04 December 2017

Dr. Robinson Hordoir (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute) to present the lecture “Nemo-Nordic: A NEMO based ocean model for Baltic & North Seas, research and operational applications” and to discuss perspectives of cooperation in hydrodynamic modelling of the Baltic Sea.

05-07 October 2017

Prof. Dr. Jaak Monbaliu (Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, University of Leuven, Belgium) and Prof. Dr. Magnus Larson (Water Resources Engineering, Department for Building and Environmental Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Sweden) to participate in the Intense Day on Coastal Evolution and Resilience and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Katri Pindsoo (06 October 2017).

Prof. Monbaliu and Prof. Larson were opponents of this thesis.

30 June 2017

Prof. Alexander Babanin (Professor in Ocean Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Adjunct Professor in Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Co-Director, Australia-China Centre for Maritime Engineering), to present an overview of metocean research in the University of Melbourne and to discuss cooperation options in wave modelling and analysis of wave climate.

04 June-15 July 2017

Mrs. Kuanysh Kussembayeva (al-Farabi Kazakh National University), for joint research into the options for the use of satellite altimetry for quantification of wave climate in the Caspian Sea.

11-15 December 2015

Mr. Gian Marco Scarpa (Cà Foscari University, Venice, Italy), to discuss further cooperation on the measurement and analysis of specific types of vessel-induced disturbances.

14-24 October 2015

Prof. Eugénio Rocha (University of Aveiro, Portugal), to initiate cooperation on mathematical aspects of construction of projections of extreme values of nearshore water levels and their return periods based on noisy and incomplete data sets.

05-08 July 2015

Prof. Richard Brown and Mr. Kabir Adewale Suara (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane) to explore cooperation potential in GPS-tracked Lagrangian drifters and modelling of Lagrangian transport. The PhD candidate Kabir Suara presented an overview Studying Dispersion and Mixing in Tidal Shallow water using High-resolution GPS-drifters.

03-05 May 2015

Prof. Peter A. Davies, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Dundee, UK), Prof. Stanisław R. Massel, Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland), prof. Efim Pelinovsky, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and dr. Tatiana Talipova (Department of Nonlinear Geophysical Processes, Institute of Applied Physics & Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizny Novgorod State Technical University, Nizny Novgorod, Russia) to participate in the Intense Day on Wave Dynamics in Marine Research and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Artem Rodin (04 May 2015).

Prof. Davies and Prof. Massel were opponents of this thesis.

26-29 January 2015

Prof. Steven R. Bishop (Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University College London, UK), Prof. Kristofer Döös (Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden), Prof. Inga Dailidienė and Dr. Loreta Kelpšaitė (Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Klaipėda University, Lithuania), to participate in the Intense Day on Complexity in Marine Research and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Andrea Giudici (27 January 2015).

Prof. Bishop and Prof. Döös were opponents of this thesis.

14-20 December 2014

Prof. Dr. Andrey Kurkin and Dr. Oksana Kurkina (Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E.Alekseeva), to finish the joint manuscript “Propagation regimes of interfacial solitary waves in a three-layer fluid” and to discuss cooperation plans for 2015.

07-09 December 2014

Privatdozent Dr. habil. Joachim W. Dippner(Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, Germany), DSc Vladimir A. Ryabchenko (Saint Petersburg Branch, P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia) and Dr. Kai Myrberg (Finnish Environment Institute SYKE), to participate in the Intense Day on Marine Science and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann (08 December 2014).

Prof. Dippner and dr. Ryabchenko were opponents of this thesis.

21-23 September 2014

Prof. Dr. Jan Harff (Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, University of Szczecin, Poland and Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, Germany), Dr. Albertas Bitinas (Marine Science and Technology Center, Klaipėda University, Lithuania) and Dr. Dariya Ryabchuk (A.P. Karpinsky Russian Geological Research Institute (VSEGEI), Russia, St.Petersburg), to participate in the Intense Day on Coastal Science and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Maija Viška (22 September 2014).

Prof. Harff and dr. Bitinas were opponents of this thesis.

16 July -15 August 2014

Prof. Dr. Andrey Kurkin and Dr. Oksana Kurkina (Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E.Alekseeva), for longer research stay targeted at the analysis of changes in the propagation regime of internal waves in the Baltic Sea.

01-04 July 2014

Dr. Luca Zaggia (National Research Council of Italy: Institute of Marine Science (CNR-ISMAR)), to discuss the results of field campaing on ship wake measurements in Venice Lagoon and to draft further joint research plan.

02-04 March 2014

Prof. Pentti Kujala (School of Engineering, Aalto University, Finland), Dr. Bjørn Ådlandsvik (Institute of Marine Research and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway) and Prof. Kristofer Döös (Department of Meteorology, University of Stockholm), to participate in the Intense Day on Marine Research and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Bert Viikmäe (03 March 2014).

Prof. Kujala and dr. Ådlandsvik were opponents of this thesis.

27 November – 17 December 2013

Mr. Artem Rybin (Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University), to work on the analysis of variations in vertical structure of the Baltic Sea water masses and associated variations in the generation and propagation conditions of internal waves.

04-11 November 2013

Prof. Dr. Leonid Lopatukhin (Department of Oceanology, Saint Petersburg State University and Mechanics and Optics, Saint Petersburg University of Information Technology, Russia), Dr. Piia Post (Institute of Physics, University of Tartu), Dr. Leandro Farina (Department of Mathematics, Instituto de Matemática, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil and Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, BCAM Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain) and Dr. Loreta Kelpšaite (Klaipeda University, Lithuania) to participate in the Intense Day on Waves and Climate Tolerance and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Inga Zaitseva-Pärnaste (08 November 2013).

Prof. Lopatukhin and dr. Post were opponents of this thesis.

27 September-09 October 2013

Mr. Igor Medvedev (Tsunami laboratory, P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, Moscow, Russia), for joint research into low-frequency sea level variability in the Baltic Sea

27 June-09 July 2013

Prof. Alex Sheremet and Mr. Uriah Gravois (Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida) to participate in field experiments organised by the Wave Engineering Laboratory team

26 June 2013

Dr. Sergey Varlamov (Research Institute for Global Change, JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan), to give a seminar on ocean downscaled modeling and to discuss options for joint studies

28 November-05 December 2012

Prof. Dr. Andrey Kurkin (Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University) to prepare cooperation in joint studies of wave research and coastal management

23-25 September 2012

Prof. Christian Kharif (Non-Equilibrium Phenomena Research Institute and Grande Ecole d’ingénieurs – Ecole Centrale Marseille), prof. Henrik Kalisch (Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen, Norway), prof. Efim Pelinovsky and dr. Tatiana Talipova (Department of Nonlinear Geophysical Processes, Institute of Applied Physics & Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizny Novgorod State Technical University, Nizny Novgorod, Russia), and prof. Andrey Kurkin (Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University) to participate in the Intense Day on Waves in Fluid (24.09) and in the defence of the PhD thesis of Oxana Kurkina.

Prof. Kharif and prof. Kalisch were the opponents of this PhD thesis that was co-supervised by prof. Pelinovsky

06-10 August 2012

Prof.DSc Garo Mardirossian and Assoc.Prof. Boiko Ranguelov, Space Research and Technologies Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, to present a seminar paper and to start cooperation in joint studies of wave research and coastal management

05-11 July 2012

Prof. Kevin E. Parnell, James Cook University, Australia, to discuss perspectives in joint studies of ship-induced waves, coastal management and coastal engineering

01 July-05 August 2012

Prof. Dr. Andrey Kurkin Department of Applied Mathematics, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University;
to activate research collaboration in the field of internal waves in multi-layered environment, with applications to the Baltic Sea conditions.

26-29 January 2011

Prof. Gianluca Sara Laboratory of Experimental Ecology, Department of Ecology, University of Palermo, Italy),
to activate research collaboration regarding some aspects of marine ecology, with focus of anthropogenic impact in shallow areas caused by vessel wakes, and to discuss the possibility to jointly present projects within the EU calls.

August 31 – September 04 2010

Dr. Gisela Janetzke (Vice General Secretary, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany),
in the framework of the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Cybernetics and the Humboldt Colloquium “The Baltic Sea as a bridge”.

21–22 June 2010

Dr. Heidi Pettersson (Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland),
an external member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of A.Räämet.

20–26 June 2010

Ms Xi Lu(Institute for Coastal Research, GKSS Geesthacht),
to undertake training in the TRACMASS software and to implement this software in GKSS in the framework of BalticWay project.

20–24 June 2010

Dr. Arno Behrens (Institute for Coastal Research, GKSS Geesthacht, Germany),
the first opponent and a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of A.Räämet.

06-07 May 2010

Dr. Oleg Andrejev (Finnish Environmental Institute),
to participate in the BalticWay local working session.

30 March – 5 April, 1–5 September and 6–14 November 2010

Dr. Tomas Torsvik (University of Bergen, Norway),
to collaborate on the EEA project EMP41.

04 March – 13 July 2010

Mr. Andrea Giudici (University of Genova – Università degli Studi di Genova),
visiting MSc student, with the main focus on three-dimensional visualization of large datasets.

25-28 January 2010

Prof. Dr. Stefano Tinti (University of Bologna, Italy), 
to visit I.Didenkulova and to discuss the future cooperation between the IoC and Uni Bologna, and to present the CENS seminar paper „Tsunami risk and tsunami early warning system in the Euromediterranean Region” (25.01.2010)

13 January 2010

Prof. Dr. Matti Leppäranta (University of Helsinki, Finland), 
a short visit to discuss details of cooperation in marine science of the Baltic Sea between the Wave Engineering Laboratory and the University of Helsinki

06-13 October 2009

Dr. Boris Chubarenko (Atlantic Branch of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Kaliningrad, Russian Academy of Sciences),

the first opponent and a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of D. Kurennoy, and to present the CENS seminar paper “Resuspension in shallow lagoons and its long-term influence” (12.10.2009)

01-08 October 2009

Dr. Sergei Badulin (P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, Russian Academy of Sciences),
the first opponent and a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of L.Kelpšaite

 
17-21 August 2009

Prof. Dr. Jan Harff (University of Greifswald, Germany and University of Szczecin, Poland)

as opponent and a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of A.Kask.

13-24 July 2009

Anders Anbo performed training of the BalticWay team members in TRACMASS trajectory modeling code.

29–30 January 2009

Dr. Dariya Ryabchuk (Sankt Petersburg), visiting the week of open doors of the SEAMOCS Tallinn team and the laboratory of wave engineering.

19 January – 05 February

Prof. Kevin E. Parnell (James Cook University, Australia), in the framework of studies of properties and runup of ship-induced waves.

29 December 2008 – 8 February 2009

Dr. Tomas Torsvik (University of Bergen, Norway), in the framework of cooperation within the CENS-CMA network and EEA grant EMP41.

02 December 2008 – 20 February 2009

Ms Bryna Kathryn Flaim (University of Waikato, New Zealand), training of early stage and experienced researchers in coastal management and towards the use of the CEDAS analysis and modelling system.

26-30 June 2008,

22 September 2008 – April 2009

Dr Tony Dolphin (Norwich, UK), visited the IoC team in June 2008 in the framework of of measurements of properties and runup of ship-induced waves.

From 22 September in the framework of joint coastal studies and wave research.

September 26 – November 9 2008,

August 27 -

November 30 2007

Dr. Tomas Torsvik, in the framework of Marie Curie TK project CENS-CMA.

21 April – 21 July 2008

Prof. Kevin E. Parnell (James Cook University, Australia) in the framework of measurements of properties and runup of ship-induced waves, and as one of the opponents to PhD thesis of Ira Didenkulova (supported by the sister of Marie Curie TK project CENS-CMA).

19 – 21 July 2008

Dr. Kai Myrberg (Helsinki), as a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of I.Didenkulova.

19 – 21 July 2008

Prof. Geir Pedersen, as opponent and a member of the scientific committee for the defence of PhD thesis of I.Didenkulova.

10 – 21 July 2008,

08–24 May 2008

Prof. Efim Pelinovsky, as co-supervisor of the PhD thesis of Ira Didenkulova, in the framework of the INNOVE (project 1.0101-0208 “Inviting foreign experts in the framework of launching teaching of port and coastal engineering in Tallinn University of Technology”).

29 May – 01 June 2008

Prof Miky Stiassnie (David Hacohen and Hillel Dan Chair of Civil Engineering Division of Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering TECHNION-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel), seminar presentation and cooperation in extreme wave studies

June 2008

Prof. Dr. Matti Leppäranta (Helsinki), and Dr Kai Myrberg, cooperation in the analysis and overview of the progress in the physical oceanography of the Gulf of Finland

05–07 June 2008

Prof Wojciech Sulisz (Institute of Hydroengineering, Polish Academy of Sciences), eminar presentation and cooperation in extreme wave studies