Ryan Coe


Ryan Coe

Wave Energy & Fluid Dynamics Modeling Specialist


Ryan Coe received a B.S. degree in Ocean Engineering (2009) and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering (2013), both from Virginia Tech. He subsequently joined Sandia National Laboratories’ Water Power Technologies group in 2013. Ryan’s research focuses primarily on wave energy converters (WECs), including optimizing WEC performance through dynamics-based design and control, extreme response modeling and survival analysis, and testing large scale WEC devices. Ryan is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering and the Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy and an Editorial Board member for Energies; he also serves as Convenor for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on the subject of “Design requirements for marine energy systems.”

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Email: rcoe@sandia.gov