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.

Teaching

TMR4182 Marine dynamics
Integrated dynamic analysis of wind turbines (module within TMR4505)
Multidisciplinary design optimization (module within TMR4505)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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2012

  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Kvittem, Marit Irene. (2012) På dypt vann. Dagens næringsliv.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Moan, Torgeir. (2012) Design Considerations for Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines. Marine Structures. vol. 29.
  • 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.

2011

  • 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.