Tsunamis From the Japan-Kuril-Kamchatka Source Region
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2004
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H.J. Krock, G. Pawlak

Zhou, Hongqiang
Hydrodynamic Response of an Advanced Marine Vehicle in Waves
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 2003
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), K.F. Cheung, H.R. Riggs

Hahn, Eric
Coastal Engineering Reconnaissance and Planning in Support of Major Amphibious Operations
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 2003
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), J. Wiltshire, G. Pawlak

Woo, Kristen
Advanced Marine Vehicle Products Database a Preliminary Design Tool
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug. 2003
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H.J. Krock, J. Wiltshire

Winsley, Jon
Review and Design of NOAA Fisheries Honolulu Laboratory Underwater Imaging Tow Vehicles
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 2003
Committee: J. Wiltshire (Chair), J. R. Smith, H. J. Krock

Douyere, Yann M. J.
Analysis of Harbor Oscillation with a Boussinesq Model
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2003
Committee: K. F. Cheung (Chair), H. J. Krock, M. A. Merrifield

Ramsey, Melanie D.
Basic Component Design of Research Submersibles
MS Plan B Paper, May 2003
Committee: A. Malahoff (Chair), R. H. Knapp, H. J. Krock

Blinde, Geoffrey
Static and Dynamic Analyses of a Swath Ship Structure
MS Plan B Paper, May 2003
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), R. Knapp, H.J. Krock

Bregman, Ronald U.
Status and Assessment of Ocean Energy Resources Systems
MS Plan B Paper, Aug. 2002
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), K.F. Cheung, R. Knapp

Patterson, Ennis E.
Analysis of District Cooling in Hawaii Using Seawater from Deep Source: An Engineering and Economic Feasibility Study
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2002
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), S. Masutani, R. Knapp

Rojas, Raymond
Development of A Comprehensive Storm Wave Inundation Model
MS Plan A Thesis, Nov 2001
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H.J. Krock, M.H. Teng

Hutto, Lara
A Comprehensive Guide to Shipboard Waste: Environment Consequences, Regulations, and Management Options
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2001
Committee: A. Malahoff (Chair), J. Wiltshire, R. Babcock

Gregory, Todd
Transfer and Transportation of a High Pressure/ Temperature Hydrothermal Fluid Sample
MS Plan A Thesis, May 2001
Committee: A. Malahoff (Chair), H.J. Krock, R.Babcock

Velasco, Victor
Evaluation and Cost Comparison of Anti Siltation Systems and Traditional Dredging Methods
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 2000
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H. Brandes, H.J. Krock

Romanoski, Lisa
Bioreactor Toolkit
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 2000
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), J.C. Radway, R. Babcock

Yang, Liqun
A Circulation Study of Hawaiian Fishponds
MS Plan B paper, Aug 2000
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), M.A. Merrifield, R. Pfund

Martino, Chris
Modeling of Hurrican Waves in Hawaiian Water
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2000
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), M.A. Merrifield, M. Teng

Bossuyt, Arnaud
Seamless Sampler for Use in Underwater Vents
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2000
Committee: A. Malahoff (Chair), H.J. Krock, R. Babcock

Caron, Chad
Numerical Study of the 1946 Alaskan Tsunami and Run-up in Hilo Bay, Hawaii
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 2000
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), M.A. Merrifield, M. Teng

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Das, Suvabrata
Fine Element Analysis of Helically-Served Cables at Large Lay Angles
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1999
Committee: R.H. Knapp (Chair), H.J. Krock, I.N. Robertson, W. Stuiver

Bitragunta, Krishna
Elimination of Irregular Frequencies using a Partial-Lid Approach
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1999
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), L. Seidl, M. Merrifield

Teates, Michael
Review of Shoaling and Maintenance of Shoreline Harbors along the California Coast
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1998
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H.J. Krock, M. Merrifield

Miller, Patricia
Evaluating Existing Cross-Shore Sediment Transport Models for a Steep, Porous Beach; Waimea Bay Beach, Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1998
Committee: J. Becker (Chair), M. Merrifield, K.F. Cheung

Ericksen, Todd
The design and motion response of the Ceros Synthetic Aperture Sonar Towfish   MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1998
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), Margo Edwards, Mark Rognstad, K. F. Cheung

Zaleski, Alexander
Wave Driven Flow in a Reef Channel
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1998
Committee: M. Merrifield (Chair), H.J. Krock, C. Fletcher

Van Stiphout, Antonius
Wave Transformation Study of Waikiki Beach
MS Plan B Paper, May 1998
Committee: M. Merrifield (Chair), J. Becker, K.F. Cheung

Dai, Jun
Engineering Characterization of Tropical Island Beaches
MS Plan A Thesis, December 1997
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), M. Cruickshank, H.J. Krock, M.A. Merrifield

Kwon, Seok Jae
Plume Rise and Initial Dilution Determination for the Sand Island and Honouliuli Outfalls
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1997
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), K.F. Cheung, C.C.K. Liu

Grandelli, Patrick D.R.
Preeliminary Design ofan Integrated Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Cleanpower Plant on New Providence Island, Bahamas
MS Plan A Thesis, August 1997
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), K.F. Cheung and P.K. Takahashi

Goody, Christopher
A Feasibility and Design Considerations Study for a Small Craft Retractable Hydrofoil
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1996
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), M.A. Merrifield, R.H. Knapp

Alling, Joseph
Timber vs. Composite/Plastic Pile Fender Systems in Pearl Harbor: Maintenance Cost Comparison
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1996
Committee: K.F. Cheung (Chair), H.-J. Krock, A. Singh

Gallion, Eddie
Non-Defense Applications of SOSUS/IUSS
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1995
Committee: M.A. Merrifield (Chair), J.M. Becker, K.F. Cheung, F.K. Duennebier

Bozak, Ronald
Creating Sub-sea Structures Using Electrolysis in Seawater in Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1995
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F.T. Mackenzie, M.A. Merrifield

Lipp, David
Changes in Beach Profiles Due to Wave Reflections off Sea Walls at Lanikai, Hawaii
MS Plan A Thesis Aug 1995
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), K.F. Cheung, C.H. Fletcher, M.A. Merrifield

Tangirala, Arvind
Efficient 3-D Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1995
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), J.M. Becker, M.A. Merrifield, H. R. Riggs

Ching, Benton Y.Y.
Shore Protection For a Property Located at Waialua, Oahu
MS Plan B Paper, May 1995
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H.J. Krock, K. Bridges

Williams, Michael J.
Use of Sea Water For Air Conditioning Hotel Spaces
MS Plan B Paper, May 1994
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), M.J. Cruickshank, F. Gerritsen

Smith, David A.
Hydraulic Model Investigation of The Proposed Improvement of Kuhio Beach
MS Plan B Paper, May 1994
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), C. Fletcher, F. Gerritsen/K.F. Cheung

Roddier, Dominique G.-H.
Diffraction And Refraction of Solitons Around A False Wall
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1994
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), P. Muller, K. Bathen, H. Loomis

Matsuoka, Koji
The Hydrodynamic Forces And Motions Of Boxed Shaped Floating Bodies With Shallow-Draft in Regular Waves
MS Plan B Paper, May 1994
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), W. Stuiver, H.J. Krock

Griffith, Christopher J.
A Comprehensive Look At Pile Driven Plate Anchors And Their Use At Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, May 1994
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), F. Gerritsen/K.F. Cheung, M. Cruickshank

Barry, James H.
Wave Transformations Over a Shoal
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1994
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), M. Cruickshank, R.C. Ertekin, H. Loomis

Wohlmut, Kevin A.
An Examination of Desing Sea State for HIMB Labs, Coconut Island
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1993
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), P. Helfrich, C. Bretschneider

Chandrasekera, Carmela
Relationship of Edge Waves to Beach Cusps at Waimanalo
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1993
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), M. Teng, H.J. Krock

Agrawal, Jagottam D.
Storm Surge Calculation for Hurricane INIKI
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1993
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, C. Fletcher

Liu, Xiaoqing (Charles)
Feasibility Study of a Remotely Operated Vehicle in the Deep Sea Slant Drilling Project
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1992
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), R. Knapp, L.H. Seidl, G.A. Wilkins

Kelly, William (Bill) V.
SWATH Vessel Design at the University of Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1992
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), R. Knapp, M. St. Denis

Zhai, Xiaohuang (Lance)
Wave Pump for Upwelling
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1992
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), F. Gerritsen, D.E. Avery

Watson, Kevin L.
An Integrated Ship Design Package for Microcomputers
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1992
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), A. Oloufa, M. St. Denis

Sundararaghavan, Hari
Dispersion of Waste Water in Open Coastal Waters Using Finite Element Method
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1992
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), H. Loomis, G.L. Dugan

Weil, David K.
Computational Design of an OTEC Plant for Diego Garcia
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1992
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), J. Van Ryzin, C.L. Bretschneider

Wang, Suqin
Analysis of Wave Action on Floating Structures
MS Plan B Paper, May 1992
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), M. St. Denis, P.K. Takahashi

Huang, Liang
Investigation of Forces and Motions of a Platform Coupled with a Pipe
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1992
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), H. Loomis, H.R. Riggs

Xu, Yingfan
Scattering of Surface Waves by Submerged and Bottom Obstacles: Wave Energy Focusing
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1991
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), F. Gerritsen, P. Cheng

Padmanabhan, Bala M.
Upending and Setdown Simulation and Hydrodynamics of a Conical Gravity Platform
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1991
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), H. Loomis, A. Oloufa

Kinsella (Cripe), Shannon
Characteristics of Littoral Transport for a Tropical Latitude Island
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1991
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), W. Coulbourn, H.J. Krock, K.H. Bathen

Liu, George Z.
Resistance Analysis for SWATH Ship with Twin-Strut, Single-Struit and Lower Hull Only
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1991
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), M. St. Denis, R. Knapp

Resnick, Andrew M.
A Conceptual Study of an Ocean Thermal Energy Powered Liquid Hydrogen Production Plan
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1991
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), L.H. Seidl, J. Craven

Koshizawa, Osamu
Study of Currents and Density Profile Dynamics in the Vicinity of Barbers Point to Sand Island
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1991
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, C.C.K. Liu

Xu, Jianlu
Quasi-3D Numerical Model of Near-Shore Circulation and Sediment Transport and It's Application to Waikiki Beach Restoration
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1991
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H. Loomis, M.J. Cruickshank

Wang, Minglun
A Hybrid Approach to the Hydroelastic Analysis of Very Large Floating Structures
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1991
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), L.H. Seidl, H.R. Riggs

Sun, Xifan
Some Theoretical and Numerical Studies on Cnoidal-Wave-Diffraction Problems
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1991
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), H. Loomis, J.A. Williams

Mahesh, Harihara
Dynamic Modeling and Coordinated Control of An Underwater Robotic Vehicle
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1991
Committee: M. Cruickshank (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, H.J. Krock, J. Yuh

Harrigan, June F.
Optimization of Mixing of A Cold Water Jet Discharging Into Hawaiian Ocean Surface Waters: An Application of OTEC to Primary Productivity Enhancement
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1990
Committee: K.H. Bathen (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, P. Takahashi

Leraand, Tore K.
An element for Static Analysis of Flexible Cables
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1990
Committee: H.R. Riggs (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, L.H. Seidl

Suarez, Melissa M.
Study of Current Near the Honouliuli WWTP, Barbors Point Ocean Outfall
MS Plan B Paper, May 1990
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), K.H. Bathen, E. Firing, E. Noda

Downs, Tim J.
Conceptual Design Considerations for Very Large Scale Offshore OTEC Water Containment
MS Plan B Paper, May 1990
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), K.H. Bathen, P. Takahashi

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Chian, Chimin
Simulation of Solitary Wave Runup and Computation of Armor-Unit Stability by a Boundary Element Method
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1989
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, H. Loomis, J.A. Williams

Kong, Dung<br /> Design and Construction of the Concrete Canoe "Overnight Sensation"
MS Plan B Paper, May 1989
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H.R. Riggs

Qian, Zhengmin
Numerical Grid Generation and Nonlinear Waves Generated By a Ship in a Shallow - Water Channel
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1988
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis, P. Cheng

Rosti, Peter
Evidence of a Baroclinic Internal Wave of Tidal Frequency at Keahole Point, Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1988
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, J.M. Price

Madan, Anish
Design of a 100 Year Cyclone and a Protection Dike for Krishna Delta
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1988
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, R.C. Ertekin, J.A. Williams

De Hert, Danny O.A.
A Survey of SWATH Hull Forms According to Certain Design Parameters
MS Plan B Paper, May 1988
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), R.C. Ertekin, R. Knapp

Chitrapu, Srinivasamurthy A.
Wave-and-Current-Induced Viscous Drift Forces on Floating Platforms
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1988
Committee: R.C. Ertekin (Chair), L.H. Seidl, F. Gerritsen, R.A. Grace

Oney, Stephen K.
Molecular Diffusion of Oxygen and Nitrogen in Seawater
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1988
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Sansone, F. Gerritsen

Lee, Joong Woo
A Finite Element Simulation of Wave Approaching A Coastal Area
MS Plan B Paper, May 1987
Committee: H. Loomis (Chair), F. Gerritsen, P. Cheng

Joshi, Vilas B.
Preliminary Investigations and Recommendations Regarding Erosion at Kahala Beach, Honolulu
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1985
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H.J. Krock, D. Cox

Mocke, Gary P.
The West Beach Marina Study - A Critical Evaluation and Analysis of Some Relevant Parameters
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1985
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H.J. Krock, D. Cox

Gomez, Gregorio P.
Coastal Protection Design Consideration for Spotted Modular Detached Low-Crested Breakwater System
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1985
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H.J. Krock, D.E. Cox, D. Griffin

De Jesus, Tina C.
Currents and Mixing Measurements Techniques for the Sand Island Ocean Outfall
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1984
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), F. Gerritsen, R.A. Grace

Thampi, K. Sreekumar
Dynamic Positioning of an OTEC Plant Using Environmental Forces
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1984
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), L.H. Seidl, B. Gallagher

Cabrera, Ramon G.
Boundary Integral Methods for the Calculation of Wave Loads on Large Floating Structures
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1984
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), H. Loomis, H. Gersch

Andres, Jose M.
Forces Exerted by Shallow Water Waves on a Submarine Pipeline Oriented at an Angle to the Flow
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1984
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), J. Craven, B. Gallagher

Vidal, Mauro G.
A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Cable Dynamics
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1984
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), J. Craven, T. Lee, R. Knapp

Zapka, Manfred J.
Sand Island Sediment Accumulation Study
MS Plan B Paper, May 1984
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), T. Lee, R.A. Grace

Wilkie, James L.
Hull Definition and Numerical Prediction of Resistance and Ship Motions for a Small Swath Vessel
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1983
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), R. Knapp, J. Craven, H.J. Krock

Hewlett, John C.
The Effect of Wave Groups on Dynamic Set-Up
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1983
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), W. Bakker, T. Lee, B. Gallagher

Lynn, Diann K.
Marine Salvage: Generic Mission ProFiles and Basic Techniques
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1983
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), J. Craven, T. Roelofs

Ishii, Brian T.
An Industrial Complex for a Manganese Preprocessing, Mariculture and a 400 Megawatt OTEC Facility on an ASP Platform
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1982
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), F. Gerritsen, F. Munchmeyer

Judge, Timothy J. (Deceased)
Data Acquisition & Data Quality Determination for the Ala Moana Feef Set-up & Wave Height Attenuation Project
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1982
Committee: H.J. Krock (Chair), T. Lee, B. Gallagher

Trindade, Jorge J.
Numerical Model for the Computation of Wave transformation and Longshore Transport Rate on an Open Coastline
MS Plan B Paper, May 1982
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), R. Grace, H. Loomis, K. Bathen

Mitchell, James A.
An Air Supported Platform for an OTEC
MS Plan B Paper, May 1982
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), T. Lee, F. Munchmeyer

Gupta, Satish
Theoretical and Experimental Study of Berm Structure as an Effective Measure to Reduce Runup
MS Plan B Paper, May 1981
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), T. Lee, H.J. Krock, J. Williams

Sullivan, Patrick K.
Evaluation of Non-Destructive Techniques for Measuring Corrosion Film kinetics of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Heat Exchanger Material A15052-H34
MS Plan B Paper May 1981
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), R. Dorrestein, B. Liebert

Kaul, Hira L.
Computation of Wave Attenuation and Wave Set-Up Due to Wind Generated Waves
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, J. Williams, R. Dorrestein

Sanchez, Enrique M.
Comparative Study of the Present Methods of Rubble Mound Breakwater Design
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, K. Bathen, H. Loomis

Nakazaki, Eiji
The Determination of Friction Factors Over Natural Terrain From Wind Measurements
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1980
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), F. Gerritsen, C. Adams

Jagannathan, Sridhar
Cumulative Distribution of Forces on Structures Subjected to the Combined Action of Currents and Random Waves for Keahole Point, Hawaii OTEC Site
MS Plan B, Aug 1980
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), F. Gerritsen, H. Loomis

Hee, Roger K.
Flusing of a Marina by Means of a Wave Trap
MS Plan B Paper, May 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), J. Williams, K.H. Bathen

Gross, Kevin T.
Marine Corrosion of Aluminum Alloys Proposed for Use as Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Heat Exchanger Tubing Material Using AC Complex Plane Analysis
MS Plan B Paper, May 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), K.H. Bathen,, B.E. Liebert

Gascogne, Pierre B.
Adaptation of a Power Plant Basin for Aquaculture
MS Plan B Paper, May 1980
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), G. Venezian, B. Gallagher

Luke, Russel K.H.
Wave-Induced Water Motion Near the Seafloor
MS Plan B Paper, May 1980
Committee: E. Noda (Chair), B. Gallagher, F. Gerritsen, R. Grace

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Engle, Allen H.
Feasiblility Study for an Undersea Laboratory
MS Plan B Paper, May 1979
Committee: J.P. Craven (Chair), J. Larsen-Basse, F. Gerritsen

Evans, Donald E.
Wave-Induced Instability of Small Concrete Cubes on the Ocean Floor
MS Plan B Paper, May 1979
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), F. Gerritsen, E. Noda

Brown, John A.
Application of the Air Stabilized Platform (A.S.P.) as an Offshore containership Terminal
MS Plan B Paper, May 1979
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), F. Gerritsen, J. Williams

Wentland, David A.
Field Observations and Theoretical Analysis of Wave Set-up on Ala Moana Reef
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1978
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), H. Loomis, T. Lee, G. Niemeyer

Brower, Lawrence E.
Numerical Analysis of Wave Attenuation in a Breaking Wave Regime with Special Emphasis on Friction
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1978
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), T. Lee, J. Williams, K. Keller

Matsumoto, Haruyoshi
The Measurements of Acoustical Bottom Loss at Normal Incidence (Including the Results Off the Waianae Coast of Oahu)
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1978
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), G. Sutton, G. Venezian, M. Odegard

Rowland, Adrian H.
A Study of the Measurement of Near Bottom, Wave Induced Flow Parameters
MS Plan B Paper, May 1978
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), F. Gerritsen, C.L. Bretschneider

Miller, Michael W.
Investigation Into the Heave and Pitch Response of A SWATH Ship
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1977
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, G. Wilkins

Pant, Pramod K.
Integral Equation Approach to the Scattering of Waves by a Group of Vertical Cylinders
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1977
Committee: G. Venezian (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, P. Cheng

Thatcher, Herbert V.H.
Rock Bolting in Coral: An Experiment
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1977
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), S. Smith, T. Lee

Watanabe, Ronald K.
The Generation of Small Levels of Electrical Energy from Ocean Waves
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1977
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), L.H. Seidl, T. Roelofs, F. Munchmeyer, C.L. Bretschneider

Rocheleau, Richard E.
Evaluation of Extreme Wind and Wave Climate in Hawaii with Specific Application to Keahole Point
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1977
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), F. Munchmeyer, K. Bathen

Tamaye, Elaine E.
A Data Recovery System Featuring as In-Situ Retrievable Instrumental Rig
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1977
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), F. Munchmeyer, C.L. Bretschneider, R. Grace

Phromprasert, Kasem
Improvement of Songkhla Harbor and Some Related Coastal Engineering Problems
MS Plan B Paper, May 1977
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), J. Larsen-Basse, K. Bathen

Endo, Hideichi
Numerical Calculation of Singular Integrals for the Hydrodynamic Mass in Heave of a Cylinder Floating on Water of Finite Depth
MS Plan B Paper, May 1977
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), R. Knapp, M. St. Denis, G. Venezian

Zee, Gabriel T.Y.
Inertia and Drag Coefficients for a Submerged Sphere
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1976
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), G. Venezian, L.H. Seidl

Hall, William M.
Investigation of a Mobile Pontoon Breakwater
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1976
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), N.N. Nielsen, T.T. Lee, L.H. Seidl

James, Allan L.
Drift Forces on Moored Vessels of Minimum Draft Clearance
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1976
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), R. Knapp, M. St. Denis, T. Lee

Petters, Richard A.
Evaluation of an Integral Equation Approach for the Wave Diffraction Potential on Axial Symmetric Shapes
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1976
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), G. Venezian, R.A. Grace

Nicinski, Steven A.
An Ocean Experiment: Forces on a Pipe & Stability of Cubic Particles Under Ocean Wave Attack
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1976
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), G. Venezian, J. Fox

Lau, Nelson K.H.
Acquisition System for Deep Ocean Mining Environmental Baseline Studies
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1976
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), P. Yuen, M. St. Denis

Wybro, Pieter G.
On the Determination of Tsunami Inundation Forces for the State of Hawaii
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1976
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), L. Spielvogel, L. Seidl, F. Gerritsen

Nakajima, Toshio
A Study of the Moored Platform "Aquapolis"
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1976
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), L. Seidl, A.S. Furumoto, J. Craven, C.L. Bretschneider

Castiel, Joseph
Breaking Wave Forces on Submarine Pipelines
MS Plan B Paper, May 1976
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), J. Burgess, C.L. Bretschneider, T. Lee

Ekama, Maarten C.
A Further Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plant of the Water Off Keahole Point, Kona, Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1975
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), R.A. Grace, C.L. Bretschneider, T. Lee

Hertel, Mark A.
Determination of Design Water Level Over a Reef
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1975
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), B. Gallagher, C.L. Bretschneider

Cullison, Geoffrey D.
Stabilization of Ocean Cables
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1975
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), L.H. Seidl, F. Gerritsen

Scott, Bruce B.
Preliminary Design of an Offshore Breakwater as Protection from Hurricane Wave at Anna Maria Key, Gulf Coast, Florida
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1975
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), G. Dugan, F. Gerritsen

Cherry, John M.
Land Reclamation Off Sand Island: An Ocean Engineering Analysis
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1975
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), F. Gerritsen, G. Dugan

Pyles, Troy K.
Preliminary Offshore Breakwater and Littoral By-Passing System Design for the Ventura Marina in California
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1975
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), G. Dugan, C.L. Bretschneider

Wilson, Douglas C.
High Hydrostatic Pressure Curing of Cement Mortar and Mortar and it's Application to Concrete Curing
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1975
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), F. Gerritsen, M. Manghnani

Merchant, Richard J.
Application of Theoretical Techniques to Computations of Coastal Currents Effecting Proposed Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
MS Plan B Paper, May 1975
Committee: K. Bathen (Chair), G. Dugan, F. Gerritsen, E. Noda

LeGrand, Jacques
On Wave Induced Water Particle Kinematics
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1974
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), C.L. Bretchneider, L.H. Seidl

Arnold, William J.
Theoretical Developments and Design Criteria for the Parametric Array
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1974
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), N.T. Gaarder, J.P. Craven

Wong, Daniel Y.Y.
Behavior of Haleiwa Harbor During Storm of January 7, 1974
MS Plan B Paper, May 1974
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), F. Munchmeyer, T. Lee, J.T. O'Brien

Stearns, Marcus H.
A Review of Submarine Pipeline Burial
MS Plan B Paper, May 1974
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), J. Williams, F. Gerritsen

Shin, Yung Sup M.N.
On the Motion of the Semi-Submerged Ship
MS Plan B Paper, May 1974
Committee: G. Venezian (Chair), F. Munchmeyer, L. Seidl, M. St. Denis

Hammerwold, Terry
Beach Cusps
MS Plan B Paper, May 1974
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), R. Tait, T. Lee

Vasanthakumar, Pavagada
Comparative Study of U.S. Ports Administration & Evaluation of the Need for Deep Water Port in U.S.
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1973
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), M. Lepine, K. Bathen

Liu, Bokor D.
Design of Fixed Offshore Structures for the Taiwan Area
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1973
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), M. St. Denis, M. Go

Fei, James R.
Destroyer Overhaul Repair Planning Pre-Overhaul Test and Inspection Program
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1973
Committee: J.P. Craven (Chair), M. St. Denis, J. Larsen-Basse

Ribakoff, Stephen B.
The Use of Acrylics in the Design of Submersibles
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1973
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), G. Wilkins, M. St. Denis

Rocheleau, Robert Y.
Measurement of Wave Induced Bottom Particle Kinematics and Comparison with Any Theory Predictions
MS Plan B Paper, May 1973
Committee: J. Williams (Chair), G. Venezian, C.L. Bretschneider

Morimoto, Koji
Feasibility Study of Container Crane Relocation by Offshore Deck Cargo Barge
MS Plan B Paper, May 1973
Committee: G. Venezian (Chair), M. St. Denis, F. Munchmeyer

Fain, Donald Max M.
Theoretical Analysis of Wave Set-up and Resulting Currents on Kewal
MS Plan B Paper, May 1973
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), G. Venezian, B. Gallagher

Yap, Emerson J.
Helium Speech in a Hyperbaric Environment
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1972
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, J. O'Reilley

Crane, Jerald K.
History of the Marine Structures on Waikiki Beach and Their Effects Upon the Beach
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1972
Committee: C.L. Bretschneider (Chair), R. Tait, T. Lee

Kondo Kikuchi, Takeo
Model for Inter-Island Marine Transportation System with Technological Innovation for the State of Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1972
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), F. Gerritsen, A. Furumoto

Allen, William J.
Sand Mechanics of a Crater-Dredge System
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1972
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), J. Evans, R. Tait, C.L. Bretschneider

Smith, James M.
Computerized Structural Design of the SSP
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1972
Committee: J. Craven (Chair), G.A. Wilkins, L.H. Seidl

Green, Maurice Jr. D.
Position Control of the Floating City
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1972
Committee: J.P. Craven (Chair), G. Venezian, G. Wilkins, J. O'Brien

Hollman, John H.
Side Looking Sonar with Synthetic Aperture
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1972
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), J. Burgess, G. Venezian

Sullivan, Scott P.
Circulation Analysis of the Embayment to be Formed by the Reef Runway at Honolulu International Airport
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1971
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), R.A. Grace, J. Williams

Nishioka, Roy
Thermal Effluent Distribution in Honolulu Harbor
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1971
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), L.H. Seidl, R.A. Grace

Ireland, Richard D.
Literature Survey of Corrosion Fatigue and Related Experimentation with 1018 Steel
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1971
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), D. Jones, L.H. Seidl

Gremse, Francis J.
Sediment Transport Due to the Interaction of Currents and Waves
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1971
Committee: R. Tait (Chair), G. Venezian, F. Gerritsen, T. Lee

Sklarz, Michael A.
A Survey of Some Modern Theories on Turbulence
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1971
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), F. Gerritsen, R. Tait

Nayak, Upendra B.
The Use of Hydraulic Model for the Study of Circulation Patterns in the Vicinity of Island of Oahu
MS Plan B Paper, May 1971
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), B. Gallagher, G. Venezian

Lundy, Bruce
Dynamics of a Mooring Line Correlation of Computer to Model Results
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1970
Committee: L.H. Seidl (Chair), F. Gerritsen, G. Venezian

Levin, James
Field Observation & Theoretical Analy. of Currents on the Inner Reef from Kewalo Channel to Ala Moana Park
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1970
Committee: F. Gerritsen (Chair), T. O'Brien, J. Andrews

Fallon, Anthony R. (Deceased)
Laboratory Studies of a Discontinuous Wave Absorber
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1970
Committee: J.A. Williams (Chair), W.M. Adams, E.E. Allmendinger

Rysdyk, Roger F.
Titanium and it's Consideration for Use in Ocean Engineering Applications
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1970
Committee: A. Parvulescu (Chair), J. Larsen-Badse, L. Seidl

Kern, David E.
A Study of Sand Movement in the Halekulani Sand Channel off Waikiki, Hawaii
MS Plan B Paper, Aug 1970
Committee: G. Venezian (Chair), R. Moberly, F. Gerritsen

Silveria, William (Bill) A.
A Finite Difference Method for the Solution of Problems in Incompressible Laminar Flow
MS Plan B Paper, May 1970
Committee: G. Venezian (Chair), H. Hamada, M. St. Denis

Lally, David A.
A Proposed Airborne Radiometric Method of Obtaining Wave Data
MS Plan B Paper , May 1970
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), R.A. Grace, L.H. Seidl

Koenig, Henry L.
Design of an Ocean Structure for Experiments on Wave Pipeline Interaction
MS Plan B Paper, May 1970
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), J. Fox, G. Venezian

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Cygan, Henry F. Jr.
An Investigation of Harbor Surge at Hilo, Hawaii
MS Plan A Thesis, Dec 1969
Committee: W.M. Adams (Chair), H.G. Loomis, G.R. Miller, C.L. Bretschneider

Lee, James B.
A Powering Study of the Submersible "KUMUKAHI"
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1969
Committee: M. St. Denis (Chair), W. Stuiver, G. Venezian, G. Fahlman

Muller, Justus A.
An Economic Analysis of a Water Transportation System
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1969

Walker, James R. (Deceased)
Estimation of Ocean Wave Induced Particle Velocities from the Time History of a Bottom Mounted Pressure Transducer
MS Plan A Thesis, May 1969
Committee: W.M. Adams (Chair), J.A. Williams, G.R. Miller

Luthy, Richard G.
The Extraction of Minerals from Sea Water
MS Plan B Paper, May 1969
Committee: J.C. Burbank (Chair), K.M. Htun, K.E. Chave

Muellenhoff, William P.
Geo-Work-Boat the Preliminary Design of an Ambient Pressure Submersible for Geological Research
MS Plan B Paper, May 1969
Committee: E.E. Allmendinger (Chair), K.J. Roy, M. St. Denis

Soo, Milton Y.H.
Spherical Glass Hull for Deep Submersibles
MS Plan B Paper, Dec 1968
Committee: K.M. Htun (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, E.E. Allmendinger, J.A. Williams

Casciano, Frederick M.
Experimental Investigation of Ocean Wave Induced Forces on a Bottom Mounted Sphere
MS Plan A Thesis, Aug 1968
Committee: R.A. Grace (Chair), J.S. Fox, J.M. Jordaan

Bell, William H.
Tidal Calibration of Oceanographic Models with More than One Ocean Approach
MS Plan B Paper, May 1968
Committee: J.M. Jordaan (Chair), H. Hwang, B. Gallagher

Kartha, Krishna T.D.
A Comparison of Ocean Wave & Microseism Spectra
MS Plan B Paper, May 1968
Committee: J.M. Jordaan (Chair), A.S. Furumoto, J.A. Williams

Padilla, Joseph R.
Some Design Considerations for Submarine Pipelines
MS Plan B Paper, May 1968
Committee: J.M. Jordaan (Chair), C.L. Bretschneider, J. Williams

Dalrymple, Robert A.
Shore Protection Works for Storm Surge
MS Plan B Paper, May 1968
Committee: J. Larsen-Badse (Chair), J. Jordaan, C.L. Bretschneider

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