School of Mathematics and Statistics

UPCOMING - Two postdoc positions to be filled for the Fall of 2019 (deadline 17 June 2019)

funded by the ERC under the HIGHWAVE project

My curriculum vitae

Professor at University College Dublin and Head of the Wave group

Ph. D. in Civil Engineering (University of Wisconsin, USA)
Habilitation (University of Nice)
Former student of Ecole Centrale of Paris

Work address :
School of Mathematics and Statistics, UCD
Science North G.03, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

phone : +353 1 716 2559
e-mail : frederic.dias(at)

Some responsibilities

Secretary General of IUTAM (from 2008 to 2016).

Co-chief editor (with GertJan van Heijst) of the European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, published by Elsevier (Impact Factor 2017: 2).

Member of the Scientific Committee of Fondation des Treilles (from 2009 to 2017)

Some past responsibilities

Head of Mathematics Department of ENS-Cachan.

Board member of Association Francaise de Mecanique (AFM)

Advisory board member of Mathematiques et Applications published by Springer-Verlag.

Some research topics

Numerical computation of extreme three-dimensional waves.
Ocean energy.

Dispersive wave equations.
Generation of tsunamis.
Wave impact on structures.

Wave climate.

Some review articles

Review article on wave turbulence (Physics Reports)

Review article on bifurcation of solitons and their stability (Physics Reports)

Review article on water waves (Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics)

Review article on numerical methods for water waves

List of Publications on MathSciNet

Wave session co-chair of ICTAM 2008

Graduate course on waves : Wave packets

Article on numerical wave tank

Article on numerical wave tank with increased efficiency

Article on generation of tsunami waves

Article on wave energy converters