Ryan Coe


Ryan Coe

Wave Energy & Fluid Dynamics Modeling Specialist


Ryan Coe received a bachelor’s in ocean engineering (2009) and a PhD in aerospace engineering (2013), both from Virginia Tech. In 2013, he joined Sandia National Laboratories’ Water Power Technologies Program. 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 serves on the Editorial Board for Energies. He also serves as Convener for International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on the subject of “Design requirements for marine energy systems.”

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Email: rcoe@sandia.gov