Andy Goupee: Research Activities and Profile Summaries

Research Interests:
  • Numerical methods in floating offshore structures
  • Model testing of floating offshore structures
  • Numerical methods in solid mechanics
  • Structural optimization
  • Aquaculture technology

Research Project Videos:

Research Awards:

  • College of Engineering Early Career Research Award, 2016
  • Co-author, OMAE 2014 Best Paper Award, Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium, 2015
  • Co-author, The Texas Section of SNAME, 19th Offshore Symposium Best Paper Award, 2014
Recent Publications:
  • M. Hall and A.J. Goupee, 2018, Validation of a hybrid modeling approach to floating wind turbine basin testing, Wind Energy 21(6):391-408. doi: 10.1002/we.2168
  • M. Hall, A. Goupee and J. Jonkman, 2018, Development of performance specifications for hybrid modeling of floating wind turbines in wave basin tests, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy 4(1):1-23. doi: 10.1007/s40722-017-0089-3
  • R. Urbina, J.M. Newton, M.P. Cameron, R.W. Kimball, A.J. Goupee and K.P. Thiagarajan, 2017, Characterization of a wind generation system for use in offshore wind turbine development, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 140(2):021901. doi: 10.1115/1.4037826
  • A.C. Young, W. Davids, A.J. Goupee and J.D. Clapp, 2017, Computationally efficient finite-element modeling of braided, inflatable structural members with axial reinforcing, Journal of Engineering Mechanics 143(6):04017017. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001212
  • A.C. Young, W.G. Davids, D.J. Whitney, J.D. Clapp and A.J. Goupee, 2017, Structural testing and analysis of a braided, inflatable fabric torus structure, Acta Astronautica 139:189-200. doi: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.07.004
  • A.C. Young, A.J. Goupee, H.J. Dagher and A.M. Viselli, 2017, Methodology for optimizing composite towers for use on floating wind turbines, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 9:033305. doi: 10.1063/1.4984259
  • A.J. Goupee, R.W. Kimball and H.J. Dagher, 2017, Experimental observations of active blade pitch and generator control influence on floating wind turbine response, Renewable Energy 104:9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.11.062
  • A.J. Goupee, S.M.H. Gueydon and A.N. Robertson, Floating Wind Turbine Tank Testing, In: Floating Offshore Wind Energy: The Next Generation of Wind Energy, J. Cruz and M. Atcheson Eds., Springer, 206-233, 2016. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29398-1