Herr Dipl.-Ing.
Denis Matha
ehemaliger Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

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Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Flugzeugbau
Allmandring 5b
70569 Stuttgart

  • Multi-Body Simulation (MBS)

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • Hydrodynamics and Floating Offshore Platforms

  • Mooring system modelling of floating offshore platforms
  • OC4 Offshore Code Comparison Project: Floating Phase (Semi-Submersible)

  • Aerodynamics and Aeroelastics of Rotor Blades

  • Full member of the IEC TC88 WG61400-3-2 German Committee

  • Involvement in previous and ongoing research projects Upwind, Innwind, MaRINEt, OFFWINDTECH, AFOSP, SKYWIND, FLOATGEN and others


T.Panne, A.Widenhorn, J.Boyde, D.Matha „Thermodynamic Process Analysis of SOFC/GT Hybrid Cycles“ 5th IECEC: AIAA-2007-4833


Matha, D., Jonkman, J., Fischer, T. "Model Development and Loads Analysis of a Wind turbine on a Floating Offshore Tension Leg Platform", EOWC, Stockholm, 2009

Matha, D. “Advanced aerodynamic, hydrodynamic and aero-elastic modeling and analysis of wind turbines for rotor design and turbine dynamics with MBS & CFD” EAWE PhD Meeting, Durham 09/2009

Matha, D. “Model Development and Loads Analysis of an Offshore Wind Turbine on a Tension Leg Platform, with a Comparison to Other Floating Turbine Concepts”. NREL/TP-500-45891. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2009

Jonkman, J., Matha, D., Fischer, T.; "A Quantitative Comparison of the Responses of Three Floating Platform Concepts", EOWC, Stockholm, 2009


Matha, D. “Model Development and Loads Analysis of a Wind Turbine on a Floating Offshore Tension Leg Platform”, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Jan 4th-7th 2010

Matha, D., Hauptmann, S., Hecquet, T. “Methodology and Results of Loads Analysis of Wind Turbines with Advanced Aeroelastic Multi-Body Simulation”, DEWEK 2010, Bremen, Nov. 2010

Jonkman et. al. “IEA Wind Task 23 Final Report Volume II, Offshore Wind Energy Technology and Deployment”, 2010


Matha, D., Fechter, U., Kühn, M. “Non-linear Multi-Body Mooring System Model for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines”, OFFSHORE2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011

Matha, D., Cordle, A., Pereira, R., Jonkman, J., Schlipf, M.; “Challenges in Simulation of Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamics and Mooring Line Dynamics of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines”, ISOPE 2011, Maui, Hawaii, 2011

Jonkman, J., Matha , D."Dynamics of Offshore Floating Wind Turbines—Analysis of Three Concepts" Wind Energy Journal, first published online 7 JAN 2011

de Vries et al. “UPWIND Final Report WP 4.2, Support Structure Concepts for Deep Water Sites”, Deliverable D4.2.8, 2011

Cordle et al. “UPWIND Final Report WP 4.3, Enhancement of design methods and standards”, Deliverable D4.3.6, 2011

Tobias, C., Matha, D., Eberhard, P. “EUROMECH Young Scientist Prize Paper: Durability-based Data Reduction for Multibody System Results and its applications”, 7th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference, Rome, July 24-29, 2011


Matha, D., Lutz, T., Wendt, F., Cheng, P.W.; “Aerodynamic Inflow Conditions on Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Blades for Airfoil Design Purposes”, ISOPE 2012, Rhodes, Greece, 2012

Scheu, M., Muskulus, M., Matha, D.; “Maintenance strategies for large offshore wind farms”, 9th Deep Sea Offshore Wind R&D Seminar, 19-20 January 2012, Trondheim, NORWAY

Scheu, M., Muskulus, M., Matha, D.; “Validation of a Markov-based Weather Model for Simulation of O&M for Offshore Wind Farms”, ISOPE 2012, Rhodes, Greece, 2012

Matha, D., Sandner, F., Schlipf, D.; “Efficient Critical Design Load Case Identification for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines with a Reduced Nonlinear Model”, The Science of Making Torque from Wind 2012 October 9-11, 2012 - Oldenburg, Germany

Bekiropoulos, D., Matha, D., Lutz, T., Cheng, P.W., Krämer, E.; “Simulation of Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines”, DEWEK 2012, Bremen, Germany

Sandner, F., Schlipf, D., Matha, D., Seifried, R., Cheng, P.W.; „Reduced nonlinear model of a spar-mounted floating wind turbine”, DEWEK 2012, Bremen, Germany


Haid, L., Stewart, G., Jonkman, J., Lackner, M., Matha, D., Robertson, A.; “Simulation-Length Requirements in the Loads Analysis of Offshore Floating Wind Turbines” , OMAE 2013, Nantes, France

Duarte, T., Tomas, D., Matha, D., Schuon, F.; “Verification of engineering modeling tools for floating offshore wind turbines”, OMAE 2013, Nantes, France

Matha, D., Bekiropoulos, D., Fischer, S., Duarte, T., Boorsma, K., Lutz, T., Cheng, P.W.; “Variations in Extreme Load Predictions for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine extreme Pitching Motions applying different Aerodynamic Methodologies”, ISOPE 2013, Anchorage, USA

Arnold, M., Biskup, F., Matha, D., Cheng, P.W.; "Simulation of Rotor-Foundation-Interaction on Tidal Current Turbines with Computational Fluid Dynamics", EWTEC 2013, Aalborg, Denmark

Stewart, G., Lackner, M., Haid, L., Matha, D., Jonkman, J., Robertson, A.; “Assessing Fatigue and Ultimate Load Uncertainty in Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Due to Varying Simulation Length”, ICOSSAR 2013, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Schlipf, D., Sandner, F., Raach, S., Hocke, V., Matha, D., Cheng, P.W.; “Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of Floating Wind Turbines”, ISOPE 2013, Anchorage, USA


Entwurf von Windenergieanlagen II

Seminar Simulation von Windenergieanlagen

2007/08 University Southampton (UK), Computational Fluid Dynamics


Diplom Luft- und Raumfahrttechnik, Universität Stuttgart (equiv. MSc Aerospaceand Aeronautical Engineering, University Stuttgart)

since 2009

Scientific Research Assistant at SWE