Valentin Heller

Dr. Valentin Heller
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Nottingham
The Coates Building
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)11 574 860 49
E-mail: valentin.heller(at)
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of Valentin Heller (up to ten) :
Heller, V., ed. (2019). Tsunami science and engineering II. Printed Edition of the Special Issue Published in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, MDPI, Basel (
Heller, V., Chen, F., Brühl, M., Gabl, R., Chen, X., Wolters, G., Fuchs, H. (2019). Large-scale experiments into the tsunamigenic potential of different iceberg calving mechanisms. Scientific Reports 9, 861 (
Ruffini, G., Heller, V., Briganti, R. (2019). Numerical modelling of landslide-tsunami propagation in a wide range of idealised water body geometries. Coastal Engineering 153, 103518 (
Kesseler, M., Heller, V., Turnbull, B. (2018). A laboratory-numerical approach for modelling scale effects in dry granular slides. Landslides 15(11), 2145-2159.
Heller, V. (2017). Self-similarity and Reynolds number invariance in Froude modelling. Journal of Hydraulic Research 55(3), 293-309.
Heller, V., Bruggemann, M., Spinneken, J., Rogers, B. (2016). Composite modelling of subaerial landslide-tsunamis in different water body geometries and novel insight into slide and wave kinematics. Coastal Engineering 109(3), 20-41.
Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2015). On the effect of the water body geometry on landslide-tsunamis: Physical insight from laboratory tests and 2D to 3D wave parameter transformation. Coastal Engineering 104(10), 113-134.
Chaplin, J.R., Heller, V., Farley, F.J.M., Hearn, G.E., Rainey, R.C.T. (2011). Laboratory testing the Anaconda. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 370, 403-424.
Heller, V. (2011). Scale effects in physical hydraulic engineering models. Journal of Hydraulic Research 49(3), 293-306.
Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2010). Impulse product parameter in landslide generated impulse waves. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering 136(3), 145-155.

Expertise of Valentin Heller:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesCoastal Zone
Open Ocean
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Literature Study

Specialties of Valentin Heller:
Natural Hazards (Subaerial landslide generated impulse waves, Landslide-tsunamis, Effects of impulse waves in reservoirs); Hydraulic Structures (Scale effects, Ski jumps, Experimental modeling); Renewable Energy (Wave energy conversion, Distensible wave energy converters, Elements of hydropower plants); Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Last update: 11/14/19
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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