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Publications

B. Bosma, T. Brekken, P. Lomonaco, B. DuPont, C. Sharp, and B. Batten, “Array modeling and testing of fixed OWC type Wave Energy Converters,” presented at the 13 th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Naples, Italy 2019.

 

B. Bosma, T. Brekken, P. Lomonaco, A. McKee, B. Paasch, B. Batten, “Physical Model Testing and System Identification of a Cylindrical OWC Device,” presented at the 12 th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Cork, Ireland, 2017.

 

B. Bosma, A. Simmons, P. Lomonaco, K. Ruehl, and B. Gunawan, “WEC-Sim Phase 1 Validation Testing: Experimental Setup and Initial Results,” in ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2016, p. V006T09A025-V006T09A025.

 

B. Bosma, T. Lewis, T. Brekken, and A. von Jouanne, “Wave Tank Testing and Model Validation of an Autonomous Wave Energy Converter,” Energies, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 8857–8872, Aug. 2015.

 

B. Bosma, W. Sheng, and F. Thiebaut, “Comparison of a Traditional Catenary and Compliant Taut Mooring System for Marine Energy Systems,” presented at the 11 th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Nantes, France, 2015.

 

B. Bosma, W. Sheng, and F. Thiebaut, “Performance Assessment of a Floating Power System for the Galway Bay Wave Energy Test Site,” presented at the ICOE 2014.
Second prize best poster award

 

B. Bosma, “On the design, modeling, and testing of ocean wave energy converters,” Dissertation, Oregon State University, Jul. 2013.

 

B. Bosma, T.K.A. Brekken, H. T. Ozkan-Haller, S. C. Yim, “Wave Energy Converter Modeling in the Time Domain: A Design Guide,” in IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability, 2013. SusTech, 2013.

 

B. Bosma, Z. Zhang, T. K. A. Brekken, H. T. Ozkan-Haller, C. McNatt, and S. C. Yim, “Wave energy converter modeling in the frequency domain: A design guide,” in
2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2012, pp. 2099 –2106.

 

B. Bosma and G. Kallio, “Renewable Energy Labs for an Undergraduate Energy Systems Course,” in 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX, USA, 2009.
Best Paper Award

 

B. Bosma, “A novel technique for maximum power operation of photovoltaic arrays using real time identification,” California State University, Chico., 2008.

 

co-author

B. A. Ling, B. Bosma, and T. Brekken, “Experimental Validation of Model Predictive Control Applied to the Azura Wave Energy Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, pp. 1–1, 2019, doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2019.2953868.

 

R. So, B. Bosma, K. Ruehl, and T. Brekken, “Modeling of a Wave Energy Oscillating Water Column as a Point Absorber Using WEC-Sim,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, pp. 1–1, 2019, doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2019.2910467.

 

R. So, C. Michelen, B. Bosma, P. Lenee-Bluhm, and T. K. A. Brekken, “Statistical Analysis of a 1:7 Scale Field Test Wave Energy Converter Using WEC-Sim,” IEEE Trans. Sustain. Energy, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1118–1126, Jul. 2017.

 

C. Sharp, B. DuPont, B. Bosma, P. Lomonaco, and B. Batten, “Array Optimization of Fixed Oscillating Water Columns for Active Device Control,” in Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 2017

 

K. Ruehl, C. Michelen, B. Bosma, and Y.-H. Yu, “WEC-Sim Phase 1 Validation Testing: Numerical Modeling of Experiments,” in ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2016, p. V006T09A026-V006T09A026.

 

S. Sirnivas, Y.-H. Yu, M. Hall, and B. Bosma, “Coupled Mooring Analyses for the WEC-Sim Wave Energy Converter Design Tool,” in ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2016, p. V006T09A023-V006T09A023.

 

P. Casaubieilh, F. Thiebaut, B. Bosma, C. Retzler, M. Shaw, Y. Letertre, and W. Sheng, “Performance improvements of mooring systems for wave energy converters,” in 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.

 

T. M. Lewis, B. Bosma, A. von Jouanne, and T. K. A. Brekken, “Wave lab testing of a two-body autonomous wave energy converter,” in 2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2014, pp. 1866–1873.

 

K. Ruehl, R. Paasch, T. K. Brekken, and B. Bosma, “Wave Energy Converter Design Tool for Point Absorbers with Arbitrary Device Geometry,” in The Twenty-third International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 2013.

 

M. Tavakoli, T.K.A. Brekken, B. Bosma, A. Schacher, “A Programmable Mooring Controller for Tank Testing of Scaled Wave Energy Converters,” in Power Energy Society General Meeting, 2013. PES ’13. IEEE, 2013.

 

T. Lewis, B. Bosma, A. von Jouanne, T. Brekken, “Modeling of a Two-Body Wave Energy Converter Driven by Spectral JONSWAP Waves,” in 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2013.

 

K. Ruehl, T. K. A. Brekken, B. Bosma, and R. Paasch, “Large-scale ocean wave energy plant modeling,” in Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply (CITRES), 2010 IEEE Conference on, 2010, pp. 379–386.
Best Paper Award

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