Background and activities

Previous Education

Ph.D. Marine Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, March 2014. Thesis: Design and Dynamic Analysis of Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines.

M.S. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2010. Thesis: Power Takeoff and Safety Considerations for a Tethered Point-Absorber Wave Energy Converter.

B.S.E. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2009. Minor: Mathematics.

Current Research

Design and analysis of offshore renewable energy devices: fixed and floating support structures for offshore wind turbines, hydroelasticity, global analysis, higher order wave loads.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Kristiansen, Trygve. (2017) Reproduction of Monopile Ringing Events in Reduced-Duration Model Tests. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 7B: Ocean Engineering.
  • Eliassen, Lene; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2017) The Effect of Turbulence Model on the Response of a Large Floating Wind Turbine. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 10: Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2016) Structural Design. Floating Offshore Wind Energy.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Thys, Maxime; Sauder, Thomas Michel; Chabaud, Valentin Bruno; Sæther, Lars Ove. (2016) Real-time hybrid model testing of a braceless semi-submersible wind turbine. Part II: Experimental results. ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 6: Ocean Space Utilization; Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Berthelsen, Petter Andreas; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Karimirad, Madjid; Thys, Maxime. (2016) Real-time hybrid model tests of a braceless semi-submersible wind turbine. Part III: Calibration of a numerical model. ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 6: Ocean Space Utilization; Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Pakozdi, Csaba; Östman, Anders Lennart; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Stansberg, Carl Trygve. (2016) CFD Reproduction of Model Test Generated Extreme Irregular Wave Events and Nonlinear Loads on a Vertical Column. ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2: CFD and VIV.
  • Sauder, Thomas Michel; Chabaud, Valentin Bruno; Thys, Maxime; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Sæther, Lars Ove. (2016) Real-time hybrid model testing of a braceless semi-submersible wind turbine. Part I: The hybrid approach. ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 6: Ocean Space Utilization; Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Ormberg, Harald. (2015) Comparison of Engineering Models for the Aerodynamic Load Distribution along a Wind Turbine Blade. Proceedings of the twenty-fifth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference - ISOPE 2015.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Ormberg, Harald. (2015) Hydrodynamic modelling of large-diameter bottom-fixed offshore wind turbines. Proceedings ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Volume 9: Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Ormberg, Harald; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2015) Sensitivity of Estimated Tower Fatigue to Wind Modeling for a Spar Floating Wind Turbine. Proceedings of the twenty-fifth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference - ISOPE 2015.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Moan, Torgeir. (2014) Second Order Wave Force Effects on Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines in Misaligned Wind and Waves. 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Volume 9A: Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Moan, Torgeir. (2013) Hydrodynamic Modeling of Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Volume 8: Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Moan, Torgeir. (2012) Linear and Nonlinear Analysis of Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines. Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference.
  • Ormberg, Harald; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2012) Global Analysis of Floating Wind Turbines: Code Development, Model Sensitivity and Benchmark Study. Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference.

Others

  • Snøfugl, Ingvil; Berthelsen, Petter Andreas; Thys, Maxime; Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2015) Ny testmetode for vindturbiner. http://gemini.no/ [Internett]. 2015-11-20.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth. (2013) Kunnskapskanalen: Forsker-grand prix 2012 - Trondheim. NRK TV [TV]. 2013-02-02.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Young, Yin L.; Yeung, Ronald W.. (2011) Analysis and Dynamic Scaling of Tethered Wave Energy Converters in Irregular Waves (OMAE2011-49684). 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2011). ; 2011-06-19 - 2011-06-24.